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This course provides an introduction to computing and information technology as applied to medical physics and medical imaging, including an introduction to medical image processing techniques. Hands-on learning is provided to build confidence with computer software. The course also covers basic concepts of analogue and digital electronics and their application in a clinical setting.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Image and Signal Processing
Sampled data and the Fourier Transform; image processing techniques; image display characteristics
Software, Networking and Communications
PACS, DICOM and image data exchange; operating systems, networking and security; software development and software lifecycle
Legal and Safety Aspects
Computing and software safety issues; information governance; data protection legislation
Hands-on instruction and basic usage of MATLAB and standard image processing applications
Software Development / Programming
Interactive instruction in the basic concepts of computer programming, using the MATLAB language and programming environment
Electronics for physiological measurement; clinical applications
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1st attempt: 1 90 minute written examination (66.67%), Coursework (33.33%)
Resit: 1 x 90 minute written examination (100%).