Course Structure
The course consists of the following three components:
 Lectures: 6 regular sets of 2 hours + 1 set of invited lectures of 3 hours
 Small assignments: 5 sets
 Final project
Assessment
The course will be assessed on a 0–100 scale, as follows:
 Small assignments: in total 5 (done individually) = 25 points
 Final project: in groups of 2 people = 40 points (implementation, presentation, 2–3 page summary—no official report)
 Exam: 35 points
You need at least 50% of each one of the three components above to pass the course!
Schedule and Material
 The course will be structured based on the book of B. Preim and C.P. Botha "Visual Computing for Medicine" (2nd ed.) (http://medvisbook.com/)
 The zoom links for the lectures will be provided in TUWEL.
 Slides/recordings from the lectures will be published in TUWEL.
 The assignments will be accessible in TUWEL.
 The exact schedule for the invited lectures and the project presentation day will be uploaded later.
Lectures  Assignments 
1. Introduction & Basics / Acquisition 

2. DICOM & Preprocessing 
Assignment 1 
3. Segmentation & Registration 
Assignment 2 (Segmentation) 18.10.2022–25.10.2022 (1 week) 
4. Surface Rendering—Marching Cubes 
Assignment 3 (Surface Rendering) 25.10.2022–08.11.2022 (1 week) 
5. Volume Rendering DVR & TFs 
Assignment 4 (Volume Rendering) 08.11.2022–22.11.2022 (2 weeks) 
6. Advanced Volume Rendering & Evaluation 
Assignment 5 (TFs) 15.11.2022–25.11.2022 (1.5 week) 
7. Project GetTogether 

8. Invited Lectures 9.0010.00: Invited Speaker 1 (tbd) 10.0011.00: Invited Speaker 2 (tbd) 11.0012.00: Invited Speaker 3 (tbd) 

Final Project Presentations 

Exam 
Assignments
 The assignments will be published on TUWEL every week before the lecture.
 You will have one or two weeks to work on the assignments individually and to submit your results (also on TUWEL).
 The assignments make up 25 points. You need at least half of the points to pass the course.
Final Projects
 The final project will be to implement a visualization application, which solves a simple medical or biological problem.
 You will work on your project during the period 21.11.2022–16.01.2023.
 You will be required to hand in the implemented visualization and a 2–3 page summary of your work.
 The outcome will be presented during a dedicated session at the end of the course on 16.01.2023.
 The project makes up 40 points. You need at least half of the points to pass the course.
 More information about the final projects will be uploaded later and there will be a dedicated session to discuss potential topics (see Lecture 7 in the table above).
Exams
 The plan is to hold a written exam on the 23rd of January (Hörsaal 3 Zemanek) at 15.0017.00. However, should there be any COVIDrelated implications, we will have to resort to oral exams.
 The exam makes up 35 points. As with all other subparts of this course, you need at least half of the points to pass the course.
 The students will have to answer questions based on lectures 16,8.