BIMMI16-Medical Image and Signal Processing

Module Provider: School of Biological Sciences
Number of credits: 10 [5 ECTS credits]
Level:7
Terms in which taught: Spring term module
Pre-requisites:
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Module version for: 2016/7

Module Convenor: Prof Ying Zheng

Email: ying.zheng@reading.ac.uk

Summary module description:

Aims:
To use and understand some signal and image processing tools to process/analyse bio-signals and biomedical images. To apply the methodologies involved in an intelligent manner and gain a basic understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the methods.

Assessable learning outcomes:
Better understanding and skills in the application of signal and image processing to bio-signals and biomedical images.

Additional outcomes:

Outline content:
This course uses a problem solving approach supported by MATLAB examples. Each topic begins with a statement of a different biomedical signal or image problem followed by a selection of real-life case studies and associated signals or images. Simple signal and image processing, modelling, analysis techniques are presented and applied using MATLAB.

Brief description of teaching and learning methods:
Lectures with practical examples.

Contact hours:
  Autumn Spring Summer
Lectures 20
Seminars 1
Guided independent study 79
       
Total hours by term 99.00 1.00
       
Total hours for module 100.00

Summative Assessment Methods:
Method Percentage
Written exam 100

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Penalties for late submission:

Penalties for late submission on this module are in accordance with the University policy.
The following penalties will be applied to coursework which is submitted after the deadline for submission:

where the piece of work is submitted up to one calendar week after the original deadline (or any formally agreed extension to the deadline): 10% of the total marks available for the piece of work will be deducted from the mark;
where the piece of work is submitted more than one calendar week after the original deadline (or any formally agreed extension to the deadline): a mark of zero will be recorded.
You are strongly advised to ensure that coursework is submitted by the relevant deadline. You should note that it is advisable to submit work in an unfinished state rather than to fail to submit any work.
(Please refer to the Undergraduate Guide to Assessment for further information: http://www.reading.ac.uk/internal/exams/student/exa-guideUG.aspx)
Penalties for late submission on this module are in accordance with the University policy. Please refer to page 5 of the Postgraduate Guide to Assessment for further information: http://www.reading.ac.uk/internal/exams/student/exa-guidePG.aspx

Length of examination:
Two hours

Requirements for a pass:
MEng 50% overall module mark
MSc 50% overall module mark

Reassessment arrangements:
Examination only.
One 2-hour examination paper in August/September.

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Last updated: 21 December 2016

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