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US-8,144,965 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer storage medium
A feature value corresponding to each of a plurality of pixel values is calculated for an image. A pixel value is selected for which a minimum distance is...
US-8,144,964 Image feature analysis
A method for localizing hard objects in soft tissue utilizing a computer based system includes receiving ultrasound data from an ultrasound scanner and...
US-8,144,963 Method for processing biomedical images
The present invention relates to a method for highlight and to diagnose regions of interest in biomedical radiographic images, useful in the context of a CAD...
US-8,144,962 Local motion compensation based on list mode data
A method for locally correcting motion in an image reconstructed by a reconstruction system (42) of an imaging system (10) with raw data includes estimating a...
US-8,144,961 Ultrasound diagnostic apparatus and method for measuring a size of a target object
An ultrasound diagnostic apparatus for providing on a display an ultrasound image including a target object and a pointer movable on the ultrasound image,...
US-8,144,960 Method for measuring the concentration of a substance using advanced image processing techniques
A method and system for non-invasively measuring the concentration of an optically-active substance in a subject are provided. The system includes a light...
US-8,144,959 Facilitating temporal comparison of medical images
Methods, systems, and computer program products for facilitating temporal comparison of medical images is provided, with one exemplary application being for...
US-8,144,958 Medical systems and methods
This disclosure generally relates to medical systems and methods. In one aspect of the invention, a method includes determining a fluorescent light intensity at...
US-8,144,957 Medical image data processing and feature identification system
An anatomical feature boundary identification system for use in processing medical images including X-ray images having a substantial noise content, employs at...
US-8,144,956 Ultrasonic diagnosis by quantification of myocardial performance
An ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system is described which acquires 3D data sets of the heart including the myocardium. The epicardial and endocardial surfaces...
US-8,144,955 Automated robust learning of geometries for MR-examinations
A function generator (MFG) formulates a query to a mapping database (DBM) based on a received planning geometry type (PGT) and receives corresponding function...
US-8,144,954 Lighting compensated dynamic texture mapping of 3-D models
Methods, systems, and devices for generating textured 3D models are provided. The present disclosure describes methods, systems, and devices for combining...
US-8,144,953 Multi-scale analysis of signal enhancement in breast MRI
A method for computer assisted lesion detection in magnetic resonance (MR) images includes acquiring dynamic contrast enhanced (DCE) MR images. The images are...
US-8,144,952 Expanded pharmacokinetic model for population studies in breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
A method for pharmacokinetic analysis, including: receiving time-series medical image data of a patient introduced with a contrast agent; identifying a...
US-8,144,951 Method for data evaluation
A method for data evaluation of first and second measured data records acquired substantially simultaneously with the aid of a combined medical examination...
US-8,144,950 Method for facilitating post-processing of images using deformable meshes
Method and system for facilitating post-processing of images using deformable meshes in which a deformable mesh model of an object such as an organ is extended...
US-8,144,949 Method for segmentation of lesions
A method of image segmentation includes receiving a set of voxels, segmenting the set of voxels into a foreground group and a background group, and classifying...
US-8,144,948 Method and apparatus for transporting images
A portable image transport device and corresponding techniques for image transport are disclosed. The portable image transport device accommodates an automatic...
US-8,144,947 System and method for finding a picture image in an image collection using localized two-dimensional visual...
An image management method and system provides for storing, indexing, searching and/or retrieving image data. The content of an image collection is...
US-8,144,946 Method of identifying symbolic points on an image of a person's face
A method for identifying symbolic points on the image of a face including images of a right eye, left eye and mouth, includes: detecting and identifying...
US-8,144,945 Method, apparatus and computer program product for providing an orientation independent face detector
A method for providing orientation independent face detection may include generating multiple mosaic images from an input image in which each of the multiple...
US-8,144,944 Image sharing system and method
An image capture device, includes a body; an image sensor in the body; a lens configured to focus a scene onto the image sensor; a communications interface in...
US-8,144,943 Apparatus and method for detecting specific subject in image
A plurality of collation patterns having different resolutions are generated from an original collation pattern which includes a plurality of local regions....
US-8,144,942 Compact biometric authentication device and associated methodology of imaging and detecting living-tissue patterns
The present invention enables permanent biometric authentication without the risk of forgery or the like. The present invention enables living-tissue...
US-8,144,941 Method and system for creating and operating biometrically enabled multi-purpose credential management devices
A method and system used to integrate and control multiple secure credentialing approaches including magnetic stripes, bar codes, contact and contactless...
