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BENG 538: Medical Imaging

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Introduction to the physical, mathematical and engineering foundations of modern medical imaging systems, medical image processing and analysis methods. Introduces engineering students to clinical applications of medical imaging. Emphasis on diagnostic ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging methods; several other modalities are also covered. Provides overview of recent developments and future trends in the field of medical imaging, discusses some of the challenges and controversies, and involves hands-on experience applying the methods learnt in class to real-world problems.

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Not Repeatable


Introduction to the physical, mathematical and engineering foundations of modern medical imaging systems, medical image processing and analysis methods. Introduces engineering students to clinical applications of medical imaging. Emphasis on diagnostic ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging methods; several other modalities are also covered. Provides overview of recent developments and future trends in the field of medical imaging, discusses some of the challenges and controversies, and involves hands-on experience applying the methods learnt in class to real-world problems.

When Offered: Fall 

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Equivalent to ECE 538

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

Graduate Standing or permission of instructor; ECE 320 or equivalent; PHYS 262 or equivalent.

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