School of Computer Science

Module 06-22312 (2012)

Imaging and Image Analysis

Level 4/M

Iain Styles Hamid Dehghani Semester 1 10 credits
Co-ordinator: Hamid Dehghani
Reviewer: Robert Hendley

The Module Description is a strict subset of this Syllabus Page.


The aims of this module are to:

  • To be completed

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:

  • demonstrate understanding of the physical principles of image formation and critically analyse a given imaging system from theoretical point of view
  • independently study key image construction methods and main imaging modalities used in biomedical sciences and demonstrate understanding of the principles of their operation
  • critically analyse research publications in biomedical image analysis
  • identify and justify the main research challenges of biomedical imaging for the selected modalities from the analysis of original research sources
  • develop a working image analysis system by identifying, justifying and applying suitable image analysis methods to real image data arising from biomedical research

Teaching methods

Lectures, seminars, exercise/laboratory classes and small group discussions


  • Sessional: Portfolio of laboratory/exercise coursework: 30%, Oral examination: 70%.

Detailed Syllabus

To be confirmed.