Computation and Image Processing (PHYS5020)


In this unit normally undertaken as part of the Masters of Medical Physics degree or the Graduate Diploma in Medical Physics, Monte Carlo modelling of radiation transport is covered, along with the theory of image formation, concepts of computing, numerical methods and image processing, including techniques such as enhancement, registration, fusion and 3D reconstruction.

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Six 3-hour lectures, five 1-hour lectures and one 2-hour lab per week.


Assignments, lab quizzes and final exam (100%).

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