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9036083 Text detection in video  
Techniques of detecting text in video are disclosed. In some embodiments, a portion of video content can be identified as having text. Text within the identified portion of the video content can...
9025890 Information classification device, information classification method, and information classification program  
A table record estimation device includes: a table element string extraction unit having a function of extracting text data from input data and acquiring a series of keywords as an element of a...
9021379 Matching of gesture keyboard strokes with predefined stroke templates  
A method is provided for determining a word input by a gesture stroke on a virtual keyboard. The method includes receiving data representing the gesture stroke, analyzing the data to identify a...
9008447 Method and system for character recognition  
A method and system for character recognition are described. In one embodiment, it may use matched sequences rather than character shape to determine a computer legible result.
8995775 Reducing photo-tagging spam  
A photo spam detector detects illegitimate non-natively captured images through extracting image features and feeding the extracted features into a probabilistic model. The probabilistic model...
8989431 Ad hoc paper-based networking with mixed media reality  
A Mixed Media Reality (MMR) system and associated techniques are disclosed. The MMR system provides mechanisms for forming a mixed media document that includes media of at least two types (e.g.,...
8988543 Camera based method for text input and keyword detection  
The present invention relates to a camera based method for text input and detection of a keyword or of a text-part within page or a screen comprising the steps of: directing a camera module on the...
8983211 Method for processing optical character recognizer output  
A method, a system, and a computer program product for processing the output of an OCR are disclosed. The system receives a first character sequence from the OCR. A first set of characters from...
8971670 Proof reading of text data generated through optical character recognition  
A system includes preparing respective proof reading tools for performing carpet proof reading and side-by-side proof reading of text data, recording a log of time to perform proof reading...
8953910 Proof reading of text data generated through optical character recognition  
A method includes preparing respective proof reading tools for performing carpet proof reading and side-by-side proof reading of text data, recording a log of time to perform proof reading...
8949267 Information processing device, information processing method, and recording medium that has recorded information processing program  
An appropriate search is carried out even with images including a complicated layout structure, decorated characters, and so on. An image search device 10 is provided with an image database 11 to...
8942489 Vector graphics classification engine  
A vector graphics classification engine and associated method for classifying vector graphics in a fixed format document is described herein and illustrated in the accompanying figures. The vector...
8938383 Enabling test script play back in different locales  
Apparatus and method for allowing a test script to be played back correctly in a locale of different test language. The invention uses a synonymy dictionary storing the different appearances of...
8934723 Presentation and organization of content  
Embodiments are provided for organization and presentation of content. In some embodiments, a plurality of images and a plurality of similarity rules for image categorization are received. For...
8929461 Method and apparatus for caption detection  
Machine-readable media, methods, apparatus and system for caption detection are described. In some embodiments, a plurality of text boxes may be detected from a plurality of frames. A first...
8918734 Reduced keyboard with prediction solutions when input is a partial sliding trajectory  
A reduced virtual keyboard system for text input on electronic devices is disclosed. Text input is performed by creating a tracing trajectory. Dynamic prediction solutions are created during the...
8913063 Pattern detection of avatars in a virtual environment  
Techniques are described for detecting script-controlled avatars in a virtual environment engaging in certain pattern formation behaviors. In particular, a virtual environment server may select a...
8914278 Automatic context sensitive language correction and enhancement using an internet corpus  
A computer-assisted language correction system including spelling correction functionality, misused word correction functionality, grammar correction functionality and vocabulary enhancement...
8897579 Digital image archiving and retrieval  
A computer-implemented method of managing information is disclosed. The method can include receiving a message from a mobile device configured to connect to a mobile device network (the message...
8879853 System, method and program for enumerating local alignments from pair of documents  
Provided is a system for enumerating local alignments, comprising a local alignment enumeration module for enumerating local alignments, in a case where the cell of a second matrix corresponding...
8872979 Combined-media scene tracking for audio-video summarization  
Techniques are presented for analyzing audio-video segments, usually from multiple sources. A combined similarity measure is determined from text similarities and video similarities. The text and...
8861858 Methods and devices for providing companion services to video  
Methods and devices for providing companion services to video are described. In one example embodiment, the method includes: identifying text contained within a video; determining, by performing...
8855424 Word recognition method, word recognition program, and information processing device  
A word recognition method in which as a result of a recognition process performed on an image of a character string, one or more character candidates are obtained for each of characters forming...
8839118 Users as actors in content  
A method may include receiving a plurality of images of a face of a user, wherein each image of the face of the user is associated with one of a plurality of different expressions. The method may...
