Image analysis and computer vision (elective 2.b.)


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Elective 1.b Pattern recognition and decision support is recommended

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


Students who complete the module:

  • Have knowledge of basic and advanced image analysis and computer vision methods and concepts 
  • Have knowledge of data driven and model based techniques for analysis of 2D or 3D image data
  • Have knowledge of optical and tomographic imaging geometry
  • Have knowledge of linear and non-linear techniques for solving inter-subject and intra-subject image registration problems
  • Have knowledge of geometrical representation of objects in 2D and 3D derived from image data
  • Have knowledge of statistical and morphological image processing
  • Have knowledge of multi-scale techniques


  • Are able to apply image analysis and computer vision methods to extract information from the original image data 
  • Are able to apply intensity transformations and image filtering in the spatial and frequency domain
  • Are able to detect fundamental image features from image data
  • Are able to apply basic 2D and 3D image segmentation methods
  • Can solve linear image registration problems


  • Are able to demonstrate understanding of the concepts, theories and techniques in the area of image analysis and computer vision
  • Are able to apply methods on medical image data to extract quantitative and qualitative anatomical and physiological information

Type of instruction

Lectures and exercises.



Name of examImage analysis and computer vision
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

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 titleBilledbehandling og computer vision (valgfag 2.b.)
Module codeSTIST11K2_3
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Biomedical Engineering and Informatics)
Study BoardStudy Board of Sports Science and Public Health
DepartmentDepartment of Health Science and Technology
FacultyThe Faculty of Medicine