MDPH 704 Computational Methods in Radiotherapy and Imaging (3 credits)

Offered by: Medical Physics Unit (Faculty of Medicine)

Administered by: Graduate Studies

Overview

Medical Physics : An overview of advanced computational tools and methods in medical physics, both in radiation therapy and imaging. Learning objectives of the course are familiarity with data structures and algorithms, numerical analysis techniques, deterministic approaches, stochastic approaches, optimization methods, statistical testing, familiarity with software tools, concepts and languages used in scientific computing, libraries used in scientific computing, Monte Carlo software used in medical physics, software development environments, productivity tools, advanced techniques in computational medical physics and relational databases and statistical analysis.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • Restrictions: Only open to students with an M.Sc. in Medical Physics and students that are currently registered in the Ph.D. in Physics program.