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8811757 Multi-pass video noise filtering  
A method of noise filtering of a digital video sequence is provided that includes computing a motion image for a frame, wherein the motion image includes a motion value for each pixel in the frame,...
8780213 Image processing method, image processing apparatus, image processing program, and image file format  
In a learning process, first, images having different resolutions are obtained from a target region of the subject (S101). Further, the subject characteristic of the target region is obtained...
8761261 Encoding using motion vectors  
Various embodiments provide techniques and/or systems for reducing instances of computational complexity involved in video encoding.
8755616 System and method for using pattern vectors for video and image coding and decoding  
An exemplary embodiment of the invention relates to a method of using pattern vectors for image coding and decoding. The method comprises converting a block of image data into a set of transform...
8737754 Quantization method and apparatus  
Quantization for oversampled signals with an error minimization searches based upon clusters of possible sampling vectors where the clusters have minimal correlation and thereby decrease...
8737753 Image restoration by vector quantization utilizing visual patterns  
The restoration of images by vector quantization utilizing visual patterns is disclosed. One disclosed embodiment comprises restoring detail in a transition region of an unrestored image, by first...
8731051 Forward and inverse quantization of data for video compression  
A video processor is described, which is useful for implementing a quantization process, in compliance with the H.264 standard. The video processor includes an input, for receiving a block of image...
8731317 Image classification employing image vectors compressed using vector quantization  
Local descriptors are extracted from an image. An image vector is generated having vector elements indicative of parameters of mixture model components of a mixture model representing the extracted...
8712159 Image descriptor quantization  
Image descriptor quantization technique embodiments are presented which quantize an image descriptor defined by a vector of number elements. This is generally accomplished by lowering the number of...
8704843 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
An image processing apparatus according to the present invention, comprises: a motion detection unit that detects a motion vector from an input image;a determination unit that determines whether an...
8688621 Systems and methods for information compression  
Systems and methods for information compression. In a first method embodiment, a computer implemented method for compressing information includes finding a closest match entry of a dictionary to a...
8682086 Systems and methods for determining image representations at a pixel level  
Systems and methods process an image having a plurality of pixels includes an image sensor to capture an image; a first-layer to encode local patches on an image region; and a second layer to...
8682823 Multi-magnitudinal vectors with resolution based on source vector features  
Methods, systems and computer program products for resolving multiple magnitudes assigned to a target vector are disclosed. A target vector that includes one or more target vector dimensions is...
8666108 Watermarking scheme for digital video  
Each bit of information that is impressed upon a video signal is impressed upon each pixel of a block of pixels of the video signal a video signal so as to reduce errors in transmission of the...
8655091 Basis vector spectral image compression  
Computer implemented methods for compressing 3D hyperspectral image data having a plurality of spatial pixels associated with a hyperspectral image, and a number of spectral dimensions associated...
8638978 Digital watermarking of low bit rate video  
Methods for embedding digital watermarks in compressed video include perceptual adapting a digital watermark in predicted and non-predicted data based on block activity derived from the compressed...
8630509 Structured grids for label propagation on a finite number of layers  
An image represented by multiple nodes can be processed by determining whether labels can be propagated to a node from another node of the image. Conceptually, an image can be presented as a...
8619861 Texture sensitive temporal filter based on motion estimation  
Architecture that employs texture sensitive temporal filtering to reuse motion estimation information in a realtime encoder. The temporal filter is applied for classified static areas. The...
8593687 Printer for printing picture, has selecting module that selects frame on selected picture and recorder which records selected portion of selected picture surrounded by frame and printing module prints selected portion  
A printer includes a display, a storing module, a picture decoder, a selecting module, a recorder, and a printing module. The storing module is configured to store a plurality of pictures. The...
8594366 Context-based adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC) video stream compliance  
A method of providing CABAC compliant changes such as watermarks comprises accessing encoded data such as video which comprise at least two blocks; creating or accessing a list of changes to the...
8582908 Quantization method and apparatus  
Quantization for oversampled signals with an error minimization searches based upon clusters of possible sampling vectors where the clusters have minimal correlation and thereby decrease...
8583898 System and method for managing processor-in-memory (PIM) operations  
A system and method of compiling program code, wherein the program code includes an operation on an array of data elements stored in memory of a computer system. The program code is scanned for...
8559737 Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, and image coding and decoding apparatus  
An image coding method includes: (i) determining, for each of one or more associated blocks, whether to add a motion vector of the associated block to a list, and (ii) adding the motion vector of...
8533162 Method for detecting object  
An object detection method that is provided with a step for extracting a plurality of reference feature vectors related to a local area from an image representing an object, and extracting a...
8520951 Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and computer readable storage medium  
The present invention enables mixture of a core line vectorization process and a outline vectorization process, and comprises: inputting an object image of a vectorization process; extracting a...
8497787 Systems and methods for performing efficient decoding using a hybrid decoder  
Systems and methods for decoding data using a hybrid decoder are provided. A data signal that includes a codeword is received. A signal quality indicator for the data signal is computed. One of a...
