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The disclosure details the implementation of apparatuses, methods, and systems for determining and announcing proximity between trajectories. A code triggered information server may be used to...
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An automatic handwriting morphing and modification system and method for digitally altering the handwriting of a user while maintaining the overall appearance and style of the user's handwriting....
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A method for correcting a defect pixel includes extracting a pixel value of a central pixel, and pixel values of each of a plurality of neighboring pixels around the central pixel in an image...
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Methods and apparatuses for performing lossless normalization of input pixel component values. The apparatus includes a normalization unit for converting pixel values from a range of 0 to (2N−1)...
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A histogram is generated from image data, and two distribution areas are detected. A gamma curve used for gamma correction of the image data is changed into a gamma curve corresponding to the...
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Systems and methods for perceptual image preview are described. In one aspect, a naive preview image is generated by downsampling a larger image. Perceptual features of the larger image are then...
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A digital camera and a method produce a desired image from an image captured with the digital camera. The digital camera includes a computer program that, when executed by a controller of the...
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A method of weeding out repeating patterns, such as commercials, from programs comprises the steps of obtaining at least one data section from an input source, analyzing the data section to find...
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US20140270522 IDENTIFYING REGIONS CHARACTERIZED BY LABELED MEASUREMENTS  
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