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nilearn.datasets.load_mni152_wm_mask(resolution=None, threshold=0.2, n_iter=2)[source]

Load the MNI152 white-matter mask.

This function takes the white-matter MNI152 template and threshold it, in order to obtain the corresponding white-matter mask.

Added in version 0.8.1.

resolution: int, default=1

If resolution is different from 1, the template loaded is first re-sampled with the specified resolution.

thresholdfloat, default=0.2

Values of the white-matter MNI152 template above this threshold will be included.

n_iter: int, default=2

Number of repetitions of dilation and erosion steps performed in scipy.ndimage.binary_closing function.

wm_mask_imgNifti1Image, image corresponding to the white-matter mask.

See also


for details about version of the MNI152 white-matter template and related.


Refer to load_mni152_gm_template function for more information about the MNI152 white-matter template.