Advanced course in color imaging
2010-2011 - 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 about 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
  • Color image processing

Teaching Methods


Teaching Methods (additional text)

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

The course will be offered both as an ordinary campus course and as a course that is offered in a flexible way to off-campus students. Lecture notes, e-lectures and other types of e-learning material will be offered through an LMS. Communication between the teachers and the students, and among the students, will be facilitated by the LMS.

Form(s) of Assessment

Oral exam, individually
Evaluation of Project(s)

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

  • Oral exam, individually (counts 70%, 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 (counts 30%, evaluated by lecturer)
  • Each part must be individually approved of.

Grading Scale

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

External/internal examiner

Two internal examiners on oral exam (see above)

Re-sit examination

One re-sit for the Oral re-examination may be offered for valid reasons only. Needs to have the presentation and report accepted to be allowed for the re-sit.

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

Replacement course for


Additional information

Preregistration in Fronter is necessary to ensure that the course is offered. The course will not run if less than five students have preregistred by August 20.