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9014480 Identifying a maximally stable extremal region (MSER) in an image by skipping comparison of pixels in the region  
A difference in intensities of a pair of pixels in an image is repeatedly compared to a threshold, with the pair of pixels being separated by at least one pixel (“skipped pixel”). When the...
9014481 Method and apparatus for Arabic and Farsi font recognition  
A method for Arabic and Farsi font recognition for determining the font of text using a nearest neighbor classifier, where the classifier uses a combination of features including: box counting...
8977058 Image processing apparatus and method  
According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes following units. The correlation calculation unit calculates correlations between a first region and predetermined first basis...
RE45406 Program encoding and counterfeit tracking system and method  
Unique encoding of each of a substantial number of distribution video copies of a program such as a motion picture is produced by altering the images slightly at several pre-selected locations in...
8942484 Text detection using image regions  
A method includes receiving an indication of a set of image regions identified in image data. The method further includes, selecting image regions from the set of image regions for text extraction...
8917939 Verifying vendor identification and organization affiliation of an individual arriving at a threshold location  
A client captures at least one identification indicator of an individual arriving at a threshold representing themself as a vendor of an organization. The client extracts vendor indicia and...
8903175 System and method for script and orientation detection of images  
A system and method for script and orientation detection of images are disclosed. In one example, textual content in the image is extracted. Further, a vertical component run (VCR) and horizontal...
8879827 Analyzing structured light patterns  
Systems and methods may include utilizing a structured light pattern that may be, among other things, decoded in the three directions (e.g., vertical, horizontal, and diagonal). In one example,...
8867828 Text region detection system and method  
A method for detecting a text region in an image is disclosed. The method includes detecting a candidate text region from an input image. A set of oriented gradient images is generated from the...
8866820 Outline font compression method and outline font decompression method  
A difference of coordinate values stored adjacent to each other is compressed by means of a statistical coding system when reading out outline font data storing coordinate values necessary for...
8705862 Image processing apparatus  
The object of this invention is to provide an image processing apparatus in which, in processing of a document image read by a document reading device, an inclination of a character string in the...
8670623 Image processing apparatus, image conversion method, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program based on calculated degree of complexity  
There are provided a labeling portion that extracts a character included in raster format image data, a complexity calculation portion that obtains a degree of complexity indicating complexity of...
8494278 Handwritten character recognition based on frequency variations in characters  
A method and computer program product for recognizing handwriting. A handwritten character is captured as an image of black pixels and white pixels. The image is partitioned into segments, each of...
8494277 Handwritten character recognition based on frequency variations in characters  
A system for recognizing handwriting. A handwritten character is captured as an image of black pixels and white pixels. The image is partitioned into segments, each of which having a pixel ratio...
8411313 Image forming apparatus and image reading method for reading an untargeted page of an original  
In an image forming apparatus, a reader reads an image of one page of an original thereby obtaining image data. A determining unit determines whether embedded data has been embedded in the image...
8363947 Handwritten character recognition based on frequency variations in characters  
A method, system and computer program product for recognizing cursive and non-cursive handwriting. The invention comprises capturing a handwritten character as an image of pixels, partition the...
8355578 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium  
Even when captions of a plurality of objects use an identical anchor expression, the present invention can associate an appropriately explanatory text in a body text as metadata with the objects.
8325386 Printing using display list from vector data or display list obtained from location information  
The transfer of a duplicate electronic document between image forming devices is done with an electronic document that is formed of only resolution-independent vector data and the like, and a...
8320676 Method for configuring camera-equipped electronic devices using an encoded mark  
A wide range of digital devices either have or are provided with imaging devices which are capable of imaging externally provided information in the form of special codes that contain setup and/or...
8301363 System and method for detection of average speed of vehicles for traffic control  
The invention relates to a method and a system for identifying moving objects by employing a tag, said tag comprising at least alphanumeric characters and said tag being extracted from pictures...
8289581 Image processing apparatus, transfer job managing method, program for implementing the method, and storage medium storing the program  
An image processing apparatus which is capable of managing a large number of transfer jobs without using a large-capacity storage device. A transfer job for transferring image information input to...
8290274 Method for handwritten character recognition, system for handwritten character recognition, program for handwritten character recognition and storing medium  
A method is provided that includes capturing an input handwritten character with parameter representation for each stroke and applying a polygonal approximation thereto; assuming each polygonal...
8260006 System and method of aligning images  
A system and method is provided for aligning images of one resolution based on both features contained in the images and the alignment of related images of a different resolution.
8249357 Blind restoration of images degraded by isotropic blur  
A system and a method for automatic restoration of isotropic degradations of a digital image, based on receiving a blurred image by an image capture assembly, automatically finding proper step...
