Open-CAS: validating and benchmarking CAS systems
A most anticipated initiative form the KIT group in Karlsruhe has just debuted last week: a platform to support community-wide benchmarking of computer-assisted surgery systems.
"The validation of accuracy is a very important step towards a thorough evaluation for computer assisted surgery systems. It is especially important for algorithms, modules and systems that are in a research or prototype state. Making these kinds of data freely available would significantly speed up the development for many research groups. Having common data sets does not only allow researchers to spend more time on development and less time on validation, but it also allows to benchmark algorithms against each other.
We are working on updating the data collection constantly.
Would you like to publish you validation data or do you have a website that contains such datasets? Then we are happy if you would like to contribute, either by sending us a link to your related dataset page or by uploading your dataset together with a reference to your paper and/or website. Please get in touch with us.
All datasets are published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License. This means that you must attribute the work in the manner specified by the authors, you may not use this work for commercial purposes and if you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same license. If you are interested in commercial usage you can contact us for further options."
A blog has also been set up.
Currently available datasets: