[R] ISO Eric Kort (rtiff)
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue May 4 07:46:00 CEST 2010
On Mon, 3 May 2010, Carl Witthoft wrote:
> I wanted to ask Eric a question or two about the rtiff package, but his
> listed email address bounces w/ 550 error. Does anyone know how to reach
> him, or whether he's actively maintaining rtiff?
He is not. The latest version of rtiff was done by the CRAN team to
fix a number of errors and keep it building on the CRAN platfoms --
you will see it was packaged by me.
> If anyone's interested, my primary desire is for rtiff (or other tool) to
> provide me with the raw range of pixel values in a tiff file. rtiff dumps
> straight into a pixmap object, so the data are autoscaled into [0,1] .
It is very simple package, easy for you to modify -- this could be
done in readTiff in a couple of minutes.
An alternative is BioC package EBImage (provided your ImageMagick
installation supports TIFF).
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