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Number: 382/240
Name: Image analysis > Image compression or coding > Pyramid, hierarchy, or tree structure
Description: Subject matter wherein the compression of the image data proceeds sequentially through logical stages, each successive stage reducing the amount of data required to represent the image.










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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
6661925 Functional set compression Dec. 9, 2003
6661927 System and method for efficiently encoding an image by prioritizing groups of spatially correlated coefficients based on an activity measure Dec. 9, 2003
6658158 Wavelet encoding method and apparatus and wavelet decoding method and apparatus Dec. 2, 2003
6658159 Block entropy coding in embedded block coding with optimized truncation image compression Dec. 2, 2003
6658162 Image coding method using visual optimization Dec. 2, 2003
6650783 Image processing apparatus and method for processing images with different scalabilites Nov. 18, 2003
6647149 Methods and apparatus for securely transmitting and processing digital image data Nov. 11, 2003
6643405 Image processing apparatus and method and computer-readable storage medium Nov. 4, 2003
6643406 Method and apparatus for performing linear filtering in wavelet based domain Nov. 4, 2003
6643407 Method of compressing multi-spectral image Nov. 4, 2003
6639591 Entertainment apparatus, storage medium, and method of deciding weather Oct. 28, 2003
6640015 Method and system for multi-level iterative filtering of multi-dimensional data structures Oct. 28, 2003
6636640 Integrative encoding system and adaptive decoding system Oct. 21, 2003
6636643 System and method for improving compressed image appearance using stochastic resonance and energy replacement Oct. 21, 2003
6633670 Mask generation for multi-layer image decomposition Oct. 14, 2003
6633679 Visually lossless still image compression for CMYK, CMY and Postscript formats Oct. 14, 2003
6633681 Shape information coder and decoder dividing shape information into lower-resolution subsets Oct. 14, 2003
6633682 Progressive fractal rendering Oct. 14, 2003
6631212 Twostage scheme for texture segmentation based on clustering using a first set of features and refinement using a second set of features Oct. 7, 2003
6628827 Method of upscaling a color image Sep. 30, 2003
6625309 Image partitioning to avoid overlap transmission Sep. 23, 2003
6618501 Object similarity calculation method and apparatus Sep. 9, 2003
6614936 System and method for robust video coding using progressive fine-granularity scalable (PFGS) coding Sep. 2, 2003
6614939 Image compression apparatus and decoding apparatus suited to lossless image compression Sep. 2, 2003
6611627 Digital image processing method for edge shaping Aug. 26, 2003
6606412 Method for classifying an object in a moving picture Aug. 12, 2003
6606416 Encoding method and apparatus for representing a digital image Aug. 12, 2003
6606417 Method and system for searching for images based on color and shape of a selected image Aug. 12, 2003
6603882 Automatic template generation and searching method Aug. 5, 2003
6603883 Image processing apparatus including an image data encoder having at least two scalability modes and method therefor Aug. 5, 2003
6600836 Quality based image compression Jul. 29, 2003
6594391 Method and apparatus for texture analysis and replicability determination Jul. 15, 2003
6594397 Adaptive multi-modal motion estimation for video compression Jul. 15, 2003
6591017 Wavelet transform method and apparatus Jul. 8, 2003
6587588 Progressive image decoder for wavelet encoded images in compressed files and method of operation Jul. 1, 2003
6587589 Architecture for performing two-dimensional discrete wavelet transform Jul. 1, 2003
6584228 Image coding embedded in matrix operation Jun. 24, 2003
6584230 Image decoding of image content within a boundary based on a map resolution transformed signal Jun. 24, 2003
6584433 Harmonic average based clustering method and system Jun. 24, 2003
6580831 Compression of optical readout biomolecular sensory data Jun. 17, 2003
6580834 Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding signals Jun. 17, 2003
6577770 System and method for a multidimensional, discrete wavelet-transformation Jun. 10, 2003
6574372 Wavelet transform coding technique Jun. 3, 2003
6567081 Methods and arrangements for compressing image-based rendering (IBR) data using alignment and 3D wavelet transform techniques May. 20, 2003
6567562 Encoding apparatus and method May. 20, 2003
6560369 Conversion of wavelet coded formats depending on input and output buffer capacities May. 6, 2003
6560371 Apparatus and method for employing M-ary pyramids with N-scale tiling May. 6, 2003
6556689 Watermarking methods for digital images and videos Apr. 29, 2003
6553071 Motion compensation coding apparatus using wavelet transformation and method thereof Apr. 22, 2003
6553147 Apparatus and method for data partitioning to improving error resilience Apr. 22, 2003

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