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9036923 Age estimation apparatus, age estimation method, and age estimation program  
Provided are an age estimation apparatus, an age estimation method, and an age estimation program capable of obtaining a recognition result closely matching the result perceived by human. An age...
8818111 Age estimation apparatus, age estimation method, and age estimation program  
Provided are an age estimation apparatus, an age estimation method, and an age estimation program capable of reducing the labor of labeling the image data used for age estimation. An age...
8606022 Information processing apparatus, method and program  
An information processing apparatus, which creates a tree structure used by a recognition apparatus which recognizes specific information using the tree structure, including a memory unit which...
8599401 Image processing device, image processing system, and computer readable medium  
An image processing device includes an analysis result reception unit, an inclination reception unit, a date and time reception unit, a date and time extraction unit, a determination unit, an...
8515185 On-screen guideline-based selective text recognition  
A live video stream captured by an on-device camera is displayed on a screen with an overlaid guideline. Video frames of the live video stream are analyzed for a video frame with acceptable...
8467444 Information processing system, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program  
An information processing system for performing processing of dividing a moving image into tiles and packetizing and outputting information corresponding to each tile includes a process time...
8345114 Automatic face and skin beautification using face detection  
Sub-regions within a face image are identified to be enhanced by applying a localized smoothing kernel to luminance data corresponding to the sub-regions of the face image. An enhanced face image...
8280175 Document processing apparatus, document processing method, and computer readable medium  
A document processing apparatus includes: a character segmentation unit that segment a plurality of character images from a document image; a character image classifying unit that classifies the...
8249399 Optical character recognition verification  
A method for optical character recognition (OCR) verification, the method includes: receiving a first character image that was obtained from applying an OCR process on a document; wherein the...
8228539 Image forming apparatus  
An image forming apparatus, which includes a plurality of image forming portions transferring a yellow image, a magenta image, a cyan image, and a black image formed on a plurality of...
8218831 Combined face detection and background registration  
Techniques are provided to analyze video frames of a video signal in order to distinguish regions containing a face (and body torso) from regions that contain a relatively static background. The...
8184345 Image reading device and image forming apparatus  
In a first mode, an original is read with a first and a second carriages stopped. In a second mode, the original is read with the first and the second carriages moving in a sub-scanning direction...
8170290 Method for checking an imprint and imprint checking device  
A method for checking an imprint reads an imprint, forms a data code from the imprint, and compares the data code with a predetermined number of check data codes of a stored data set. During a...
7792369 Form processing method, form processing device, and computer product  
A form processing apparatus extracts layout information and character information from a form document. A candidate extracting unit extracts word candidates from the character information. A...
7769235 Text recognition method using a trainable classifier  
The present invention discloses a method of character and text recognition of a bit-mapped graphic file received from an optical scanning device. The method comprises a trainable template cache, a...
7756335 Handwriting recognition using a graph of segmentation candidates and dictionary search  
A method for determining at least one recognition candidate for a handwritten pattern comprises selecting possible segmentation points in the handwritten pattern for use in segmenting and...
7664343 Modified Levenshtein distance algorithm for coding  
Methods and systems of mapping of an optical character recognition (OCR) text string to a code included in a coding dictionary by supplementing the Levenshtein Distance Algorithm (LDA) with...
7657422 System and method for text analysis  
A method and system for generating a Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG) from an initial multi-chain, subject to a constraint. The initial multi-chain is expressed as a string serving as a current input...
7647340 Metadata in JPEG 2000 file format  
A JPEG2000 file includes a plurality of boxes containing data suitable to render an image including a metadata box that includes information within the box describing the content of the image. The...
7561740 Systems and methods for automatic graphical sequence completion  
A possible portion providing method involving receiving a pattern provided using a movable member, the pattern corresponding to a traveling path of the movable member, and the provided pattern...
7404143 Server-based single roundtrip spell checking  
A single-roundtrip server-based spell checking service is provided. A client provides a composition to the server to be spell checked. The server performs a spell check on the composition and...
6826317 Proofreader ability managing method and system  
A technology of the present invention is capable of objectively judging an ability of a proofreader who proofreads a digitized document by use OCR programs. A method of managing an ability of a...
6766069 Text selection from images of documents using auto-completion  
A user-interface for selecting text from images of documents using auto-completion is described. The auto-completion process may be used to complete words (or text sequences), phrases, sentences,...
6459810 Method and apparatus for forming variant search strings  
An exemplary embodiment of the invention is a method for forming variant search strings. The method includes receiving a search string and parsing the search string to locate a mistaken search...
6269188 Word grouping accuracy value generation  
The present invention is a computer-implemented method for calculating word accuracy. Word grouping accuracy values (260) are calculated (212) by using the character accuracy values (250)...
