CSMIP16-Image Processing

Module Provider: School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences
Number of credits: 10 [5 ECTS credits]
Terms in which taught: Autumn term module
Non-modular pre-requisites:
Modules excluded: SEMIP12 Image Processing
Module version for: 2016/7

Module Convenor: Dr Hong Wei

Email: h.wei@reading.ac.uk

Summary module description:

The module aims to provide students with theoretical and practical knowledge of digital image processing from various techniques and applications.

Assessable learning outcomes:
Students who complete this module will have:

basic skills for image analysis;
the ability to address issues associated with techniques of image transformation, histogram analysis and modification, image morphological operations and colour image manipulation;
skills to develop algorithms for digital image enhancement, image compression and texture-based image segmentation.

Additional outcomes:
Programming skills can be improved from coursework assignments, which associate with lab practicals

Outline content:
Digital image fundamentals; image enhancement in the spatial domain; image enhancement in the frequency domain; colour image processing; mathematical morphology in image processing; image compression; image segmentation.

Brief description of teaching and learning methods:
Lectures supported by laboratory practicals and tutorials.
Reading List:
• Rafael Gonzalez & Richard Woods, Digital Image Processing, 2nd edition, Prentice Hall, 2002
• S G Hoggar, Mathematics of Digital Images – Creation, Compression, Restoration, Recognition, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2006
• Anil K. Jain, Fundamentals of Digital Image Processing, Prentice Hall, 1989
• Milan Sonka, Vaclav Hlavac, and Roger Boyle, Image Processing, Analysis, and Machine Vision, Thomson Learning, 2007

Contact hours:
  Autumn Spring Summer
Lectures 16
Tutorials 2 1
Practicals classes and workshops 12
Guided independent study 69
Total hours by term 99.00 1.00
Total hours for module 100.00

Summative Assessment Methods:
Method Percentage
Written exam 70
Set exercise 30

Other information on summative assessment:
The set exercise mentioned in the above table consists of two pieces of coursework assignments

Formative assessment methods:

Penalties for late submission:
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:
2 hours

Requirements for a pass:

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

Additional Costs (specified where applicable):
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5) Computers and devices with a particular specification:
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Last updated: 4 January 2017

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