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US20140003726 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECOGNIZING CHARACTERS  
A method and an apparatus for recognizing characters using an image are provided. A camera is activated according to a character recognition request and a preview mode is set for displaying an...
US20110286675 Automated Image Sizing and Placement  
Versions of user-selected content images are automatically created, sized, and positioned within a template such that all versions are simultaneously displayed without overlapping in a defined...
US20110135207 Matching An Approximately Located Query Image Against A Reference Image Set  
Aspects of the invention pertain to matching a selected image/photograph against a database of reference images having location information. The image of interest may include some location...
US20100322507 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING DROWSY FACIAL EXPRESSIONS OF VEHICLE DRIVERS UNDER CHANGING ILLUMINATION CONDITIONS  
The present invention includes a method of detecting drowsy facial expressions of vehicle drivers under changing illumination conditions. The method includes capturing an image of a person's face...
US20090310861 IMAGE PROCESSING  
An image processing method includes partitioning an image under test to form a plurality of contiguous image segments having similar image properties, deriving feature data from a subset including...
US20090074301 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD AND COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM THAT STORES PROGRAM THEREOF  
The present invention provides a technique relating to image processing capable of searching for, from a surface of paper, a more suitable region for matching of paper fingerprint information or...
US20140064626 ADAPTIVE IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD BASED IN IMAGE PYRAMID  
An adaptive image processing apparatus includes a first matching unit selecting representative candidate images from among a plurality of images included in an image pyramid and calculating a...
US20070242887 Portable Terminal, Image Information Matching Method for Portable Terminal, Image Information Matching Program, and Recording Medium  
A portable terminal that can execute the image matching without any special operation is provided. The portable terminal has an imaging means, and comprises a state detecting means that detects a...
US20100142828 IMAGE MATCHING APPARATUS AND METHOD  
Provided are an image matching apparatus and method, and the image matching apparatus includes a determining unit determining whether a node, in which a first pixel of a left image of a subject...
US20100045815 IMAGE PICKUP DEVICE  
In this image pickup device, a system controller uses pattern matching to detect regions where patterns match between images based on multiple sets of image data. Subsequently, the system...
US20130148852 METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR TRACKING AN OBJECT IN A SEQUENCE OF IMAGES  
A method of tracking an object (e.g., 1110) in a sequence of images of a scene, is disclosed. At least one foreground area in the scene is associated with the object (1110). An event that is...
US20100209004 SPECTROSCOPIC CHEMICAL COMPOUND IDENTIFICATION  
A spectroscopic chemical compound identification system includes a container, a memory, a spectrometer, and a processor. The container receives unknown chemical compound. The memory stores a...
US20120256885 DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING NOISE REDUCTION FUNCTION AND NOISE REDUCTION METHOD  
A display device has a noise reduction function. The display device includes a display panel, a data driver connected to the display panel, a gate driver connected to the display panel, and a...
US20100278439 Digital Media Recognition Apparatus and Methods  
One of the embodiments of the invention includes a method of identifying illegal uses of copyright material. The steps of the method preferably include the steps of: (a) providing a primary...
US20080187175 Method and apparatus for tracking object, and method and apparatus for calculating object pose information  
A method and apparatus for tracking an object, and a method and apparatus for calculating object pose information are provided. The method of tracking the object obtains object feature point...
US20080050007 PATTERN INSPECTION APPARATUS AND METHOD WITH ENHANCED TEST IMAGE CORRECTABILITY USING FREQUENCY DIVISION SCHEME  
A pattern image inspection apparatus with enhanced image correctability due to consolidation of alignment and image correction by using an image as divided by frequency regions while reducing...
US20130129228 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USE OF IMAGES WITH RECOGNITION ANALYSIS  
An index is provided that holds information about each image content item in a collection of items, For each image content item, a first information item identifying the image content item and its...
US20110276643 METHOD, SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR CREATING AN ART FORM FROM A DATA STREAM  
Embodiments of the invention provide a system and method for allowing visualization of messages in a data stream, such as a feed of messages from a social network server containing a common...
US20110194777 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USE OF IMAGES WITH RECOGNITION ANALYSIS  
An index is provided that holds information about each image content item in a collection of items, For each image content item, a first information item identifying the image content item and its...
US20110123123 AUTOMATIC FORMS IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Systems and methods automatically generate a model of a form or other document and identify the form or other document. In one aspect, a system and method normalize an image of a document and...
US20090285489 Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method  
A document matching process section retrieves a similar image on a basis of the result of a first comparison process for comparing features of a matching key image of first resolution that are...
US20140270543 VIDEO GENERATION WITH TEMPORALLY-OFFSET SAMPLING  
Various embodiments are directed to generating video data using temporally offset image data samples having disparate exposure times. Synthetic samples are generated for each of the pixels at a...
US20130343470 IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, VIDEO ENCODING/DECODING METHODS, VIDEO ENCODING/DECODING APPARATUSES, AND PROGRAMS THEREFOR  
The computational complexity of a denoising filter is reduced while suppressing a reduction in coding efficiency. In an image processing apparatus, an edge direction detection unit calculates an...
US20120105617 METHOD OF MEASURING CRITICAL DIMENSION OF PATTERN AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE SAME  
In a method of measuring a critical dimension of a pattern, a pattern image is obtained from an object pattern. A design pattern of the object pattern and the pattern image are matched to...
US20090245657 IMAGE SEARCH APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS  
Provided is an image search apparatus for searching for a search-target image corresponding to an input image from among a plurality of search-target images. This image search apparatus includes:...
