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US-8,086,035 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
When converting image data constituted by a plurality of objects to data for an output device, color appearances of object images specified as a same output...
US-8,086,034 System and method for reducing color artifacts in digital images
Systems and methods for reducing color artifacts in digital images. A disclosed embodiment includes averaging original color pixel values of a subject pixel in...
US-8,086,033 Device, method, and program storage medium for color conversion, device, method, and program storage medium for...
A color conversion device is provided including: a setting unit that sets a conversion mode, based on characteristics of a source color region related to an...
US-8,086,032 Image processing device, image processing method, and image pickup apparatus
An illumination component extractor is operable to extract an illumination component from input image data by: performing a smoothing process a certain number...
US-8,086,031 Region detection
Disclosed herein are systems methods and devices related to region detection of an image. Detected regions include pixels of a particular one or more colors...
US-8,086,030 Method and system for visually presenting a high dynamic range image
Method for presenting an image, exhibiting a dynamic range, the method including the procedures of determining the dynamic range of the image, determining a...
US-8,086,029 Automatic image adjustment
Automatic image adjustment is described, including performing a principal component analysis (PCA) for a plurality of values to determine a principal component,...
US-8,086,028 Text-to-scene conversion
The invention relates to a method of converting a set of words into a three-dimensional scene description, which may then be rendered into three-dimensional...
US-8,086,027 Image processing apparatus and method
An image processing apparatus includes an image input unit, a feature point extraction unit which extracts a plurality of feature points from an input image, a...
US-8,086,026 Method and system for the determination of object positions in a volume
A method or a system embodiment determines positional information about a moveable object to which is affixed a pattern of stripes having reference lines. A...
US-8,086,025 Universal stereoscopic file format
Stereoscopic images may be represented in four coordinates where a first image is represented in three coordinates and a second image is represented of one...
US-8,086,024 Defect detection apparatus, defect detection method and computer program
There is provided a defect detection apparatus capable of highly accurately detecting a defect of a size not larger than a size desired by the user, in which...
US-8,086,023 Defect detection apparatus, defect detection method and computer program
There are provided a defect detection apparatus, a defect detection method, and a computer program, which are capable of setting an appropriate reference line...
US-8,086,022 Electron beam inspection system and an image generation method for an electron beam inspection system
An inspection system uses a scanning electron microscope that detects a high-precision electron beam image, and at the same time removes restrictions for a low...
US-8,086,021 Appearance inspection apparatus with scanning electron microscope and image data processing method using...
The present invention provides an appearance inspection apparatus that allows a user to give precedence to either defect detection performance or throughput....
US-8,086,020 System and method for analyzing impurities of an object
A computer-implemented method for analyzing impurities of an object is provided. The method includes selecting a region from an image of the object,...
US-8,086,019 Method of creating master data used for inspecting concave-convex figure
An image of respective figures is cut out by selecting a figure from tire CAD drawings, and an arranging position of the figure is set in accordance with a...
US-8,086,018 Methods of processing a check in a check stock verification system
A method is provided of a bank processing a check in a check stock verification system. The method comprises receiving a check image having at least one...
US-8,086,017 Detecting improved quality counterfeit media
A method of creating a classifier for media validation is described. Information from all of a set of training images from genuine media items is used to form a...
US-8,086,016 Apparatus, a method and software for analyzing a cell image
A cell image analysis apparatus and method for judging, quickly and with good reproducibility, the presence or absence of a membrane translocation reaction...
US-8,086,015 Facilitating computer-aided detection, comparison and/or display of medical images by standardizing images from...
The present invention is methods for processing medical images so as to remove certain effects of the physical characteristics of the object being imaged and/or...
US-8,086,014 X-ray image diagnostic apparatus and control method, and image processing method
The present invention implements efficient transmission of captured images while also maintaining high-resolution image quality. The present invention is an...
US-8,086,013 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus characterized by including a device which recognizes, in a bone part unit, a bone area extracted from a medical image and...
US-8,086,012 Methods and apparatus for determining body weight and fat content using computed tomography data
Methods and apparatus for determining body weight and fat content using computed tomography data are provided. One method includes acquiring a pre-scan image...
US-8,086,011 Reconstructing a tomographic image
In an aspect, tomographically reconstructing a 3D image object corresponding to a data set includes for each step in a series of iteration steps, determining an...
US-8,086,010 Medical image diagnosis apparatus and the control method thereof
Obtain a tomographic image of a patient table in advance in a state in which the object is not placed on the patient table. Obtain a tomographic image of the...
