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Method and apparatus for scene segmentation from focal stack images
A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to facilitate scene segmentation from focal stack images. The method may include receiving a set...
Method and apparatus for image segmentation algorithm
Cluster centers of an image are initialized. The image includes a plurality of pixels. Pixels of the plurality of pixels in a pattern are labeled. The cluster...
Visual and physical motion sensing for three-dimensional motion capture
A system includes a visual data collector for collecting visual information from an image of one or more features of an object. The system also includes a...
Measuring device for determining the spatial position of an auxiliary
A positioning method continuously determines the spatial position of an auxiliary measuring instrument having several auxiliary-point markings in a fixed, known...
Clothing image processing system, control method for clothing image
processing system, clothing image...
A first size adjusting unit adjusts a size of a first clothing image which is an image of a first piece of clothing worn on an upper half of a body based on a...
Method and apparatus for generating spanning tree, method and apparatus
for stereo matching, method and...
A method and apparatus for generating a spanning tree, a method and apparatus for stereo matching, a method and apparatus for up-sampling, and a method and...
Method and system for identifying anomalies in medical images especially
those including body parts having...
Method for locating anomalous features in medical images in which medical images are supplied by an external source. A sequence of specific measurements is...
Multi-modality vertebra recognition
Systems, methods and computer program products to perform multi-modality vertebrae recognition are provided. Aspects of the present disclosure disclosed and...
Imaging tomosynthesis system, in particular mammography system
An imaging tomosynthesis system, in particular a mammography system, includes a computer system which generates x-ray projections of an examination object from...
Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and method for acquiring a measurement
value of a ROI
Provided are an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and a method of operating the same. A method of operating the ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes...
Systems and methods for semi-automated segmentation of medical images
Systems and methods for segmenting a medical image are provided. In some embodiments, the method includes receiving an image acquired from at least a portion of...
Using high resolution full die image data for inspection
Methods and systems for determining a position of inspection data with respect to a stored high resolution die image are provided. One method includes aligning...
Defect classification method, and defect classification system
In automatic defect classification, a classification recipe must be set for each defect observation device. If a plurality of devices operate at the same stage,...
Methods and systems for utilizing design data in combination with
Various methods and systems for utilizing design data in combination with inspection data are provided. One computer-implemented method for binning defects...
Method of design-based defect classification and system thereof
There is provided an inspection method capable of classifying defects detected on a production layer of a specimen. The method comprises: obtaining input data...
Method for correcting purple distortion in digital images and a computing
device employing same
A computing device and a method for correcting color distortion are provided, in particular for correcting purple flare. A digital image has an array of pixels...
Systems and methods for removing defects from images
A method is described to increase the efficiency of the removal of defects from document images by reorienting the conceptual framework within which an image is...
Enhancing perceived sharpness of images
A method of enhancing the perceived sharpness of an image by controlling a spatial interpolation process. A pixel value spatial gradient measure is formed and...
Method and apparatus for enhancing quality of 3D image
A method of enhancing a quality of a 3 dimensional (3D) image includes classifying an input 3D image into a plurality of sub-areas based on noise...
Method for identifying and extracting a linear object from an image
A method for identifying and extracting a linear object from an image is disclosed. The method comprises: acquiring an original image to be processed, wherein...
Image providing system, apparatus for same, and image providing method
An image providing system includes: a terminal to run at least one application, to request an image from a service device, to determine whether the application...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium
A demosaicing unit interpolates mosaic image data of each pixel of interest so as to reproduce colors missing at each pixel by interpolation using neighboring...
Image processing circuit, image processing method, and display device
using the same
An image processing circuit includes a determination unit configured to classify the input image data into a first image area being a gradation area, a second...
State shadowing to support a multi-threaded driver environment
One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for tracking and filtering state change methods provided to a graphics pipeline. State shadow...
Just-in-time processing of images
Technology is disclosed for processing an image just-in-time, e.g., upon receiving a request for an image ("the technology"). Various embodiments of the...
Method for inserting, in the fourier domain, a digital watermark in an
image and corresponding method for...
A method is provided for inserting a digital watermark in an image by an insertion device. Inserting includes: applying a Fourier transform to the image,...
Full-color visibility model using CSF which varies spatially with local
The present disclosure relate generally to color science and digital watermarking. A full color visibility model has been developed which has good correlation...
Protecting content on a mobile device from mining
Systems and methods prevent or restrict the mining of content on a mobile device. For example, a method may include determining that content to be displayed on...
Detecting, classifying, and enforcing policies on social networking
Technology is disclosed for detecting, classifying, and/or enforcing policies on social networking activity. The technology can store a content policy, classify...
Consistent interface for message-based communication arrangement,
organisational centre replication request,...
A business object model, which reflects data that is used during a given business transaction, is utilized to generate interfaces. This business object model...
Driving computer displays with customization options and collecting
A product image depicting a customizable product with one or more annotations is displayed. Each annotation of the one or more annotations identifies an...
Methods and systems for selecting an image in a network environment
Systems and methods for collecting, selecting, and displaying an image or image set in a network based environment are described. The systems and methods can...
Recommending content information based on user behavior
Content recommendation includes: determining a plurality of user behavior categories pertaining to a plurality of user behaviors by a plurality of users within...
Customized impulse shelves
A method for providing an item suggested by a retailer to a user prior to an upcoming transaction at a point of sale terminal includes detecting a presence of...
Virtual reality system including smart objects
Methods, systems, and computer-readable storage media that may be used to generate a virtual reality simulation of a shopping environment are provided. One...
Populating a software catalogue with related product information
A method and system for populating a software catalogue in software applications which monitor the presence of software products on a plurality of computers....
System for managing electric energy grid-vehicle exchange devices
A system for managing electric energy exchange devices is disclosed. The system comprises a processor and a memory. The processor is configured to receive a set...
Systems and methods for living user reviews
Systems and methods for creating an opinion timeline. Users are able to submit ongoing reviews for products and services based on extended use, new revelations,...
Media content based advertising
A method of selecting a promotional content for media content items. The method comprises providing a database hosting a plurality of uniform resource locators...
System and method for deriving income from URL based context queries
A system and method for deriving income from URL based context queries. A URL based user context query is received over a network from a user, wherein the user...
Determining community gatekeepers in networked systems
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for determining community gatekeepers in networked systems are provided herein. A method includes identifying a...
Techniques for wireless communication of proximity based content
A system and method for communication of proximity based content is disclosed between a mobile computing device having a Short Range Communication (SRC) device...
Methods and apparatus to access media
Methods, apparatus, and articles of manufacture to share media are disclosed. An example system includes an application program distribution interface to...
Method and system for implementing behavior isolating prediction model
According to an embodiment of the present invention, a computer implemented method and system for isolating variables in a behavior prediction model comprises:...
Real time television advertisement shaping
A multimedia client receives, over a subscription multimedia network, television content for presentation to a viewer, where the television content includes an...
Micro video assistant
A method for retrofitting a vending machine with a video communications device includes securing a video communications device with a mounting feature of the...
Transferring account information or cash value between an electronic
transaction device and a service provider...
Methods and systems are provided for supporting electronic transactions, including transactions that are provided with per-user, per-device and per-domain...
Transactional security over a network
A system and method facilitating purchase transactions over a computer network, including the purchase of electronically storable items. The embodiments herein...
Methods and systems for selecting accounts and offers in payment
Embodiments provide systems, methods, processes, computer program code and means for using mobile devices to conduct payment transactions at merchant locations...
User device enabling access to payment information in response to
mechanical input detection
In certain embodiments, an electronic device can include a secure element that detects a mechanical input. The mechanical input can correspond to an instruction...