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8977059 Integrating feature extraction via local sequential embedding for automatic handwriting recognition  
Integrating features is disclosed, including: determining a value associated with a temporal feature for a point; determining a value associated with a spatial feature associated with the temporal...
8941864 Image processing apparatus, image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus, and image processing method  
Disclosed is an image processing apparatus which (i) determines whether or not characters to be subjected to a character recognition process in image data have a size larger than a predetermined...
8873890 Image resizing for optical character recognition in portable reading machine  
A reading machine that operates in various modes includes image correction processing is described. The reading device pre-processes an image for optical character recognition by receiving the...
8761511 Preprocessing of grayscale images for optical character recognition  
A computer implemented that, in various aspects, transforms a grayscale image into an OCR image by applying a combination of steps to the grayscale image is disclosed herein. The grayscale image...
8755629 System, plug-in, and method for improving text composition by modifying character prominence according to assigned character information measures  
A computer implemented system and method for composing a formatted text input to improve legibility, readability and/or print economy while preserving the format of the text input and satisfying...
8577181 Determining content to be displayed  
A computer-implemented method for determining content to be displayed includes determining a first size aspect of first content that is to be presented in a graphical user interface. The method...
8417057 Method of compensating for distortion in text recognition  
A method of compensating for distortion in text recognition is provided, which includes extracting a text region from an image; estimating the form of an upper end of the extracted text region;...
8355025 System and method for displaying text  
A system and method for displaying text are described. According to embodiments of the invention, the system and methods describe operations for displaying text, where the text does not include hints.
8339642 Apparatus, method, and system for processing character data  
An apparatus, method, and system for processing character data is provided, which selects a format of the character data to be used for generating print data. When a user instruction for printing...
8306356 System, plug-in, and method for improving text composition by modifying character prominence according to assigned character information measures  
A computer implemented system, plug-in application and method for composing a formatted text input to improve legibility, readability and/or print economy while preserving the format of the text...
8253763 Image processing device and method, storage medium, and program  
The present invention relates to an image processing device and method, a storage medium, and a program for performing high-quality enlargement processing. Of input image data, a data buffer 32...
8212833 Secure computer screen entry system and method  
A method for entering secure data at an input device includes displaying a graphical input region having input elements, such as a number keypad, and receiving selections of the input elements via...
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...
8150214 Inferred discovery and construction of multi-resolution images  
A method and a processing device may be provided for discovering and constructing multi-resolution images. Content, including an image, may be obtained from a specified address via a network and...
8121441 Image processing apparatus, image scanning apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program  
A method and system for correcting the inclination of a scanned document in which two integers “a” and “b” are input to perform a rotation process. Each time an x-coordinate of a target pixel of a...
8103099 Method and system for recognizing characters and character groups in electronically represented text  
A system and method for automatically recognizing words or phrases in text.
7940272 System and method for displaying text  
A system and method for displaying text are described. According to embodiments of the invention, the system and methods describe operations for displaying text, where the text does not include hints.
7738737 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
An image processing apparatus sequentially reduces a document, while changing the reduction factor step-by-step. Next, the image processing apparatus refers to the characters that constitute the...
7609269 Assigning color values to pixels based on object structure  
Systems and methods are provided for assigning color values to pixels based on object structure. For example, when rendering a writing system symbol on an electronic display, a non-color...
7561289 Method for editing a printed page  
A method of editing a printed page comprises feeding a printed page into a multifunction printer with the printed page including text and at least one handwritten edit symbol. A first electronic...
7499055 Method of font generation for displaying the thickness of strokes of characters  
The present invention employs the notion of a Chinese writing brush in moving a geometric figure to produce a style of calligraphy, where the area of the geometric figure is large or small, then...
7447362 System and method of enabling a cellular/wireless device with imaging capabilities to decode printed alphanumeric characters  
A system and method for decoding printed alphanumeric characters from images or video sequences captured by a wireless device, including the pre-processing of the image or video sequence to...
7348991 Video/graphics text mode enhancement method for digitally processed data  
A text enhancement unit is introduced in order to alleviate the degradation of text characters on computer or television displays. The text enhancement unit uses an enhancement process to regain...
7336378 Image processing with recognized character codes  
In an image processor for a character image included in an image data to be processed, character codes are recognized, and character sizes of the characters in the character image are recognized....
7305089 Picture taking apparatus and method of controlling same  
The camera includes a sensor for sensing the photographer's iris image and registering the image in advance. The iris image is recorded in the image of a subject by a digital MCU at a timing...
7292727 Electronic ink as a software object  
Described is electronic ink maintained as a software object, thereby associating ink functionality with electronic ink data. The ink may be separated into words or characters, with one object per...
