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US-8,000,562 Image downsampling for print job processing
A system for preparing documents for printing includes a stored object corresponding to an image having an effective resolution, as well as a computing device....
US-8,000,561 Apparatus, method, and medium for generating panoramic image using a series of images captured in various...
Provided are an apparatus, method, and medium for processing an image. In the apparatus, at least one image selected from images to be stitched so as to make...
US-8,000,560 Virtual slide generation device, virtual slide generation method, virtual slide generation program product and...
In a virtual slide generation device for generating a virtual slide by patching/combining a plurality of observation images obtained by shooting and picking up...
US-8,000,559 Method of correcting image distortion and apparatus for processing image using the method
A method of correcting image distortion and an apparatus for processing an image using the method are provided, where the method can overcome the disadvantages...
US-8,000,558 Thumbnail generating apparatus and image shooting apparatus
Based on, for example, the image at the start of a movie, a thumbnail image is tentatively generated and is stored in a header file. If a predetermined...
US-8,000,557 Method for generating an image and an image generator
An image is generated by receiving a first image that is acquired during a first exposure period and defining the first image as a reference image; defining...
US-8,000,556 Method for estimating noise according to multiresolution model
A method for estimating noise according to a multiresolution model is applied to an imaging device and comprises steps of: using an imaging sensor of the...
US-8,000,555 Defective image detection method and storage medium storing program
A method for detecting a defective image of the present invention includes obtaining an edge image by performing an edge tracking process on an original image,...
US-8,000,554 Automatic dynamic range adjustment in digital imaging
A method of performing non-linear transformation of a digital image for contrast modification. The original video input is compared to a linear transformation...
US-8,000,553 Acquiring a series of gradient stops from a bitmap source
An apparatus and method provide for generation of a gradient or other image pattern based on a captured image. In one example, a portion of a displayed image...
US-8,000,552 Image scaling method and related apparatus
An apparatus for scaling an input image is disclosed. The apparatus includes a resolution determining circuit and a scaler. The determining circuit determines...
US-8,000,551 Method and apparatus for adjusting the contrast of an image
A method and apparatus adjusts the contrast of an input image formed of pixels. Each pixel in the input image has an input brightness level. At least some of...
US-8,000,550 Adaptive density correction in computed tomographic images
An adaptive density correction (ADC) method and system automatically compensate for pseudo-enhancement (PEH) of voxels in computed tomography (CT) data, such as...
US-8,000,549 Digital image processing apparatus and method for the same
A digital image processing method is disclosed, which comprises the steps of: (A) capturing a digital image; (B) selecting at least a target pixel within the...
US-8,000,548 Wavelet transformation device and method, wavelet inverse transformation device and method, program, and...
A wavelet transformation device for performing wavelet transformation at a plurality of division levels as to image signals. A horizontal filtering unit...
US-8,000,547 Method, system and computer program product for providing entropy constrained color splitting for palette...
A method, system and computer program product for progressively encoding a digitized color image with M distinct colors by assigning each of the M distinct...
US-8,000,546 Adaptive scan method for image/video coding
An adaptive scan method for image/video coding in accordance with the present invention comprises acts of calculating an average power of the transformed...
US-8,000,545 Method for accessing image data and method for accessing YUV420 image data
A method for accessing image data and a method for accessing YUV420 image data are disclosed. The method for accessing image data uses two different approaches...
US-8,000,544 Image processing method, image processing apparatus and recording medium
When generating output image data represented by a reduced number of gray levels from gray level image data, an image processing apparatus subtracts a pixel...
US-8,000,543 Pre-processed information embedding system
Auxiliary information (150) representing binary or multi-level (M.gtoreq.2) logical values is embedded into successive segments (110) of an audio, video or...
US-8,000,542 Apparatus and method for processing image data based on object movement speed within a frame
An apparatus for processing a non-interlaced image includes a wavelet transform part and a determination part. The wavelet transform part performs...
US-8,000,541 Quantization differencing compression algorithm
The compression algorithm presented here is intended for the types of digital images acquired by solar system exploring spacecraft and missions, but can be...
US-8,000,540 Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding graphic data
A graphic data encoding method and apparatus generating a bitstream by encoding a header having at least one piece of first information determined in...
US-8,000,539 Geometrical image representation and compression
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for geometrical image representation and/or compression. In one embodiment, the method comprises creating a...
US-8,000,538 System and method for performing classification through generative models of features occurring in an image
A system and method for image performing classification through generative models of features occurring in an image. Category-conditional probability...
