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seedSpikes - Create a seed model for identifying particles ("spikes") on the surface of a sphere or cylinder by template matching.  


seedSpikes inputModel outputModel
seedSpikes inputModel outputModel type
seedSpikes inputModel outputModel type delta
seedSpikes inputModel outputModel type delta dR
seedSpikes inputModel outputModel type delta dR maxPos  


Given an input model defining a number of spheres or cylinders (see below for conventions), generate a new model with candidate spikes distributed over these surfaces. The candidate spikes will be placed dR voxels outside the surfaces with an approximate spacing of delta. Delta can be specified either in degrees (if positive) or voxels (if negative). The output model will be suitable for use with spikeInit to create an initial motive list followed by semi-automatic particle picking using PEET's flgNoReferenceRefinement option for matching with a user-supplied template.
inputModel = string
The path to the input model. In the spherical case, the input model must consist of single-point objects with coordinates defining the centers and point sizes the radii of the spheres. In the cylindrical case, each object must contain only a single 2-point contour defining the radius, axis, and extent of the cylinder.
outputModel = string
The path to the output model. Spikes corresponding to each sphere or cylinder will be put into an odd-numbered object, followed by an even-numbered object containing the (input) description of the shape. This format is suitable for use with spikeInit.
type = < 'sphere' | 'cylinder' > (Default = 'sphere').
Specify spherical or cylindrical processing.
delta = float (Default = 10 degrees)
Approximate spacing between seeded spike locations. Delta may be specfied either in degrees (if positive) or voxels (if negative).
dR = float (Default = 0 voxels)
How far outside (if positive) or inside (if negative) the surface the seeds should be placed.
naxPos = array of 1 or 3 floats ([xmax, ymax, zmax]; Default = [])
If specified, seeds will only be placed within 0..xmax, 0..ymax, and 0..zmax. This can be used to prevent seeding points close to the edges or completely outside of the corresponding volume. If only 1 number is specified, it will be applied to all 3 dimensions.


John Heumann  


averageAll(1), alignSubset(1), modifyMotiveList(1), PEET(1), spikeInit(1)




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