An R package for the (3D) visualisation and analysis of biological image data, especially tracings of single neurons. nat is the core package of a wider suite of neuroanatomy tools introduced at http://jefferislab.github.io. nat (and its ancestors) have been used in a number of papers from our group including:
For the impatient ...
# install install.packages("nat") # use library(nat) # plot some test data (?kcs20 for details) # Drosophila Kenyon cells processed from raw data at http://flycircuit.tw head(kcs20) open3d() plot3d(kcs20, col=type) # get help ?nat
A confirmed stable version of nat can be installed from CRAN.
install.packages("nat") ```` However, **nat** remains under quite active development, so if you will be using **nat** extensively, we generally recommend installing the latest development version directly from github using the [devtools](https://cran.r-project.org/package=devtools) package. ```r # install devtools if required if (!requireNamespace("devtools")) install.packages("devtools") # then install nat devtools::install_github("jefferis/nat")
To get an idea of what nat can do:
When you're ready to learn more:
If you want some help using nat:
If you think that you have found a bug:
Thanks for your interest in nat!
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