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Number: 382/205
Name: Image analysis > Pattern recognition > Feature extraction > Local or regional features > Local neighborhood operations (e.g., 3x3 kernel, window, or matrix operator)
Description: Subject matter in which the image under analysis, together with any pattern* therein, is divided into a plurality of generally two-dimensional neighborhoods (also known as windows, sections, or regions), and a computation is executed on each neighborhood based on a local computational algorithm or on a set of mapping operators which transform various qualitative geometric properties of the image into quantitative values.

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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8705119 Applications, systems and methods for identifying and monitoring critical colors in customer print jobs Apr. 22, 2014
8687894 Continuous edge and detail mapping using a weighted monotony measurement Apr. 1, 2014
8654398 Method for simulating impact printer output, evaluating print quality, and creating teaching print samples Feb. 18, 2014
8649564 Pedestrian detector Feb. 11, 2014
8634612 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program Jan. 21, 2014
8600171 Image labeling using parallel processing Dec. 3, 2013
8582890 Image sharpening via gradient environment detection Nov. 12, 2013
8571279 Spot quantification apparatus, spot quantification method, and recording medium Oct. 29, 2013
8565533 Image processing using stability criteria for window of pixels Oct. 22, 2013
8565546 Image denoising device Oct. 22, 2013
8559730 Method for detecting pixel outliers Oct. 15, 2013
8559726 Image analysis based on pixel brightness grouping Oct. 15, 2013
8554005 Digital image enhancement method and system that embolden or thin image features Oct. 8, 2013
8548227 Image processing apparatus and computer program Oct. 1, 2013
8542951 Image retrieval device and computer program for image retrieval applicable to the image retrieval device Sep. 24, 2013
8531517 IV monitoring by video and image processing Sep. 10, 2013
8532379 Image processing apparatus and image processing method Sep. 10, 2013
8532397 Method of creating a container file for large format imagery and organizing data within the container file Sep. 10, 2013
8532420 Image processing apparatus, image processing method and storage medium storing image processing program Sep. 10, 2013
8520951 Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and computer readable storage medium Aug. 27, 2013
8520953 Apparatus and method for extracting edges of image Aug. 27, 2013
8515153 System and method of image processing, and scanning electron microscope Aug. 20, 2013
8498496 Method and apparatus for filtering red and/or golden eye artifacts Jul. 30, 2013
8478050 Video signature generation device and method, video signature matching device and method, and program Jul. 2, 2013
8472724 System and method for reducing noise in an image Jun. 25, 2013
8467613 Automatic retrieval of object interaction relationships Jun. 18, 2013
8463044 Method and device of detecting object in image and system including the device Jun. 11, 2013
8452060 Fingerprint preview quality and segmentation May. 28, 2013
8428334 Inspection System Apr. 23, 2013
8422782 Contour detection and image classification Apr. 16, 2013
8401294 Pattern matching using convolution of mask image and search image Mar. 19, 2013
8396330 Image upscaling based upon directional interpolation Mar. 12, 2013
8395817 Image processing apparatus and method determines attributes of image blocks based on pixel edge intensities relative to normalized and fixed thresholds Mar. 12, 2013
8379988 Image processing using stability criteria for pixel windows Feb. 19, 2013
8379712 Image search methods for reducing computational complexity of motion estimation Feb. 19, 2013
8358964 Methods and systems for collecting responses Jan. 22, 2013
8358848 Image recognition device, copy apparatus and image recognition method Jan. 22, 2013
8351740 Correlatability analysis for sparse alignment Jan. 8, 2013
8340397 Extensible system and method for stereo matching in real-time Dec. 25, 2012
8339414 Monitoring graphics processing Dec. 25, 2012
8331698 Ethnicity classification using multiple features Dec. 11, 2012
8331689 Detecting a border region in an image Dec. 11, 2012
8326047 Image processing using neural network Dec. 4, 2012
8320616 Image-based system and methods for vehicle guidance and navigation Nov. 27, 2012
8311291 Face image detecting device, face image detecting method, and face image detecting program Nov. 13, 2012
8311328 Electronic vision aid and electronic vision aid method Nov. 13, 2012
8306363 Methods and systems for image scaling Nov. 6, 2012
8295609 Image processing apparatus, image processing method and computer readable-medium Oct. 23, 2012
8270756 Method for estimating noise Sep. 18, 2012
8270749 Method for locating and decoding distorted two-dimensional matrix symbols Sep. 18, 2012

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