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Adaptive anisotropic filtering
A method, graphics processing unit, and system are described herein. The method for adaptive anisotropic filtering includes calculating a number of ways of...
Culling using linear bounds for stochastic rasterization
We present a new culling test for rasterization of simultaneous depth of field and motion blur, which efficiently reduces the set of (x, y, u, v, t) samples...
Sample culling based on linearized 5D edge equations
Thin invention introduces a five-dimensional rasterization technique that uses a test based on triangle edges in order to obtain high efficiency. A compact...
Method and device for adapting a graphical effect
A method in an electronic device for adapting a graphical effect used in a Graphical User Interface, GUI, comprised in the electronic device for interacting...
Animation control method for multiple participants
A computer system is used to host a virtual reality universe process in which multiple avatars are independently controlled in response to client input. The...
Ordered list management
Unordered list operations are used to create and modify ordered lists of components. Each list operation specifies an intention to change some aspect of an...
System and method for perspective preserving stitching and summarizing
A method and a system of stitching a plurality of views of a scene, the method including extracting points of interest in each view to include a point set from...
Automated iterative image-masking based on imported depth information
A method, process, and associated systems for automatically selecting and masking areas of a still image or frame of a video clip as a function of ...
Method and apparatus for rasterization
The application provides a method for rasterization. According to the method, a primitive may be divided, at a position where a color abruptly changes in the...
Visualization of relationships and strengths between data nodes
One or more processors receive a dataset that includes a plurality of nodes. One or more processors identify relationships between a plurality of interacting...
System and method for generating multiple master glyph
Disclosed are a system and a method for generating multiple a master glyph. The system for generating a multiple master glyph according to the present invention...
Consolidation and customization of graph-based models
Techniques of consolidation and customization of graph-based models are disclosed. A first graph-based representation of a first model can comprise a first set...
Generating Voronoi treemaps
A system described herein includes a receiver component that receives a tree-structured dataset that includes multiple branches that are hierarchically related...
Vector graph graphical object
Various embodiments are generally directed to techniques for increasing the amount of information conveyed per graphical object in graphical presentations of...
Flexible video object boundary tracking
Techniques involving flexible video object boundary tracking are described. One or more curves, such as Bezier curves, are received as drawn by a user on an...
Supporting color fonts
A system includes a computing device that includes a memory configured to store instructions. The computing device also includes a processor to execute the...
Method and apparatus for projection image generation from tomographic
A method for generating a projection image from tomographic images first captures (S101) a number of stacked two-dimensional tomographic images representing a...
System for accelerated segmented MR image data acquisition
A system for accelerated segmented magnetic resonance (MR) image data acquisition includes an RF (Radio Frequency) signal generator and a magnetic field...
Bandwidth reduction using texture lookup by adaptive shading
An example method of providing a solid texture map to a graphics processing unit (GPU) includes dividing a tile of renderable content into a plurality of...
Image processing device and image processing method for encoding a block
of an image
Provided is an image processing apparatus including a prediction section that generates a predicted value of a color difference component of a pixel of an image...
Method and apparatus for compressing and decompressing data
Methods and apparatus are provided for compressing and decompressing image data by producing two sets of reduced size image data, generating a modulation value...
System and method for redefining depth-based edge snapping for
three-dimensional point selection
An information handling system includes a three dimensional camera and a processor. The three dimensional camera is configured to capture a three dimensional...
Cloud-based system for water analysis
A cross-platform web-based system for water testing capable of measuring, analyzing and maintaining the quality of water using a plurality of different test...
Conversion of digital images into digital line drawings
Techniques described herein convert digital images into images suitable for use as coloring book pages and the like. The techniques include applying a smoothing...
Variable blocking artifact size and offset detection
An aspect of the invention includes a system and method for determining a block size and offset for a block artifact. A content is identified. The content can...
Apparatus and method for extracting object of interest from image using
image matting based on global contrast
An apparatus and method for extracting an object of interest from an image using image matting are disclosed herein. The apparatus for extracting an object of...
Image processing method and apparatus
The present disclosure discloses an image processing method and apparatus. The image processing method comprises: obtaining a two-dimensional image; determining...
Processing of light fields by transforming to scale and depth space
Light field images of a three-dimensional scene are transformed from an (image,view) domain to an (image,scale,depth) domain. Processing then occurs in the...
An alignment method includes: a storage step that images a first workpiece on a chuck table and stores positions of alignment marks corresponding to scheduled...
Sequencing products recognized in a shelf image
A method for sequencing products on a retail shelf, or other objects, recognized in an image of the retail shelf includes detecting products in the received...
System and method for automatically determining pose of a shape
This invention provides a system and method for determining the pose of shapes that are known to a vision system that undergo both affine transformation and...
System, method, and computer program product for indicating hostile fire
A network for indicating and communicating detection of hostile fire, and systems, methods, and computer program products thereof. Hostile fire is optically...
Advanced aircraft vision system utilizing multi-sensor gain scheduling
An enhanced vision system is provided for an aircraft performing a landing maneuver. Accordingly to non-limiting embodiments, a processor onboard the aircraft...
General and nested Wiberg minimization
One of the described methods includes receiving a plurality of images from a camera, the plurality of images comprising a sequence; identifying one or more...
Ophthalmic reference image selection
A method for selecting a representative image of an eye from a plurality of captured images, comprises associating neighboring images from the plurality of...
Method and system for characterizing cell motion
A method and system for characterizing cell motion comprising: receiving image data corresponding to a set of images of a cell culture captured at a set of time...
Method for determining at least one applicable path of movement for an
object in tissue
The invention relates to a method for determining at least one applicable path (32) for the movement of an object, especially of a surgical and/or diagnostical...
Parameter-free denoising of complex MR images by iterative multi-wavelet
A method for denoising Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) data includes receiving a noisy image acquired using an MRI imaging device and determining a noise model...
Medical imaging apparatus
A medical imaging apparatus includes a reconstruction unit, a ROI setting unit, and a controller. The reconstruction unit receives projection data that is based...
Medical image processing apparatus and medical image generation method
The present invention is a medical image processing apparatus which acquires medical image data on a diagnosing object, the apparatus including: a signal...
Method and apparatus for selecting seed area for tracking nerve fibers in
A method for selecting a seed area for tracking nerve fibers in a brain includes performing registration of an atlas which shows a plurality of areas which are...
Image processing apparatus, method and medical image device
An image processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes an input extraction unit, and a parameter estimation unit. The input extraction unit...
Image processing apparatus, method of controlling image processing
apparatus and storage medium
An image processing apparatus comprises: detection means for detecting a region corresponding to a diseased part reference region other than a diseased part...
Label inspection system and method
A label inspection system fixture (1) has a scanner and housing (10) for performing full inline or offline inspection within a printer (20). The fixture (1)...
Defect observation method and defect observation device
Cases in which defects are analyzed in a manufacturing process stage in which a pattern is not formed or in a manufacturing process in which a pattern formed on...
Pattern extracting apparatus and method
A pattern extracting apparatus includes a first storing section storing plural target information pieces, a candidate pattern producing section producing...
Automated image-based process monitoring and control
Methods and devices are disclosed for automated detection of a status of wafer fabrication process based on images. The methods advantageously use segment masks...
Method and apparatus for checking a screw closure torque without contact
The torque which is required to open a plastic screw closure which is screwed onto a bottle is determined without contact by the rotation position of the...
Object based image processing
A method includes receiving image data corresponding to an image and determining object quality values based on a portion of the image data. The portion...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and non-transitory
computer-readable storage medium for...
A plurality of images obtained by capturing, dividing over a plurality of times, a printed material in which additional information is embedded are input....