COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Biomedical Image Processing
Course Code: 
15ECE324
Year Taught: 
2015
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Biomedical Image Processing' is an elective course offered for the B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) in Electronics and Communication Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Objectives of biomedical image analysis - Computer aided diagnosis - Nature of medical images: X-ray imaging – Tomography - Nuclear medicine imaging - SPECT imaging - Positron imaging tomography – Ultrasonography - Magnetic resonance imaging. Removal of artifacts - Space domain filters - Frequency domain filters - Optimal filtering - Adaptive filters.

Unit 2

Image enhancement – Gray level transforms - Histogram transformation - Convolution mask operators - Contrast enhancement. Detection of regions of interest - Thresholding and binarization - Detection of isolated lines and points - Edge detection - Region growing.

Unit 3

Analysis of shape and texture - Representation of shapes and contours - Shape factors - Models for generation of texture - Statistical analysis of texture - Fractal analysis - Fourier domain analysis of texture - Segmentation and structural analysis of texture. Pattern classification and diagnostic decision - Measures of diagnostic accuracy - Applications: Contrast enhancement of mammograms - Detection of calcifications by region growing - Shape and texture analysis of tumours.

TEXTBOOKS

  1. Sinha G. R, Patel, B. C., “Medical Image Processing: Concepts And Applications”, Prentice Hall, 2014.
  2. Gonzalez R C, Woods R E, “Digital Image Processing”, Third Edition, Prentice Hall, 2007

REFERENCES

  1. Rangayyan R M, “Biomedical Image Analysis”, Fifth Edition, CRC Press, 2005
  2. KayvanNajarian, Robert Splinter, “Biomedical Signal and Image Processing”, Second Edition, CRC Press, 2014.
  3. Deserno T M, “Biomedical Image Processing”, Springer, 2011.