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521282S Biosignal Processing II, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 521282S  Validity 01.08.2015 -
Name Biosignal Processing II  Abbreviation Biosignal Proce 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline4307 Information Engineering 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Computer Science and Engineering DP 

Jukka Kortelainen 

ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS cr

Language of instruction 

Lectures and laboratory works are given in English. The examination can be taken in Finnish or English.


Period 4

Learning outcomes 

After completing the course, student

1. knows the special characteristics of neural signals and the typical signal processing methods related to them

2. can solve advanced problems related to the neural signal analysis


Introduction to neural signals, artifact removal, anesthesia and natural sleep, topographic analysis and source localization, epilepsy, evoked potentials.

Mode of delivery 

 Online teaching / Moodle

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures (8 h) and laboratory work (20 h), written exam.

Target group 

Engineering students, medical and wellness technology students, and other students interested in biomedical engineering. Students of the University of Oulu.

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

The basic engineering math courses, digital filtering, programming skills, Biosignal Processing I.

Recommended optional programme components 


Recommended or required reading 

The course is based on selected parts from books "EEG Signal Processing", S. Sanei and J. A. Chambers, "Bioelectrical Signal Processing in Cardiac and Neurological Applications", L. Sörnmo and P. Laguna, and "Neural Engineering", B. He (ed.) as well as lecture slides and task assignment specific material.

Assessment methods and criteria 

Laboratory work is supervised by the assistants who will also check that the task assignments are completed properly. The course ends with a written exam.

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.


Numerical grading of the accepted exam is in the range 1-5.

Person responsible 

Jukka Kortelainen

Working life cooperation 


Other information 

Course work space can be found from University of Oulu Moodle platform


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Future examinations
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Biosignal Processing II  General exam  Jukka Kortelainen 
06.05.21thu 16.15-19.15
Registration Biosignal Processing II  Exam  Jukka Kortelainen 
14.06.21mon 16.15-19.15
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