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Computers are widely used in Medical Imaging. This course will cover the uses of computers for storage of imaging data and introduce concepts such as registration, filtering and signal processing that underpin the analysis of medical images.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Maths for Image Processing/Analysis
Introduction to the methematical concepts that underpi image processing analysis including: calculus, convolutions, series expansions.
Image and Signal Processing
Introduction to basic concepts of ICT; data sampling 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 usage of graphics and imaging tools; hands-on instruction and usage of MATLAB.
Software Development / Programming
Interactive instruction in basic concepts of computer programming, using the MATLAB programming environment.
Philosophy of Medical Imaging
An introduction to the philosophy of medical imaging, focusing on foundational and theoretical (metaphysical and epistemological) issues in imaging.
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Written Examination (66%); Practical (17%); Single Best Answer (17%); Quiz (0%).
Resit: written examination.
Assignments will be marked within two weeks of submission and appropriate feedback given. Feedback will also be given for the formative asessments