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VICAR Data Type Labels

As mentioned above, VICAR uses system label items to keep track of the machine type the file (both image and binary label) was written on. These label items are summarized below. Note that the label items are identical to the keywords in Section , New Optional Keywords.

In addition, one label item is used to specify the data type. It is not new, but is listed here for completeness. It is unfortunate that the name FORMAT is used for the data type, rather than for the host representation (which would better be called format), but the names cannot be changed for historical reasons.