Rendering a mask using coarse mask representation
A method, system and computer program product for rendering a mask are disclosed. A method of rendering a mask may comprise: providing an initial mask design...
Recognition by parts using adaptive and robust correlation filters
A recognition-by-parts authentication system for determining if a physical test target represented in test image(s) obtained using an imaging device matches a...
Detection and correction of flash artifacts from airborne particulates
Flash image orb artifacts arising from specular reflections from airborne particles are corrected. A specific location is detected within a digital image of a...
User interface methods and systems for image brightness and contrast
An image editing user interface includes a first control adapted to alter an image property of an image in response to a user input and a second control adapted...
Thresholding gray-scale images to produce bitonal images
Thresholding gray-scale images to produce bitonal images. In one example embodiment, a method for thresholding a gray-scale image to produce a bitonal image...
Noise elimination apparatus and noise elimination method
A noise elimination apparatus has a subtracting section 11 for obtaining a difference value between input image data and reference image data; a calculation...
Scaling filter for video sharpening
A device has a single scaling filter to filter a video signal once to perform both sharpening and scaling. A memory stores original scaling filter coefficients...
Generating a dilation image utilizing parallel pixel processing
A dilation image is generated from an original digital image utilizing a processing image (b) and a target image (T), where each pixel in the target image is...
Image processing apparatus and image processing program for correcting
An image processing apparatus according to the present invention includes a feature extracting portion that extracts a feature of a frequency characteristic of...
Automated atmospheric characterization of remotely sensed multi-spectral
A method for processing remotely acquired imagery data includes identifying a region of lowest intensity in each of a plurality of different images for a...
Image processing device
The present invention is an image processing device that certainly restores a non-linearly corrected image. A processing unit 4 restores a non-linearly...
Apparatus and methods for image restoration
The present invention relates to an apparatus and methods for performing image restoration. More specifically, the present invention relates to an apparatus and...
De-ringing filter for decompressed video data
A post processing apparatus of a graphics controller to filter decompressed video data. An embodiment of the apparatus includes a buffer and a de-ringing...
Image adaptation with target size, quality and resolution constraints
A computer-implemented method for image adaptation includes accepting a digitally-represented input image and a target size requirement. The input image is...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, storage medium, and
An image processing apparatus may include a feature value extraction unit adapted to extract a feature value from an image, a setting unit adapted to set...
Moving image receiving apparatus
A moving image receiving apparatus has a moving image decoding apparatus (303) for decoding received moving image data. The moving image decoding apparatus...
Methods and apparatus for video decoding
Techniques for performing the processing of blocks of video in multiple stages. Each stage is executed for blocks of data in the frame that need to go through...
Method and device for condensed image recording and reproduction
A method for reproducing image data in a recording medium, and including selecting one or more camera digital data streams for reproduction, the one or more...
Image decoding apparatus and method
An image decoding apparatus is provided, including a parser and an AC decoder. The parser is provided for parsing a bit stream to acquire a first unit. The...
Image decoding apparatus and image decoding method
An image decoding apparatus obtains the prediction error or a restored image of the encoding object image by inverse processing of the encoding processing of...
Method and apparatus for coded aperture imaging
Methods for coded aperture imaging, and processing the data from coded aperture imaging are taught. Several snapshots of an image are acquired, each using a...
Apparatus and method for transforming between discrete cosine transform
coefficient and discrete wavelet...
Provided is an apparatus and method for transforming between a DCT coefficient and a DWT coefficient. The transforming apparatus includes a first fundamental...
Dynamic image encoding device, dynamic image decoding device, dynamic
image encoding method, dynamic image...
An image encoding device including an input section inputting an input image constituting an encoding target; a reference image accumulation section...
Image managing apparatus and image display apparatus
An image managing apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes image information storage means that stores image information corresponding to captured image...
Image-based techniques for shredded document reconstruction
An image-based technique for shredded document reconstruction includes the steps of: employing an image processing process to obtain shred images of the...
