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2011/0243468 IMAGE CODING APPARATUS
A refresh area is taken advantage of when a series of images are coded using Intra-frame coding and Inter-frame coding, a partial area of an image being...
2011/0243467 SCAN CONVERSION APPARATUS, IMAGE ENCODING APPARATUS, AND METHODS OF CONTROLLING THE SAME
In this invention, scan conversion processing of changing the scan order for each block is used. Parallel scan conversion processing is executed if possible,...
2011/0243466 APPARATUS AND METHOD OF ESTIMATING SCALE RATIO AND NOISE STRENGTH OF ENCODED IMAGE
An apparatus and method of estimating scale ratio and noise strength of an encoded image, the apparatus including: an edge detection unit generating an edge map...
2011/0243465 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS EMPLOYED IN OVERDRIVE APPLICATION FOR COMPRESSING IMAGE DATA OF SECOND FRAME...
An image processing apparatus includes a storage device, an image detection circuit, a compression circuit, a decompression circuit, and an overdrive processing...
2011/0243464 IMAGE PROCESSING CONTROL DEVICE AND METHOD
An image processing control device includes an adjacent pixel difference absolute value phase-based total value calculation unit configured to calculate...
2011/0243463 OPTICAL APPARATUS
Disclosed is an optical apparatus that allows a target pattern to be imaged adequately at low cost and allows the apparatus to be miniaturized. With this...
2011/0243462 COEFFICIENT LEARNING APPARATUS AND METHOD, IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM
A coefficient learning apparatus includes a regression coefficient calculation unit for calculating a regression coefficient, a regression prediction value...
2011/0243461 Methods, Systems, and Media for Automatically Classifying Face Images
Methods, systems, and media for automatically classifying face images are provided. In some embodiments, features of the face image to be classified for an...
2011/0243460 IMAGE MATCHING DEVICE AND IMAGE MATCHING METHOD
An image matching device includes: a mixed image generation portion generating a mixed image in an operation satisfying linearity, the mixed image being...
2011/0243459 METHODS AND APPARATUS TO DETECT DIFFERENCES BETWEEN IMAGES
Methods and apparatus to detect differences between images are disclosed. An example method to identify image differences disclosed herein comprises...
2011/0243458 STILL IMAGE VERIFYING APPARATUS AND METHOD
A still image verifying apparatus includes, a storage unit that stores a plurality of pieces of summary information generated respectively from a plurality of...
2011/0243457 SCENE MATCHING REFERENCE DATA GENERATION SYSTEM AND POSITION MEASUREMENT SYSTEM
A scene matching reference data generation system inputs a set of probe data. The set of the probe data includes captured images sequentially obtained by a...
2011/0243456 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR GENERATING IMAGE-PROCESSING COMPONENT DATA
Disclosed is a method of generating image-processing component data which is used when an image of a component to be mounted by a component mounting apparatus...
2011/0243455 SCENE MATCHING REFERENCE DATA GENERATION SYSTEM AND POSITION MEASUREMENT SYSTEM
A scene matching reference data generation system inputs a set of probe data. The set of the probe data includes captured images sequentially obtained by a...
2011/0243454 VEHICLE POSITION RECOGNITION SYSTEM
A vehicle position recognition system calculates an estimated position of a vehicle based on satellite positioning and dead reckoning navigation, and calculates...
2011/0243453 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
There is provided an information processing apparatus including an analysis section which analyzes, based on image information extracted from image data, a...
2011/0243452 ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
An electronic apparatus includes a storage, a controller, and an output unit. The storage stores images classified into groups, event feature information items...
2011/0243451 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD, AND PROGRAM
An image processing apparatus includes a reference background storage unit for storing a reference background image, an estimating unit for detecting an object...
2011/0243450 MATERIAL RECOGNITION FROM AN IMAGE
A method of operating a computer system to perform material recognition based on multiple features extracted from an image is described. A combination of...
2011/0243449 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OBJECT IDENTIFICATION WITHIN A MEDIA FILE USING DEVICE IDENTIFICATION
A method, apparatus, and computer program product are therefore provided for identifying a person or people in a media file by using object recognition and...
2011/0243448 HANDWRITTEN DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, HANDWRITTEN DATA MANAGEMENT PROGRAM AND HANDWRITTEN DATA MANAGEMENT METHOD
A handwritten data management system having an input device, and a handwritten data management apparatus having a screen to draw an image, wherein the input...
2011/0243447 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SYNTHESIZING SPEECH
Method and apparatus of synthesizing speech from a plurality of portion of text data, each portion having at least one associated attribute. The invention is...
2011/0243446 CODE READING APPARATUS, SALES REGISTERING APPARATUS, AND SALES REGISTERING METHOD
According to one embodiment, a code reading apparatus includes a commodity-information reading unit, a commodity-information output unit, a benefit-information...
2011/0243445 DETECTING POSITION OF WORD BREAKS IN A TEXTUAL LINE IMAGE
Line segmentation in an OCR process is performed to detect the positions of words within an input textual line image by extracting features from the input to...
2011/0243444 SEGMENTATION OF TEXTUAL LINES IN AN IMAGE THAT INCLUDE WESTERN CHARACTERS AND HIEROGLYPHIC CHARACTERS
An image processing apparatus segments Western and hieroglyphic portions of textual lines. The apparatus includes an input component that receives an input...
