Author: Jiri Janacek (janacek at biomed.cas.cz) History: 2012/11/28: First release
2014/02/24: Added "Remove overlay" option and 3D version
Source: Sampling_Window.java Installation: Drag and drop Sampling_Window.class onto the "ImageJ" window and save it in the plugins folder. Description: This plugin creates a non-destructive unbiased sampling window on the current image or stack. You can specify the window size and position, and the lines properties. Implementation is based on the Grid and Dotted line plugins.
Only the objects within the window or intersecting the window and not intersecting the full line are to be sampled.
A 3D version of the sampling window plugin is Disector (Sterio, 1984, Disector_.java Disector_.class). Only the particles within the window or intersecting the window and not intersecting the full line or the upper look up plane (the First slide) are to be sampled. Height of the disector is (Last slide - First slide) x Voxel depth.
Gundersen HJG. 1977. Notes on the estimation of the numerical density of arbitrary profiles: the edge effect. Journal of Microscopy 111, 219-223.
Sterio DC. 1984. The unbiased estimation of number and sizes of arbitrary particles using the disector. Journal of Microscopy 134, 127-136.
See Also: Grid plugin
Dotted line plugin