7173660 Method for displaying an information image on a screen  
For an image to be displayed on a liquid crystal display, a thinning process is executed to reduce a number of pixels constructing the image. An original image of an information image is produced...
6993209 Low resolution-to-high resolution image correlation  
Systems and methods for facilitating a WYSIWYG relationship between character strings when rendered on a relatively low resolution device, such as a computer monitor, and the same character...
6983071 Character segmentation device, character segmentation method used thereby, and program therefor  
Image size converter 4 converts the size of the image data stored in image input part 1 to an arbitrary size and stores the converted data. Image enhancer 5 uses the character frame design data...
6956979 Magnification of information with user controlled look ahead and look behind contextual information  
A mechanism is provided for magnifying information with contextual information. The user may configure the magnification mechanism to present some contextual information along with the focus being...
6836271 Boldfaced character-displaying method and display equipment employing the boldfaced character-displaying method  
Character data to be displayed is obtained. The obtained character data is boldfaced by increasing a character line width of the obtained character data in a first direction by an amount...
6668101 Image processing apparatus and method, and computer-readable memory  
An input image is converted into an image in a predetermined format. An optimal character recognition resolution determination unit determines, using the converted image, an optimal resolution to...
6661921 Image process apparatus, image process method and storage medium  
An image processing apparatus capable of performing high-quality image reproduction to even low-density and color characters in an original is provided. The character is recognized from an image,...
6625328 Text-moire' minimization  
Pixel-level monitoring and reconfiguring of both text inter-word spacing and individual character widths minimizes undesirable moire′ channels and moire′-glyphs, and more particularly relates to...
6501475 Glyph-based outline font generation independent of resolution  
A system, method, and computer-readable medium for generating a glyph-based outline font are provided, which allow for font communication between different devices having various (high and low)...
6384828 Digital processing apparatus and method for use in enlarging the size of an image displayed on a 2D fixed-pixel screen  
Apparatus comprising a logic member and a shear member incorporating an upsampler are used to enlarge the number of pixels in at least one image dimension by a factor F=N/M, where N is a first...
6157750 Methods of transforming a basic shape element of a character  
The present invention relates to an outline font. The purpose lies in supplying a transforming and rendering method in the shape where the important form of the shape, such as the thickness of the...
6011879 Optical character recognition system and method using special normalization for special characters  
Character normalization is accomplished using a scaling program. Data input to a scaling program are character images and character parameters (height of result buffer frame, character height,...
5991441 Real time handwriting recognition system  
A handwritten character recognizer having an input cluster buffer and a point buffer with dynamic and static stroke feature extraction and segment analysis by conical boundaries for identification...
5966475 System for enlarging and smoothing textual characters  
Described above is a method of enlarging a character that is represented by a reference pattern of pixels. The method includes a step of converting pixels of the reference pattern to corresponding...
5953465 Interpolation processing method and apparatus for image signals having improved image edge differentiation  
A judgment is made as to whether an interpolation point in an original image is or is not located at an image edge portion. The judgment is made by using a threshold value having been set such...
5930408 Character pattern generation  
A character processing apparatus for recognizing coordinate information expressing a character, an exterior outline, an interior outline, a horizontal line and a vertical line; classifying the...
5896470 Image processor providing improved readability of characters  
With an image processor of the present invention, when a reduction mode is selected, image data of a document is stored, and whether the image data includes a character or not is detected. If no...
5892844 Image processing apparatus  
An image forming process system in which an original document which includes characters to be copies is scanned. A desired magnification ratio for magnifying the original document can also be...
5845083 MPEG encoding and decoding system for multimedia applications  
A multimedia data encoding and decoding system capable of handling various types of data arranged in variable-size blocks. Frames of image, graphics and text data are supplied to a frame buffer....
5809183 Method and apparatus for recognizing character information at a variable magnification  
A method and apparatus for recognizing character information in an original document with high recognition accuracy regardless of the size of a character to be recognized. An input image is...
5757982 Quadrantal scaling of dot matrix data  
In its basic aspects, the present invention uses a 3×3 data window to examine and to convert data in a 2×-resolution enhancement. Data is altered from a linear 2×-expansion method if and when the...
5715336 Character recognition method and apparatus that re-inputs image data at a second resolution derived from the character size and a selected normalization size  
There is disclosed a character recognition method, and an apparatus therefor, capable of improving the accuracy of character recognition employing character normalization and direction index...
5696849 Cascaded anti-aliasing filter control for sampled images  
A cascaded anti-aliasing filter control circuit for sampled images has a plurality of video effects modules coupled in a chain,. each module performing a particular transform of a cascaded video...
5579416 Character processing apparatus for selectively modifying a font pattern  
A character processing apparatus comprises: parameter memory means for storing type parameters; display means for displaying a list of a plurality of type vector fonts on the basis of the type...

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