US-8,086,009 Method and apparatus for displaying phase change fused image
To allow the correspondence between a region having different susceptibility and a tissue structure to be easily visible, a phase change weighted image is...
US-8,086,008 Device and method for superimposing patterns on images in real-time, particularly for guiding by localisation
The invention relates to a device for superimposing known patterns, characteristic of a region, on (real) images of said region. The device comprises, a memory...
US-8,086,007 Method and system for human vision model guided medical image quality assessment
A method and system for image quality assessment is disclosed. The image quality assessment method is a no-reference method for objectively assessing the...
US-8,086,006 Method and system for evaluating image segmentation based on visibility
A method and system for evaluating image segmentation is disclosed. In order to quantitatively evaluate an image segmentation technique, synthetic image data is...
US-8,086,005 Medical image processing apparatus and medical image processing method
A medical image processing apparatus of the present invention includes an edge extracting section that extracts edges of an inputted two-dimensional image, a...
US-8,086,004 Use of a single X-ray image for quality assurance of tracking
A method and system for aligning a volume of interest in a three-dimensional treatment coordinate system with a reference position using stereoscopic imaging...
US-8,086,003 Method and magnetic resonance apparatus to acquire temporally successive image data sets
In a method and magnetic resonance apparatus for acquisition and processing of a series of temporally successive image data sets of the series of temporally...
US-8,086,002 Algorithms for selecting mass density candidates from digital mammograms
The present invention provides a method for selecting mass density candidates from digital image, for example mammograms, for computer-aided lesion detection,...
US-8,086,001 Utilizing physiological models to control functional acquisitions
Adaptively controlling an imaging system (200, 205) includes constructing model feature characteristics (105) of a process over time, determining parameters and...
US-8,086,000 Method, apparatus and computer program for quantitative bifurcation analysis on angiographic images
A method, data processing facility and program storage device for quantitative analysis on medical image data of a bifurcated tubular organ which involves...
US-8,085,999 Apparatus for inputting biometrical feature
A biometrical feature inputting apparatus includes a 1-dimensional or quasi 1-dimensional image sensor. When a finger and the image sensor are relatively slid,...
US-8,085,998 Finger sensor including enhanced ESD protection and associated methods
A finger sensor may include a finger sensing integrated circuit (IC) having a finger sensing area and at least one bond pad adjacent thereto, and a flexible...
US-8,085,997 Imaging apparatus and imaging method
Pseudo three dimensional image data sets are generated by an imaging apparatus, such as a digital camera having face detecting functions, by a simple operation....
US-8,085,996 Image processing apparatus, image display apparatus, imaging apparatus, method for image processing therefor,...
An image processing apparatus includes the following elements. An evaluation information storage section stores a plurality of evaluation information sets for...
US-8,085,995 Identifying images using face recognition
A method includes identifying a named entity, retrieving images associated with the named entity, and using a face detection algorithm to perform face detection...
US-8,085,994 Iris identification system and method using mobile device with stereo camera
The present invention relates to a face recognition and/or iris recognition system and method using a mobile device equipped with a stereo camera, which acquire...
US-8,085,993 Modular biometrics collection system architecture
A modular biometrics collection system with an architecture having application to a combined features recognition system. The system may be a self-organizing...
US-8,085,992 Methods and systems for capturing biometric data
A method of capturing biometric data is provided that includes activating a security application in a device. The security application is activated by an...
US-8,085,991 Face normalization for recognition and enrollment
The present invention is an iterative method for normalization of a probe image against the Eigenspace learned from a database of images. The invention is also...
US-8,085,990 Hybrid maps with embedded street-side images
The claimed subject matter relates to a computer-implemented architecture that can generate a map. The map can be a hybrid between an orthographic projection...
US-8,085,989 Method and apparatus for determining authenticity
In an authenticity determining apparatus, an image-data acquiring unit acquires image data of a paper sheet; a block-value calculating unit divides the image...
US-8,085,988 Apparatus and method for recognizing and determining a position
An apparatus for recognizing and determining the position of at least one teat of a milking animal includes a scanning head comprising a light source and a...
US-8,085,987 Method and tool for surface texture evaluation
Texture of a surface, for example concrete, is evaluated by capturing images of the surface facing the surface in a direction of an orthogonal axis extending...
US-8,085,986 Image processing apparatus and method for processing images more naturally and sharply
There is provided an image processing apparatus including motion vector extracting means for extracting a motion vector on a pixel basis from each of a...
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