This page provides citations for the TCIA Lung Image Database Consortium image collection (LIDC-IDRI) dataset.
For an overview of TCIA requirements, see License and attribution on the main TCIA page.
For information about accessing the data, see GCP data access.
Armato III, Samuel G., McLennan, Geoffrey, Bidaut, Luc, McNitt-Gray, Michael F., Meyer, Charles R., Reeves, Anthony P., ... Clarke, Laurence P. (2015). Data From LIDC-IDRI. The Cancer Imaging Archive. doi.org/10.7937/K9/TCIA.2015.LO9QL9SX
Armato SG III, McLennan G, Bidaut L, McNitt-Gray MF, Meyer CR, Reeves AP, Zhao B, Aberle DR, Henschke CI, Hoffman EA, Kazerooni EA, MacMahon H, van Beek EJR, Yankelevitz D, et al.: The Lung Image Database Consortium (LIDC) and Image Database Resource Initiative (IDRI): A completed reference database of lung nodules on CT scans. Medical Physics, 38: 915–931, 2011. (paper)
Clark K, Vendt B, Smith K, Freymann J, Kirby J, Koppel P, Moore S, Phillips S, Maffitt D, Pringle M, Tarbox L, Prior F. The Cancer Imaging Archive (TCIA): Maintaining and Operating a Public Information Repository, Journal of Digital Imaging, Volume 26, Number 6, December, 2013, pp 1045-1057. (paper)
In addition, please be sure to include the following attribution in any publications or grant applications, along with references to appropriate LIDC publications:
The authors acknowledge the National Cancer Institute and the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, and their critical role in the creation of the free publicly available LIDC/IDRI Database used in this study.