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ready Broad Bioimage Benchmark Collection


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The Broad Bioimage Benchmark Collection (BBBC) is a collection of freely downloadable microscopy image sets. Researchers are encouraged to use these image sets as reference points when developing, testing, and publishing new image analysis algorithms for the life sciences. In addition to the images themselves, each set includes a description of the biological application and some type of "ground truth" (expected results).

How to cite this record: BBBC; Broad Bioimage Benchmark Collection; DOI:; Last edited: Feb. 22, 2018, 3:01 p.m.; Last accessed: Mar 24 2018 4:04 a.m.

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Record added: Aug. 2, 2016, 2:23 p.m.
Record updated: Aug. 9, 2016, 1:37 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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Annotated high-throughput microscopy image sets for validation.

Ljosa V,Sokolnicki KL,Carpenter AE
Nat Methods 2012

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