Introduction to Image Analysis, 10 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Autumn 2022, 33%, Campus

    Start date: 29 August 2022

    End date: 15 January 2023

    Application deadline: 19 April 2022

    Application code: UU-11620 Application

    Language of instruction: Swedish

    Location: Uppsala

    Registration: 28 July 2022 – 5 September 2022

Entry requirements: 120 credits including 30 credits mathematics and 30 credits computer science. Basic programming, statistics and probability theory, linear algebra, and calculus. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Please note: This course cannot be included in the same degree as 1TD396 Computer Assisted Image Analysis I, 1TD398 Computer Assisted Image Analysis II, and 1MD160 Computer Assisted Image Analysis.

About the course

Methodology for solving image analysis problems. An overview of the basic components included in a typical image analysis system. Representation of images in a computer. Image types. Colour Theory. Sampling and interpolation. Image encoding and compression. Image enhancement and image restoration. Basic frequency analysis. Histogram operations. Point and neighbourhood operations. Segmentation and edge detection in images. Image registration and motion analysis. Computer vision. Mathematical morphology, discrete geometry and combinatorial optimisation. Shape analysis and feature extraction. Classification and decision theory. Experimental design and evaluation. Examples of applications in research and industry. Opportunities and limitations of computerised image analysis.

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Department of Information Technology

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