8194983 Method and system for preprocessing an image for optical character recognition  
The present invention provides method and system for preprocessing an image including one or more of Arabic text and non-text items for Optical Character Recognition (OCR). The method includes...
8189961 Techniques in optical character recognition  
An image deskew system and techniques are used in the context of optical character recognition. An image is obtained of an original set of characters in an original linear (horizontal)...
8103132 Fast key-in for machine-printed OCR-based systems  
A method for correcting results of OCR or other scanned symbols. Initially scanning and performing OCR classification on a document. Clustering character/symbol classifications resulting from the...
8094939 Digital ink-based search  
Described is searching directly based on digital ink input to provide a result set of one or more items. Digital ink input (e.g., a handwritten character, sketched shape, gesture, drawing picture)...
8023741 Methods and systems for detecting numerals in a digital image  
Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for determining the location of numerals in an electronic document image.
7929772 Method for generating typographical line  
A method for generating typographical line is provided. In the present method, an asymptote of an upper or a lower edge of a line of printing words is obtained first. Then, two typographical lines...
7864194 Systems and methods for motion adaptive filtering  
Methods and systems for motion adaptive filtering detect movement of text or areas of high spatial frequency in one frame to another frame of an image. When such movement is detected and meets a...
7844115 Information processing apparatus, method, and program product  
An information processing apparatus includes feature extraction means for extracting features of a designated image in plural images which are associated with each other, image determination means...
7840072 Method and system for pattern matching  
Pattern matching can be achieved by considering only the position numbers of a source pattern and a target pattern within ordered sequences of possible source patterns and target patterns...
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...
7724957 Two tiered text recognition  
Systems and methods that exploit unique properties of a language script (e.g., condition joining rules for Arabic language) to enable a two tier text recognition. In such two tier system, one tier...
7664597 Address input method and apparatus for navigation system  
A method and apparatus for use with a navigation system allows a user to easily and quickly input an address of a destination with use of a specially made database even when spelling of the...
7433537 Image reproduction system for removing noise of a periodic pattern  
An original image data representing an image read out from an original is removed with noise of a predetermined periodic pattern, if any, and storage image data is generated. The storage image...
7394574 Method and device for electronically correcting the color value in film scanners  
A method for digitizing images stored on film material has, after the image conversion by means of a digitizing device firstly an electronic color value correction independent of user inputs. A...
7349588 Automatic meter reading  
A meter is read. An image on a face of the meter is captured. Optical character recognition of digits of a digital display on the face of the meter is performed. At least one stored template is...
7277598 Image processing apparatus, certification photograph taking apparatus, and certification photograph creation system  
A certification photograph creation system includes a certification photograph taking apparatus, an image input apparatus to input a photographed image, an image processing apparatus and a printer...
7242805 System and method for automated symbolic recognition including database modeling  
An automated symbolic recognition system and method includes multiple representations of each alphanumeric in the database by identifying a finite number of exemplars per alphanumeric symbol.
7190833 Mobile device and transmission system  
The invention relates to a mobile device with a built-in image capture device, and a character recognition function to present the information gathered with the character recognition result. With...
7069215 Systems and methods for extracting meaning from multimodal inputs using finite-state devices  
Finite-state systems and methods allow multiple input streams to be parsed and integrated by a single finite-state device. These systems and methods not only address multimodal recognition, but...
6958714 Encoding method and encoding apparatus, and computer program and computer readable storage medium  
This invention re-encodes encoded data (e.g., PackBits encoded data), which is expressed by a data format of a runlength code part indicating the runlength of the same data and a data part...
6927774 Character display device and character display method  
A character display device and method therefor are adapted to obtain a proximal reference point of each character comprising a character series and calculate display coordinates of each character...
6907145 Image processing apparatus, certification photograph taking apparatus, and certification photograph creation system  
The image processing apparatus subjects input image data to predetermined image processing to create output image data to be output as a print. The processing apparatus includes an extracting...
6898315 Feature extraction for real-time pattern recognition using single curve per pattern analysis  
A feature extractor samples points on an input pattern drawn in real time. In addition to X and Y coordinates, each sample has an up/down or Z coordinate value representing whether or not the...
6859556 Word recognizing apparatus for dynamically generating feature amount of word and method thereof  
A word recognizing apparatus extracts the feature amount from a given image, and dynamically composes the feature amount of a candidate word to be recognized which is registered in a word list,...
6795579 Method and apparatus for recognizing handwritten chinese characters  
A method for recognizing handwritten Chinese characters based on stroke recognition comprises steps of: recognizing handwritten strokes, updating stroke code sequences; retrieving in...
6721452 System and method of handwritten character recognition  
An “activity”-based system and method for on-line character recognition that requires reduced amounts of memory for code or data, is alphabet-independent, and can be trained by entering the...

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