Traditional Medical and Ecological Imaging Systems
FEKT-LKZSAcad. year: 2019/2020
The physical and technical aspects of medical and ecological direct synthesis imaging systems technology. The basic of general imaging theory, the principles of imaging data acquisition, processing and analysing, quality evalution of imaging systems. General analogue and digital imaging system. Infrared imaging systems, convention x-ray imaging systems, digital radiography systems, planar gamma imaging systems and ultrasound imaging systems. The system approach to imaging systems construction with respect to information transport from surrounding environment to human with the aim surrounding and object diagnostic.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students will learn about general theory of imaging process and application of this theory to construction of different types of imaging systems, about physical limits of technology and methods of quality evaluation.
The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Jain,A.K.:Fundamentals of Digital Image Processing,Prentice Hall. 1989 (EN)
Drastich,A.: Netelevizní zobrazovací systémy. Skriptum FEI VUT v Brně, 2001 (CS)
Zang-Hee, Cho., Jones, Joi,P., Singh Manbir.: Foundations of Medical Imaging. Wiley, 1993 (EN)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Techning methods include lectures, computer laboratories and practical laboratories. Course is taking advantage of e-learning (Moodle) system. Students have to write a single project/assignment during the course.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every.
Language of instruction
Imaging technique: imaging system as a communication device of surrounding (living) environment to a human. The electromagnetic spectrum as a signal to information transport between surrounding environment and human. Different aspects to basic classification of imaging systems.
Basic theory of generation and description of image information- parametric field as a means to scene and image description. Discretisations of imaging flow.
Quality evaluation of the general imaging process in space and frequency domain. Principles of digital image data processing. General configuration of system for acquisition, processing, imaging and archives of imaging data.
Infrared imaging systems (IR): Thermal sources infrared radiation generation. Physical and technical basses of infrared imaging systems construction.
Quality evaluation of IR imaging systems. Medical and ecological specifics of IR imaging systems applications.
Conventional x-ray imaging systems (Cx-ray): Signal radiation employ- generation, characteristics and imaging scene modulation. Basic principles of Cx-ray imaging systems technology.
Quality evaluation of Cx-ray imaging systems. Medical and ecological specifics of Cx-ray imaging systems applications. Imaging dose of x-ray energy and trends to dose reduction.
Digital radiography imaging systems (DR): Basic principles of DR imaging systems technology. Imaging dose of x-ray energy and trends to dose reduction.
Gamma-ray imaging systems (G IS)- planar gammagraphy: Signal radiation specifics. Basic principles of gamma-ray imaging systems technology.
Quality evaluation of gamma-ray imaging systems. Medical and ecological specifics of gamma-ray imaging systems applications. Imaging dose of x-ray energy and trends to dose reduction.
Ultrasound imaging systems (U IS): Signal energy employ- generation, characteristics and imaging scene modulation. Basic principles of ultrasound imaging systems technology. Quality evaluation of ultrasound imaging systems. Medical and ecological specifics of ultrasound imaging systems applications.
The aim of the topic is to introduce students to general theory of imaging evaluation and elaboration of image information, general properties of imaging signals, general principles of image formation, technology of different imaging systems and quality evaluation of different medical and ecological direct synthesis imaging systems (not using reconstruction algorithms).
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.