Course detail

Digital image processing

FAST-IE55Acad. year: 2019/2020

Techniques of image improvement, suppression of noise,improvement of contours,extraction of points and lines using interest operators, correlations.


Institute of Geodesy (GED)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


Methods for acquisition of digital images. Basic techniques for image proceesing.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

J.A. Richards, Xiuping Jia: Remote Sensing Digital Image Analysis. Springer 2006
Kraus, K.: Photogrammetrie. Band 1. de Gruyter 2004

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1.Histogram of a image,imrovement of contrast,convolution.
2.Suppression of noise, linear and nelinear filters.
3.Improvement of contours,methods of the gradient,method of passage by zero of the second derivate (LOG operator).
4.Interest operators.


Image improvements for photogrammetric purposes, filtering,extraction of image elements, correlations.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme D-P-C-GK Doctoral

    branch GAK , 1. year of study, summer semester, 7 credits, elective

  • Programme D-K-C-GK Doctoral

    branch GAK , 1. year of study, summer semester, 7 credits, elective

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer