Digital Image Processing

Course Information
TitleΨΗΦΙΑΚΗ ΕΠΕΞΕΡΓΑΣΙΑ ΕΙΚΟΝΑΣ / Digital Image Processing
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorIoannis Pitas
Course ID40002287

Programme of Study: PPS School of Informatics (2014-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Programme of Study: PPS of School of Informatics (2013-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Digital MediaUndergraduate11

Programme of Study: PPS Informatics 2

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Digital MediaUndergraduate11

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Basic knowledge in applied mathematics and digital signal processing. Programming skills. Good level of English.
Learning Outcomes
a) Knowledge: Familiarization with the fundamental digital image processing principles and algorithms, such as the theory and technology of image digitization, processing, analysis, compression/storage, and shape description. Exposure to digital image processing programming using C/C++ and MATLAB. Acquaintance with digital image processing systems and their application in areas, such as with applications in medicine/biology, remote sensing/GIS, image communication and www applications, image printing/display, etc. b) Skills: Setting the foundations for advanced studies on digital image processing issues and applications. Acquisition of skills in the use and development of digital image processing algorithms. Promoting analytical and programming skills. Ability to develop basic digital image processing applications using C/C++ and MATLAB.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
Digital image recording/digitization. Image enhancement and filtering. Image restoration. Digital image compression and related standards (e.g. JPEG/JPEG2000) . Edge detection algorithms. Image segmentation. Shape description. Programming assignments in C/C++ and MATLAB.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Written exams. Literature survey or programming assignments or mid-term exams or oral presentations provide an additional 2-4 points, if the exam mark is at least 4.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Πήτας Ι. «Ψηφιακή Επεξεργασία Εικόνας», Θεσσαλονίκη, 2010. Παπαμάρκος Ν. «Ψηφιακή Επεξεργασία και Ανάλυση Εικόνας», Εκδόσεις Ν. Παπαμαρκος, Αθήνα, 2010.
Additional bibliography for study
I. Pitas, "Digital Image Processing Algorithms and Aplications", Wiley Inter-Science, 2000. William K. Pratt,"Digital image processing", John Wiley & Sons, 2007 3) R. C. Gonzalez, R.E. Woods,"Digital image processing", Addison-Welsey, 2007.
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