Medical Image Analysis

By Prof. Debdoot Sheet   |   IIT Kharagpur
Learners enrolled: 2478
You get to learn about current technology in processing and analysis of medical images; a rapidly growing industry expected to reach $3.5 billion by 2020. If you are looking forward to a career in medical imaging instrument and softwares design, medical imaging, medical visualization, medical robotics and augmented reality, this is the key subject you should enroll for. You can use the gained skills in order to develop newer technological innovations and regularize them for high-throughput clinical translation and usage.

INTENDED AUDIENCE  : Interested students
PRE-REQUISITES : Digital Image Processing
INDUSTRY SUPPORT : Industries in Medical Imaging, Medical Devices, Medical and Healthcare Softwares viz.GE, Siemens, Philips, Toshiba, Samsung, Microsoft, Google, Zeiss, Robert Bosch, TCS, CDAC, IBM, Boston Scientific, Volcano Corp., Aloka, Rohde & Schwarz.
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 4 weeks
Category :
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Credit Points : 1
Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
Start Date : 21 Feb 2022
End Date : 18 Mar 2022
Enrollment Ends : 21 Feb 2022
Exam Date : 24 Apr 2022 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1: Introduction to medical imaging modalities and image analysis softwares.

Week 2: Feature extraction, segmentation, systematic evaluation and validation on datasets.

Week 3: Machine learning based approaches for segmentation and classification.

Week 4: Case studies on some recent advances in analysis of retinal, CT, MRI, ultrasound and histology images

Books and references


Instructor bio

Prof. Debdoot Sheet

IIT Kharagpur
Debdoot Sheeet  is an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and founder of SkinCurate Research. He received the MS and PhD degrees in computational medical imaging and machine learning from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in 2010 and 2014 respectively. He was a DAAD visiting PhD scholar to TU Munich during 2011-¬≠12. His research interests include deep learning and domain adaptation, computational medical imaging, image and multidimensional signal processing, surgical analytics and informatics, visualization and augmented reality technology design. He has widely published in journals including Medical Image Analysis (MedIA), and conferences like the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI). He is a member of IEEE, SPIE, ACM, IUPRAI and BMESI and serves as an Editor of IEEE Pulse since 2014.

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 24 April 2022 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.


Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 3 assignments out of the total 4 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur .It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team

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