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A Web-Based Repository Manager for Brain Mapping Data

Jakobovits, Rex M and Modayur, Bharath R and Brinkley, James F (1996) A Web-Based Repository Manager for Brain Mapping Data. In Proceedings, American Medical Informatics Association Fall Symposium, pages pp. 309-313.

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Abstract

The Web provides a rapid prototyping environment for building platform-independent graphical user interfaces. A Web-based console can be implemented as a suite of CGI scripts that generate HTML code, manipulate files, execute system commands, and invoke external tools. Often these tools share data by reading and writing flat files, which must be explicitly maintained by the CGI programmer. In a repository system, meta-data about each file object are maintained in a database, and access to all data is regulated by a layer of control services. This paper describes the design and implementation of a Web-based Repository Manager (WRM), which provides an application programmer's interface for controlling applications, generating HTML documents, handling Web forms, and managing multi-media data. The WRM is being used to develop a console for the Brain Mapping Framework, a system for visualizing cortical stimulation data obtained during neurosurgery.

Item Type:Conference Paper
Keywords:brain databases|braincr96|databases|kaz96|mibook97|multimedia systems|sig
Subjects:SIG Publications
ID Code:55
Deposited By:Hinshaw, Kevin
Deposited On:01 May 2003