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Course Description ELE8001 - Digital Image Processing (2003/2004)

ECTS Credits12
Duration2 semesters (Autumn and Spring)

Give the student a general working knowledge of digital image processing and presentation techniques, with particular relevance to medical applications.


- The digital image: Image capture, formats, resolution, signal-to-noise, contrast, image quality.
- Image presentation: Screen, the eye, viewing conditions, perception
- Image processing: Pixel operations, histograms, filtering, edge detection, geometrical operations, Fourier analysis, etc.
- Image analysis: Feature extraction, pattern recognition and classification, examples from Computer Aided Radiology, etc.
- Glimpses of medical imaging research (such as automatic recognition and interpretation, and computer aided radiology (CAR).)
- Image processing software; General and PACS-based

Study MethodsLectures, Laboratory Work, Project Works, Group Works
AssessmentWritten Exam, 5 hours
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsProject
Pedagogical presentation in groups
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