6212299 Method and apparatus for recognizing a character  
A document with a plurality of characters is read, a binary document image is produced, and a character rectangle circumscribed about a mass of black pixels connected with each other (called a...
6154579 Confusion matrix based method and system for correcting misrecognized words appearing in documents generated by an optical character recognition technique  
A method and apparatus for correcting misrecognized words appearing in electronic documents that have been generated by scanning an original document in accordance with an optical character...
6041141 Character recognition machine utilizing language processing  
There is disclosed a character recognition machine adapted to recognize Japanese characters such as kanjis and kanas. The machine comprises a character string storage portion, a character...
5960114 Process for identifying and capturing text  
A process for identifying and capturing text comprising the steps of identifying delimiters in the text, selecting delimiters from the identified delimiters to be delimiters to the left and right...
5933531 Verification and correction method and system for optical character recognition  
An optical character recognition method and system are provided, employing context analysis and operator input, alternatively and in combination, on the same batch of documents. After automatic...
5917941 Character segmentation technique with integrated word search for handwriting recognition  
After each complete stroke in a handwriting recognition process, a hypothesis is generated whether a word break is present between the previous stroke and the new stroke. This hypothesis is...
5905811 System for indexing document images  
When texts recognized by an OCR are registered and those texts are searched by a search word, a state in which the search cannot be performed depending on an error recognition at the time of the...
5265171 Optical character reading apparatus for performing spelling check  
In an optical character reading apparatus for optically reading characters recorded on a paper sheet, when a character string divided based on an interval of characters in a document includes a...
5265242 Document retrieval system for displaying document image data with inputted bibliographic items and character string selected from multiple character candidates  
A document storage and retrieval system for storing a document body in the form of image, means for storing text information in the form of a character code string for retrieval, apparatus for...
5161245 Pattern recognition system having inter-pattern spacing correction  
A pattern recognition system having inter-pattern spacing correction is disclosed which recognizes words and determines where to place spaces between those words by (a) storing each input...
5048113 Character recognition post-processing method  
A character recognition post-processing method includes the steps of, extracting a reference character from a predetermined character string obtained by recognizing a character in the document,...
5033098 Method of processing character blocks with optical character reader  
To efficiently process character blocks including mutually contacting characters by an optical character reader, not only are histograms prepared in a known manner but after candidate positions...
4979227 Method for automatic character recognition employing a lexicon having updated character strings  
In a method for automatic character recognition, character strings marked by word start and word end are formed from the discrete characters calculated with the assistance of a character...
4953225 Handwritten character-recognizing apparatus for automatically generating and displaying character frames  
A handwritten character-recognizing apparatus having a discriminating device which discriminates whether or not an input device, namely, the pen of a writing/displaying tablet has moved from one...
4860376 Character recognition system for optical character reader  
After an optical character reader initially identifies individual characters in a character array by matching their images with dictionary patterns, its character recognition system assigns upper...
4811412 Method of a system for analyzing characters  
After an optical character reader scans a line and image data corresponding thereto are stored, vacant regions perpendicular to the direction of the line are identified. Thereafter, candidate...
4799271 Optical character reader apparatus  
An optical character reader apparatus is provided to optically read characters written on a document card to extract as a word a character group compared with previously registered words. Such a...
4674065 System for detecting and correcting contextual errors in a text processing system  
A system for automatically proofreading a document for word use validation in a text processing system is provided by coupling a specialized dictionary of sets of homophones and confusable words...
4418423 Disparity detection apparatus  
Responsive to each character field, a word recognition apparatus separates a first train of characters α1, α2, . . . αn, which are regarded as characters of a first kind, and a second train of...
4328561 Alpha content match prescan method for automatic spelling error correction  
A system for reducing the computation required to match a misspelled word against various candidates from a dictionary to find one or more words that represent the best match to the misspelled...
4010445 Word recognition apparatus  
A word recognition apparatus using a dictionary of words is disclosed. The apparatus comprises, first of all, word storing means which stores words based on the classification of a plurality of...
3995254 Digital reference matrix for word verification  
A digital reference matrix apparatus is disclosed for verifying input alpha words from a keyboard, character recognition machine, or voice analyzer as valid linguistic expressions. The...
3988715 Multi-channel recognition discriminator  
A multi-channel multi-genre character recognition discriminator is disclosed which performs the decision making process between strings of characters coming from a multi-channel (i.e., three or...
3969700 Regional context maximum likelihood error correction for OCR, keyboard, and the like  
A data processing system is disclosed for selecting the correct form of a garbled input word misread by an optical character reader so as to change the number of characters in the word by...
3839702 BAYESIAN ONLINE NUMERIC DISCRIMINANT  
An online numeric discriminator is disclosed which performs the decision making process between strings of characters coming from a dual output optical character recognition system for use in text...

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