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9031324 Image-processing device specifying encircling line for identifying sub-region of image  
An image-processing device stores computer-readable instructions therein. The computer-readable instructions, when executed by a processor, cause the image-processing device to perform identifying...
9008425 Detection of numbered captions  
A method of detection of numbered captions in a document includes receiving a document including a sequence of document pages and identifying illustrations on pages of the document. For each...
8977057 Detection of diacritics in OCR systems with assignment to the correct text line  
A system and method of assigning diacritics in an electronic image using optical character recognition (OCR) is disclosed. In one example, the method comprises analyzing, by a computer system, the...
8970593 Visualization and representation of data clusters and relations  
Relational data can be visualized in a map representation. A plurality of vertices and edges are determined based on a set of data identifying objects (i.e., vertices) and relationships (i.e.,...
8965134 Document registration  
A method of registering a document comprises, with a processor (150), defining (block 505) a plurality of clusters in an image of a template document (300) by assigning each of a number of feature...
8928929 System for generating tag layouts  
Generating a tag layout from a set of tags and an ordering of the set of tags, wherein each tag includes a text label and a size for the text label, is disclosed. The system includes a processor...
8879844 High-performance closed-form single-scan calculation of oblong-shape rotation angles from optical image data of arbitrary size and location for user interface applications  
A method and system for calculating oblong-shape rotation angles from optical image data of arbitrary size for user interface applications is described without the need of eigenvector routines and...
8867837 Detecting separator lines in a web page  
A system and method of detecting separator lines in a web page may include determining coordinates of visible web elements on a web page, generating an edge image of the web page based on the...
8842925 Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding coding unit of picture boundary  
A method and apparatus for encoding an image is provided. An image coding unit, including a region that deviates from a boundary of a current picture, is divided to obtain a coding unit having a...
8843756 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
An image processing apparatus sections an image to be processed into a plurality of blocks, rearranges the blocks into positions specified by an encryption key that uniquely specifies the...
8832549 Identification of regions of a document  
Some embodiments provide a for analyzing a document that includes a number of primitive elements. The method identifies boundaries between sets of primitive elements and identifies regions bounded...
8824785 Segregation of handwritten information from typographic information on a document  
A system for segregating handwritten information from typographic information on a document may include a memory, an interface, and a processor. The memory stores an electronic document image of a...
8824798 Information processing device, computer readable medium storing information processing program, and information processing method  
An information processing device includes: a document receiving unit that receives a document containing at least one page, wherein positions of document components of a page of the at least one...
8817327 Printing system and correspondence relationship information creation method to match visual characteristics of different printers  
A printing system includes a first unit that obtains a rendering command specifying a combination of at least a thickness and a color of a line; a second unit that converts the rendering command...
8805076 Image processing apparatus, image processing method and computer readable medium  
An image processing apparatus includes a measuring unit that measures lengths of segments in an image; a first evaluating unit that evaluates each segment based on the length of the segment...
8805074 Methods and systems for automatic extraction and retrieval of auxiliary document content  
Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for automatically extracting, from a document image, references to relevant external content and automatically retrieving the...
8797600 Image forming apparatus and gradation correction method with density unevenness detection  
Image forming apparatus (100) creates a toner pattern on intermediate transfer belt (11) as a preprocessing of gradation correction, and calculates a cycle at which density unevenness is largest....
8799259 Method and apparatus for quality ranking of media  
In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus comprises a processor configured to determine at least one quality parameter for a media, assign a value to each...
8786889 Method for computing scale for tag insertion  
Computing a scale factor to insert a first set of shapes into a second set of shapes to form a combined image includes receiving the two sets of shapes, using a processor to convert the first set...
8767266 Image processing apparatus and image processing method for reducing the amount of consumption of recording material  
There is provided an image processing apparatus which can suppress degradation of an image quality in a recording material save mode processing and obtain an effect of consumption amount reduction...
8768057 System and method for segmenting text lines in documents  
Methods and systems of the present embodiment provide segmenting of connected components of markings found in document images. Segmenting includes detecting aligned text. From this detected...
8761514 Character recognition apparatus and method based on character orientation  
A character recognition apparatus and method based on a character orientation are provided, in which an input image is binarized, at least one character area is extracted from the binarized image,...
8761454 Detecting streaks in printed images  
A method of detecting streaks in printed documents comprises, with an imaging device, capturing an image of a printed document, transmitting the image data representing the printed document to a...
8736913 Image processing apparatus, control method therefor and program for dividing instructions of a scan job into separate changeable and unchangeable scan job tickets  
An image processing apparatus which reads a first ticket and a second ticket and performs processing extracted from information on the tickets includes a ticket generation unit configured to...
