07876974 is referenced by 5 patents and cites 24 patents.

The present invention provides an image processing method. In one embodiment, the method provides discontinuity-preserving image smoothing and segmentation, noise reduction, reduction of image variations particularly those variations caused by illumination conditions, exposure compensation, and dynamic range compression. The present invention also provides an electronic image sensor that is able to detect high dynamic range optical images and produce electronic images with reduced dynamic range.

Title
Method for improving digital images and an image sensor for sensing the same
Application Number
10/929188
Publication Number
7876974 (B2)
Application Date
August 30, 2004
Publication Date
January 25, 2011
Inventor
Vladimir Brajovic
Pittsburgh, 15241
PA, US
Agent
Pletragalio Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti
Alan G Towner Esq
Robert P Lenart Esq
IPC
H04N 9/74
G06K 9/40
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