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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 registration; 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.
Computer Usage: 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: electronics for physiological measurement; clinical applications.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st attempt: 1 90 minute written examination (66.67%), Coursework (33.33%)
Resit: 1 x 90 minute written examination (100%).
There are no assessments for this course.
Assignments will be marked within two weeks of submission and appropriate feedback given.