Advanced course in color imaging
2009-2010 - IMT5261 - 5 ECTS

On the basis of

• IMT4801 Color Science
• IMT4811 Image processing and analysis

Expected learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student has in-depth knowledge and understanding in about, and experience with, a set of advanced topics in color imaging. This gives the student a foundation for carrying out his/her own research in this field.


  • Fundamentals of color imaging
  • Device calibration and characterization
  • Cross-media color image reproduction and gamut mapping
  • Image quality and psychophysics
  • Multispectral image acquisition and reproduction

Teaching Methods


Teaching Methods (additional text)

  • Some lectures by course responsible and guest lecturers
  • Student presentations on selected topics
  • Self-study

Form(s) of Assessment

Oral exam, individually
Evaluation of Project(s)

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

  • Oral Exam, individually (counts 60%, evaluated by lecturer and an internal examiner)
  • Oral presentation and report on a selected reseach topic, approved by lecturer. Includes critical analysis of previous works and/or results of student's own experiments (counts 40%, evaluated by lecturer)
  • Each part must be individually approved of.

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

Two internal examiners (see above)

Re-sit examination

No re-sit exam

Coursework Requirements

  • One presentation of a research paper or part of the curriculum assigned by the course responsible

Teaching Materials

Digital Color Imaging Handbook, G. Sharma (ed), CRC Press, 2002

Hand-outs and research papers

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