US20070206862 Information processing apparatus, method of computer control, computer readable medium, and computer data signal  
An image processing apparatus includes: an image pickup unit that images an image of a face; a first extraction unit that extracts a first image pattern as a correct solution pattern based on a...
US20140205195 LANDMARK TRIGGERED IMAGE AUGMENTATION  
System, method, and computer program product to provide an augmented image, by receiving an image, analyzing the image to identify at least two augmentation triggers comprising: (i) a predefined...
US20110280490 LEARNING IMAGE TEMPLATES FOR CONTENT ANCHORING AND DATA EXTRACTION  
Methods, and corresponding systems, of generating one or more image anchor templates for extracting data from a data field of a first class of documents are provided. The methods include...
US20100220932 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR STEREO MATCHING OF IMAGES  
A system and method for stereo matching of at least two images, e.g., a stereoscopic image pair, employing a global optimization function, e.g., a belief propagation function, that utilizes...
US20100189364 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IMAGE IDENTIFICATION AND IDENTIFICATION RESULT OUTPUT  
The present invention provides a method and system for image identification and identification result output, wherein a feature image under identification acquired from an image is compared with a...
US20060239535 Pattern defect inspection method and apparatus  
A method and an apparatus for irradiating a measurement sample with an energy beam, a pattern being formed in the measurement sample, providing an optical system for detecting transmitted energy...
US20110194761 Intelligent Image Search Results Summarization and Browsing  
Techniques for intelligent image search results summarization and browsing scheme are described. Images having visual attributes are evaluated for similarities based in part on their visual...
US20110025876 Identification Method  
A method for identifying an object involves transmitted at least one electronic image of the object to be identified to an evaluation unit. The electronic image is compared in the evaluation unit...
US20080298686 IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEM, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM  
An image processing system includes a computer and an image processing apparatus. A control portion of the apparatus controls so that a whole of one side and the other side of a transparent sheet...
US20060257039 Apparatus and method for processing image  
A template representative of an image of a human face is provided. At least one of the template and image data is rotated to adjust a relative angle between an original orientation of the template...
US20110103699 IMAGE METADATA PROPAGATION  
Methods and computer-readable media for propagating content category information to images stored in a database are described. A seed image that is associated with a known content category is...
US20100165113 SUBJECT TRACKING COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT, SUBJECT TRACKING DEVICE AND CAMERA  
A computer performs a template-matching step of template-matching an input image with a plurality of template images with different magnifications by a program stored in an object racking computer...
US20080137965 IMAGE PROCESSOR, CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, AND PROGRAM  
An image processor capable of detecting whether an image formed on a recording medium by the image forming apparatus is defective or non-defective with as high accuracy as possible and at high...
US20150220808 METHOD FOR VISUAL IMAGE DETECTION  
The invention is a method for visual image detection. The method uses several steps to collect, analyze, compare, and flag an image for inappropriate content.
US20150092057 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR IMAGE RECOGNITION  
Disclosed are image recognition apparatuses and methods which detect subject objects by configuring effective candidate regions for the subject objects in a target image. The apparatus includes an...
US20130170757 METHOD FOR CREATING TEMPLATE FOR PATTERNMATCHING, AND IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS  
Disclosed is a method for creating a template for the purpose of performing pattern matching on the basis of a template image having high contrast. Also disclosed is an image processing apparatus....
US20120328202 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENROLLING A USER IN A TELEPRESENCE SYSTEM USING A FACE-RECOGNITION-BASED IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM  
In one embodiment, a method includes obtaining a first image of a party that is stored in a first structure in response to an instruction to enroll the user in a system, and using information...
US20120141036 OBSERVATION APPARATUS AND OBSERVATION METHOD  
An observation apparatus compares a plurality of image information acquired in a specific time by a plurality of image acquisition methods whose image acquisition timings are different, and...
US20120082370 MATCHING DEVICE, MATCHING METHOD AND MATCHING PROGRAM  
Provided is a matching device capable of improving the accuracy of the degree of similarly in the calculation of the degree of similarly between data sets. Element selection means 41 selects...
US20110234847 Image Processing Method and Apparatus  
An image processing technique includes acquiring a main image of a scene and determining one or more facial regions in the main image. The facial regions are analysed to determine if any of the...
US20110194778 PATTERN-SEARCHING CONDITION DETERMINING METHOD, AND PATTERN-SEARCHING CONDITION SETTING DEVICE  
Provided is a method for determining the magnification of a pattern searching template of a scanning electron microscope. The determining method comprises: acquiring a first image initially at a...
US20110150345 PATTERN MATCHING METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR EXECUTING PATTERN MATCHING  
A pattern matching method which is capable of selecting a suitable measurement object pattern, even on a sample containing a periodic structure, and a computer program for making a computer...
US20110052082 Systems and Methods for Detecting Tape on a Document  
Systems and methods for detecting tape on a document are provided. In one embodiment, a method includes capturing a first image of a document. The first image is captured while at least a portion...
US20100290709 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECOGNIZING TYPES OF VEHICLES  
Consistent with the disclosed embodiments, the shapes of the windows of vehicles are used as features for recognizing vehicle types. This method transforms vehicle images with different view...
US20100283872 SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATION OF REINFORCEMENT PATTERN AND SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND APPARATUS FOR ARTIFACT EVALUATION  
Descriptions are provided of various implementations of an automated tuning process configured to optimize a procedure for post-processing images captured by a camera sensor.

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