Context aware analysis of cell fate acquisitions
pip install context-explorer==1.4.0
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Context-explorer facilitates analyses and visualization of data extracted from microscope images of cells.
The analyses methods in Context-explorer focuses on how populations of cells are affected by their microenvironment, including local variations in cell signalling and cell density. It is currently difficult for scientists without previous programming experience to quantify these variables, although it is relevant for many research areas. Facilitating this type of analyses can help scientists around the world to improve their understanding of cellular behavior and accelerate their research.
Context-explorer is controlled via a graphical user interface and aims to
enable powerful analysis and visualizations of single cell data extracted from
microscope images for a broad scientific audience. Context-explorer can work in
tandem with many other tools since it only depends on a correctly formatted
CSV-file as input and only outputs commonly used file formats (
Context-explorer can be installed via the package managers
via the source code on GitLab. The recommended way is to use
conda. To get
started, first download and install the Anaconda Python
distribution (version 3.x). This will
install Python together with common Python packages used for scientific
computing and the
conda package manager. Proceed to use
conda from either
the graphical program
Anaconda Navigator or the command line:
Anaconda Navigatorby searching for it in the start menu.
Channelsbutton and add "joelostblom" as a new channel.
Applyin the bottom right corner and click through the dialog to install
Anaconda Promptfrom the start menu (or the terminal on OS X and Linux), type in
ctexplorerand hit enter.
Anaconda Promptfrom the start menu. On MacOS and Linux you can use your default terminal (e.g.
terminal.appon MacOS) instead of the
conda install -c joelostblom context-explorerand press enter.
ctexplorerand hitting enter.
Click the same checkbox as during installation and select "Mark for update", then hit apply in the bottom right corner.
conda update context-explorer
If you are new to context-explorer, first download the sample
(right click link -> Save as). Launch context-explorer by typing
in the terminal/
Anaconda Prompt, then choose the sample file (or your own
data) from the file selector. That's all you need to start testing
Keep an eye on the terminal window for the output messages from context-explorer. Detailed documentation and workflow examples are available at the documentation page. There is also a brief video tutorial of how to use the software.
Feedback and suggestions are always welcome! This does not have to be code-related, don't be shy =) Please read the contributing guidelines to get started.
An overview of the projects direction is available in the project wiki.
Be welcoming, friendly, and patient; be direct and respectful; understand and
learn from disagreement and different perspectives; lead by example; ask for
help when unsure; give people the benefit of the doubt; a simple apology can go
a long way; be considerate in the words that you choose. Detailed descriptions
of these points can be found in
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