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Number: 382/218
Name: Image analysis > Pattern recognition > Template matching (e.g., specific devices that determine the best match) > Electronic template > Comparator
Description: Subject matter wherein standards, held in a storage unit of the pattern* recognition* system and representing known pattern*s, are compared to an as-yet-unrecognized input pattern* in a manner such that a signal is developed reflecting the similarity between the standards as stored and the input pattern*.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
382/220 Calculating weighted similarity or difference (e.g., don`t-care areas) 155
382/221 Counting difference pixels 61
382/219 Determining both similarities and differences 308

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8712187 Image processing apparatus and image processing method Apr. 29, 2014
8712168 Image sorting device, method, program, and integrated circuit and storage medium storing said program Apr. 29, 2014
8712167 Pattern identification apparatus, control method and program thereof Apr. 29, 2014
8712166 Difference detecting apparatus, difference output apparatus, and medium Apr. 29, 2014
8712112 Dot templates for object detection in images Apr. 29, 2014
8705873 Secure item identification and authentication system and method based on unclonable features Apr. 22, 2014
8705807 System and method for comparing documents Apr. 22, 2014
8693800 Image processing device, processing method thereof, and image processing system having the same Apr. 8, 2014
8693790 Form template definition method and form template definition apparatus Apr. 8, 2014
8693732 Computer vision gesture based control of a device Apr. 8, 2014
8687910 Image filtering method using pseudo-random number filter and apparatus thereof Apr. 1, 2014
8687901 Information processing system, information processing apparatus, processing method thereof, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium Apr. 1, 2014
8687897 Method for detecting orientation of contours Apr. 1, 2014
8687839 Robust signatures derived from local nonlinear filters Apr. 1, 2014
8683590 Method and apparatus for pattern matching for intrusion detection/prevention systems Mar. 25, 2014
8682083 Method and system for webpage regression testing Mar. 25, 2014
8682082 Pictogram and ISO symbol decoder service Mar. 25, 2014
8682078 Moving image processing apparatus, moving image processing method, and program Mar. 25, 2014
8682064 Building change detection apparatus, building change detection method and program Mar. 25, 2014
8682056 Media identification Mar. 25, 2014
8675970 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program Mar. 18, 2014
8675260 Image processing method and apparatus, and document management server, performing character recognition on a difference image Mar. 18, 2014
8670050 Image processing device and method for determining similarities between two images Mar. 11, 2014
8669995 Methods and apparatus for stroke grouping for high-level sketch editing Mar. 11, 2014
8666115 Computer vision gesture based control of a device Mar. 4, 2014
8665502 Image reading device, image reading method, and image forming apparatus Mar. 4, 2014
8660372 Determining quality of an image or video using a distortion classifier Feb. 25, 2014
8660368 Anomalous pattern discovery Feb. 25, 2014
8655107 Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, computer-readable medium and computer data signal Feb. 18, 2014
8655083 Image processing system and image processing method Feb. 18, 2014
8655082 Engineering and tooling drawing comparison, disposition status and analysis Feb. 18, 2014
8655075 Optical character recognition verification and correction system Feb. 18, 2014
8655016 Example-based object retrieval for video surveillance Feb. 18, 2014
8649611 Method and apparatus for measuring motion of a subject using a series of partial images from an imaging system Feb. 11, 2014
8649610 Methods and apparatus for auditing signage Feb. 11, 2014
8649609 Field programmable gate array apparatus, method, and computer program Feb. 11, 2014
8644622 Compact signature for unordered vector sets with application to image retrieval Feb. 4, 2014
8644621 Image processing apparatus and image retrieval method Feb. 4, 2014
8644588 Photo-mask and wafer image reconstruction Feb. 4, 2014
8640038 Scene creation for building automation systems Jan. 28, 2014
8639041 Product identification using image analysis and user interaction Jan. 28, 2014
8639040 Method and apparatus for comparing videos Jan. 28, 2014
8639037 High-performance closed-form single-scan calculation of oblong-shape rotation angles from image data of arbitrary size and location using running sums Jan. 28, 2014
8634659 Image processing apparatus, computer readable medium storing program, and image processing method Jan. 21, 2014
8634599 Methods and systems of authentication Jan. 21, 2014
8630489 Efficient image matching Jan. 14, 2014
8630481 Encoding information in illumination patterns Jan. 14, 2014
8630461 Vehicle position detection system Jan. 14, 2014
8625904 Detecting recurring themes in consumer image collections Jan. 7, 2014
8625876 Validation template for valuable media of multiple classes Jan. 7, 2014

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