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AAL specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_17563
Name AAL
Alternative name Automated Anatomical Labeling
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Computer skills Advanced
Version 2.0
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes
Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automated_Anatomical_Labeling



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  • person_outline Edmund Rolls <>

Publications for Automated Anatomical Labeling

AAL in pipelines

PMCID: 5278114
PMID: 28154795
DOI: 10.1016/j.nicl.2017.01.007

[…] from the 3d t1-weighted images using the brain extraction tool (), and grey and white matter segmentation was performed using fast (). to construct each individual's functional brain network, the automated anatomical labeling (aal) atlas was used to define 78 cortical regions in each subject (). this atlas was warped from standard space to native space, and masked with each subject's native […]

PMCID: 5056177
PMID: 27777556
DOI: 10.3389/fnbeh.2016.00194

[…] tool (bet) (). afterward, the fractional anisotropy (fa) was calculated using the diffusion tensor analysis toolkit (fdt; )., the whole cerebral cortex was parcellated into 90 areas using the automated anatomical labeling (aal) template () where each region represented a wm network node (). in the parcellation process, each individual t1 image was linearly coregistered to the b0 image […]

PMCID: 4438712
PMID: 25992968
DOI: 10.1038/srep10057

[…] nodes in relation to education levels., shows an overview of the wm network construction procedure. this procedure starts with identifying the cortical regions or sub-cortical structures with the automated anatomical labeling (aal) template. the aal template contains 90 anatomical regions (78 cortical regions and 12 sub-cortical structures) as shown in . we first linearly register […]

PMCID: 4669532
PMID: 26702397
DOI: 10.1016/j.nicl.2015.11.006

[…] (ba32 as defined in the brodmann atlas shipped within mricon software, see http://www.mccauslandcenter.sc.edu/mricro/mricron) and the basal ganglia (putamen and globus pallidus as defined in the aal atlas, see http://www.cyceron.fr/index.php/en/plateforme-en/freeware) ()., two controls were excluded, because of insufficient quality of the mri scans. the mean wcrs score was 9.4 ± 4.9 (range […]

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AAL in publications

PMCID: 5931649
PMID: 29718993
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0196773

[…] on the cortical surface of an atlas brain using freesurfer. for visualization of the connections we used a circular plotting scheme [] in which the nodes were based on an anatomical parcellation (aal, ; []). for this purpose, we transformed the coordinates of the individual subjects to mni (montreal neurological institute) coordinates. mni coordinates were obtained by combining the linear […]

PMCID: 5884309
PMID: 29481995
DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.02.006

[…] the threshold relating to the ability of deterministic tensor tractography to give a reliable directional information. network nodes were defined on the basis of the automated anatomical labelling (aal) atlas (). for each subject their t1-weighted image was co-registered to their averaged b0 dti map using fsl flirt (, ). a transformation between the t1-image and mni space was calculated using […]

PMCID: 5915597
PMID: 29691380
DOI: 10.1038/s41398-018-0139-1

[…] have altered connectivity with other brain regions. given that the posterior cingulate cortex has 241 voxels, and that there are 47619 3 × 3 × 3 mm3 voxels in the automated anatomical atlas (aal2) brain, the number of voxel pairs in this study was approximately (241 × 47619/2). this methodology is quite different from, and more statistically powerful than, a whole brain voxel-to voxel […]

PMCID: 5928255
PMID: 29740301
DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2018.00157

[…] by continuous tracking (fact) algorithm and the propagation was terminated if a minimum tracking turning angle was larger than50° or a voxel with fa below 0.2 was encountered (qin et al., )., the automated anatomical labeling (aal) template with 90 regions was employed to define the nodes of the network (tzourio-mazoyer et al., ). the interregional fibers between all possible pairs of brain […]

PMCID: 5946098
PMID: 29670045
DOI: 10.3390/bs8040039

[…] into regions utilized (for review, see []). there are different anatomical brain atlases that are used to define the nodes of the connectivity matrices. the most widely used anatomical atlas is the automated anatomical labeling (aal) that comprises 116 rois (nodes) [], which uses the parcellation proposed by hagmann et al. []. the various parcellation schemes differ in the number, shape […]

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AAL institution(s)
Oxford Centre for Computational Neuroscience, Oxford, UK; University of Warwick, Department of Computer Science, Coventry, UK; GIN UMR5296, CNRS CEA Université de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

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