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Masayuki Takahira: Image processing method and apparatus, and image processing program. FUJIFILM Corporation, Sughrue Mion PLLC, November 4, 2008: US07447377 (35 worldwide citation)

The image processing method and apparatus separate image data into plural frequency components that are different from each other, calculate a first evaluation value for an edge degree judgment by applying direction-specific templates to remainder frequency components other than a low-frequency comp ...


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Masayuki Takahira: Method of compressing/extending color reproducing space, color reproducing method and color reproducing apparatus. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Mion PLLC, February 13, 2007: US07177465 (29 worldwide citation)

Method of compressing/extending a color reproducing space which compresses or extends chroma of a first color gamut in a same hue plane. The color reproducing method and apparatus produces a third transformation definition by transforming a first color gamut represented by a first transformation def ...


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Masayuki Takahira: Image processing method and apparatus, and recording medium. Fuji Photo Film, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, January 16, 2007: US07164805 (5 worldwide citation)

An image processing method and apparatus enhancing sharpness of an image while suppressing enhancement of noise components. Image data is separated into frequency components, and an evaluation value for evaluating the level of an image to be enhanced is calculated for each pixel. A gain for an inter ...


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Masayuki Takahira, Hajime Shirasaka: Apparatus and method for generating slide show and program therefor. FUJIFILM Corporation, Sughrue Mion PLLC, September 28, 2010: US07805679 (3 worldwide citation)

When slide show image data sets are generated from a plurality of image data sets, the image data sets, DVD-Video files representing the slide shows generated from the image data sets, and information representing reproduction order are stored in a manner that allows a user to access them so that pl ...


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Masahiro Kubo, Makoto Kagaya, Masayuki Takahira, Masayuki Kuramoto, Shuichi Ishii, Ryo Takahashi: Endoscope apparatus and control method thereof. Fujifilm Corporation, McGinn IP Law Group PLLC, March 18, 2014: US08675046 (1 worldwide citation)

A narrow-band observation image and a spectral estimation image are automatically switched based on the type of a subject. In an endoscopic image obtained by a scope, judgment is made as to whether the endoscopic image was obtained by close-up imaging or by distant-view imaging. When it is judged th ...


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Izumi Saitoh, Masayuki Takahira, Toshio Kawakita, Yasuyuki Yoshioka: Crystal form of pyrrolidylthiocarbapenem derivative. Shiongi &, Ropes & Gray, James F Haley Jr, Yang Xu, August 21, 2012: US08247402 (1 worldwide citation)

Novel crystals of a pyrrolidylthiocarbapenem derivative having excellent stability is provided. According to the present invention, a crystal of (+)-(4R,5S,6S)-6-[(1R)-1-hydroxyethyl]-4-methyl-7-oxo-3[[(3S,5S)-5-(sulfamoylaminomethyl)p yrrolidin-3-yl]thio]-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]hept-2-ene-2-carboxylic ...


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Masahiro Kubo, Yasunori Ohta, Masayuki Takahira, Naoto Kinjo: Endoscope apparatus and control method therefor. FUJIFILM Corporation, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, October 8, 2013: US08553075

An endoscope image is obtained by imaging a subject with a scope. Then, an edge portion of the endoscope image is extracted and a complexity degree of the edge portion is detected. Thereafter, a determination is made as to whether the endoscope image is an image obtained through near view imaging or ...


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Masayuki Takahira, Hajime Shirasaka: Apparatus and method for generating slide show and program therefor. Facebook, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, February 10, 2015: US08954856

When slide show image data sets are generated from a plurality of image data sets, the image data sets, DVD-Video files representing the slide shows generated from the image data sets, and information representing reproduction order are stored in a manner that allows a user to access them so that pl ...


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Masahiro Kubo, Makoto Kagaya, Masayuki Takahira, Masayuki Kuramoto, Shuichi Ishii, Ryo Takahashi: Endoscope apparatus and its control method. FUJIFILM Corporation, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, May 14, 2013: US08439823

An imaging mode is automatically switched based on the kind of a subject. The spatial frequency of an endoscopic image obtained by imaging the subject is detected. Further, judgment is made, based on the distribution of the spatial frequency, as to whether the endoscopic image was obtained by perfor ...


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Masayuki Takahira, Yozo Ishihara, Ikunobu Sumida: Method for analyzing concentration of glue contained in electrolyte solution. Pan Pacific Copper, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, October 4, 2011: US08030087

The purpose of the present invention is to provide a method to more easily analyze the concentration of glue in an electrolyte solution, while suppressing the degradation of glue during the analysis. There is provided a method for analyzing the concentration of glue contained in an electrolyte solut ...