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US20130039566 CODING OF FEATURE LOCATION INFORMATION  
Methods and devices for coding of feature locations are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of coding feature location information of an image includes generating a hexagonal grid, where the...
US20110317759 SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR PARAMETER ESTIMATION FOR LOSSLESS VIDEO COMPRESSION  
Methods and systems to improve the efficiency of video processing. Compression/decompression efficiency for a current frame may be enhanced by using an appropriate coding parameter. To choose an...
US20130064449 METHOD FOR REDUCING ROW AND COLUMN NOISE IN IMAGING SYSTEMS  
A method for the reduction of noise in an image including identifying neighboring pixel values in pixels proximate to a subject pixel; comparing the neighboring pixel values to a preset tolerance...
US20120033874 Learning weights of fonts for typed samples in handwritten keyword spotting  
A wordspotting system and method are disclosed. The method includes receiving a keyword and, for each of a set of typographical fonts, synthesizing a word image based on the keyword. A keyword...
US20130229541 Structure Histograms  
Systems, methods, and computer readable media expounding “Structure Histograms” and their use are presented. Structure Histograms may be described as histograms whose individual entries (values)...
US20110317919 PRODUCING STRUCTURE-BASED ASCII PICTURES  
Provided are methods and devices for producing an ASCII picture from a vector outline image. The method comprises rasterizing the vector outline image into a plurality of grid cells, at least one...
US20110084967 Visualization of Datasets  
Methods and apparatus for visualizing a dataset are presented. For example, a method for visualizing a dataset includes identifying a first portion and at least a second portion of the dataset,...
US20130329998 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTO-ENHANCING PHOTOGRAPHS WITH SATURATION ADJUSTMENTS  
Some embodiments of the image editing and organizing application described herein provide an automatic enhancement process that includes vibrancy adjustment. The vibrancy adjustment increases the...
US20080232685 CATEGORIZING MOVING OBJECTS INTO FAMILIAR COLORS IN VIDEO  
An improved solution for categorizing moving objects into familiar colors in video is provided. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for categorizing moving objects into familiar colors in...
US20130259369 IMAGE ANALYSIS FOR DETERMINING CHARACTERISTICS OF PAIRS OF INDIVIDUALS  
Embodiments include methods for predicting one or more characteristics of an individual, such as a human or non-human animal, by applying computational methods to image(s) of the individual to...
US20130194508 Scene Break Prediction Based On Characteristics Of Previous Scenes  
Methods and apparatus provide for a Scene Detector to optimize the location of scene breaks in a set of video frames. Specifically, the Scene Detector receives a set of video frames and a...
US20100310168 Smoothed Local Histogram Filters for Computer Graphics  
Local histogram and local histogram-based functions can be determined by generating offset-kernel images based on domain-shifted tonal filter kernels. The offset-kernel images can be reused for...
US20150253455 Stabilizing a Spectrum Using Two Points  
A histogram includes a plurality of channels Ch1, Ch2, . . . ChN, which have respective channel numbers C1, C2, . . . CN. ChA with channel number CA, 1
US20100260384 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ADAPTIVE VERTICAL SEARCH RANGE TRACKING FOR MOTION ESTIMATION IN DIGITAL VIDEO  
A system and method which determines an adaptive vertical search range used to provide motion estimation in digital video content are disclosed. In some embodiments, a fixed-size vertical search...
US20110123112 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVING THE STABILITY OF HISTOGRAM CORRELATION ALGORITHM  
A method and apparatus for improving stability of histogram correlation based image and video processing algorithms. The method includes computing a histogram for target signal and reference...
US20100226573 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BLOCK EDGE LOCATION WITH VARYING BLOCK SIZES AND OFFSETS IN COMPRESSED DIGITAL VIDEO  
Embodiments include systems and methods of determining block edge location in video. In one embodiment, a system includes a block edge map generator configured to generate a binary block map, the...
US20080137949 Generalized Rigid Alignment of 3D Ear Impression Models  
A method for rigid registration of ear impression models, including: extracting a canal region from an undetailed ear impression model, the undetailed ear impression model representing an...
