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Publication Date

Fall 2018

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Computational Optics


This course provides an introduction to computational optics and imaging, where camera hardware is co-designed with processing algorithms. Topics may include: geometrical and wave optics, PSF engineering, light field imaging, compressed sensing, time-of-flight imaging, Fourier optics, super-resolution, medical imaging, and virtual and augmented reality. Students will also investigate ethical and artistic questions in image collection and processing.

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Swarthmore College Provost Office

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Professor Vidya Ganapati was awarded a Digital Humanities Curricular Grant from the Provost's Office for use in her fall 2018 course, Computational Optics (ENGR 030). The course syllabus and assignment instructions are made freely available here courtesy of the author.

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