Package brainR details

Helper Functions to 'misc3d' and 'rgl' Packages for Brain Imaging

This includes functions for creating 3D and 4D images using 'WebGL', 'rgl', and 'JavaScript' commands. This package relies on the X toolkit ('XTK', ).

Maintainer: John Muschelli < muschellij2 at >

From within R, enter citation(brainR)

Muschelli J, Sweeney E, Crainiceanu C (2014). "brainR: interactive 3
and 4D images of high resolution neuroimage data." _The R journal_,
*6*(1), 41.

A BibTeX entry for LaTeX users is

title = {{brainR}: interactive 3 and 4D images of high resolution neuroimage data},
author = {John Muschelli and Elizabeth Sweeney and Ciprian Crainiceanu},
journal = {The {R} journal},
volume = {6},
number = {1},
pages = {41},
year = {2014},
publisher = {NIH Public Access},


If you have any problems with this package you can open a new issue or check the already existing ones here.

To install this package, start R and enter:


# Default Install

# From the Binary Repo in NeuroC
neuro_install('brainR', release = "stable", release_repo = binary_release_repo(release = "stable"))
neuro_install('brainR', release = "current", release_repo = binary_release_repo(release = "current"))

# from GitHub
neuro_install('brainR', release = "stable", release_repo = "github")
neuro_install('brainR', release = "current", release_repo = "github")

More detailed installation instructions can be found here.


Initially submitted on October 1 2018 10:16AM
Last updated on August 28 2019 10:59AM
Package type standard
Source GitHub GitHub
Neuroconductor GitHub GitHub
Dependsrgl, misc3d, oro.nifti
Reverse ImportsbrainKCCA
Reverse SuggestsggBrain