US20110013834 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR FEATURE-BASED DYNAMIC CONTRAST ENHANCEMENT  
A feature-based contrast enhancement apparatus comprises a histogram calculator, a feature value calculator, a first combining circuit, a histogram equalizer and a remapper. By keeping the...
US20130287298 DERIVING MULTIDIMENSIONAL HISTOGRAM FROM MULTIPLE PARALLEL-PROCESSED ONE-DIMENSIONAL HISTOGRAMS TO FIND HISTOGRAM CHARACTERISTICS EXACTLY WITH O(1) COMPLEXITY FOR NOISE REDUCTION AND ARTISTIC EFFECTS IN VIDEO  
One dimensional (1D) histograms, one for each row of an image, are determined simultaneously and in parallel with each other to achieve an O(1) time complexity, and are then added to determine a...
US20080112614 HISTOGRAM TILE MAP FOR GPU BASED HISTOGRAM COMPUTATION  
A method for identifying a region of interest within an image includes receiving an image. The image is divided into a plurality of tiles. It is determined which of the plurality of tiles includes...
US20100303354 EFFICIENT CODING OF PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS FOR IMAGE FEATURE DESCRIPTORS  
A method for encoding or compressing probability distributions is disclosed. A first mapping of probability distribution of samples to the types from the predefined set of types is generated. A...
US20070160288 Randomly sub-sampled partition voting (RSVP) algorithm for scene change detection  
A system and method for scene change detection in a video sequence employing a randomly sub-sampled partition voting (RSPV) algorithm is provided. In the video sequence, a current frame is divided...
US20090116741 Access To Multilingual Textual Resource  
A mechanism is provided for determining a second document of a set of documents in a second language having the same textual content as a first document in a first language. A first histogram that...
US20150199573 Global Scene Descriptors for Matching Manhattan Scenes using Edge Maps Associated with Vanishing Points  
A method constructs a descriptor for an image of a scene, wherein the descriptor is associated with a vanishing point in the image by first quantizing an angular region around the vanishing point...
US20090324073 METHOD OF REARRANGING A CLUSTER MAP OF VOXELS IN AN IMAGE  
This invention relates to rearranging a cluster map of voxels in an image aiming at the reduction of sub-cluster scatter. The cluster map that includes two or more cluster levels is displayed to...
US20140198218 IMAGING APPARATUS WITH SCENE ADAPTIVE AUTO EXPOSURE COMPENSATION  
A method adjusts an auto exposure target in an auto-exposure operation on a sequence of images, such as a sequence of infrared images. The method comprises: obtaining a histogram of at least one...
US20130195358 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENHANCING VISUAL SEARCH  
Various methods are described for improving the compression of location information during a visual search. One example method may comprise identifying one or more features of a source query image...
US20060115150 Calculation method of a cumulative histogram  
The invention relates to a calculation method of a cumulative histogram. Such a method comprises calculation stages in which at least two additions are used in parallel. Each addition permits to...
US20110052059 GENERATING IMAGE HISTOGRAM BY PARALLEL PROCESSING  
A histogram is generated. An image is input, and a pixel value is assigned to each pixel of the input image. A set of bin indexes is defined, with each bin index representing one or more possible...
US20100054542 PROCESSING VIDEO FRAMES WITH THE SAME CONTENT BUT WITH LUMINANCE VARIATIONS ACROSS FRAMES  
A sequence of image frames are processed to determine if a pair of image frames in the sequence contain a same content, but have different global luminances. If the global luminances are different...
US20110149115 ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A PRESENTATION APPLICATION FILE  
An electronic device and method for operating a presentation application file includes acquiring a histogram of each of a plurality of designated objects, and defining an operation corresponding...
US20070154107 Adaptive video enhancement gain control  
An apparatus comprising a first circuit and a second circuit. The first circuit may be configured to determine frequency of occurrence information for a range of gray levels from luminance data of...
US20100045800 Method and Device for Controlling Auto Focusing of a Video Camera by Tracking a Region-of-Interest  
The invention concerns an electronic device equipped with a video imaging process capability, which device includes a camera unit arranged to produce image frames from an imaging view which...
