[caret-users] newbie question

donna at brainvis.wustl.edu donna at brainvis.wustl.edu
Thu Jun 14 21:07:26 CDT 2007

Hi Sasha,

At the OHBM conference, I showed your colleague how to search the
caret-users list for "freesurfer2caret.sh" and read the Roadmap to
Registration link.  Let me know if you still have questions after doing


> Dear Caret users,
> I am interested in using Caret to get sulcal depth values from FreeSurfer
> files.
> Following instructions on page 13 of the "User's Guide to Analysis
> Procedures", I was able to import a FreeSurfer file ("lh.smoothwm.asc") as
>  .spec, .topo, and .coord files in Caret5.5, and also view the surface.
> When I attempted to generate a sulcal depth file, a ".vtk" file was
> requested.  What is a .vtk file and how do I create one?
> Also if anyone could please point me to more documentation on generating
> sulcal depth or .vtk files, I would greatly appreciate it.
> Thanks,
> Sasha
> Sasha Wolosin
> Research Assistant
> Developmental Cognitive Neurology
> Kennedy Krieger Institute
> 707 N. Broadway
> Baltimore, MD 21205
> ph: (443) 923-9270
> wolosin at kennedykrieger.org
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