Multi-classifier selection and monitoring for MMR-based image recognition
A MMR system that uses multiple classifiers for predicting, monitoring, and adjusting index tables for image recognition comprises a plurality of mobile...
Image matching apparatus, image matching method, and image data output
In an image matching apparatus of the present invention, only a connected region in which the number of pixels included therein exceeds a threshold value, among...
Camera tampering detection
A method and a module for identifying possible tampering of a camera view. The method comprising receiving an image for analysis from an image sequence,...
Image processing apparatus and method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes a pattern generating unit that generates a plurality of two-dimensional array patterns, a radiating unit that emits light...
Method and apparatus for image feature matching in automatic image
Method and apparatus for image feature matching in automatic image stitching processes. Embodiments may provide a computer-implemented method for performing a...
Using handwriting recognition in computer algebra
Systems and methods for use in handwriting recognition in computer algebra are provided. One disclosed method includes receiving handwriting input from a user...
Information processing system, information processing method, image
processing apparatus, program, and...
Text data is extracted from image data read by an image reader. Log data containing the extracted text data is generated. The generated log data is stored in a...
Image processing apparatus and method therefor
Replacement target image data and image data for replacement are stored, character images of the replacement target image data and character images of the image...
Keyword generation process
An apparatus includes a content acquisition unit configured to acquire content data contained in image data, an extraction unit configured to extract a keyword...
Methods and systems for detecting objects of interest in spatio-temporal
Methods and systems detect objects of interest in a spatio-temporal signal. According to one embodiment, a system processes a digital spatio-temporal input...
Machine learning based triple region segmentation framework using level
set on PACS
Certain embodiments of the present invention provide methods and systems for triple region image segmentation. Certain embodiments provide a method for triple...
Sparse volume segmentation for 3D scans
A computer readable medium is provided embodying instructions executable by a processor to perform a method for sparse volume segmentation for 3D scan of a...
Image processing apparatus and method including page-background process
capability, and non-transitory computer...
An image processing apparatus includes: a document type automatic classification section which determines whether input image data is image data for a text...
Method and system for removal of red eye effects
A method of performing red eye correction in an image including storing a high resolution image on a server computer, transmitting a low resolution image...
Image adjustment apparatus and method thereof
The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method thereof for adjusting a luminance of an image signal. The apparatus includes a complementary circuit,...
Automatic detection of calibration charts in images
Methods and apparatuses for locating an embedded color chart in an image are described. In one exemplary method, an image that includes an embedded color chart...
Minimal artifact image sequence depth enhancement system and method
Motion picture scenes to be colorized/depth enhanced (2D->3D) are broken into separate elements, backgrounds/sets or motion/onscreen-action. Background and...
Modifying color and panchromatic channel CFA image
A method of modifying a CFA image or full-color image having a plurality of color channels and a panchromatic channel, includes capturing the panchromatic...
Card identifying apparatus
A card identifying apparatus according to one embodiment of the invention has a light-receiving portion that reads a card on a pixel basis of a predetermined...
Automatic design of morphological algorithms for machine vision
The present invention provides a technique for automated selection of a parameterized operator sequence to achieve a pattern classification task. A collection...
Replacing image information in a captured image
Described herein are systems and methods for expanding upon the single-distance-based background denotation to seamlessly replace unwanted image information in...
SEM system and a method for producing a recipe
This invention relates to a SEM system constructed to create imaging recipes or/and measuring recipes automatically and at high speed, and improve inspection...
Defect source analysis method, defect source analysis apparatus, and
method of manufacturing semiconductor device
An inspecting method increases the accuracy of a DSA (Defect Source Analysis) for thereby increasing the yield of semiconductor devices which are manufactured....
Computer-implemented methods, computer-readable media, and systems for
identifying one or more optical modes of...
Computer-implemented methods, computer-readable media, and systems for identifying one or more optical modes of an inspection system as candidates for use in...
Error detection system for verifying the construction of paper boxes
A method for inspecting a feature applied to a box blank during manufacture of a paper box, comprising the steps of illuminating at least that portion of box...