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EN2400 Image Processing 6.0 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus EN2400 (Autumn 2007–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Fundamentals of image processing: vision, physics of light, image acquisition by sensors, image sampling and quantization. Spatial image based enhancement. Frequency-domain based image enhancement. Image restoration: degradation models and noise models, spatial filtering methods, model estimation. Color image processing: color models, color transformations, color enhancement, color segmentation. Image compression fundamentals: lossy and lossless compression, image coding standards.

Intended learning outcomes

To provide an understanding of image processing technology.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

EQ1220 Signal Theory or equivalent


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R. C. Gonzales and R.E. Woods. Digital Image processing, (second ed.), Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 2002.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • ANN1 - Home Work, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Written examination (75%), home assignments (25%).

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Bastiaan Kleijn, Markus Flierl