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TÄHT7041 Signal and image processing 4 ECTS
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Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the students should be able to:
(1) Describe the principles behind some advanced astronomical imaging techniques and identify suitable topics in astrophysics that can be studies with them;
(2) Understand the physics behind some of the most important medical imaging modalities and describe their value in clinical applications;
(3) Identify and discuss the differences and similarities in the challenges faced when analyzing data in these two different disciplines;
(4) Describe the theoretical basis and suitability of several image/signal processing and analysis methods commonly used in astronomy and medical imaging;
(5) Identify suitable algorithms and apply them to astronomical and/or medical imaging datasets to enhance their scientific and/or clinical value;
(6) Produce a written course report

Teachers responsible

Seppo Mattila
Jani Saunavaara

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21-May-2018 – 14-Jun-2018
Lectures 18 h
Mon 21-May-2018 at 9-16, XVII, Quantum
Mon 4-Jun-2018 at 9-16
Thu 7-Jun-2018 at 9-16
Mon 11-Jun-2018 at 9-16
Thu 14-Jun-2018 at 9-16
Independent work
Exercises 24 h