8488681 Image capturing apparatus, control method therefor, program, and storage medium  
This invention makes it possible to reduce power consumption of an encoding device while more appropriately encoding a video image in the first frame. An image capturing apparatus includes a camera...
8489395 Method and apparatus for generating lattice vector quantizer codebook  
A method and an apparatus for generating a lattice vector quantizer codebook are disclosed. The method includes: storing an eigenvector set that includes amplitude vectors and/or length vectors,...
8483500 Run length coding with context model for image compression using sparse dictionaries  
Apparatus and methods for coding images geometric vector quantization (GVQ) having an over-complete dictionary which produces a sparse vector of coefficients as it contains large runs of zeros. The...
8477050 Apparatus and method for encoding using signal fragments for redundant transmission of data  
A system and method for redundant transmission is provided. In one embodiment, an input signal S is encoded as a list of fragments. Each fragment includes an index value and a projection value. The...
8462170 Picture attribute allocation  
The invention concerns image processing and, in particular, the processing of picture attribute fields for an image. A method of obtaining a new picture attribute field of an image is disclosed in...
8447752 Image search by interactive sketching and tagging  
Sketch and tagging based image search may include receiving a sketch query input and identifying an object in a desired image. The object or objects of the sketch query may be tagged with a text,...
8442118 Calculating transformation parameters for image processing  
The invention relates to a method for obtaining transformation parameters. A camera motion can be modeled by providing a vector field of motion vectors describing estimated motion vectors,...
8437045 Bitmapped based trapping methods, apparatus and system by modifying non-black halftone pixel bitmap plane using estimated continuous tone value  
Provided are bitmap based trapping methods, apparatus and systems. According to one exemplary method, black trapping color image data is performed by estimating the continuous tone values...
8417034 Apparatus and method for separating foreground and background  
Disclosed herein is an apparatus and method for separating a foreground and a background. The apparatus includes a background model creation unit for creating a code book including a plurality of...
8401325 Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and computer program for core line modification of a thinning figure in an image process  
According to one aspect of the present invention, there is provided an image processing apparatus comprising: a thinning process unit which extracts a core line by applying a thinning process; a...
8385670 Image restoration by vector quantization utilizing visual patterns  
The restoration of images by vector quantization utilizing visual patterns is disclosed. One disclosed embodiment comprises restoring detail in a transition region of an unrestored image, by first...
8379725 Motion-vector searching method and motion-vector searching apparatus  
A motion-vector searching method is provided. The motion-vector searching method includes the steps of: reading out observed processing blocks and reading out reference processing blocks;...
8374452 Method and apparatus for fast cell search  
The GCL sequence index of each cell/sector is assigned so that a difference of the indices between adjacent cells/sectors is more than N, where N≧1. During GCL index detection, the adjacent N−1 ind...
8358692 Image-processing apparatus and method thereof  
In order to set a quantization step according to a target amount of code with high precision, a coefficient set according to the resolution of a moving picture to be encoded and the encoding method...
8340439 Image conversion method and apparatus, and pattern identification method and apparatus  
In an image conversion method, a value which reflects the mutual relationship between the classes of pixel patterns each formed from a pixel classified as one of a plurality of classes and...
8341671 System and method for synchroning broadcast content with supplementary information  
Disclosed herein is a system and method for providing a supplementary information associated with a broadcast content. The system provides a supplementary information associated with a specific...
8340451 Method for constructing image database for object recognition, processing apparatus and processing program  
Provided is a method for constructing an image database for object recognition, which includes a feature extraction step of extracting local descriptors from object images which are to be stored in...
8340450 Successively refinable lattice vector quantization  
A vector quantizer includes a lattice quantizer (10) approximating a vector x by a lattice vector belonging to a lattice Λ0. A lattice vector decomposer (14) connected to the lattice quantizer ...
8335260 Method and device for vector quantization  
A method for quantizing vector. The method includes: performing a quantization process on a vector to be quantized by use of N basic codebook vectors and the adjustment vectors of each of the basic...
8331447 Apparatus for decoding video compression coded data  
A decoding apparatus includes a standard predicted image generating unit which generates a standard decoded image and a standard predicted image of standard image quality; a non-standard decoded...
8331708 Method and apparatus for a multidimensional discrete multiwavelet transform  
Methods and apparatuses for compressing and decompressing digital data. The method for compressing digital data comprises a number of steps: a) generating a vector-valued dataset according to the...
8320696 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program  
In order to reduce wasteful operation processes by operation units, a data supply unit reads out a plurality of pieces of pixel data from an image memory and temporarily stores the pixel data in...
8270747 Image encoding device, image decoding device, and integrated circuit  
An image encoding device that receives a plurality of component values of a color input signal inputted to an object pixel, vector quantizes, and encodes each of the plurality of component values...
8228983 Method and device for order-16 integer transform from order-8 integer cosine transform  
The invention is used in video coding. Systems, apparatuses and methods for processing an order-16 integer transform from an order-8 transform are provided. The order-16 transform method involves...
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