Singapore University of Social Sciences

Visualization and Image Analysis

Visualization and Image Analysis (BME359)


This course compromises fundamental principles, underlying theories and detailed discussions of innovative imaging methods, novel visualisation techniques, new processing algorithms, image modelling, and biomedical applications useful in medical training.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July


  • Introduction to Imaging Science and Image Acquisition
  • Image Representation, Display, Communications and Databases
  • Image Visualization
  • Image Processing and Analysis
  • Biomedical Application: Functional Thermal Imaging
  • Biomedical Applications Cardiac Motion Analysis from MRI and CT

Learning Outcome

  • Demonstrate specific skills such as latest innovative imaging methods, and novel visualization techniques
  • Examine the role of IT in a variety of contexts for visualization and image analysis;
  • Use key mathematical concepts, methods, theories and visualization techniques necessary to support the areas of biomedical imaging
  • Recommend suitable imaging analysis tools for clinical and biological applications.
  • Solve problems using related visualization /imaging software tools relevant to the area of study
  • Appraise the use of and developments in area of visualization and medical image analysis.
  • Organize and manage own learning and performance to suit own situation and style
  • Prepare a clear project report in a given format using appropriate technical language
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