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Number: 382/258
Name: Image analysis > Image enhancement or restoration > Object boundary expansion or contraction > Line thinning or thickening
Description: Subject matter in which the thickness of any object in the image is either reduced or broadened to some uniform standard.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
382/259 Skeletonizing 94

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8670631 Image processing apparatus, control method and computer-readable medium storing a program Mar. 11, 2014
8655209 Correction of line width variation due to toner age Feb. 18, 2014
8644618 Automatic evaluation of line weights Feb. 4, 2014
8630017 Ink jet printing apparatus that identifies a region adjacent to a character for a thinning operation Jan. 14, 2014
8594722 Wireless image distribution system and method Nov. 26, 2013
8463011 Tools for automatic colonic centerline extraction Jun. 11, 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
8331696 Update region detection device Dec. 11, 2012
8311333 Area determination method, image compression method, image compression apparatus, and recording medium Nov. 13, 2012
8295630 Image processing system and method Oct. 23, 2012
8208171 Image reading apparatus and method to prevent image erasing due to erroneously line-shaped noise detection Jun. 26, 2012
8189943 Method for up-sampling depth images May. 29, 2012
8041141 Method and software for shape representation with curve skeletons Oct. 18, 2011
8014030 Image processing and formation with line thininng by reducing intensity of target pixel based on extracted contour pixel and area connectedness information Sep. 6, 2011
8009917 Image processing device Aug. 30, 2011
7916345 Image processing with an adjustment to a binary image line Mar. 29, 2011
7889392 Image forming system, image forming apparatus, image processing apparatus and storage medium readable by computer Feb. 15, 2011
7876932 Method and apparatus for representing an area of a raster image by a centerline Jan. 25, 2011
7873235 Fog isolation and rejection filter Jan. 18, 2011
7835583 Method of separating vertical and horizontal components of a rasterized image Nov. 16, 2010
7787144 Storage medium storing image processing program, image processing apparatus and image processing method Aug. 31, 2010
7782483 Image forming system, image forming apparatus, image processing apparatus and storage medium readable by computer Aug. 24, 2010
7679773 Image processing method and apparatus, storage medium, and program Mar. 16, 2010
7652807 Image generating apparatus, image generating method and computer readable medium Jan. 26, 2010
7620260 Line thinning method and system for grayscale image Nov. 17, 2009
7590268 Method and apparatus for representing an area of a raster image by a centerline Sep. 15, 2009
7539331 Image identification system May. 26, 2009
7489314 Drawing device, drawing method, and storage medium Feb. 10, 2009
7480413 Image processing device Jan. 20, 2009
7460280 Image-reading apparatus for reading an image on a document by controlling an index period and a line-thinning rate based on a magnification factor Dec. 2, 2008
7443538 Method of controlling printed line quality Oct. 28, 2008
7408672 Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus and image forming method Aug. 5, 2008
7359553 Image identification system Apr. 15, 2008
7336396 Image processing apparatus and image processing method Feb. 26, 2008
7292356 Printing with reduced outline bleeding Nov. 6, 2007
7274818 Image forming apparatus Sep. 25, 2007
7269294 Foreground erosion method and system for Multiple Raster Content (MRC) representation of documents Sep. 11, 2007
7239908 Assessing the condition of a joint and devising treatment Jul. 3, 2007
7209260 Image processing apparatus Apr. 24, 2007
7200268 Image processing device Apr. 3, 2007
7199888 Method for enhanced black in draft mode Apr. 3, 2007
7194142 Selective thickening of dark features by biased sharpening filters Mar. 20, 2007
7173660 Method for displaying an information image on a screen Feb. 6, 2007
7164430 Anti-aliasing line pixel coverage calculation using programmable shader Jan. 16, 2007
7106330 Drawing comparison apparatus Sep. 12, 2006
7088459 Method and system for providing a copy of a printed page Aug. 8, 2006
7064759 Methods and apparatus for displaying a frame with contrasting text Jun. 20, 2006
7064862 Printer and printing method for image-quality correction Jun. 20, 2006
7050634 Method, program product, and device for detecting branch point of random line pattern May. 23, 2006

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