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2Second Semester
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Academic Year 2018/2019
School School of Industrial and Information Engineering
Name (Master of Science degree)(ord. 270) - MI (471) Biomedical Engineering
Track BIF - Bioingegneria dell'informazione - Information Bioengineering
Programme Year 1

Course Details
ID Code 096053
Course Title BIOENGINEERING OF NEUROSENSORY SYSTEMS
Course Type Mono-Disciplinary Course
Credits (CFU / ECTS) 5.0
Semester First Semester
Course Description General structure of neurosensory systems. Short introduction to the functional anatomy of the nervous system. Comparison of functional evaluation methods. Introduction to psychophysics. The auditory system. Sound and speech. The external and medial ear. Cochlea, basilar membrane, and ciliate cells. The spiral ganglion. Brain stem nuclei and auditory cortex. Auditory psychophysics and audiology. External and cochlear prostheses. The visual and oculomotor system. Photoreceptors. Extraction of contrast and movement characteristics in the retina. Lateral geniculate body. Structure of the primary and secondary visual cortex and visual feature extraction. Integration areas. Visual psychophysics. Chromatic theories. Visual illusions. Tridimensional and movement perception. Diagnostic and therapeutic methods in ophthalmology. Aids, substitutive prostheses and retinal implants. Somatosensory system: brief remarks on general structure and psychophysics. Taste and smell (brief remarks).
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Educational activities SSD Code SSD Description CFU
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ING-INF/06
ELECTRONIC AND INFORMATICS BIOENGINEERING
5.0

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manifesti v. 3.1.9 / 3.1.9
Area Servizi ICT
12/12/2019