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Number: 382/204
Name: Image analysis > Pattern recognition > Feature extraction > Local or regional features > Shape and form analysis > Topological properties (e.g., number of holes in a pattern, connectivity, etc.)
Description: Subject matter in which the features do not depend on measurements of dimensions or areas but are concerned instead with numbers or relationships of the different geometrical units (vertices, edges, faces, holes) involved.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8682070 Method to restore edges in rasterized images Mar. 25, 2014
8660353 Function-based representation of N-dimensional structures Feb. 25, 2014
8654398 Method for simulating impact printer output, evaluating print quality, and creating teaching print samples Feb. 18, 2014
8558182 Optical element, device, method, and applications Oct. 15, 2013
8538126 Method and apparatus for the automatic grading of condition of livestock Sep. 17, 2013
8531517 IV monitoring by video and image processing Sep. 10, 2013
8452126 Method for automatic mismatch correction of image volumes May. 28, 2013
8401325 Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and computer program for core line modification of a thinning figure in an image process Mar. 19, 2013
8325996 Method and device for locating a human iris in an eye image Dec. 4, 2012
8320616 Image-based system and methods for vehicle guidance and navigation Nov. 27, 2012
8280167 Connected component labeling system and method Oct. 2, 2012
8260061 Image data output processing apparatus and image data output processing method Sep. 4, 2012
8224097 Building segmentation for densely built urban regions using aerial LIDAR data Jul. 17, 2012
8213734 Active autofocus window Jul. 3, 2012
8155450 Apparatus for single pass blob image analysis Apr. 10, 2012
8150165 System and method for visual recognition Apr. 3, 2012
8121416 System and method for determining inflection points in an image of an object Feb. 21, 2012
8059893 Method for single pass blob image analysis Nov. 15, 2011
8009871 Method and system to segment depth images and to detect shapes in three-dimensionally acquired data Aug. 30, 2011
7991221 Data processing system utilizing topological methods to manipulate and categorize n-dimensional datasets Aug. 2, 2011
7983474 Geospatial modeling system and related method using multiple sources of geographic information Jul. 19, 2011
7957594 Outline definition apparatus and outline definition method, and image processing apparatus Jun. 7, 2011
7925094 System, method and computer readable medium for encoding curves Apr. 12, 2011
7889926 Image dictionary creating apparatus, coding apparatus, image dictionary creating method Feb. 15, 2011
7889894 Method of navigation in three-dimensional image data Feb. 15, 2011
7848561 Determining capability of an on-line sensor Dec. 7, 2010
7783112 Method for measuring the proximity of two contours and system for automatic identification of targets Aug. 24, 2010
7702135 System and method for image monitoring Apr. 20, 2010
7660467 Image extracting apparatus, image extracting method, and image extracting program Feb. 9, 2010
7643966 Identification of 3D surface points using context-based hypothesis testing Jan. 5, 2010
7639250 Sketching reality Dec. 29, 2009
7630559 Confirmation system for authenticity of article and confirmation method Dec. 8, 2009
7627172 Image processing apparatus and method, and program Dec. 1, 2009
7623736 Registration of three dimensional image data with patient in a projection imaging system Nov. 24, 2009
7555163 Systems and methods for representing signed distance functions Jun. 30, 2009
7508987 Method, apparatus, system, and program for image processing capable of recognizing, reproducing, and enhancing an image, and a medium storing the program Mar. 24, 2009
7450764 Image processing device and method, learning device and method, recording medium, and program Nov. 11, 2008
7430322 Particle shape characterization from 2D images Sep. 30, 2008
7412089 Efficient finder patterns and methods for application to 2D machine vision problems Aug. 12, 2008
7400768 Enhanced optical recognition of digitized images through selective bit insertion Jul. 15, 2008
7359555 Detecting roads in aerial images using feature-based classifiers Apr. 15, 2008
7352900 Apparatus and method for processing particle images and program product for same Apr. 1, 2008
7286718 Method and apparatus for determination of text orientation Oct. 23, 2007
7263227 Activity detector Aug. 28, 2007
7257276 Digital image interpolation method Aug. 14, 2007
7224355 Method for post-processing a 3D digital video signal May. 29, 2007
7050634 Method, program product, and device for detecting branch point of random line pattern May. 23, 2006
7035466 Process and device for detection of straight-line segments in a stream of digital data that are representative of an image in which the contour points of said image are identified Apr. 25, 2006
7027637 Adaptive threshold determination for ball grid array component modeling Apr. 11, 2006
7027649 Computing the Euler number of a binary image Apr. 11, 2006

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