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Working with Aperio SVS files in Matlab – Introduction

Aperio scanners generate a semi-proprietary file format called SVS. At its heart, SVS files are really a multi-page tiff file storing a pyramid of smaller tiff files of the original image. We’ll look at those here using a SVS file provided by the TCGA (http://cancergenome.nih.gov/) breast cancer cohort:

TCGA-A1-A0SD-01Z-00-DX1.DB17BFA9-D951-42A8-91D2-F4C2EBC6EB9F.svs

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