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Medical Image Perception - MRTY5132

This unit investigates the interaction of the human reader with a medical image. It will start with an examination of the human visual system, including its characteristics and limitations. This will be followed by in-depth studies of the perceptual and cognitive factors that affect the reading of medical images including reader experience, task instructions, and satisfaction of search (as well as other heuristics and biases). The overall aim of this unit is to ensure that students obtain an understanding of the intricacies of image interpretation, and to highlight the components of the process that are technology-independent.

Classes
Distance Education

Assessment
Online quiz (20%), online discussion activity (20%), literature review 2,500 wd (60%)

Textbooks
The Handbook of Medical Image Perception and Techniques, E Samei, EA Krupinski (Editors). Cambridge University Press 2014

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Medical Radiation Sciences
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Ernest Ekpo
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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