Methods and apparatus for encoding a digital video signal
An apparatus for encoding an image. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a hash function module for determining changes to a plurality of scan blocks of...
Method and apparatus for compressed sensing
Method and apparatus for compressed sensing yields acceptable quality reconstructions of an object from reduced numbers of measurements. A component x of a...
Methods and apparatus for processing of a digital image
Edge information of an input digital image is obtained. Digital image data corresponding to the input digital image is transmitted to a receiver. The edge...
Information processing apparatus, method of controlling same and computer
A multivalued original image is converted to a high-resolution image by interpolation processing and the resultant high-resolution image is subjected to...
Device, method, and program for compressing image data
An image data compression device for rapidly compressing the file to a desired capacity is provided. The image data compression device comprising a compression...
Method for computing similarity between text spans using factored word
A computer implemented method and an apparatus for comparing spans of text are disclosed. The method includes computing a similarity measure between a first...
Systems and methods for character correction in communication devices
A system and method for character error correction is provided, useful for a user of mobile appliances to produce written text with reduced errors. The system...
Image match-point detection apparatus, image match-point detection method
and storage medium
An image match-point detection apparatus has a pattern detection part, a pattern storage part, a characteristic-point extraction part and a match-point...
Providing virtual inserts using image tracking with camera and position
Camera registration and/or sensor data is updated during a live event by determining a difference between an estimated position of an object in an image and an...
Image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus enables image data to be handled easily after photography. A server apparatus patterns images and controls information in...
Apparatus and method for pattern recognition
A pattern recognition method comprises steps of inputting a pattern of a recognition object performing feature extraction from the input pattern to generate a...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus may include a feature quantity extraction unit configured to extract a feature quantity from an image, a setting unit configured...
Image processing system, image processing method, computer readable medium
and computer data signal
An image processing system includes an area extracting unit, an area relation extracting unit, a relation analyzing unit and an image display unit. The area...
Image search apparatus and image search method
Of the feature amounts of respective regions on an image, a region having a feature amount which is similar to that of a region of interest on a image is...
Handwriting symbol recognition accuracy using speech input
Described is a bimodal data input technology by which handwriting recognition results are combined with speech recognition results to improve overall...
Compact stylus-based input technique for indic scripts
A technique for stylus-based syllabic input that is fast and easy and does not require any additional hardware and can be deployed on a handheld device is...
Handwritten word recognition based on geometric decomposition
A method of recognizing a handwritten word of cursive script includes providing a template of previously classified words, and optically reading a handwritten...
Distributed document processing
A system for document processing including decomposing an image of a document into at least one data entry region sub-image, providing the data entry region...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program
This invention generates a digital document by applying character recognition to character images in a document image, and rendering the character recognition...
Operation estimating apparatus and related article of manufacture
An operation estimating apparatus includes an image obtaining unit, a human body feature point specifying unit, and an operation estimating unit. The image...
Contour finding in segmentation of video sequences
A method of image processing includes: receiving at least one video frame of a video sequence, the at least one video frame including at least one foreground...
Image processing method
An image processing method for individually processing an image of each pixel unit is provided. A red-green-blue color space signal to be input to a pixel unit...
Continuous color grading technique
The continuity of at least one image characteristic, such as color, is maintained through image creation, processing and distribution by correlating that...
Binarizing device and computer readable medium
A binarizing device includes: a difference vector calculation unit that calculates a difference vector between an average color in a peripheral pixel region and...
Object recognition apparatus and object recognition method using epipolar
An object recognition apparatus that processes images, as acquired by an imaging means (10) mounted on a moving object, in a first image plane and a second...
Two dimensional/three dimensional digital information acquisition and
A two dimensional/three dimensional (2D/3D) digital acquisition and display device for enabling users to capture 3D information using a single device. In an...
Mobile robot with a head-based movement mapping scheme
A robotic system that includes a mobile robot and a remote input device. The input device may be a joystick that is used to move a camera and a mobile platform...
