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Andrew C Gallagher, Edward B Gindele: Method for compensating image color when adjusting the contrast of a digital color image. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, August 20, 2002: US06438264 (177 worldwide citation)

A method of adjustment of the color saturation characteristics of a digital color image is performed in order to compensate for an applied luminance tone scale function. This method comprises of the steps of receiving a tone scale function, calculating a local slope of the tone scale function for ea ...


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Edward B Gindele, Karin Topfer, John D Buhr, Geoffrey J Woolfe, Andrew C Gallagher: Color image reproduction of scenes with preferential color mapping and scene-dependent tone scaling. Eastman Kodak Company, Thomas H Close, July 15, 2003: US06594388 (142 worldwide citation)

A method for enhancing the hue and lightness characteristics of a digital color image, the digital color image having pixel values from which digital luminance and color difference values can be deduced, includes the steps of: deducing digital luminance and digital color difference values for pixels ...


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Andrew C Gallagher: Method for modifying the perspective of a digital image. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, June 4, 2002: US06400848 (88 worldwide citation)

A method for modifying an apparent perspective of a digital image representing a perspective projection of a scene, the method comprises the steps of locating a line in the digital image; computing a correction term based on parameters of the located line which said correction term is related to the ...


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Andrew C Gallagher: Forming connections between image collections. Eastman Kodak Company, Raymond L Owens, February 23, 2010: US07668405 (80 worldwide citation)

A method of establishing a connection between two image collections, the method includes providing a first image collection from a first user; providing a second image collection from a different second user; analyzing the first and second image collections to produce a similarity score between the ...


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Andrew C Gallagher, Edward B Gindele: Method for enhancing a digital image based upon pixel color. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, February 15, 2005: US06856704 (79 worldwide citation)

A method is described for enhancing a color digital image by first identifying a local neighborhood of pixels including a pixel of interest and then using the color values of one or more of the pixels from the local neighborhood to calculate a color weighting factor for the pixel of interest, where ...


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Peter D Burns, Andrew C Gallagher, Alex Lopez Estrada: Method for modification of non-image data in an image processing chain. Eastman Kodak Company, Thomas H Close, March 16, 2004: US06707950 (75 worldwide citation)

A method for modification of metadata in an image processing chain is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of: providing metadata corresponding to characteristics of a specific digital image; generating a metadata transformation related to at least one specific image transformation; and modifyi ...


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Edward B Gindele, Andrew C Gallagher: Sparsely sampled image sensing device with color and luminance photosites. Eastman Kodak Company, Thomas H Close, November 5, 2002: US06476865 (64 worldwide citation)

An image sensing device having an array of light-sensitive elements, including: a first type of element sensitive to a spectral region corresponding to luminance; a second type of element sensitive primarily to red light; a third type of element sensitive primarily to green light; and a fourth type ...


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Andrew C Gallagher, Bryan D Kraus, Alexander C Loui: Location based image classification with map segmentation. Eastman Kodak Company, Robert L Walker, Justin D Petruzzelli, February 16, 2010: US07663671 (54 worldwide citation)

In methods and systems for classifying capture records, such as images. A collection of capture records is provided. Each capture record has metadata defining a map location. This metadata can be earlier determined from a stream of data transmissions, even if there are gaps in transmission. The prov ...


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Jiebo Luo, Andrew C Gallagher, Amit Singhal, Robert T Gray: Method and system for selectively applying enhancement to an image. Eastman Kodak Company, Thomas H Close, August 15, 2006: US07092573 (51 worldwide citation)

A method for processing a digital color image includes the steps of: providing a subject matter detector for distinguishing between target and background subject matters; applying the subject matter detector to the image to produce a belief map indicating the degree of belief that pixels in the imag ...


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Edward B Gindele, Andrew C Gallagher: Method and system of noise removal for a sparsely sampled extended dynamic range image sensing device. Eastman Kodak Company, Thomas H Close, November 11, 2003: US06646246 (47 worldwide citation)

A method of removing noise from a sparsely sampled extended dynamic range image produced by a sparsely sampled extended dynamic range image sensing device having fast photosites with a predetermined response to a light exposure for producing fast pixel values and slow photosites with a slower respon ...