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Masatake Takashima, Shinichiro Fukuda, Hiroyuki Shibata: Apparatus for processing character or pictorial image data. Shaken, Sherman and Shalloway, September 13, 1988: US04771474 (44 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for processing character or pictorial image or the like for splitting the outline of a character, which is developed on x- and y-coordinates, into a plurality of blocks [P.sub.1, P.sub.n ] (where P.sub.1 and P.sub.n are a start point and an end point of an arbitrary block respectively) ...


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Shigeru Fuse, Masatake Takashima, Shinichiro Fukuda, Hiroyuki Shibata: Method for compressing character or pictorial image data. Shaken, Sherman and Shalloway, September 17, 1985: US04542412 (27 worldwide citation)

A method for compressing character or pictorial image data which contemplates to compress a quantity of data by means of a method for establishing sampling points and a method for establishing blocks as well as storing information for specifying outlines of a character in the case where the outlines ...


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Kiyoshi Ishii, Shigeru Fuse, Masatake Takashima: Manually operated photocomposing apparatus. Shaken, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, March 23, 1976: US03946407 (8 worldwide citation)

A photocomposing apparatus is disclosed which makes use of a camera means, memory means and display means, which can select character from a character matrix and store all of the characters thus selected as an image signal in the memory means, which can determine the amount of feed of each character ...


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Shinichiro Fukuda: Method of storing images in the form of contours and photo-typesetting apparatus thereof. Shaken, Sherman & Shalloway, April 16, 1985: US04511893 (8 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for storing and photo-typesetting characters and figures stored in the form of data of contours wherein unlike the conventional art, curves of contours are not approximated by straight lines, but are approximated by curves, that is, the data is stored to obtain a curve which is ...


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Kazuo Sayanagi, Chiho Nakamura: Color image processing method and apparatus therefor. Shaken, Koda and Androlia, October 11, 1994: US05355440 (7 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a color image processing method and apparatus therefor, in which dot area ratio is decided when color printing is performed using inks of the four colors yellow, magenta, cyan and black.


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Shinichiro Fukuda: Character image data compression system. Shaken, Sherman and Shalloway, October 27, 1987: US04703516 (4 worldwide citation)

A character image data compression system for compressing binary data from an image corresponding to a two-dimensional character image, making it possible to optionally output the coded data in conformity with the characteristic of a character image having complicated composition, thereby to improve ...


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Sayanagi Kazuo, Nakamura Chiho: Method and apparatus for color image processing.. Shaken, November 21, 1991: EP0456832-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A percent dot area is decided in the colour printing with the use of inks of four colours, i.e. yellow, magenta, cyan and sumi (China ink). 16 kinds of colour dots of the Y, M, C and K inks to be used for actual printing are measured for their tristimulus values which are introduced to a quaternary ...


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Fuse Shigeru, Takashima Masatake, Fukuda Shinichiro, Shibata Hiroyuki: A method for compressing character or pictorial image data. Shaken, December 18, 1985: GB2160382-A (2 worldwide citation)

A method is described for compressing character or pictorial image data into a quantity of data by means of a method which establishes blocks D-D, and stores information for specifying the outline of a character as an approximated with sets of functional curves or straight lines to effect data compr ...