-Digital imaging. Basic concepts. Types of images. Colour representation. File manipulation. Formats. presentation. Overlays and transparency. Masks.

- Histograms and point operations. Image enhancement. Contrast and brightness. Equalisation. Binarisation. Selection of objects of interest and labelling. Colour segmentation.

- Filters. Filters and kernels (general concept). Smoothing. Edges. Filters in frequency space.

-Basic morphological operations. Structuring elements. Basic operations: erosion, dilation. Opening and closing. Detection of shapes.

- Segmentation and measurement of geometric properties. Watershed transform. Properties of the regions of interest. Obtaining data.

-Video. Tracking. Handling of image sequences. Photograms. Object tracking.