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Number: 382/178
Name: Image analysis > Image segmentation > Segmenting individual characters or words > Separating touching or overlapping characters
Description: Subject matter wherein separating characters that are run together includes processes such as dekerning, predicting separation lines, and comparing possible segmented objects to library objects.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8610951 Page description data processing apparatus, page description data processing method, and recording medium Dec. 17, 2013
8594431 Adaptive partial character recognition Nov. 26, 2013
8571270 Segmentation of a word bitmap into individual characters or glyphs during an OCR process Oct. 29, 2013
8553294 Outlining method for properly representing curved line and straight line, and image compression method using the same Oct. 8, 2013
8548246 Method and system for preprocessing an image for optical character recognition Oct. 1, 2013
8547115 Touch sensing system, capacitance sensing circuit, and capacitance sensing method Oct. 1, 2013
8532386 Electronic document producing device, electronic document producing method and storage medium Sep. 10, 2013
8520948 Image processing apparatus and image processing method Aug. 27, 2013
8503732 Image generating device, static text detecting device and method thereof Aug. 6, 2013
8478028 Method and system for converting at least one first-spectrum image into a second-spectrum image Jul. 2, 2013
8472719 Method of stricken-out character recognition in handwritten text Jun. 25, 2013
8467607 Segmentation-based feature pooling for object models Jun. 18, 2013
8467566 Method for detecting fraud in a printed image Jun. 18, 2013
8457443 Method for handling static text and logos in stabilized images Jun. 4, 2013
8416244 Rendering a text image following a line Apr. 9, 2013
8391602 Character recognition Mar. 5, 2013
8384917 Font reproduction in electronic documents Feb. 26, 2013
8363947 Handwritten character recognition based on frequency variations in characters Jan. 29, 2013
8351061 Printing apparatus which is capable of editing printing data, and a printing method for use with the printing apparatus Jan. 8, 2013
8345993 Electronic coding system for security of identification Jan. 1, 2013
8339653 Methods and systems for rendering data based on overlap characteristics Dec. 25, 2012
8325386 Printing using display list from vector data or display list obtained from location information Dec. 4, 2012
8314944 Image forming device, method, and computer readable medium to avoid unnecessary image forming position correction Nov. 20, 2012
8306327 Adaptive partial character recognition Nov. 6, 2012
8279494 Method of setting background picture in image printer having display unit Oct. 2, 2012
8274679 Information processing apparatus and method of controlling the same Sep. 25, 2012
8270722 Image processing with preferential vectorization of character and graphic regions Sep. 18, 2012
8270663 Watermarked information embedding apparatus Sep. 18, 2012
8244063 Space-time behavior based correlation Aug. 14, 2012
8218875 Method and system for preprocessing an image for optical character recognition Jul. 10, 2012
8213718 Method for video mode detection Jul. 3, 2012
8208171 Image reading apparatus and method to prevent image erasing due to erroneously line-shaped noise detection Jun. 26, 2012
8184907 Image processing method and image processing apparatus May. 22, 2012
8184335 Method for ad-hoc parallel processing in a distributed environment May. 22, 2012
8179568 Minimizing dot graininess in dot-on-dot printing devices May. 15, 2012
8155445 Image processing apparatus, method, and processing program for image inversion with tree structure Apr. 10, 2012
8131070 Color processing apparatus, color processing method, computer readable medium and computer data signal Mar. 6, 2012
8126270 Image processing apparatus and image processing method for performing region segmentation processing Feb. 28, 2012
8121409 Method for handling static text and logos in stabilized images Feb. 21, 2012
8115960 Overlay printer that stores form data Feb. 14, 2012
8064687 Fine stereoscopic image matching and dedicated instrument having a low stereoscopic coefficient Nov. 22, 2011
8059896 Character recognition processing system and computer readable medium storing program for character recognition processing Nov. 15, 2011
8055060 Image processing apparatus capable of operating correspondence between base image and reference image, method of controlling that image processing apparatus, and computer-readable medium recor Nov. 8, 2011
8045229 Image processing apparatus, image processing method and medium Oct. 25, 2011
7983949 System and method for selecting targeted information for serving with a map view Jul. 19, 2011
7973964 Printing program that adjusts annotation location and size Jul. 5, 2011
7873228 System and method for creating synthetic ligatures as quality prototypes for sparse multi-character clusters Jan. 18, 2011
7865016 Method for additive character recognition and an apparatus thereof Jan. 4, 2011
7813005 Method and apparatus for processing image data Oct. 12, 2010
7810026 Optimizing typographical content for transmission and display Oct. 5, 2010

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