2011/0243443 IMAGE SEGMENTATION
A device for segmenting an image comprises a user input (301, 305, 307) for receiving segment indications and boundary indications for the image. Each segment...
2011/0243442 Video Camera for Acquiring Images with Varying Spatio-Temporal Resolutions
A sequence of images of a scene having varying spatio-temporal resolutions is acquired by a sensor of a camera. Adjacent pixels of the sensor are partitioned...
2011/0243441 Image Transient Improvement Apparatus
An image transient improvement apparatus for suppressing aliasing patterns in an image is disclosed. The image transient improvement apparatus includes a limit...
2011/0243440 ADAPTIVE LIGHT METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR LOW POWER ARCHITECTURES
Embodiments of an apparatus, system and method are described for an adaptive light method for low power architecture. A histogram with a plurality of bins may...
2011/0243439 Image Processing Method and Apparatus
A method of processing an image includes traversing pixels of an image in a single pass over the image. An inverting function is applied to the pixels. A...
2011/0243438 GENERATION OF MULTI-RESOLUTION IMAGE PYRAMIDS
Embodiments are described for a system and method for generating a multi-resolution image pyramid. The method can include obtaining an image captured as a...
2011/0243437 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMAGE COMPRESSION
A method for compressing image data into a sequence of codes, the image data being represented by a plurality of input color vectors. The method includes a...
2011/0243436 METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR ENCODING AND DECODING IMAGE BASED ON SEGMENTS
Encoding and decoding an image may be performed by setting a plurality of segments of a second color component block based on pixel values of a first color...
2011/0243435 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR COLOR DISTORTION CORRECTION OF IMAGE BY ESTIMATE OF CORRECTION MATRIX
Provided is an apparatus for correcting color distortion, including a color model generation unit configured to generate an original color model and a...
2011/0243434 FEATURE VALUE EXTRACTING DEVICE, OBJECT IDENTIFICATION DEVICE, AND FEATURE VALUE EXTRACTING METHOD
A feature calculation unit (105) calculates the number of edge pixel pairs (three-dimensional histogram) defined by the edge direction of a predetermined pixel,...
2011/0243433 CLASSIFICATION AND ENCODER SELECTION BASED ON CONTENT
In various embodiments, methods and systems are disclosed for dynamic runtime implementation and end-to-end biased tuning of a two stage image classification...
2011/0243432 Determining the Scale of Images
Systems, methods, apparatus, and computer program products are provided for determining the scale of an image. In one embodiment, an image is received for...
2011/0243431 Detecting Objects Of Interest In Still Images
A computer implemented method and system for detecting interest sections in a still image are provided. One or more sub images of the still image is subjected...
2011/0243430 IMAGE INPUT APPARATUS
Provided is an image inputting apparatus wherein luminance signals having a high S/N ratio can be generated even during nighttime with a small quantity of...
2011/0243429 COLOR TRAPPING ON A HALFTONED BI-LEVEL BITMAP
What is disclosed is a novel system and method for determining whether a pixel resides along a two-color edge in a halftoned bi-level bitmap. In one embodiment,...
2011/0243428 Bi-Affinity Filter: A Bilateral Type Filter for Color Images
An edge preserving filter that works on the principle of matting affinity allows a better representation of the range filter term in bilateral class filters....
2011/0243427 IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE AND METHOD THEREOF
An image processing device and a method thereof are provided. In the image processing method, an adjusting value is computed according to a pixel of a current...
2011/0243426 METHOD, APPARATUS, AND PROGRAM FOR GENERATING CLASSIFIERS
Classifiers, which are combinations of a plurality of weak classifiers, for discriminating objects included in detection target images by employing features...
2011/0243425 Methods For Analyzing Absorbent Articles
A method for analyzing an absorbent article may include providing a three-dimensional computed tomography data set comprising a mannequin image and an article...
2011/0243424 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MONITORING MASK PROCESS IMPACT ON LITHOGRAPHY PERFORMANCE
The present disclosure is directed generally to a method and apparatus for monitoring mask process impact on lithography performance. A method including...
2011/0243423 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INSPECTING ELECTRICAL STIMULATION LEADS
In one embodiment, a method of inspecting a lead body comprising a plurality of wire conductors helically wound in groups separated by respective gaps, the...
2011/0243422 PAPER-SHEET PROCESSING APPARATUS AND PAPER-SHEET PROCESSING METHOD
A paper-sheet processing apparatus including a reading unit, a risk-level determining unit, and a check processing unit is provided. The reading unit reads,...
2011/0243421 CHECK PROCESSING APPARATUS
A check processing apparatus including a check inlet unit, a transport unit, a reading unit, a storing unit, and a post-processing determining unit is provided....
2011/0243420 CORRECTION OF CHANGING LOCAL TRANSMIT PHASES DURING PARALLEL TRANSMISSION
The present embodiments relate to a device and a method for data postprocessing of K-space data acquired using a magnetic resonance tomography device. Each part...
2011/0243419 Multisegment Picture Reconstruction For Cardio CT Pictures
A method for reconstructing picture data of a cyclically-moving object from measurement data is disclosed, with the measurement data being detected beforehand...
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