Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018
Western Main Campus

Medical Biophysics 3503G

FUNDAMENTALS OF DIGITAL IMAGING


Concepts of images relevant to all imaging modalities. Image formation and capture including digital cameras and the eye, pixels, aliasing, resolution, contrast, sensitivity, specificity, ROC, window/level, dynamic range, RGB, spectroscopy. Image compression and quality, quantitative analysis based on imaging software and principles of quantitative stereology.

Prerequisite(s): Calculus 1000A/B or Calculus 1500A/B plus one of Calculus 1301A/B or Calculus 1501A/B, or Applied Mathematics 1413; one of Physics 1028A/B, Physics 1301A/B, Physics 1401A/B or Physics 1501A/B, and one of Physics 1029A/B, Physics 1302A/B, Physics 1402A/B or Physics 1502A/B. Typically taken in third year, this course is also open to second-year students with an average of at least 70% in first year.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: MEDBIO

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