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Aggelos Katsaggelos
Mark R Banham, James C Brailean, Stephen N Levine, Aggelos K Katsaggelos, Guido M Schuster: Method, device and microprocessor for selectively compressing video frames of a motion compensated prediction-based video codec. Motorola, Northwestern University, Darleen J Stockley, June 9, 1998: US05764921 (18 worldwide citation)

A method (100, 200), device (300) and microprocessor (400) are provided for selectively compressing video frames of a motion compensated prediction-based video codec based on a predetermined set of compression techniques. An energy estimate of the current displaced frame difference, DFD, is used to ...


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Aggelos Katsaggelos
Taner Ozcelik, James C Brailean, Aggelos K Katsaggelos, Ozan Erdogan, Cheung Auyeung: Method and apparatus for spatially adaptive filtering for video encoding. Motorola, Northwestern University, Darleen J Stockley, June 9, 1998: US05764307 (27 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method (200) and an apparatus (100) for spatially adaptive filtering for video encoding. The apparatus filters a video sequence prior the encoding process. The apparatus comprises a noise variance determiner (102), a local variance determiner (104), a noise visibilit ...


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Kees Schouhamer Immink
Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink: Encoding arrangement and method for encoding(N-1)-bit information words into N-bit channel words and decoding arrangement and method for decoding the channel words into information words. U S Philips Corporation, June 30, 1998: US05774077 (3 worldwide citation)

Encoding arrangement and method for encoding (n-1) information words into n-bit channel words and decoding arrangement and method for decoding the channel words into information words. The encoding arrangement is to obtain a channel signal of concatenated channel words comprising a bit sequence havi ...


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Kees Schouhamer Immink
Gijsbert J Van Den Enden, Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink: Digital transmission and recording system with simple error correction. U S Philips Corporation, Michael E Belk, June 16, 1998: US05768293 (2 worldwide citation)

To obtain a detector which has considerably less complexity than a Viterbi detector without a loss of performance, there is proposed to use a code that makes it possible to distinguish types of transmission errors. As a result of this distinction of types of detection errors, there may be establishe ...


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Kees Schouhamer Immink
Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink: Encoding arrangement for encoding a sequence of (N-1)-bit information words into a sequence of N-bit channel words, and a deciding arrangement for decoding a sequence of N-bit channel words in a sequence of (N-1)-bit information words. U S Philips Corporation, Michael E Belk, June 2, 1998: US05760718 (10 worldwide citation)

Encoding arrangement for encoding a sequence of (n-1)bit information words into a sequence of n-bit channel words, and a decoding arrangement for decoding a sequence of n-bit channel words into a sequence of (n-1)-bit information words. The encoding arrangement comprises input means for receiving th ...


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Ono Hiroyoshi, Shimamoto Toshiji, Ishii Naohiko, Kataue Nozomi, Imanishi Katsumi: Control device for power vehicle. Iseki &Amp, June 30, 1998: JP1998-175456

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To make a turn control device properly operate only at work time in a rice field, and make a vehicle run safely without deteriorating controllability even at running on a road. SOLUTION: This tractor is provided with a lift device liftably connecting a work machine and a turn c ...


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Tajika Hiroshi, Uchida Haruo, Koitabashi Norifumi, Hirabayashi Hiromitsu, Matsubara Miyuki: Ink jet recording apparatus and cap member used therein. Canon, June 30, 1998: JP1998-175306

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To reduce the amt. of the ink remaining in a cap having an ink absorbing member provided therein. SOLUTION: The ink absorbing member provided in a cap 4 is formed so as to have a two-layered structure consisting of absorbing members 10, 11 and the density of the absorbing membe ...


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Shimizu Michihiro, Ito Kenichi, Takagi Kenji: Bathtub. Takagi, June 30, 1998: JP1998-174662

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a bathtub which enables cleaning of the surface of hot water even when water level varies. SOLUTION: The discharging of hot water 6 on the side of the surface of hot water is made possible by interlocking changes in the level of the hot water within a bathtub 1 to re ...


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Inoue Kenji, Kitazaki Hiroyasu: Pavement engineering method. Daito Sangyo, June 30, 1998: JP1998-176307

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide ideal semi-rigid pavement by paving by adhering a reactive binder on a collected aggregate produced by scratching and loosening an existing asphalt paved part. SOLUTION: A collected aggregate A with asphalt 2 adhered on an aggregate 1 of gravels, etc., is produced by ...


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Toda Haruki, Kuyama Hitoshi: Memory system. Toshiba, June 30, 1998: JP1998-177787

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To obtain timing of an address setting by setting a start address for data access non-synchronizing with a basic clock signal, starting output of data from the start address synchronizing with the basic clock signal from a cycle of a specified number of the basic clock signal, ...



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