8731296 Contact text detection in scanned images  
A device and method for identifying text pixels that are erroneously classified as non-text pixels, includes accessing an image region containing a non-text component. For each non-text component...
8718365 Text recognition for textually sparse images  
A text recognition server is configured to recognize text in a sparse text image. Specifically, given an image, the server specifies a plurality of “patches” (blocks of pixels within the image)....
8693779 Segmenting printed media pages into articles  
Methods and systems for segmenting printed media pages into individual articles quickly and efficiently. A printed media based image that may include a variety of columns, headlines, images, and...
8660385 Feature-based signatures for image identification  
A method for deriving a representation of an image is described. The method involves processing signals corresponding to the image. At least one region of the image that is representative of the...
8649600 System and method for segmenting text lines in documents  
Methods and systems of the present embodiment provide segmenting of connected components of markings found in document images. Segmenting includes detecting aligned text. From this detected...
8649567 Displaying a flood change map with change designators  
In various embodiments, old flood maps may be compared to new flood maps to determine which areas of the flood map have changed. These changed areas may be correlated against geographic area...
8639010 Radiographic apparatus  
According to a radiographic apparatus of this invention, an image correcting unit corrects offset for every pixel relative to a detection value outputted from a radiation detector having pixels...
8620079 System and method for extracting information from documents  
Various embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for extracting information from digital documents, including physical documents that have been converted to digital documents. For...
8611635 Duplicate check detection  
Images from checks may be compared with each other to detect a twice-deposited or represented check. An image of a check may be parsed into regions or tiles, for example. In an implementation,...
8599457 Image processing device, method, system and the associated program for generating a composite image  
An image processing device, which includes: an original reception unit that receives an original image; a dot image generation unit that generates, on the basis of additive information to be added...
8577140 Automatic estimation and correction of vignetting  
Various embodiments pertain to image correction techniques that automatically estimate and correct vignetting based upon a single image. In various embodiments, a local gradient is estimated and...
8577144 Connected component labeling system and method  
Embodiments disclosed include methods for connected component labeling including labeling groups of raw data as one or more regions, the labeling including designating one or more data structures...
8576423 Image processing device capable of reading a user-identifying image  
An image processing device is provided. The image processing device includes a scanner to scan an image formed on a sheet, a first image obtainer to read and obtain a first image being a...
8564826 Information processing apparatus, control method, and storage medium utilized in an automatic layout system  
To shift an image in order to prevent the image from overlapping with a finishing position, the amount of shift for preventing the overlap may be increased and a desired result of layout may not...
8565474 Paragraph recognition in an optical character recognition (OCR) process  
An image processing apparatus for detecting paragraphs in a textual image includes an input component for receiving an input image in which textual lines and words have been identified and a page...
8548205 Image processing device, and recording medium storing image processing program  
An image processing device connected with an image formation device configured to output image on a recording medium, includes a data obtaining unit configured to obtain map image data...
8542925 System and method to enable correction to application of substantially colorless material over identified text via segmentation  
Disclosed is a processor-implemented method for processing image data using an image processing apparatus. The processor is configured to receive a PDL file of image data and raster image process...
8542884 Systems and methods for flood area change detection  
In various embodiments, old flood maps may be compared to new flood maps to determine which areas of the flood map have changed. These changed areas may be correlated against geographic area...
8542411 Creating and processing a mark-able document  
The invention enables creating a mark-able document for a user to mark, and recognizing and processing the user-marked mark-able document to generate an accurate user-readable result that has...
8538086 Image inspection apparatus, image inspection method, and computer program product  
An image inspection apparatus that compares a reference image with an inspection image obtained by scanning a printed medium on which the reference image has been printed, to determine whether the...
8538154 Image processing method and image processing apparatus for extracting heading region from image of document  
An image processing apparatus analyzes an image of a document to thereby extract a heading region from the image. The image processing apparatus detects candidates for the heading region from the...
8503732 Image generating device, static text detecting device and method thereof  
An image generating device and a method thereof are disclosed in the present invention. The image generating device and method may find out true motion for static text strings. The image...
8494280 Automated method for extracting highlighted regions in scanned source  
An automated method for extracting highlighted regions in a scanned text documents includes color masking of highlight regions, extracting text from highlighted regions, recognizing the characters...
8477994 Creating a narrative description of media content and applications thereof  
This invention relates to creating a narrative description of media content. In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method describes content of a group of images. The group of images includes a...
8478761 Retrieving electronic documents by converting them to synthetic text  
The present invention relies on the two-dimensional information in documents and encodes two-dimensional structures into a one-dimensional synthetic language such that two-dimensional documents...
8467566 Method for detecting fraud in a printed image  
A method is provided for authenticating an image printed at a predefined print resolution or in accordance with a predetermined print grid. The method includes the steps of scanning the image to...

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