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Number: 382/256
Name: Image analysis > Image enhancement or restoration > Object boundary expansion or contraction
Description: Subject matter in which pixel*s are added or deleted from the boundaries of objects in an image.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
382/257 Dilation or erosion (e.g., opening or closing) 234
382/258 Line thinning or thickening 165

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8660373 PDF de-chunking and object classification Feb. 25, 2014
8625920 Method and apparatus for creating a virtual microscope slide Jan. 7, 2014
8594722 Wireless image distribution system and method Nov. 26, 2013
8582839 Ultrasound system and method of forming elastic images capable of preventing distortion Nov. 12, 2013
8578299 Method and computing device in a system for motion detection Nov. 5, 2013
8577162 Output apparatus and output method Nov. 5, 2013
8532423 Representing high-resolution media content in a lower resolution system Sep. 10, 2013
8526721 Processing image data Sep. 3, 2013
8515200 System, software arrangement and method for segmenting an image Aug. 20, 2013
8472076 Detecting and removing blur of a character by comparison with the original image after a thinning and fattening operation Jun. 25, 2013
8467588 Volume-of-interest segmentation system for use with molecular imaging quantization Jun. 18, 2013
8463009 Evaluation method for a series of image data sets with two-fold elastic distortion of the image data sets Jun. 11, 2013
8457432 High information density of reduced-size images of web pages Jun. 4, 2013
8437797 Wireless image distribution system and method May. 7, 2013
8432572 Systems and methods of trapping for print devices Apr. 30, 2013
8432563 Systems and methods for dynamically re-configuring imager and caching modules to optimize raster image processing performance Apr. 30, 2013
8423896 Generating vector geometry from raster input for semi-automatic land planning Apr. 16, 2013
8400670 Image down-sampling with fine detail enhancement Mar. 19, 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
8385688 System and method for automatic recognition and labeling of anatomical structures and vessels in medical imaging scans Feb. 26, 2013
8374454 Detection of objects using range information Feb. 12, 2013
8368965 Image cropping process Feb. 5, 2013
8340378 Ribcage segmentation Dec. 25, 2012
8331760 Adaptive video zoom Dec. 11, 2012
8326078 System and method for removing artifacts from a digitized document Dec. 4, 2012
8326082 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program Dec. 4, 2012
8270750 Image processor, display device, image processing method, and program Sep. 18, 2012
8218903 3D object scanning using video camera and TV monitor Jul. 10, 2012
8218890 Method and apparatus for cropping images Jul. 10, 2012
8218820 Image processing method, recording medium carrying image processing program, and image processing apparatus Jul. 10, 2012
8208171 Image reading apparatus and method to prevent image erasing due to erroneously line-shaped noise detection Jun. 26, 2012
8194952 Image processing system and methods for aligning skin features for early skin cancer detection systems Jun. 5, 2012
8189943 Method for up-sampling depth images May. 29, 2012
8180154 Method and apparatus for region-based segmentation image processing using region mapping May. 15, 2012
8150192 System and method for feature score mapping and visualization of medical images Apr. 3, 2012
8131100 Representing high-resolution media content in a lower resolution system Mar. 6, 2012
8116591 Diffusion-based interactive extrusion of two-dimensional images into three-dimensional models Feb. 14, 2012
8085295 Controllable micro light assembly Dec. 27, 2011
8059906 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, computer-readable medium and computer data signal Nov. 15, 2011
8041141 Method and software for shape representation with curve skeletons Oct. 18, 2011
8023743 Image processing apparatus and image processing method Sep. 20, 2011
7995863 Diffusion-based interactive extrusion of two-dimensional images into three-dimensional models Aug. 9, 2011
7991236 Discardable lower layer adaptations in scalable video coding Aug. 2, 2011
7868900 Methods for suppression of items and areas of interest during visualization Jan. 11, 2011
7817871 Scaling of raster images without blurring of edges Oct. 19, 2010
7756363 System and method for image processing Jul. 13, 2010
7724978 Image processing apparatus, image processing method and image processing program May. 25, 2010
7706636 Image generation system (game system), image generation method, program and information storage medium Apr. 27, 2010
7702135 System and method for image monitoring Apr. 20, 2010
7702172 Particle extraction for automatic flow microscope Apr. 20, 2010

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