US-8,144,940 System and method for authentication of data
Systems and methods for detecting forged magnetic stripe data through relative variations in flux transition location are provided. In one embodiment, the...
US-8,144,939 Automatic identifying
A method includes storing a picture or video that includes a first person. The method also includes automatically identifying the first person using speaker...
US-8,144,938 Biological information acquisition device, method for acquiring biological information, and biometrics device
A biological information acquisition device that acquires information from a biological body by irradiating the biological body with light, the device...
US-8,144,937 System and method for airport mapping database automatic change detection
A method for automatically updating a graphical information system (GIS) type database using aerial imagery. The method may involve processing a new image to...
US-8,144,936 Camera based ink application verification
The present application relates to a method, apparatus and programmable product for verifying print quality of a document assembled on a document manufacturing...
US-8,144,935 Movement detection method and device with a thresholding algorithm per envelope
A movement detection method that includes calculating a first mean of a signal designed to be supplied by at least one pixel of a pixel matrix which corresponds...
US-8,144,934 Photographic subject tracking method, computer program product and photographic subject tracking device
A photographic subject tracking method comprises calculating similarity levels of images input sequentially to a template image, determining a photographic...
US-8,144,933 Storage medium having information processing program stored thereon and information processing apparatus
A motion information obtaining step successively obtains motion information from a motion sensor. An imaging information obtaining step successively obtains...
US-8,144,932 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and interface apparatus
In order to detect a specific detection object from an input image, a color serving as a reference is calculated in a reference image region. The difference for...
US-8,144,931 Real time correlator system and method
A real time digital correlation system is disclosed. Reference filters are constructed to define a region of filter space, and filters may be predictively...
US-8,144,930 Systems and methods for tracking images
Image tracking as described herein can include: segmenting a first image into regions; determining an overlap of intensity distributions in the regions of the...
US-8,144,929 Human pursuit system, human pursuit apparatus and human pursuit program
A human pursuit system includes a plurality of cameras, shooting directions of which are directed toward a floor, are installed on a ceiling, a parallax of an...
US-8,144,928 Object monitoring method, object monitoring apparatus, and object monitoring program storage medium
A method includes a pixel-value correction step that causes an average and variance of pixel values in a second subregion inclusive of a first subregion...
US-8,144,927 Video image processing and fusion
Processing of image data derived from radiation emanating from a scene and acquired by a multi-channel enhanced vision system renders an image of the scene for...
US-8,144,926 Vehicle and lane recognition device
There is provided an image acquisition means (2) for acquiring a color image of a road via an imaging means (9) mounted on a vehicle (8), a lane mark detection...
US-8,144,925 Mapping based message encoding for fast reliable visible watermarking
A watermarking system uses two distinct bit patterns to identify three distinct bits, a logic 0 bit, a logic 1 bit, and a marker bit that demarcates message...
US-8,144,924 Content objects with computer instructions steganographically encoded therein, and associated methods
Various improvements to digital watermarking are disclosed. For example, a digitally watermarked object can steganographically convey a payload that includes...
US-8,144,923 Watermarking encoded content
A system and method are described for inserting a watermark in encoded content, including receiving encoded content, receiving at least one pre-processed...
US-8,144,922 Two-dimensional code with a logo
A two-dimensional code with a logo, wherein a two-dimensional code that represents information by means of a cell dot distribution pattern formed by having a...
US-8,144,921 Information retrieval using invisible junctions and geometric constraints
The present invention uses invisible junctions which are a set of local features unique to every page of the electronic document to match the captured image to...
US-8,144,920 Automated location estimation using image analysis
An implementation of automated location estimation using image analysis is described. In this implementation, an image of a place is obtained and matched with...
US-8,144,919 Annealing algorithm for non-rectangular shaped stained glass collages
The present invention relates to a method to make effective use of non rectangular display space for displaying a collage. In an embodiment of the invention, a...
US-8,144,918 Diaphragm for planar speaker and planar speaker
A diaphragm for a planar speaker and a planar speaker having a long-term stability and a high reliability and exhibiting a flat sound pressure frequency...
US-8,144,917 Dynamic type unit with multiple magnetic field system
The present invention relates to a dynamic type unit with a multiple magnetic field system, and more particularly, to a dynamic type unit including a magnet, a...
US-8,144,916 Vibrating system of panel form electrodynamic loudspeaker
The present invention discloses a vibrating system of flat-plate electrodynamic loudspeaker, which comprises a flat-plate vibrating plate and a voice coil...
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