Principles of Image Science

  • Course Type: Graduate Course
  • Semester Offered: Spring
Course Number: 
OPTI 637
Distance Course: 
Course Description: 
Mathematical description of imaging systems and noise. Introduction to inverse problems. Introduction to statistical decision theory. Prior information. Image reconstruction and the radon transform. Image quality. Applications in medical imaging. Other imaging systems. This course is a companion to OPTI 636: Noise in Imaging Systems, but neither is a prerequisite to the other.
OPTI 508, OPTI 512, OPTI 604 or a good understanding of Fourier analysis and linear systems from other sources; elementary understanding of matrix algebra
Eric W. Clarkson
Course Syllabus: 
Academic Integrity

According to the Arizona Code of Academic Integrity, “Integrity is expected of every student in all academic work. The guiding principle of academic integrity is that a student’s submitted work must be the student’s own.” Unless otherwise noted by the instructor, work for all assignments in this course must be conducted independently by each student. Co-authored work of any kind is unacceptable. Misappropriation of exams before or after they are given will be considered academics misconduct.

Misconduct of any kind will be prosecuted and may result in any or all of the following:

  • Reduction of grade
  • Failing grade
  • Referral to the Dean of Students for consideration of additional penalty, i.e., notation on a student’s transcript re: academic integrity violation, etc.
Students with Learning Disabilities

If a student is registered with the Disability Resource Center, he/she must submit appropriate documentation to the instructor if he/she is requesting reasonable accommodations.

The information contained in this syllabus may be subject to change with reasonable advance notice, as deemed appropriate by the instructor.