Selected topics in color imaging
Study plans 2016-2017 - IMT5261 - 5 ECTS

On the basis of

• IMT4811 Image processing and analysis or IMT4202 Image processing and analysis

Expected learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the students will

  • Possess advanced knowledge within the broadly defined field of color imaging, including methodologies of capturing, processing, assessing, and reproducing color images; with particular emphasis on perceptual aspects
  • Possess specialized insight and good understanding of the research frontier in selected parts of color imaging
  • Be able to analyze existing theories, methods, and interpretations, and to challenge established knowledge and practice in the color imaging field
  • Be able to critically review relevant literature of relevance to the selected topics in the field
  • Be experienced in acquiring new knowledge and skills in a self-directed manner
  • Be able to communicate academic issues, analysis, and conclusions, with peers and specialists in the field, in oral and written forms


  •  An up-to-date selection of advanced research topics is done by the lecturer each year

Teaching Methods

Laboratory work

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 presentation and report on a selected reseach topic, approved by lecturer. Includes critical analysis of previous works (counts 60%)
  • Oral exam, individually (counts 40%)
  • Each part must be individually approved of.

Grading Scale

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

External/internal examiner

  • Selected reseach topic: internal examiner
  • Oral exam: two internal examiners

Re-sit examination

Re-sit for the Oral examination in August. Needs to have the presentation and report accepted to be allowed for the oral re-sit.

Examination support

Any printed and written notes and literature

Coursework Requirements

  • Presentations of two research papers assigned by the course responsible

Teaching Materials

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.