US-8,000,537 Optical vision chip (OVC) and image recognition method using the same
Provided are an optical vision chip (OVC) and an image recognition method using the OVC. The OVC includes: a first display displaying an object image; a second...
US-8,000,536 Determining and using geometric feature data
The invention concerns a method for determining feature data that represents information about the shape of an object. A partitioning scheme (RP) is determined...
US-8,000,535 Methods and systems for refining text segmentation results
Aspects of the present invention relate to systems and methods for refining text segmentation results. Non-text, line elements in a text map may be detected and...
US-8,000,534 Alias avoidance in image processing
An image processing apparatus in which output pixel values are generated with respect to pixels of an input image selected in accordance with an image feature...
US-8,000,533 Space-time video montage
Systems and methods for space-time video montage are described. In one aspect, one or more arbitrary space-time volumes representing informative video...
US-8,000,532 Digital pen to capture data in ambulatory monitored patients
A medical device system and method for monitoring a patient include a monitoring device for storing data relating to the patient and a digital pen for...
US-8,000,531 Classifying a string formed from a known number of hand-written characters
A method of classifying a character string formed from a known number of hand-written characters is disclosed. The method starts by determining character...
US-8,000,530 Computer-implemented expert system-based method and system for document recognition and content understanding
A system and process for recognizing documents by type and understanding at least a portion of the contents thereof. The process includes the steps of providing...
US-8,000,529 System and method for creating an editable template from a document image
Embodiments of the present invention recite a system and method for creating an editable template from a document image. In one embodiment of the present...
US-8,000,528 Method and apparatus for authenticating printed documents using multi-level image comparison based on document...
A document authentication method compares a target document image (scanned image) with an original document image at multiple levels, such as block (e.g....
US-8,000,527 Interactive image segmentation by precomputation
A method for interactive image segmentation includes receiving an image to be segmented, performing an offline computation of eigenvectors of a Laplacian of the...
US-8,000,526 Detecting redeye defects in digital images
A method for detecting a redeye defect in a digital image containing an eye comprises converting the digital image into an intensity image, and segmenting the...
US-8,000,525 Image processing device, image processing system, image processing method, image processing program, and...
An object of the invention is to provide an image processing device with which color processing can be adjusted with ease. An image processing device (10) is...
US-8,000,524 Color naming, color categorization and describing color composition of images
The invention provides methods, systems and apparatus for assigning color names to individual image pixels, and generating verbal description of color...
US-8,000,523 Image processing apparatus and method
An image processing apparatus according to the present invention comprises an object area extracting unit for extracting an object area including an object...
US-8,000,522 Method and system for three-dimensional imaging in a non-calibrated geometry
A technique is provided for three-dimensional imaging in a non-calibrated geometry. In one embodiment, the technique includes acquiring a plurality of...
US-8,000,521 Stereoscopic image generating method and apparatus
To mitigate binocular rivalry involved in stereoscopic vision, and to alleviate the fatigue of an observer. In binocular vision, a fused point corresponding to...
US-8,000,520 Apparatus and method for testing image sensor wafers to identify pixel defects
An image sensor testing apparatus is disclosed. The image sensor testing apparatus includes an electronic test system having a light source for illuminating an...
US-8,000,519 Method of metal pattern inspection verification
A method of evaluating an inline inspection recipe compares the capture rate of metal pattern defects in bounding boxes arising from failed electrical test...
US-8,000,518 Methods, objects and apparatus employing machine readable data
The present invention relates generally to steganography and data hiding. One claim recites an object including: electronic processing circuitry having an...
US-8,000,517 Test procedure for measuring the geometric features of a golf club face
The test procedure for determining groove conformance employs a replicating compound to obtain a self-supporting mass with a negative image of the grooves of a...
US-8,000,516 Manufacturing method of plugged honeycomb structure
A manufacturing method of a plugged honeycomb structure including attaching a transparent sheet to an end face of a honeycomb structure; picking up an image of...
US-8,000,515 Automatic detection of coating flaws
A method and a device for inspecting surface coatings on workpieces, in particular of lacquer coatings, using an image capture and/or image processing system....
US-8,000,514 Methods for mobile image capture and processing of checks
The present invention relates to automated document processing and more particularly, to methods and systems for document image capture and processing using...
US-8,000,513 System and method for 3D time of flight PET forward projection based on an exact axial inverse rebinning...
Methods and systems for reconstructing a nuclear medical image from time-of-flight (TOF) positron emission tomography (PET) imaging data are disclosed. Measured...
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