The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 60 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 36/60, only registered: 1/60, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 1/60
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
The main objectives of this subject can be summarized as follows:
to gives information about acquiring of images, documentation and image analysis in biology;
to extend basic knowledge of microscopic methods (bright field and fluorescence microscopy;
to learn the principles of manual and automatic measurements and evaluation of image data in biology.
The lecture is oriented to applications - mathematical knowledge is not required.
Recent devices for documentation of image, TV and digital cameras, digitalization of signal.
Grabbing and storage of image data, basic methods of manual and automatic measurement of biological objects, annotation.
Preprocessing, enhancement and segmentation of image, binary editor. Classification of objects.
Use of image analysis in pathology, toxicology (Comet Assay) and cytogenetics (fluorescence in situ hybridization, comparative genomic hybridization, karyotyping of chromosomes).
PURVES, Dale and R.BEAU LOTTO. Why we see what we do: An Empirical Theory of Vision. : Sinauer Associates, Inc., 2003. 260 pp. ISBN 0-87893-752-8. info
Theoretical lectures, practice presentation, class discussion
lectures (attendance is recommended), class discussion, optional excursion at expert labs
final test, colloquium