US20050212726 Method, display apparatus and burn-in reduction device for reducing burn-in on display device  
Disclosed is a burn-in reduction device capable of favorably reducing burn-in on a screen. The burn-in reduction device comprises luminance level distribution detecting means for detecting a...
US20140286571 PICTURE PROCESSING DEVICE  
The present technique includes: an area-characteristic detector configured to calculate a maximum value, an average value, and a minimum value of signal levels of pixels around a certain pixel; a...
US20140270522 IDENTIFYING REGIONS CHARACTERIZED BY LABELED MEASUREMENTS  
Briefly, the disclosure describes embodiments of methods or apparatuses for processing, such as smoothing, a set of labeled measurements at a variety of scale levels.
US20070110306 Diffusion distance for histogram comparison  
A new measure to compare histogram-based descriptors, a diffusion distance, is disclosed. The difference between two histograms is defined to be a temperature field. The relationship between...
US20080240560 DIGITAL OBJECT INFORMATION VIA CATEGORY-BASED HISTOGRAMS  
Embodiments of the present invention relate to an effective method of representing a set of digital objects across at least two category-based dimensions for facilitating efficient access to such...
US20090123067 Gradation correction characteristics evaluation device, image processing device, gradation correction characteristics evaluation method, image processing method, and computer-readable computer program product  
A gradation correction characteristics evaluation device includes: a histogram creation unit that creates a histogram based upon pixel values indicated at pixels constituting an input image; and...
US20140193070 NOISE ESTIMATION APPARATUS AND METHOD THEREOF  
A noise estimation apparatus for calculating a noise estimation value of a frame of an image is provided. The noise estimation apparatus includes a distribution calculation unit, a variance...
US20070297689 Integrated histogram auto adaptive contrast control (ACC)  
The invention provides for calculating the sum of the luminance values of all pixels in each of a number of regions making up the whole image. A histogram is then created of all the sums of...
US20150193937 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING PLENOPTIC DEPTH MAPS  
Described is systems and methods for determining the depth of pixels captured in a plenoptic image. The systems and methods may provide a plurality of views of each pixel location in the plenoptic...
US20060269132 Apparatus and method for detecting white areas within windows and selectively merging the detected white areas into the enclosing window  
Methods and apparatus for segmenting image data into one or more windows may collect statistics on white regions, otherwise called enclosed white windows. Such enclosed white windows may be merged...
US20140307962 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR QUANTIFYING GRAPHICS OR TEXT IN AN IMAGE  
Systems and methods for quantifying an image generate a grayscale histogram of an image, wherein the grayscale histogram includes a respective number of pixels for a plurality of histogram values;...
US20080123953 Digital camera with histogram zoom  
An image capture system capable of displaying a representation of properties of pixels in a selected portion of a captured image. The inventive system comprises an image capturing device for...
US20090097746 COLOR CLASSIFICATION METHOD, COLOR RECOGNITION METHOD, COLOR CLASSIFICATION APPARATUS, COLOR RECOGNITION APPARATUS, COLOR RECOGNITION SYSTEM, COMPUTER PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM  
A color classification method including: determining a plurality of predetermined process target regions from a plurality of pickup images taken by an imaging device; calculating a plurality of...
US20110141353 METHOD OF REALISM ASSESSMENT OF AN IMAGE COMPOSITE  
In a method of realism assessment of an image composite, the foreground and the background are transformed into a color space, such as YCbCr, followed by projecting the foreground and the...
US20080158430 Method, apparatus and system using hierarchical histogram for automatic exposure adjustment of an image  
A method, apparatus and system with a hierarchical histogram generator that generates sub-histograms of differing resolutions. These sub-histograms are used to adjust an image exposure setting.
US20080304741 Automatic detection of calibration charts in images  
Methods and apparatuses for locating an embedded color chart in an image are described. In one exemplary method, an image that includes an embedded color chart is located without the intervention...
US20090278953 PICTURE ENHANCING INCREASING PRECISION SMOOTH PROFILES  
The apparatus (100) for enhancing at least a region of an input picture (P_in) having input pixel values enabling inter alia the reduction of quantization banding artefacts, comprises: an...

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