Checking date: 02/02/2024

Course: 2023/2024

Biosignals & Bioimages
Master in Information Health Engineering (Plan: 427 - Estudio: 359)

Coordinating teacher: IZQUIERDO GARCÍA, DAVID

Department assigned to the subject: Bioengineering Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
- Signals and systems - Fundamentals of bioengineering - Differential equations - Image processing
Basic competences CB6 Having and understanding the knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity to be original in the development and/or application of ideas, often in a research context CB7 Students know how to apply their acquired knowledge and problem-solving skills in new or unfamiliar settings within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study. CB9 Students know how to communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and ultimate reasons behind them to specialised and non-specialised audiences in a clear and unambiguous way. General competences CG1 Ability to maintain continuous education after his/her graduation, enabling him/her to cope with new technologies. CG2 Ability to apply the knowledge of skills and research methods related to engineering. CG3 Ability to apply the knowledge of research skills and methods related to Life Sciences. CG4 Ability to contribute to the widening of the frontiers of knowledge through an original research, part of which merits publication referenced at an international level. Specific competences CE1 Ability to know the peculiarities of data acquisition and information processing in the field of biomedical signals and images. CE2 Ability to design and implement automatic learning systems for supervised and unsupervised problem solving. CE3 Ability to design estimation and decision procedures from signals and images using statistical modeling.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Biosignals: Sources of physiological signals and images: acquisition, clinical use Information extraction, advanced processing, diagnostic aids Applications: ECG, EEG, others Modeling Bioimages: 2d, 3D and nD image Identification of biomarkers Molecular and multimodal imaging concept Image quantification: dynamic data, parametric images, kinetic analysis.
Learning activities and methodology
AF3 Theoretical practical classes AF4 Laboratory practices AF5 Tutorials AF6 Team work AF7 Student individual work AF8 Partial and final exams Activity code total hours number presencial hours number % Student Presence AF3 100 100 100% AF4 32 32 100% AF5 18 0 0% AF6 90 0 0% AF7 186 0 0% AF8 12 12 100% TOTAL SUBJECT 450 138 30,6%
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 35
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 65

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Basic Bibliography
  • Sörnmo, Laguna. Biolectrical Signal Processing in Cardiac and Neurological Applications. Elsevier. 2005
  • Toenies . Guide to Medical Image Analysis. Springer. 2017
  • van Drongelen. Signal Processing for Neuroscientists. Academic Press. 2018
Additional Bibliography
  • Hendee, Ritenour. Medical Imging Physics. Wiley. 2002

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.