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Method of multi-path block matching computing
Disclosed is a multi-path method of block matching computing for image processing, which comprises: determining a searching pattern with a center pixel point...
Digital representation of audio waveforms using peak shifting to provide
increased dynamic range
A system allows greater dynamic range in fixed-width sample representations of waveforms. Known properties of the waveform are used to determine an unlikely, or...
Web-based image extraction
Images may be extracted from a site in a network for further processing, such as storing or printing. The extraction process may change depending on the site...
Method and apparatus for creating and editing node-link diagrams in pen
A method and system provides intelligent node-link diagram creation and editing, including an electronic display device having a surface on which a writing...
Image discrimination apparatus
An image discrimination apparatus includes an inter-frame distance calculating unit 2 for calculating an inter-frame distance which is a distance between...
Information storage medium storing graphic data and apparatus and method
of processing the graphic data
An information storage medium including graphic data and presentation information, and an apparatus and method of processing the graphic data are provided. The...
OCR of books by word recognition
Disclosed embodiments of the invention provide automated global optimization methods and systems of OCR, tailored to each document being digitized. A...
System and method for characterizing handwritten or typed words in a
A method of characterizing a word image includes traversing the word image stepwise with a window to provide a plurality of window images. For each of the...
Backlight image determining apparatus, backlight image determining method,
backlight image correction...
A backlight image determining apparatus includes: (A) a histogram data generation section that, based on data of pixels constituting an image to be determined,...
Pattern recognizing apparatus, pattern recognizing method and pattern
A pattern recognizing method for matching a binary or ternary reference image and an input grayscale image, having a precision similar to the method in which a...
Intelligent saturation of video data
The intelligent saturation controller calculates the exact maximum saturation any valid YCbCr pixel can undergo before it becomes invalid in RGB space. The...
Profile adjustment method, apparatus, and program
A color processing device performs a quantitative evaluation not influenced by the experience and sensitivity of a user, upon adjustment of a profile. The...
Method and apparatus for changing a pixel color
A method of changing a pixel color includes determining whether a chrominance of a pixel is in a preference chrominance area, where the preference chrominance...
Method for efficient compression and decoding of single sensor color image
A method is described to greatly improve the efficiency of and reduce the complexity of image compression when using single-sensor color imagers for video...
Methods and systems for background color extrapolation
Aspects of the present invention are related to methods and systems for determining a background color in a digital image. A background color value for a pixel...
Display processing system and method
Pixel data is stored in a field corresponding to a pixel of an image. The field includes an opacity bit and a set of bits. If the opacity bit is set to an...
Image color discriminating apparatus, image color discriminating method
A method for discriminating a color of an object image. Whether unit data showing a color of a part of the object image corresponds to any position on a...
Image color compensating apparatus and methods thereof
The invention relates to an image color compensating apparatus and related method thereof. A color space conversion operation is implemented in a pixel of a...
Edge based CMY automatic picture registration
An automatic process for performing CMY (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow) registration for film digital restoration. After three color components Cyan, Magenta, and...
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...
Method of directed pattern enhancement for flexible recognition
A directed pattern enhancement method receives a learning image and pattern enhancement directive. Pattern enhancement learning is performed using the learning...
Transforming a submitted image of a person based on a condition of the
Apparatuses, computer media, and methods for altering a submitted image of a person. The submitted image is transformed in accordance with associated data...
System and method for three-dimensional estimation based on image data
A method and apparatus to extract a dense three-dimensional model of an observed scene or object from one or more sequences of images acquired with an imaging...
Pattern test method of testing, in only specific region, defect of pattern
on sample formed by charged beam...
Disclosed is a pattern test method in which a drawing region is divided into a plurality of deflection regions determined by the deflection width of a deflector...
Apparatus and methods for container inspection
Apparatus, systems, and methods to recognize features on bottom surfaces of containers on a container production line, detect defects in the containers, and...
Image plotting data obtaining method and apparatus, and image plotting
method and apparatus
Obtaining hypothetical image plot point trajectories in original image data corresponding to predetermined hypothetical image plotting trajectories on a...
