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US-8,131,110 Reducing signal overshoots and undershoots in demosaicking
An image processing method that demosaicks a mosaic input image to generate a full color output image. The image processing method calculates both vertical and...
US-8,131,109 Image processing method and apparatus for contrast enhancement using intensity mapping
Provided are an image processing method and apparatus for enhancing contrast. The image processing apparatus includes a determination unit that determines...
US-8,131,108 Method and system for dynamic contrast stretch
Aspects of a system and method for processing an image are presented. The method may comprise stretching contrast of an input image based on a distribution of...
US-8,131,107 Method and system for identifying defects in NDT image data
An anomaly detection method includes acquiring image data corresponding to nondestructive testing (NDT) of a scanned object. The NDT image data comprises at...
US-8,131,106 Blocking effect removal system and method
A blocking effect removal system and method is provided. A blocking effect removal system, including: a pixel segment extraction unit to extract a pixel segment...
US-8,131,105 Image processing method and device for performing block effect reduction
The present invention provides an image processing method for processing an image. The method includes: detecting at least an edge in the image; selecting at...
US-8,131,104 Method and apparatus for adjusting the contrast of an input image
A method and apparatus is provided for adjusting the contrast of an input image. A blurred image corresponding to the input image is obtained, the brightness...
US-8,131,103 Image detail enhancement
A method of enhancing details in an input image. The input image comprises input pixels, which have input pixel values (IPV) limited to a range (RA). The method...
US-8,131,102 Method for processing a digital gray value image so that a reduced image noise and simultaneously a higher...
A method for processing a digital gray value image includes the steps of: generating a binary edge image from the gray value image so that edges present in the...
US-8,131,101 Image processing method and image processing apparatus
An object of the invention is to adequately remove a halo in an image processing method and apparatus for conversion of an image into an image suitable for...
US-8,131,100 Representing high-resolution media content in a lower resolution system
Representing high-resolution media content in a lower resolution system is disclosed. For a first portion of a high-resolution media content which is associated...
US-8,131,099 Image processing apparatus and method of controlling image processing apparatus
A noise elimination method capable of handling even beat noise occurring in an oblique direction is proposed. In an image processing apparatus that is provided...
US-8,131,098 Image processing device, image processing method, image processing system, program, storage medium, and...
The present invention executes color correction that improves the feeling of depth of a 2D image with ease and by using a preexisting device. Input image data...
US-8,131,097 Method and apparatus for extended depth-of-field image restoration
A method and apparatus are disclosed for restoring an image captured through an extended depth-of-field lens. Preprocessed data relating to image degradation is...
US-8,131,096 Variable length coding for clustered transform coefficients in video compression
Coding quantized transform coefficients as occur in image compression combines a position identifying method to identify the relative position of clusters of...
US-8,131,095 Process and device for the compression of portions of images
The process of compression of a block of a size L.times.H of a sequence of images comprises, in a repetitive manner, for said block: a search step, in one of...
US-8,131,094 Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding 3D mesh information
A method and apparatus for encoding and decoding three-dimensional mesh information are provided. The method and apparatus separately encode/decode order...
US-8,131,093 Transferring system for huge and high quality images on network and method thereof
A transferring system for huge and high quality images on network and a method thereof are disclosed, wherein various individual image data are converted into...
US-8,131,092 Pixel input-output method, image compressing method, pixel input-output apparatus, image compressing apparatus,...
When inputted pixels from an input DMA unit, a packing unit outputs data package. One data package consists of .alpha. inputted pixels. A memory control unit...
US-8,131,091 Method and apparatus for compressing text and image
Provided is a method and apparatus for compressing a text and an image. When compressing the text and image, it is possible to group valid lines with data into...
US-8,131,090 One click message
The present invention relates to transmitting a communication message from a first user operating a first communication device to user operating at least a...
US-8,131,089 Visibility data compression/decompression method, compression system and decoder
Non-adjacent rows (i) in the visibility matrix (Msr) that have a large number of common elements are automatically detected (E7) and any such detected rows are...
US-8,131,088 Scalable method for encoding a series of original images, and associated image encoding method, encoding device...
A series of decoded images is generated from a series of original images encoded by a first encoding technique following movement-compensated, predictive...
US-8,131,087 Program and apparatus for forms processing
A form processing program which is capable of automatically extracting keywords. When the image of a scanned form is entered, a layout recognizer extracts a...
US-8,131,086 Kernelized spatial-contextual image classification
Kernelized spatial-contextual image classification is disclosed. One embodiment comprises generating a first spatial-contextual model to represent a first...