8831365 Capturing text from rendered documents using supplement information  
A system for processing a text capture operation is described. The system receives text captured from a rendered document in the text capture operation. The system also receives supplemental...
8831364 Information processing apparatus for determining matching language for characters in image  
An information processing apparatus of the present invention selects one language group, then selects one language from the selected language group, and performs OCR processing appropriate for the...
8830241 Image conversion of text-based images  
Conversion of text-based images to vector graphics (VG) is disclosed. The text-based images may include images of equations, custom typefaces, or other types of text that may not be included in a...
8825670 Information processing device, information processing method, and recording medium that has recorded information processing program  
When a search keyword is characteristically used in an image, it is detected more easily. An image search device 10 is provided with an image database 11 to store an image as a search target, a...
8818111 Age estimation apparatus, age estimation method, and age estimation program  
Provided are an age estimation apparatus, an age estimation method, and an age estimation program capable of reducing the labor of labeling the image data used for age estimation. An age...
8805095 Analysing character strings  
A method for analyzing a character string, the method including: analyzing a character string to determine one of more characters of the character string; determining from a dictionary source, an...
8804141 Character output device, character output method and computer readable medium  
A character output device includes: a character direction specification unit that specifies a drawing direction of characters for each processing-target region of a processing-target page; a...
8805090 Matching based upon rank  
Systems and methods for measuring consistency between two objects based upon a rank of object elements instead of based upon the values of those object elements. Objects being compared can be...
8793162 Adding information or functionality to a rendered document via association with an electronic counterpart  
An action plan data structure for one or more selected rendered documents is described. The data structure contains information specifying an action to perform automatically in response to a text...
8787681 System and method for classifying documents  
Various embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for classifying physical documents that have been converted to digital documents. Specifically, some embodiments are configured to...
8787673 System and method of determining building numbers  
A system and method is provided for automatically recognizing building numbers in street level images. In one aspect, a processor selects a street level image that is likely to be near an address...
8781258 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
An image processing apparatus, includes: a transforming area setter, operable to set at least a part of an area of a target image as a transforming area; a transforming area divider, operable to...
8768047 Script detection service  
Script detection service techniques are described. In an implementation, a corpora of text is analyzed to determine which strings in the corpora of text are to be included in a targeted dictionary...
8768061 Post optical character recognition determination of font size  
A method and system are disclosed for post optical character recognition font size determination. Optical character recognition output from an optical character recognition engine that includes...
8761435 Detecting geographic features in images based on invariant components  
Systems, devices, features, and methods for detecting geographic features in images, such as, for example, to develop a navigation database are disclosed. For example, a method of detecting text...
8717377 Computer-readable storage medium having stored therein image processing program and image processing apparatus  
A shell texture image shared for use among multilayer shell polygons and including a plurality of areas having transparency different from one another, is distorted to varying degrees depending on...
8705878 Imaging apparatus, character information association method and character information association program  
An imaging apparatus configured to associate character information detected from an imaged picture displayed on a screen with a recorded picture displayed on the same screen including an imaging...
8699789 Document classification using multiple views  
A training system, training method, and a system and method of use of a trained classification system are provided. A classifier may be trained with a first “cheap” view but not using a second...
8699794 Variable glyph system and method  
Using methods, computer-readable storage media, and apparatuses for computer-implemented processing, a passage of text may be variably rendered. For each glyph in the passage of text, a glyph...
8694494 Selecting images using associated keywords  
An automated method for identifying images in an image database based on scores assigned to a plurality of input keywords. Each input keyword is assigned a keyword score based on the number of...
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...
8687901 Information processing system, information processing apparatus, processing method thereof, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium  
An information processing system assigns a comment to a specific region of an image, and calculates a total value of evaluation scores based on assigned comments for each image as an evaluation...
8688549 Methods and apparatus for complementing user entries associated with events of interest through context  
Data validation techniques are provided. For example, such techniques complement user entries associated with events of interest through context. In one aspect of the invention, a technique for...
8682834 Information processing apparatus and information processing method  
An information processing apparatus includes, a first database in which an imaging device is previously associated with an owner of the imaging device among a plurality of persons, a second...
8683590 Method and apparatus for pattern matching for intrusion detection/prevention systems  
A packet is compared to a pattern defined by a regular expression with back-references (backref-regex) in a single pass of a non-deterministic finite automaton corresponding to the backref-regex...
8660372 Determining quality of an image or video using a distortion classifier  
Techniques and structures are disclosed in which one or more distortion categories are identified for an image or video, and a quality of the image or video is determined based on the one or more...