04395698 is referenced by 36 patents and cites 20 patents.

An image analyzer system employs one or more neighborhood transformation stages. The stage operates to access groups of neighboring pixels in an image matrix, analyzes them and generates a transformation output as a result of the analysis. The stage includes a logic circuit which is programmable from a central controller. In the preferred embodiment, each pixel in the neighborhood is analyzed by the logic circuit and temporarily stored until other pixels in the group have been analyzed. The combination of analyzed pixel values form the basis for generating the transformation output for the stage. Preferably, the logic circuit is designed to perform both two dimensional and three dimensional image analyses.

Title
Neighborhood transformation logic circuitry for an image analyzer system
Application Number
6/178312
Publication Number
4395698
Application Date
August 15, 1980
Publication Date
July 26, 1983
Inventor
Ralph E Richardson
Eatontown
NJ, US
David L McCubbrey
Ann Arbor
MI, US
Robert M Lougheed
Ann Arbor
MI, US
William O Dargel
Ann Arbor
MI, US
Stanley R Sternberg
Ann Arbor
MI, US
Agent
Krass Young & Schivley
Assignee
Environmental Research Institute of Michigan
MI, US
IPC
G06F 15/20
G06K 9/00
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