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9042656 Image signature extraction device  
The image signature extraction device includes an extraction unit and a generation unit. The extraction unit extracts region features from respective sub-regions in an image in accordance with a...
9042650 Rule-based segmentation for objects with frontal view in color images  
A method of labeling pixels in an image in which pixels in the image that represent human skin of one or more people are detected and one or more regions in the image are identified, where each...
9042648 Salient object segmentation  
Techniques for identifying a salient object with respect to its context are described. A process receives an input image that includes a salient object. The process segments the input image into...
9042606 Hand-based biometric analysis  
Hand-based biometric analysis systems and techniques are described which provide robust hand-based identification and verification. An image of a hand is obtained, which is then segmented into a...
9042649 Color document image segmentation and binarization using automatic inpainting  
A method for separating foreground and background contents in a document image is provided. The method first computes a pixel-wise map of maximal local features (e.g., local variance, local...
9042619 Method and system for automatic native and bypass coronary ostia detection in cardiac computed tomography volumes  
A method and system for detection of native and bypass coronary ostia in a 3D volume, such as a CT volume, is disclosed. Native coronary ostia are detected by detecting a bounding box defining...
9036873 Apparatus, method, and program for detecting object from image  
An image processing apparatus includes a detection unit configured to scan an input image and each of images at different resolutions, which are generated from the input image, by a...
9036906 Method and apparatus for image segmentation  
A method and an apparatus for multi-label segmentation of an image are described. In a first step user defined labels are determined for one or more pixels of the image. Then a fraction of the...
9031305 Image classification apparatus with first and second feature extraction units and recording medium having program recorded therein  
An image-classification apparatus includes: a first feature extraction unit to acquire a feature value of each of block images obtained by segmenting an input image; an area-segmentation unit to...
9031279 Multiple-object tracking and team identification for game strategy analysis  
A method for automatically tracking multiple objects from a sequence of video images that may extract raw data about participating elements in a sporting, or other event, in a way that does not...
9031325 Automatic extraction of built-up footprints from high resolution overhead imagery through manipulation of alpha-tree data structures  
A system for automatically extracting or isolating structures or areas of interest (e.g., built-up structures such as buildings, houses, shelters, tents; agricultural areas; etc.) from HR/VHR...
9031340 Providing a feature hidden image and detecting and recovering a tampered digital image  
Described embodiments provide an apparatus for providing a digital image by embedding recovery feature. The apparatus may include an input unit, an extraction unit, an embedding unit, and an...
9025898 Dynamically selecting compression method for graphics remoting  
Method and apparatus for improving compression efficiency of for graphics remoting are described herein. According to one embodiment, for each data object of a stream generated within a virtual...
9025870 Image processing device correcting color of border region between object and background in image  
An image processing device includes a processor and a memory. The memory stores computer-readable instructions therein. The computer-readable instructions, when executed by the processor, causes...
9025875 People counting device, people counting method and people counting program  
A people counting device includes: a person presence region extraction unit which extracts a region in which a person is present by performing person detection in relation to an input image; a...
9025836 Image recomposition from face detection and facial features  
A computing system for automatically identifying individual regions in a digital image that include a human face, forming combined padded regions and automatically evaluating each of the regions...
9025872 Image processing device, image processing method, program, and integrated circuit  
Segments included in an image I are each classified as one of object (i.e., person) segments OS1 and OS2 and foreground segments FS1 and FS2. With respect to each of the foreground segments FS1...
9025043 Image segmentation from focus varied images using graph cuts  
A system for providing an adjusted image of a scene includes an optical assembly, a capturing system coupled to the optical assembly, and a control system. The optical assembly is adjustable to...
9025873 Image processing apparatus and control method therefor  
An apparatus comprises a unit which stores a size and scene information for each of a plurality of divided areas obtained by dividing an input image, a unit which obtains a plurality of...
9025874 Method and system for generating shallow depth of field effect  
Methods and systems for generating a shallow depth of field effect for a digitally captured image are provided. At least one region of interest (ROI) and at least one non-interest region are...
9020260 Image processing apparatus, image processing method and recording medium  
CPU performs a process to obtain image data, and defines a predetermined range in the obtained image data. Further, CPU extracts outlines of images falling within the predetermined range, and...
9020261 Video segmentation using statistical pixel modeling  
A method for segmenting video data into foreground and background portions utilizes statistical modeling of the pixels. A statistical model of the background is built for each pixel, and each...
9020185 Systems and methods for non-contact heart rate sensing  
An embodiment generally relates to systems and methods for estimating heart rates of individuals using non-contact imaging. A processing module can process multi-spectral video images of...
9020218 Methods and apparatus for generating a modified intensity projection image  
In a method or apparatus for generating, from medical image data of a subject from a functional imaging modality, a modified intensity projection image for display. An intensity projection image...
9020239 Stereo video for gaming  
A real-time stereo video signal of a captured scene with a physical foreground object and a physical background is received. In real-time, a foreground/background separation algorithm is used on...
