Math 155, Lecture 1, Spring 2004

Mathematical Imaging

Lecture Meeting Time: MWF 1.00PM - 1:50PM.
Lecture Location: MS 5138.

Discussion Section: T 1.00PM - 1:50PM, MS 5138.

Instructor: Luminita A. Vese
Office: MS 7620D
Office hours: M 3-4, W 3-4, F 4-5, (schedule subject to change), or by appointment.


Teaching Assistant: Linh Lieu
Office: MS 2961.
Office hours: Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm.

Required: Rafael C. Gonzalez and Richard E. Woods, Digital Image Processing, 2nd edition, Prentice-Hall, 2002.
(placed on reserve for 2 hours/overnight at SEL Library).
Recommended: R.C. Gonzalez, R.E. Woods and S.L. Eddins, Digital Image Processing Using Matlab, Prentice-Hall, 2004.

Pre-requisites: courses 32B and 33B, 115A and Computing 10A.

Useful Links:
  • Virtual Office Hours
  • PIC Lab: Boelter Hall 2817 and Mathematical Sciences 3970
  • MATLAB Documentation (thanks to Prof. C. Anderson, UCLA)
  • Class Web Page:
  • Getting started with MATLAB

    Assignments Policy: There will be several homework assignments on theoretical questions, and computer projects. Homework will be assigned every week and collected in the discussion section.

    One Midterm Exam: Monday, May 17.
    Topics covered for the midterm

    One Final exam on the last day of the class (June 11).
    Topics covered for the final

    These are closed note and closed book written exams.

    Grading Policy: HW 40%, Midterm 25%, Final 35%

    Class materials:

    Illustration of shifting the center of the FT in 1D
    Matlab code for the example above of computing the DFT in 1D and shifting the center

    Matlab code reproducing the result in Fig. 4.3, using the DFT and IDFT

    The following material is obtained from the book web page:
    Errata to the textbook
    Review material offered by the book authors

    Homework Assignments, Projects & Practice Problems:

    HW #1 Due on Tuesday, April 20 (collected by the T.A. Linh Lieu)
    Deadline extension: Friday, April 23.
    Image to download

    HW #2 Due on Friday, April 30
    Image to download Fig3.37(a).jpg

    Image to download Fig3.40(a).jpg

    HW #3 Due on Wednesday, May 12
    Image to download Fig4.11(a).jpg

    HW #4 Due on Wednesday, May 19
    Image to download Fig5.07(b).jpg (X-Ray image corrupted by additive Gaussian noise)

    Image to download Fig5.08(a).jpg (X-Ray image corrupted by pepper noise)

    Image to download Fig5.08(b).jpg (X-Ray image corrupted by salt noise)

    HW #5 Due on Friday, May 28 (DEADLINE EXTENSION BY WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2nd)
    Image to download Fig5.26a.jpg

    HW #6 Due on Wednesday, June 9 (deadline extension by June 11)
    Download image Fig6.38a.jpg (Lena color image)

    Download image Fig10.15a.jpg (angiogram image)