EDGEWARP is a package for visualization and digitization of solid images.  It implements a variety of spline based morphometric techniques, including sliding landmarks on curves and surfaces. It is written in C, OpenGL and Tcl/Tk.

In a series of releases since 1994, EDGEWARP incorporates the most up-to-date variants of the thin-plate spline for image matching and the most recent synthesis of the geometric morphometrics toolbox for image measurement and statistical display by way of landmark points, curves, and surfaces and the deformation maps these drive. Innovations inside EDGEWARP include navigation of multiple images at the same time, fast scripted moving trihedral sections and display, and very fast navigations of volumes (such as the 7-Gb NIH "Visible Female") that do not fit into the main memory of the workstation.
  • multiple studies on the effect of schizophrenia and fetal alcohol syndrome on the Corpus Callosum
  • studies in paleontology
  • featured on the cover of "The Anatomical Record" in June 2002 and September 2006
  • used in the Visible Human Project (also here) and the Virtual Soldier Project.
  • multimedia sculptural installation of objects and surfaces in motion with human bodies (described here)
  • in software being developed by EVAN (the European Virtual Anthropology Network).
Executables, samples, examples, release notes and Fred Bookstein's manual can be downloaded here.

Designed and written by Bill Green.

Demonstrated and documented by Fred Bookstein
Bill Green, bill@wdkg.org
curriculum vitae (pdf)

Fred Bookstein, flb@stat.washington.edu