Introduction to HED

Why HED?

Why use HED?

HED (Hierarchical Event Descriptors) is an infrastructure and a controlled vocabulary that allows researchers to annotate their experimental data, especially events, so that tools can automatically use this information in analysis.

For more information on using Hierarchical Event Descriptors (HED) visit HED examples:

Installing hedtools

Hedtools will be available soon on pypi, but in the meantime, you can install directly from the GitHub repository using the following command:

>>> pip install git+

Finding help

Mailing lists and forums
  • Don’t hesitate to ask questions about the python hedtools on NeuroStars.

Issues and problems
  • If you notice a bug in the python hedtools code or encounter other problems using the tools, please open an issue in the hed-python repository on github.