CellTracer specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_05636
Name CellTracer
Software type Package/Module
Interface Graphical user interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages MATLAB
License GNU General Public License version 2.0
Computer skills Medium
Version 1.0.3
Stability Stable
Maintained No


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Publication for CellTracer

CellTracer citations


Extracting Fluorescent Reporter Time Courses of Cell Lineages from High Throughput Microscopy at Low Temporal Resolution

PLoS One
PMCID: 3240619
PMID: 22194797
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0027886

[…] Currently, there are few alternatives for automated cell tracking that are freely available, such as CellTracker, CellID, CellProfiler, CellTracer, and Overlap-Based Cell Tracker. All of them have shortcomings with large cell displacements between frames, and do not allow for automated cell lineage construction. Our method, which is b […]


Pattern Recognition Software and Techniques for Biological Image Analysis

PLoS Comput Biol
PMCID: 2991255
PMID: 21124870
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000974

[…] –, model-based segmentation , and contour methods . In some cases, automatic edge detection can be used to segment regions of interest .A useful tool for cell segmentation is the open-source software CellTracer , which is written in Matlab and can be downloaded at http://www.stat.duke.edu/research/software/west/celltracer/. Another powerful tool for ROI detection is ITK (Insight Segmentation and R […]

CellTracer institution(s)
Department of Statistical Science, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

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