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Unit information: Image Processing and Computer Vision in 2015/16

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Unit name Image Processing and Computer Vision
Unit code COMS30121
Credit points 10
Level of study H/6
Teaching block(s) Teaching Block 1 (weeks 1 - 12)
Unit director Professor. Calway
Open unit status Not open




School/department Department of Computer Science
Faculty Faculty of Engineering

Description including Unit Aims

The unit introduces students to advanced image processing techniques and their application in the field of computer vision.


To introduce you to principles, basic techniques and advanced topics in Computer Vision and Image Processing.

Intended Learning Outcomes

At the end of the unit you will understand the theory and mathematical techniques of image processing and computer vision. Practical classes expose you to the technology and software used in image analysis and manipulation.

Teaching Information

20 Lectures. One Practical assignment

Assessment Information

Examination 70%, Practical Assignments 30%

Reading and References

Trucco and Verri. Introductory techniques for 3-d computer vision. Prentice-Hall. 1998. ISBN: 0132611082 Background

E. R. Davies Machine Vision, Theory, Algorithms, Practicalities Morgan kaufmann, Third Edition Background

Richard Szeliski Computer Vision - Algorithms and Applications Springer 2011 ISBN: 978-1-84882-934-3 Recommended