Pattern generating apparatus and pattern shape evaluating apparatus
Although there has been a method for evaluating pattern shapes of electronic devices by using, as a reference pattern, design data or a non-defective pattern,...
Bank note processing machine and method for identifying forged bank notes
The invention relates to a bank note processing machine and a method for recognizing forged bank notes. With the bank note processing machine according to the...
Methods for altering one or more parameters of a measurement system
Methods for altering one or more parameters of a measurement system are provided. One method includes analyzing a sample using the system to generate values...
Stain-based optimized compression of digital pathology slides
A novel and useful method and system of optimized image compression of digital pathology slide images. The optimized image compression mechanism exploits the...
Computer-aided pathological diagnosis system
The present invention is a computer-aided pathological diagnosis method for the classification of cancer cells in a tissue specimen based on a digital cellular...
X-ray image diagnostic system, image processing apparatus and image
The present invention is an image processing apparatus that reconstructs one frame of image data using block-level image data, including a unit that receives...
Orientation detection for chest radiographic images
A method for identifying the orientation of a radiographic image of a patient generates a reduced-scale image having a smaller number of pixel elements than the...
B1 mapping in MRI system using k-space spatial frequency domain filtering
Frequency filtering of spatially modulated or "tagged" MRI data in the spatial frequency k-space domain with subsequent 2DFT to the spatial domain and...
System and method for image processing
The present invention relates to a system and a method for processing an initial image of coronary arteries. In accordance with the proposed method, a healthy...
System and method for automatic detection of end of diastole and end of
systole image frames in X-ray...
End-diastolic and end-systolic image frames are automatically selected on a real-time basis from a sequence of X-ray ventricular angiogram images by modeling...
Precomputed automatic pixel shift for review of digital subtracted
Disclosed are method and apparatus for motion correction of Digital Subtracted Angiography (DSA) images. Prior to display of DSA image frames, a pixel shift...
Method and system for dynamic, automated detection of outlying feature and
feature background regions during...
A method and system for employing signal-intensity data contained within areas of a scanned image of a chemical array corresponding to features and feature...
Methods for determining meniscal size and shape and for devising treatment
The present invention relates to methods for determining meniscal size and shape for use in designing therapies for the treatment of various joint diseases. The...
Apparatus for caries detection
An apparatus for imaging a tooth having a light source with a first spectral range and a second spectral range. A polarizing beamsplitter (18) light having a...
Method for editing 3D image segmentation maps
A digital image editing method includes receiving a three-dimensional volume image of an anatomical object of interest, wherein the volume image is...
Method for determining an optimal output of an ablation catheter for a
myocardial ablation in a patient and...
The invention relates to a method for determining an optimal output of an ablation catheter for a myocardial ablation in a patient with the following steps:...
Apparatus and program for assisting report generation
A burden in generating a follow-up observation report is reduced. The size of an abnormal shadow present on a current medical image obtained by imaging a...
Method of analyzing cell or the like having linear shape, method of
analyzing nerve cell and apparatus and...
It is intended to propose a technique whereby a nerve cell is morphologically analyzed automatically based on a three-dimensional image of the nerve cell....
Method, device, and computer programme for evaluating images of a cavity
The invention relates to a device, a method and a computer program for evaluating images of the heart that have been captured by means of a medical imaging...
Method and apparatus for aligning a multi-modality imaging system
A method of determining component misalignment in a multi-modality imaging system includes imaging a plurality of target objects with a first modality unit to...
Method for designing an abutment
A method for designing an abutment tooth which mainly comprises the steps of: setting a reference abutment device with a feature on an analog of a mouth model;...
Method and imaging processing unit and medical imaging device for
producing a contrast enhanced image data...
In order to produce a contrast enhanced image data record of an examination region of a patient, a method is disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the method...
Method for reconstructing a three-dimensional target volume in realtime
and displaying it
The invention relates to a method for reconstructing a three-dimensional target volume, particularly within the human body, in realtime and displaying it, with...