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2011/0299783 Object Detection in an Image
The invention concerns a method of performing, by an image processing device, object detection in an image comprising: performing one or more tests of a test...
2011/0299782 FAST SUBSPACE PROJECTION OF DESCRIPTOR PATCHES FOR IMAGE RECOGNITION
A method for generating a feature descriptor is provided. A set of pre-generated sparse projection vectors is obtained. A scale space for an image is also...
2011/0299781 SCENE CHANGE DETECTION AND HANDLING FOR PREPROCESSING VIDEO WITH OVERLAPPED 3D TRANSFORMS
In one method embodiment, receiving noise-filtered plural blocks of a first frame and noise-filtered plural blocks of a second frame; for each of the plural...
2011/0299780 CLASSIFICATION SCHEME AND SYSTEM FOR MODIFYING CHARACTER ALLOGRAPHS CONTAINED THEREIN
A system for modifying a classification scheme for classifying hand-written characters. The system includes a memory storing the classification scheme...
2011/0299779 Methods and Systems for Detecting Numerals in a Digital Image
Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for determining the location of numerals in an electronic document image.
2011/0299778 METHOD FOR UTILIZING SEGEMENTATION OF RASTER IMAGE FOR COMPRESSION OF AN IMAGE
The invention relates to a method for the compression of a raster type image material by using segmentation, such that: a widespread start image (1) is divided...
2011/0299777 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMPROVED COMPUTATIONAL PROCESSING EFFICIENCY IN THE HSEG ALGORITHM
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for processing image information using a more computationally...
2011/0299776 Systems and methods for segmenting human hairs and faces in color images
Systems for segmenting human hairs and faces in color images are disclosed, with methods and processes for making and using the same. The image may be cropped...
2011/0299775 CORRECTING PAGE CURL IN SCANNED BOOKS
A computer implemented method for correcting distortion in an image of a page includes identifying a set of high quality (HQ) words in undistorted regions of...
2011/0299774 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETECTING AND TRACKING HANDS IN AN IMAGE
A method and system for detecting and tracking hands in an image. The method for detecting and tracking hands in an image comprises the steps of calculating a...
2011/0299773 IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, IMAGE PROCESSING PROGRAM, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT
The grayscale of an input signal is converted without amplifying noise components thereof. A grayscale conversion portion performs grayscale conversion on an...
2011/0299772 IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING A DIGITAL IMAGE AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD OF PROCESSING A DIGITAL IMAGE
A processing unit for an image processing apparatus enables the reduction of background noise or disturbances on a scanned image. The processing unit is...
2011/0299771 METHOD FOR SKIN TONE DETECTION
There is described a method for detecting the presence of skin tone in an image. A gray scale representation of a pixel within the image is provided. Next, a...
2011/0299770 PERFORMANCE OF IMAGE RECOGNITION ALGORITHMS BY PRUNING FEATURES, IMAGE SCALING, AND SPATIALLY CONSTRAINED...
A method for feature matching in image recognition is provided. First, image scaling may be based on a feature distribution across scale spaces for an image to...
2011/0299769 IMAGE PROCESSING USING A BILATERAL GRID
A method of processing a digital image. The method comprises: populating (100) a bilateral grid (10) comprising a plurality of cells (20), based on information...
2011/0299768 METHODS AND SYSTEM FOR SPECTRAL IMAGE SAMPLING
The present invention relates to spectral image sampling. An image is projected onto an array of optical transformation devices. Image intensity values...
2011/0299767 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD
A tile image including a predetermined number of pixels (e.g., 32.times.32 pixels) is divided into blocks (pieces) of a size of 2.times.2 pixels each to compare...
2011/0299766 DATA DRIVEN INTERPOLATION USING GEODESIC AFFINITY
Often, information regarding images and/or other data may be incomplete. For example, an image may have depth information associated with a portion of the...
2011/0299765 ROBUST PATTERN RECOGNITION SYSTEM AND METHOD USING SOCRATIC AGENTS
A computer-implemented pattern recognition method, system and program product, the method comprising in one embodiment: creating electronically a linkage...
2011/0299764 METHOD FOR AUTOMATED CATEGORIZATION OF HUMAN FACE IMAGES BASED ON FACIAL TRAITS
A method for automated categorization of human face images based on facial traits, said method comprising a facial trait extracting phase, comprising the steps...
2011/0299763 APPARATUS AND METHOD OF INFORMATION EXTRACTION FROM ELECTROMAGNETIC ENERGY BASED UPON MULTI-CHARACTERISTIC...
An apparatus for information extraction from electromagnetic energy via multi-characteristic spatial geometry processing to determine three-dimensional aspects....
2011/0299762 Process Of Correcting An Image Provided On A Support Which Is Subsequently Submitted To A Deformation Process
The invention relates to a method for adapting a visual representation which subsequently is subjected to a deformation, like in packaging. To be able to take...
2011/0299761 Image Processing Apparatus, Image Processing Method, and Program
An image processing apparatus includes a projective transformation unit that performs projective transformation on left and right images captured from different...
2011/0299760 DEFECT OBSERVATION METHOD AND DEFECT OBSERVATION APPARATUS
Provided is a defect observation apparatus capable of analyzing a structure such as an arrangement and a vertical relationship of a circuit pattern formed by...
