The CTF Estimation Challenge will be run from March 1st to July 15th as a collaboration between researchers, rather than a competition. Each challenger commits to submitting a manuscript to the next I2PC workshop summarizing the method used and results, and later to sharing the results with the community, such that we can foster a fruitful discussion at the meeting. Although several data sets will be made available, participants may choose to process only one data set if they prefer.
A paper summarizing all results will be prepared after the workshop.
We are pleased to announce the CTF estimation challenge called by the Madrid Instruct Image Processing Center (I2PC) in collaboration with the National Center for Macromolecular Imaging at Houston. By participating in this challenge, researchers will have the opportunity to test their ability estimating some of the key parameters of the Electron Microscope Contrast Transfer Function on a large micrograph data set produced by well-known laboratories on a wide set of experimental conditions.