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Nobuyoshi Nakajima, Hideya Takeo, Masahiko Yamada: Apparatus for computer aided diagnosis of medical images having abnormal patterns. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, June 2, 1998: US05761334 (44 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for computer aided diagnosis of images comprises an entire area image memory for storing an entire area image signal representing a radiation image of an object, and a prospective abnormal pattern detecting device for detecting a prospective abnormal pattern in the radiation image in ac ...


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Masahiko Yamada: Method of and system for image processing and recording medium for carrying out the method. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Mion PLLC, June 22, 2004: US06754398 (36 worldwide citation)

A processed image signal is obtained from an original image signal representing an original image by carrying out on the original image signal an image processing based on a signal representing information on a high frequency component of the original image signal. Band-limited image signals are mad ...


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Wataru Ito, Masahiko Yamada: Multi-resolution transforming, image processing and dynamic range compressing method and apparatus. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, November 23, 1999: US05991457 (31 worldwide citation)

A filtering process and an interpolating operation process are carried out in steps on an original image signal and, in the respective steps, a plurality of unsharp image signals are formed, which represent images having the same size as the size of the original image and have different frequency ch ...


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Takao Kojima, Hiroyuki Ishiguro, Masaru Yamano, Noriaki Kondo, Masahiko Yamada, Toshiki Sawada: Oxygen-sensor element. NGK Spark Plug, Fish & Richardson, August 22, 1995: US05443711 (24 worldwide citation)

Oxygen-sensor element comprises reference-gas-side and detection-gas-side electrodes on both surfaces of a solid-electrolyte body, and a porous protective layer on the surface of the detection-gas-side electrode, wherein at least a part (including at least a surface layer) of said porous protective ...


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Masahiko Yamada: Image processing method and apparatus. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, June 6, 2000: US06072913 (23 worldwide citation)

Unsharp mask image signals having different frequency response characteristics are formed from an original image signal, and band-limited image signals are formed from the unsharp mask image signals. First and second converting processes are carried out on the band-limited image signals, and first c ...


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Masahiko Yamada: Image processing method and apparatus. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Mion PLLC, August 3, 2004: US06771793 (23 worldwide citation)

Band-limited image signals representing images, each of which is of one of different frequency bands, are formed from an original image signal representing an original image. A pixel vector at each of pixels in each of the band-limited images, which are represented by the band-limited image signals, ...


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Toshiki Sawada, Masaru Yamano, Kazuo Taguchi, Takao Kojima, Hiroyuki Ishiguro, Masahiko Yamada: Oxygen sensor for air-fuel ratio control having a protective layer including an oxygen storage material. NGK Spark Plug, Fish & Richardson, November 3, 1992: US05160598 (22 worldwide citation)

Oxygen sensor for air-fuel ratio control is provided with a sensor element having an oxygen ion-conductive main body and electrodes on both sides thereof, and at least one porous protective layer covering the electrode on the exhaust gas side. The protective layer includes an oxygen storage componen ...


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Masahiko Yamada, Katsuya Yamashita, Koichi Goto, Takao Nakagaki: Steam turbine plant. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Foley & Lardner, October 9, 2007: US07278267 (21 worldwide citation)

A steam turbine plant partially utilizes a hydrocarbon fuel such as an LNG as a fuel to improve the efficiency of the plant. A steam turbine plant includes a boiler, a steam turbine, a feedwater system, and a superheating combustor. The boiler generates steam, and the steam turbine is driven by the ...


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Masahiko Yamada: Image emphasis processing method and apparatus. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, September 14, 1999: US05953461 (21 worldwide citation)

A morphology operation is carried out on an original image signal representing a radiation image, and a morphology signal is thereby obtained. An edge signal, which represents a characteristic value with respect to an image edge portion in the radiation image, or a specific image signal, which repre ...


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Takao Kojima, Hiroyuki Ishiguro, Masaru Yamano, Toshiki Sawada, Kazuo Taguchi, Masahiko Yamada, Noriaki Kondo: Oxygen sensor for preventing silicon poisoning. NGK Spark Plug, Fish & Richardson P C, December 15, 1998: US05849165 (19 worldwide citation)

Oxygen sensor element (ZrO.sub.2 solid electrolyte etc) for detecting oxygen concentration in an exhaust gas has a protective layer which is made of a heat-resistant metal oxide and which carries a component of a IIa subgroup element (Ca, Mg etc) on the side exposed to the exhaust gas of the sensor ...