Information Processing in Technical Systems


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


• have knowledge about modern statistical signal processing and its application to information processing systems
• have knowledge about information and coding theory and their application to information and communication technology systems and/or machine learning and its applications to technical science


• must be able to perform an analysis of complex theoretical problems, where there is a need for tools from statistical signal processing, information theory or machine learning
• must be able to handle problems with noisy data and signals
• must be able to design algorithms solving a given technical problem


• must be able to discuss and reason at the given level using mathematical terms from modern signal processing, as well as information theory, coding theory or machine learning
• must be able to both orally and in writing to present precise and reproducible documentation for the solutions developed

Type of instruction

Project work.

Extent and expected workload

This is a 15 ECTS project module and the work load is expected to be 450 hours for the student.



Name of examInformation Processing in Technical Systems
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.

Facts about the module

Danish titleInformationsbehandling i teknologiske systemer
Module codeF-MTK-K1-1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Mathematics, Physics and Nanotechnology
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science
SchoolSchool of Engineering and Science