Biomedical signals and information

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The course “Scientific methods and communication”, running in parallel with the project at the latest.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

To learn to use scientific methods to carry out a project related to acquisition, processing, analysis or modeling and interpretation of physiologic / clinical information or signals.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who complete the module:

  • Have knowledge of at least one of the areas: Signal processing, Pattern recognition and decision support, Clinical information systems, Sensory-motor control
  • Understand the biological source of the relevant signal or information
  • Know methods to acquire and to analyse or model the relevant signal or information,
  • Understand the scientific communication processes related to conference presentations and related to publishing in peer-reviewed scientific journals
  • Know how to organise a scientific publication

Skills

  • Are able to apply scientific methods in the chosen area of knowledge
  • Are able to reflect on those methods
  • Are able to interpret signals and information in terms of clinical relevance
  • Are able to plan and to carry out a (minor) research study
  • Can explain the process of and criteria for peer reviewed scientific communications
  • Can write an abstract for a scientific meeting 
  • Can prepare an oral presentation for a scientific meeting

Competences

  • can set up a plan for getting an overview of existing knowledge within a scientific/technical topic 
  • are able to judge and prioritize the validity of various sources of scientific information

Type of instruction

Project work

  1. A document in the form of a “camera ready” scientific manuscript (“journal paper”, with a length of maximum 10 pages), which communicates the main aspects of the project
  2. Edited work sheets
  3. Oral presentation

Exam

Exams

Name of examBiomedical signals and information
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.

Additional information

Please contact the   programme student counsellors if you consider applying to the education and you have questions.

Please consult the Moodle page for your semester and contact the semester coordinator if you have academic questions, or the study secretary if you have administrative questions.

All other enquiries may be directed to Malene Møller Knudsen, secretary of the Study Board.

Facts about the module

Danish titleMedicotekniske signaler og information
Module codeSTIST11K1_1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS15
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Health, Science and Sports
FacultyThe Faculty of Medicine