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3352541 Digital Image Processing, 5 Cp 
Code 3352541  Validity 01.01.2010 -
Name Digital Image Processing  Abbreviation DIP 
Credits5 Cp  Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced Studies Subject0520 Physics 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation Applied Physics (K) 

Pasi Antero Karjalainen 

Learning outcomes 

To understand basics of Digital Image Processing. To understand frequency content of digital image and the concept of filtering. To learn basic skills in image processing for further studies.


Digitalization of images. Colormaps and transforms. Frequency content of an image. 2D convolutions. Spatial filtering. Discrete Cosine Transform. Haar Transform. Morphological operations.

Modes of study 

Written examination, Exercises, Image Processing Project

Teaching methods 

lectures 36 h, small group studies 14 - 24 h

Study materials 

Lecture notes

Evaluation criteria 



prof. Pasi Karjalainen


Mathematical programming (MOM) or corresponding knowledge on Matlab.


The course will be held only every second academic year, next time in the autumn semester 2021.



Further information 

Teaching language is English. Content and modes of study will be agreed in detail at the beginning of the course. For example, the course may be organized in multiform teaching.


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
No teaching

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