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Class Information
Number: 382/254
Name: Image analysis > Image enhancement or restoration
Description: Subject matter directed to the improvement of pictorial or image information so that the result is more suitable than the original information for human or machine interpretation.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
382/275 Artifact removal or suppression (e.g., distortion correction) 2,361
382/266 Edge or contour enhancement 1,420
382/255 Focus measuring or adjusting (e.g., deblurring) 607
382/260 Image filter 1,766
382/274 Intensity, brightness, contrast, or shading correction 2,794
382/256 Object boundary expansion or contraction 168
382/270 Variable threshold, gain, or slice level 586

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8712182 Image processing device, image processing method, and program Apr. 29, 2014
8712179 Reconstruction of deforming surfaces by canceling ambient occlusion and refining 3-D shape Apr. 29, 2014
8712178 Image processing apparatus and image processing method Apr. 29, 2014
8712177 Motion compensated overlay Apr. 29, 2014
8712128 Methods for non-linear image blending, adjustment and display Apr. 29, 2014
8711451 Image correction method Apr. 29, 2014
8711372 Techniques for image segment accumulation in document rendering Apr. 29, 2014
8711168 Digital display devices and digital projectors with expanded color gamut Apr. 29, 2014
8705883 Noise reduction device and noise reduction method Apr. 22, 2014
8705117 Hand-held printing device and method for tuning ink jet color for printing on colored paper Apr. 22, 2014
8704945 Motion adaptive deinterlacer Apr. 22, 2014
8704875 Apparatus for generating real-time stereoscopic image and method thereof Apr. 22, 2014
8704844 Power saving field sequential color Apr. 22, 2014
8693807 Systems and methods for providing image feedback Apr. 8, 2014
8693798 Image sharpness processing apparatus and image sharpness processing method Apr. 8, 2014
8693797 Method and apparatus for evaluating quality estimators Apr. 8, 2014
8693777 Apparatus and method for estimating edge areas of digital image Apr. 8, 2014
8693773 Color image processing method, color image processing device, and recording medium Apr. 8, 2014
8692847 Brushing tools for digital image adjustments Apr. 8, 2014
8692840 Method for modeling and estimating rendering errors in virtual images Apr. 8, 2014
8690353 Multi-resolution display system Apr. 8, 2014
8687909 Method for deblurring an image that produces less ringing Apr. 1, 2014
8687908 Sample based tone mapping method for high dynamic range images Apr. 1, 2014
8687907 Image processing apparatus and image processing method Apr. 1, 2014
8687869 System and method for acceleration of image reconstruction Apr. 1, 2014
8687250 Image reading apparatus and image control method of image reading apparatus, and storage medium Apr. 1, 2014
8682093 Method and system for generating accented image data Mar. 25, 2014
8682089 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program and semiconductor integrated circuit Mar. 25, 2014
8681878 Image processing apparatus and image processing method Mar. 25, 2014
8681379 Image processing apparatus, system, and method Mar. 25, 2014
8681369 Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus and image processing method Mar. 25, 2014
8681241 Automatic face and skin beautification using face detection Mar. 25, 2014
8675980 Method and system for reducing update frequency of image-processing means Mar. 18, 2014
8675975 Method for encoding image using estimation of color space Mar. 18, 2014
8675087 Image pickup apparatus and control method for correcting data output from pixels of an image pickup element Mar. 18, 2014
8670630 Fast randomized multi-scale energy minimization for image processing Mar. 11, 2014
8670132 Image processing apparatus, device cooperation system, and recording medium Mar. 11, 2014
8669997 Display apparatus and method of controlling the same Mar. 11, 2014
8666990 System and method for determining authority ranking for contemporaneous content Mar. 4, 2014
8666190 Local black points in aerial imagery Mar. 4, 2014
8665286 Composition of digital images for perceptibility thereof Mar. 4, 2014
8660330 High efficiency computed tomography with optimized recursions Feb. 25, 2014
8660328 High efficiency computer tomography Feb. 25, 2014
8660305 Method and apparatus for removing a visual object from a visual data stream Feb. 25, 2014
8659618 Noise-robust edge enhancement system and method for improved image sharpness Feb. 25, 2014
8655094 Photogrammetry system and method for determining relative motion between two bodies Feb. 18, 2014
8655093 Method and apparatus for performing segmentation of an image Feb. 18, 2014
8655052 Methodology for 3D scene reconstruction from 2D image sequences Feb. 18, 2014
8649626 Image processing apparatus and method Feb. 11, 2014
8649625 Method, device and program for measuring image quality adjusting ability, and method, device and program for adjusting image quality Feb. 11, 2014

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