2011/0299759 RETICLE DEFECT INSPECTION WITH MODEL-BASED THIN LINE APPROACHES
Provided are novel inspection methods and systems for inspecting photomasks to identify various defects using a model-based approach and information obtained...
2011/0299758 Wafer Plane Detection of Lithographically Significant Contamination Photomask Defects
Provided are novel methods and systems for inspecting photomasks to identify lithographically significant contamination defects. Inspection may be performed...
2011/0299757 Prescription Bottle Imaging System and Method
The invention is directed to a prescription imaging system for capturing, storing and displaying images of prescription bottles during the prescription...
2011/0299756 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SEGMENTING A DIGITAL CELL IMAGE
A method and a device for segmenting a digital image of biological cells, a method and a device for analyzing the dynamic behavior of biological cells and a...
2011/0299755 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR EXTENDED ULTRASOUND IMAGING
An ultrasound imaging system and method provides for extended imaging.
2011/0299754 VALIDATION EMBEDDED SEGMENTATION METHOD FOR VASCULAR ULTRASOUND IMAGES
A computer-implemented system and method for intima-media thickness (IMT) measurements using a validation embedded segmentation method. Various embodiments...
2011/0299753 MULTI-RESOLUTION EDGE FLOW APPROACH TO VASCULAR ULTRASOUND FOR INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS (IMT) MEASUREMENT
A computer-implemented system and method for fast, reliable, and automated embodiments for using a multi-resolution edge flow approach to vascular ultrasound...
2011/0299752 METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING DEPTH DECONVOLUTION ALGORITHM FOR ENHANCED THERMAL TOMOGRAPHY 3D IMAGING
A computer-implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product implement enhanced thermal tomography three-dimensional (3D) thermal effusivity imaging....
2011/0299751 Method and Apparatus to Facilitate Development of Therapeutic Treatment Plans
A digital image processing apparatus acquires first information comprising a first multi-dimensional high-energy study of a given treatment volume for a given...
2011/0299750 3D TISSUE MODEL FORMATION FROM NON-PARALLEL 2D IMAGES
Biopsy of the prostate using 2D transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) guidance is the current gold standard for diagnosis of prostate cancer; however, the current...
2011/0299749 Medical Image and Vessel Characteristic Data Processing System
An image data processing system automatically indicates an image of a digitally subtracted Angiography (DSA) image sequence is associated with at least one of,...
2011/0299748 MEDICAL IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, LUMINAL IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, LUMINAL IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND...
There is provided a medical image processing apparatus including an image-extracting section extracting a frame image from in vivo motion picture data picked up...
2011/0299747 FUNCTIONAL IMAGING
A method includes obtaining an image of a region of interest of a subject, wherein the image is generated with image data produced by an imaging system used to...
2011/0299746 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND MEDICAL IMAGE DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS
An image processing apparatus and a medical image diagnosis apparatus comprise a creation unit, a designation unit, a measurement unit, and a display control...
2011/0299745 PARALLEL PROCESS FOR LEVEL SET SEGMENTATION OF VOLUME DATA
A parallelized sparse field method for segmenting a volume dataset is provided. Using a processor a level set field within a multi-dimensional dataset...
2011/0299744 System and method for fingerprint recognition and collection at points-of-sale and points-of-entry
A method of apprehending a criminal, including scanning fingerprint images from a contact area of at least one item at a point-of-sale (POS) location and/or...
2011/0299743 SCALABLE FACE IMAGE RETRIEVAL
A system for identifying individuals in digital images and for providing matching digital images is provided. A set of images that include faces of known...
2011/0299742 METHOD FOR CORRECTING THE POSITION OF THE EYES IN AN IMAGE
A method for determining the position of the eyes includes: a step for determining approximate positions of the eyes in the digital image; a step for...
2011/0299741 Distinguishing Live Faces from Flat Surfaces
Multiple images including a face presented by a user are accessed. One or more determinations are made based on the multiple images, such as a determination of...
2011/0299740 BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION UNIT
A biometric authentication unit includes a position detecting section for detecting a user's finger position from a pressure distribution detected by a...
2011/0299739 OBJECT MOTION ESTIMATING DEVICE, OBJECT MOTION ESTIMATING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM
An embodiment of the present invention provides an object motion estimating device and the like, which solve a problem of assuming translational movement (that...
2011/0299738 Method for Determining Flow Conditions
The invention relates to a method for determining flow conditions in a measured volume permeated by a fluid spiked with optically detectable particles. A...
2011/0299737 VISION-BASED HAND MOVEMENT RECOGNITION SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF
A vision-based hand movement recognition system and method thereof are disclosed. In embodiment, a hand posture is recognized according to consecutive hand...
2011/0299736 APPARATUS FOR LOCALIZATION USING IMAGE AND RANGE DATA AND METHOD THEREOF
A localization apparatus and method for localizing by use of image information and range data are provided. The localization apparatus includes an image sensor...
2011/0299735 METHOD OF USING STRUCTURAL MODELS FOR OPTICAL RECOGNITION
A method and system for recognizing all varieties of objects in an image by using structure models are disclosed. Structural elements are sought when comparing...
2011/0299734 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETECTING TARGET OBJECTS
With a method and a system for detecting target objects, which are detected by a sensor device, for example, by radar, laser or passive reception of...
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