Pattern dimension measuring apparatus and pattern area measuring method
A pattern area measuring method includes the steps of: acquiring image data of a pattern; dividing the pattern into partial patterns; calculating the areas of...
Method for assessing image focus quality
A method for determining the quality of focus of a digital image of a biological specimen includes obtaining a digital image of a specimen using a specimen...
Image reproduction apparatus and program therefor
A medical image is reproduced after being subjected to image processing appropriate for conversion into an image suitable for interpreting. Selection of a...
3D segmentation of the colon in MR colonography
A method for segmenting a tubular structure includes providing a three-dimensional image containing the tubular structure, providing at least one seed point...
Determining a pixon map for image reconstruction
Determining a pixon map for pixon smoothing of an object based on a data set includes receiving the data set and an input object associated to the data set....
Microscope system and method for synthesizing microscopic images
An observation state obtainment unit obtains an observation state of a microscope at the time of obtaining the microscopic image of a specimen obtained by using...
Method and system for image segmentation using models
A technique is provided for utilizing a model of an anatomical feature to facilitate the segmentation of the anatomical feature from its background in a medical...
Micro-array analysis system and method thereof
There is described a system and a method for analyzing spots in a micro-array, the spots containing targeted specimen, the method comprising the steps of:...
Method and system of computer-aided quantitative and qualitative analysis
of medical images
A system and method of computer aided analysis of medical images and detection of malignant lesions is described. Medical images obtained from multiple...
Automated neuroaxis (brain and spine) imaging with iterative scan
prescriptions, analysis, reconstructions,...
Automated spine localizing, numbering and autoprescription system enhances correct location of diseased or injured tissue, even allow multi-spectral diagnosis....
Character noise eliminating apparatus, character noise eliminating method,
and character noise eliminating program
To provide a noise eliminating apparatus and the like that can eliminate an atypical shaped background noise. A character noise eliminating apparatus includes a...
Digital life recording and playback
The illustrative embodiments described herein provide a computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for managing data. A plurality of...
Face annotation framework with partial clustering and interactive labeling
Systems and methods are described for a face annotation framework with partial clustering and interactive labeling. In one implementation, an exemplary system...
Multimodal ocular biometric system
A multimodal biometric identification system captures and processes images of both the iris and the retina for biometric identification. Another multimodal...
Method for improving false acceptance rate discriminating for biometric
A method, system and computer program product for improving error discrimination in biometric authentication systems. The error discrimination is set to a...
Method and apparatus for performing qualitative and quantitative analysis
of produce (fruit, vegetables) using...
A method and an apparatus for noninvasively and quantitatively determining spatially resolved absorption and reduced scattering coefficients over a wide...
Method for computer-aided identification of the child octants of a parent
octant, which are intersected by a...
The present invention relates to a method for computer-aided identification of the child octants of a parent octant, which are intersected by a beam, in an...
Method and apparatus for recognizing gesture in image processing system
A method and apparatus for recognizing a gesture in an image processing system. In the apparatus, an input unit receives an image obtained by capturing a...
Image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus includes a moving image file storage unit operable to store a moving image file; an area selection receiving unit operable to...
Labeling used in motion capture
Labeling motion capture volume data includes: receiving a motion capture beat, the motion capture beat including unlabeled body points and unlabeled face...
Wavelet detector for finding similarities between major boundaries in
A method of and a system for finding similarities between major boundaries of images using a wavelet detector is described herein. Unimportant edges of the...
Methods and systems for steganographic processing
The present claims utilize steganographic embedding to help facilitate tracing of unauthorized copies to a location and particular time. One claim recites a...
Signal processing of audio and video data, including deriving identifying
The present invention relates generally to signal processing of media content, e.g., audio or video content. One form of signal processing derives identifying...
Virtual fly over of complex tubular anatomical structures
An embodiment of the invention is method, which can be implemented in software, firmware, hardware, etc., for virtual fly over inspection of complex anatomical...