9020246 Systems and methods for visual object matching  
Systems and methods for improving visual object recognition by analyzing query images are disclosed. In one example, a visual object recognition module may determine query images matching objects...
9020263 Systems and methods for semantically classifying and extracting shots in video  
The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for classifying videos based on video content. For a given video file including a plurality of frames, a subset of frames is extracted for...
9014467 Image processing method and image processing device  
An image processing method includes a segmentation step that segments an input image into a plurality of regions by using an automatic segmentation algorithm, and a computation step that...
9014449 Method and system for segmentation and removal of pulmonary arteries, veins, left atrial appendage  
A method and system for segmentation and removal of pulmonary arteries, pulmonary veins, and a left atrial appendage from 3D medical image data, such as 3D computed tomography (CT) volumes, is...
9014423 Method and system for catheter tracking in fluoroscopic images using adaptive discriminant learning and measurement fusion  
A method and system for adaptive discriminant learning and measurement fusion for image based catheter tracking is disclosed. An adaptive discriminant model is trained online based on a tracked...
9014476 Background separated images for print and on-line use  
In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for producing background separated product images for print and on-line display. An image formation system provides...
9014414 Information processing apparatus and information processing method for processing image information at an arbitrary viewpoint in a physical space or virtual space  
An information processing apparatus configured to generate an MR image displayed on a display apparatus includes a segmentation unit configured to segment the generated MR image into a plurality...
9008444 Image rectification using sparsely-distributed local features  
This invention is a method for rectifying an input digital image including warped textual information. The method includes analyzing the input digital image to locate a plurality of local...
9009849 Region-based sharing of pictures  
An embodiment of the invention provides a method for sharing digital images on an image-sharing application, wherein a digital image is received from a user, the digital image including a first...
9007463 Video tracking of baseball players which identifies merged participants based on participant roles  
Video frames of a baseball game are analyzed to determine a track for the participants in the game and to update a digital record of the game. The merging of participants in a video frame is...
9008426 Generating an image presegmented into regions of interest and regions of no interest  
A camera system (10) is provided for generating an image presegmented into regions (106a-b) of interest and of no interest, having an evaluation unit (20) which is designed to divide the raw image...
9008436 Image recomposition from face detection and facial features  
A computer implemented method for modifying a digital image comprising identifying two or more individual regions in the digital image that each include a human face, and digitally defining at...
9002121 Method and apparatus for encoding geometry patterns, and method for apparatus for decoding geometry patterns  
3D models often have a large number of small to medium sized connected components, with small numbers of large triangles, often with arbitrary connectivity. The efficiency of compact...
9002055 Methods and systems for matching keypoints and tracking regions between frames of video data  
A method (100) and system (300) is described for processing video data comprising a plurality of images. The method (100) comprising obtaining (104, 106), for each of the plurality of images, a...
9002105 Automated contour detection methods, systems and processor-readable media  
A method and system for identifying existence and occurrence of a contour. The contour presence can be identified by taking a second derivative of a color space (e.g., L*, a*, and b*) value of a...
9002091 Device and computed tomography scanner for determining and visualizing the perfusion of the myocardial muscle  
A device is disclosed for determining and visualizing the perfusion of the myocardial muscle with the aid of static CCTA images. In at least one embodiment, the device includes a segmentation unit...
9001147 System and method for using an image to provide search results  
A system and method uses an image manipulating application to define in an object image a plurality of discrete cells. Predefined image information is substituted for image information in selected...
8995767 Multimedia visualization and integration environment  
Embodiments of the present invention provide techniques for retrieving and displaying multimedia information. According to an embodiment of the present invention, a graphical user interface (GUI)...
8995708 Apparatus and method for robust low-complexity video fingerprinting  
An apparatus and method for video fingerprinting are provided. The method includes, for each frame of a video sequence including a plurality of frames, removing a portion of the frame, dividing a...
8988732 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
In the image processing apparatus, image data is divided into large blocks of a prescribed size and the large blocks are subdivided into small blocks by the dividing unit. The number of isolated...
8989493 Method and apparatus for identifying regions of an image to be filtered during processing of the image  
Embodiments of the present disclosure include methods, apparatuses, and systems for identifying regions to be filtered during processing of an image. A map generator is configured to receive...
8989490 Feature sensitive captioning of media content  
There are provided methods and systems for use in performing feature sensitive captioning of media content. In one implementation, such a method includes detecting an aesthetically determinative...
8988455 Storage medium having game program stored thereon and game apparatus  
A reference character is generated by combining part objects prepared for each site. At least one candidate character object is generated by changing at least one part object among the part...
8989503 Identifying scene boundaries using group sparsity analysis  
A method for identifying a set of key video frames from a video sequence comprising extracting feature vectors for each video frame and applying a group sparsity algorithm to represent the feature...
8989498 System, information providing method and electronic device  
According to one embodiment, a system stores a plurality of contents in a storage medium, each content includes handwritten data including stroke data corresponding to strokes which are...