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Class Information
Number: 382/181
Name: Image analysis > Pattern recognition
Description: Subject matter wherein the image analyzing system possesses a further capability of identifying discrete pattern*s (such as alphanumeric characters) viewed within a scene or image; or of assigning pattern*s to appropriate categories as determined by resident categorization rules.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
382/224 Classification 1,545
382/229 Context analysis or word recognition (e.g., character string) 468
382/190 Feature extraction 2,361
382/185 Ideographic characters (e.g., japanese or chinese) 217
382/182 Limited to specially coded, human-readable characters 300
382/187 On-line recognition of handwritten characters 855
382/209 Template matching (e.g., specific devices that determine the best match) 1,323
382/186 Unconstrained handwriting (e.g., cursive) 455

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8712156 Comparison of visual information Apr. 29, 2014
8712155 Device for identifying types of document files Apr. 29, 2014
8707216 Controlling objects via gesturing Apr. 22, 2014
8705878 Imaging apparatus, character information association method and character information association program Apr. 22, 2014
8705851 Method and apparatus for training a probe model based machine vision system Apr. 22, 2014
8705844 Image processing method and apparatus therefor Apr. 22, 2014
8705843 Method for texturizing virtual three-dimensional objects Apr. 22, 2014
8693782 Image based spam blocking Apr. 8, 2014
8693750 Method and system for automatic detection of spinal bone lesions in 3D medical image data Apr. 8, 2014
8693732 Computer vision gesture based control of a device Apr. 8, 2014
8692862 System and method for selection of video data in a video conference environment Apr. 8, 2014
8687851 Generic object-based image recognition apparatus with exclusive classifier, and method for the same Apr. 1, 2014
8687844 Visual detection system for identifying objects within region of interest Apr. 1, 2014
8682077 Method for omnidirectional processing of 2D images including recognizable characters Mar. 25, 2014
8682076 Signature generation for use in authentication and verification using a non-coherent radiation source Mar. 25, 2014
8675959 Computer-readable recording medium and image processing apparatus Mar. 18, 2014
8675910 Monitoring usage of a computer by performing character recognition on screen capture images Mar. 18, 2014
8675080 Motion estimation in imaging systems Mar. 18, 2014
8674804 Control of equipment using remote display Mar. 18, 2014
8670621 Using invariants of spherical harmonics to rotational and translational transformations for image recognition in industrial and security applications Mar. 11, 2014
8670597 Facial recognition with social network aiding Mar. 11, 2014
8666166 Method and system for performing two-dimensional transform on data value array with reduced power consumption Mar. 4, 2014
8666165 Scanning electron microscope Mar. 4, 2014
8666123 Creating social network groups Mar. 4, 2014
8666115 Computer vision gesture based control of a device Mar. 4, 2014
8662676 Automatic projector calibration Mar. 4, 2014
8660371 Accuracy of recognition by means of a combination of classifiers Feb. 25, 2014
8660356 Recognizing text at multiple orientations Feb. 25, 2014
8660355 Methods and systems for determining image processing operations relevant to particular imagery Feb. 25, 2014
8660302 Apparatus and method for tracking target Feb. 25, 2014
8660299 Automated person identification and location for search applications Feb. 25, 2014
8659391 Multielement and multiproperty tagging Feb. 25, 2014
8655074 Document editing apparatus and method Feb. 18, 2014
8655069 Updating image segmentation following user input Feb. 18, 2014
8655018 Object detection system based on a pool of adaptive features Feb. 18, 2014
8654416 Image reader Feb. 18, 2014
8649607 Spectral ratio contrast for edge detection in spectral images Feb. 11, 2014
8649603 Computer-readable storage medium having information processing program stored therein, information processing method, information processing apparatus, and information processing system Feb. 11, 2014
8649602 Systems and methods for tagging photos Feb. 11, 2014
8649601 Method and apparatus for verifying answer document images Feb. 11, 2014
8649559 Method and interface of recognizing user's dynamic organ gesture and electric-using apparatus using the interface Feb. 11, 2014
8644622 Compact signature for unordered vector sets with application to image retrieval Feb. 4, 2014
8644608 Bone imagery segmentation method and apparatus Feb. 4, 2014
8644598 Complex pattern deciphering using architecture parallel to swarm intelligence Feb. 4, 2014
8644548 Digital watermarks Feb. 4, 2014
8643741 Orientation detection using image processing Feb. 4, 2014
8643721 Method and device for traffic sign recognition Feb. 4, 2014
8640038 Scene creation for building automation systems Jan. 28, 2014
8639054 Image processing apparatus for noise removal and edge enhancement based on edge direction Jan. 28, 2014
8639036 Product image information extraction Jan. 28, 2014

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