scikit-image 0.10.0 release notes#

We’re happy to announce the release of scikit-image v0.10.0!

scikit-image is an image processing toolbox for SciPy that includes algorithms for segmentation, geometric transformations, color space manipulation, analysis, filtering, morphology, feature detection, and more.

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New Features#

In addition to many bug fixes, (speed) improvements and new examples, the 118 pull requests (1112 commits) merged for this release include the following new or improved features (PR number in brackets):

  • BRIEF, ORB and CENSURE features (#834)

  • Blob Detection (#903)

  • Phase unwrapping (#644)

  • Wiener deconvolution (#800)

  • IPython notebooks in examples gallery (#1000)

  • Luv colorspace conversion (#798)

  • Viewer overlays (#810)

  • ISODATA thresholding (#859)

  • A new rank filter for summation (#844)

  • Faster MCP with anisotropy support (#854)

  • N-d peak finding (peak_local_max) (#906)

  • imread_collection support for all plugins (#862)

  • Enforce SLIC superpixels connectivity and add SLIC-zero (#857, #864)

  • Correct mesh orientation (for use in external visualizers) in marching cubes algorithm (#882)

  • Loading from URL and alpha support in novice module (#916, #946)

  • Equality for regionprops (#956)

API changes#

The following backward-incompatible API changes were made between 0.9 and 0.10:

  • Removed deprecated functions in skimage.filter.rank.*

  • Removed deprecated parameter epsilon of skimage.viewer.LineProfile

  • Removed backwards-compatability of skimage.measure.regionprops

  • Removed {ratio, sigma} deprecation warnings of skimage.segmentation.slic and also remove explicit sigma parameter from doc-string example

  • Changed default mode of random_walker segmentation to ‘cg_mg’ > ‘cg’ > ‘bf’, depending on which optional dependencies are available.

  • Removed deprecated out parameter of skimage.morphology.binary_*

  • Removed deprecated parameter depth in skimage.segmentation.random_walker

  • Removed deprecated logger function in skimage/

  • Removed deprecated function filter.median_filter

  • Removed deprecated skimage.color.is_gray and skimage.color.is_rgb functions

  • Removed deprecated skimage.segmentation.visualize_boundaries

  • Removed deprecated skimage.morphology.greyscale_*

  • Removed deprecated skimage.exposure.equalize

Contributors to this release#

This release was made possible by the collaborative efforts of many contributors, both new and old. They are listed in alphabetical order by surname:

  • Raphael Ackermann

  • Ankit Agrawal

  • Maximilian Albert

  • Pietro Berkes

  • Vighnesh Birodkar

  • François Boulogne

  • Olivier Debeir

  • Christoph Deil

  • Jaidev Deshpande

  • Jaime Frio

  • Jostein Bø Fløystad

  • Neeraj Gangwar

  • Christoph Gohlke

  • Michael Hansen

  • Almar Klein

  • Jeremy Metz

  • Juan Nunez-Iglesias

  • François Orieux

  • Guillem Palou

  • Rishabh Raj

  • Thomas Robitaille

  • Michal Romaniuk

  • Johannes L. Schönberger

  • Steven Silvester

  • Julian Taylor

  • Gregor Thalhammer

  • Matthew Trentacoste

  • Siva Prasad Varma

  • Guillem Palou Visa

  • Stefan van der Walt

  • Joshua Warner

  • Tony S Yu

  • radioxoma