US-8,131,085 Shape clustering in post optical character recognition processing
Techniques for shape clustering and applications in processing various documents, including an output of an optical character recognition (OCR) process. The...
US-8,131,084 Apparatus for improving sharpness of image
Provided is an apparatus for improving the sharpness of an image. The apparatus includes an edge detector, an effective edge judging unit, an effective edge...
US-8,131,083 Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method...
A reference image and features of the reference image are stored in a hash table in such a manner that the reference image and the features are related to each...
US-8,131,082 Image processing apparatus configured to calculate a resolution suitable for the size of a region to be...
A position and an area of a region to be processed, that is, a region from which image feature parameters are to be extracted, are obtained, and the number of...
US-8,131,081 Image processing apparatus, and computer program product
An image processing apparatus includes a command-data storage unit, a handwritten-data recognizing unit, and a matching unit. The command-data storage unit...
US-8,131,080 Handwriting determination apparatus and method and program
A handwriting apparatus includes unit acquiring first-handwriting data, unit storing one-stroke-handwriting data and a first command as an instruction, the...
US-8,131,079 Pedestrian detection device and pedestrian detection method
A near-infrared night vision device to which a pedestrian detection device is applied includes a near-infrared projector, a near-infrared camera, a display and...
US-8,131,078 Imprint lithography
An imprinting method is disclosed that, in embodiment, includes contacting first and second spaced target regions of an imprintable medium on a substrate with...
US-8,131,077 Systems and methods for segmenting an image based on perceptual information
Systems for segmenting an image based on perceptual information and methods for making and using same. According to one embodiment, input channels from an image...
US-8,131,076 Editing of pre-segmented images using seeds derived from contours
A method for processing an object in image data includes the steps of drawing a contour on a pre-segmentation of an object in image data, generating at least...
US-8,131,075 Fast 4D segmentation of large datasets using graph cuts
A method for segmenting at least a pair of regions of an image. High resolution data is obtained of the image. Each one of the pair of the regions in the image...
US-8,131,074 Specific emitter identification using histogram of oriented gradient features
In one embodiment, a method for specific emitter identification includes receiving a signal from an emitter indicative of a hardware characteristic of the...
US-8,131,073 Apparatus, method, and manufacture for correcting color shading in CMOS image sensors
A device for color shading correction is provided. Local color matching is performed as follows. For each pixel of the image that is being color matched, the...
US-8,131,072 Method and apparatus for reducing image artifacts based on aperture-driven color kill with color saturation...
A method and apparatus for reducing false color artifacts in digital images. Aperture correction and color saturation values are determined for a portion of an...
US-8,131,071 Digital video camera non-integer-ratio Bayer domain scaler
An apparatus having a buffer and a circuit is disclosed. The buffer may be configured to receive a digital image. The digital image generally has (i) a Bayer...
US-8,131,070 Color processing apparatus, color processing method, computer readable medium and computer data signal
A color processing apparatus includes an image signal acquisition section, a color component preservation section, a first color conversion section, a color...
US-8,131,069 System and method for optimizing single and dynamic markov random fields with primal dual strategies
A method for determining an optimal labeling of pixels in computer vision includes modeling an image by a graph having interior nodes and edges where each image...
US-8,131,068 Image matching device and camera
An image matching device includes: a dividing unit that divides a target image, contained in a search window set within an input image constituted with pixels...
US-8,131,067 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable media for attaining image processing
An image processing apparatus that receives mosaic image data having settings of only one color component, R, G, or B, in each pixel and subjects the received...
US-8,131,066 Image classification
Images are classified as photos (e.g., natural photographs) or graphics (e.g., cartoons, synthetically generated images), such that when searched (online) with...
US-8,131,065 Method and apparatus for obtaining and processing image features
Machine-readable media, methods, apparatus and system for obtaining and processing image features are described. In some embodiments, groups of training...
US-8,131,064 Method and apparatus for processing three-dimensional images
A three-dimensional sense adjusting unit displays three-dimensional images to a user. If a displayed reaches a limit of parallax, the user responds to the...
US-8,131,063 Model-based object image processing
Aspects of the present invention include systems and methods for forming generative models, for utilizing those models, or both. In embodiments, an object model...
US-8,131,062 Method of processing an image
An image processing technique comprises the steps of: (a) stretching an original image in the Y-direction (vertical) by a factor falling within the range of...
US-8,131,061 Apparatus for inspecting solder printing
An apparatus for inspecting solder printing includes a memory medium, an ideal solder information generation unit, and an image processing unit. Design data are...
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