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Bioe 1330 / 2330 - Biomedical Imaging, Fall 2017

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Lecture - Tu/Thu 2:30-3:45 PM, Room 320 Benedum
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This Year's Schedule

Date Topic Reading Review Questions
Tu 8/29 LINEAR SYSTESM AND IMAGE QUALITY
Lecture 1: Course Overview, Linear Systems,
Convolution Demo
Chapters 1-2: Intro to Signals and Systems  
Th 8/31      
Tu 9/5 Lecture 2: More Linear Systems. Chapter 3: Image Quality, except 3.4.1-3.5.3  
Th 9/7 Lecture 3: Image Quality, Contrast and Resolution, Noise, Artifacts, and Accuracy   Chap. 1-3
Tu 9/12 X-RAY AND CT
Lecture 4: Physics of Radiography
Part II Overview (2nd ed.); Chapter 4: Radiographic Imaging  
Th 9/14 Lecture 5: More Physics, Projection Radiography Chapter 5: Projection Radiography, except 5.3.4-5.4.3  
Tu 9/19 Lecture 6: More Projection Radiography, Intro to CT Chapter 6: Computed Tomography, except 6.3.4-6.4.2  
Th 9/21 Lecture 7: Radon Transform and Back Projection    
Tu 9/26 Lecture 8: More CT Examples   Chap. 4-6
Th 9/28 NUCLEAR MEDICINE
Lecture 9 : Physics of Nuclear Medicine
 
Tu 10/3 Lecture 10: Planar Scintigraphy Part III Overview (2nd ed.); Chapter 7: Physics of Nuclear Medicine, except 7.5
 
Th 10/5 Lecture 11: Emission Computed Tomography, Image Registration Chapter 8: Planar Scintigraphy, except 8.4.5.  
Tu 10/10

No Class - (Monday classes meet today instead of 10/9)

Chapter 9: Emission Computed Tomography Chap. 7-9
Th 10/12 ULTRASOUND
Lecture 12 : Physics of Ultrasound
 
Tu 10/17 EXAM 1 - through CT (Chapters 1-6)  
Th 10/19 Lecture 13: More Physics of Ultrasound Chapter 10: Physics of Ultrasound  
Tu 10/24 Lecture 14: Ultrasound Imaging Systems    
Th 10/26 Lecture 15: More ultrasound Imaging Systems Chapter 11: Ultrasound Imaging Systems Chap. 10-11
Tu 10/31 MRI
Lecture 16 : Physics of Magnetic Resonance
Chapter 12: Physcis of Magnetic Resonance  
Th 11/2 Lecture 17: More Physics, intro to MR Imaging    
Tu 11/7 Lecture 18: More Physics, intro to MR Imaging Chapter 13: Magnetic Resonance Imaging  
Th 11/9 Lecture 19: More MR Imaging.   Chap. 12-13
Tu 11/14 VISUALIZATION AND IMAGE ANALYSIS
Lecture 20: Image Analysis
   
Th 11/16 EXAM 2 - Nuclear Med and Ultrasound (Chapters 7-11)
   
Tu 11/21 Lecture 21: Visualization    
Th 11/23 Thanksgiving    
Tu 11/28 STUDENT TALKS    
Th 11/30 STUDENT TALKS    
Tu 12/5 STUDENT TALKS    
Th 12/7 STUDENT TALKS    
When ?? FINAL EXAM - Cumalitive (weighted toward MRI onward)