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To understand principles of sampling and reconstruction of a signal. To understand and apply Fourier transformation of images. To understand and apply linear space-invariant systems with images. To understand and apply basic digital image processing tasks, such as image restoration, image enhancement, image compression, and image correlation. To understand and apply how edges and interesting points can be extracted from images. To understand segmentation of digital images.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 12.01.2021 - 23.02.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Petri Rönnholm

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Petri Rönnholm

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: Finnish, Swedish, English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The course gives fundamentals of signal processing focusing on digital images. Mathematical principles of image enhancing and restoration are given. The course also illustrates how areas, breaklines and interesting points, such as corners and centers of circles, can be extracted automatically from images.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Examination and assignments

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lectures (20 h), assignments (50 h), self-study (38 h), preparation for examination + examination (27 h)


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lecture notes and additional literature

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Maa-57.3130 Digitaalinen fotogrammetria I (4 op)

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