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Richard Stephen Szeliski, Polina Golland: Method for performing stereo matching to recover depths, colors and opacities of surface elements. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, June 29, 1999: US05917937 (184 worldwide citation)

A stereo matching method simultaneously recovers disparities, colors and opacities from input images to reconstruct 3-dimensional surfaces depicted in the input images. The method includes formulating a general disparity space by selecting a projective sampling of a 3D working volume, and then mappi ...


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Patrice Y Simard, Richard Stephen Szeliski, Josh Benaloh, Iulian D Calinov, Julien D Couvreur: Content alteration for prevention of unauthorized scripts. Microsoft Corporation, Senniger Powers, November 24, 2009: US07624277 (31 worldwide citation)

Methods for preventing unauthorized scripting. The invention generates a human interactive proof to distinguish a human from a machine by generating a random set of characters and altering each of the characters individually to inhibit computerized character recognition. The invention also includes ...


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Sudipta Narayan Sinha, Drew Edward Steedly, Richard Stephen Szeliski: Piecewise planar reconstruction of three-dimensional scenes. Microsoft Corporation, Steven Spellman, Peter Taylor, Micky Minhas, January 13, 2015: US08933925 (9 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for reconstruction a three-dimensional scene from a collection of two-dimensional images are provided. A computerized reconstruction system executes computer vision algorithms on the collection of two-dimensional images to identify candidate planes that ...


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Karim Farouki, Blaise Aguera y Arcas, Brett D Brewer, Steven Drucker, Gary W Flake, Tomasz Kasperkiewicz, Stephen L Lawler, Donald James Lindsay, Adam Sheppard, Richard Stephen Szeliski, Jeffrey Jon Weir: Client-side composing/weighting of ads. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, August 21, 2012: US08250454 (2 worldwide citation)

The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates displaying relevant advertisements to a user. A display engine can browse a portion of image data during a browsing session. An evaluator can identify a context related to two or more concurrent and on-going browsing sessi ...


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Gary W Flake, Blaise H Aguera, Brett D Brewer, Steven Drucker, Karim Farouki, Stephen L Lawler, Donald James Lindsay, Adam Sheppard, Richard Stephen Szeliski, Julio Estrada, Christopher B Weare: User-created trade cards. Microsoft Corporation, Turocy & Watson, March 22, 2011: US07909238 (1 worldwide citation)

The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates identifying relationships between two or more trade cards. A schema component can implement a portion of user-assisted schema to create a trade card that represents a distillation of a document with document-specific data. ...


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Gary W Flake, Karim Farouki, Blaise Aguera y Arcas, Brett D Brewer, Steven Drucker, Tomasz Kasperkiewicz, Stephen L Lawler, Donald James Lindsay, Adam P Sheppard, Richard Stephen Szeliski, Jeffrey Jon Weir: Collection represents combined intent. Microsoft Corporation, Holly Nguyen, Carole Boelitz, Micky Minhas, March 25, 2014: US08682736

The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates communicating intent-related data to a user. A display engine can enable exploration of a portion of image data during a browsing session. An intent component can receive a portion of data related to the browsing session, ...


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Tomasz Kasperkiewicz, Blaise Aguera y Arcas, Brett D Brewer, Steven Drucker, Karim Farouki, Gary W Flake, Stephen L Lawler, Donald James Lindsay, Adam Sheppard, Richard Stephen Szeliski, Jeffrey Jon Weir, Julio Estrada: Trade card services. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, The Law Office of Michael Kondoudis, May 26, 2015: US09038912

The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates servicing a portion of a trade card via a web service. A web service can provide a portion of data to enhance a trade card, wherein the portion of data is at least one of a portion of trade card document-specific data, an ...


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Blaise Aguera y Aguera, Brett D Brewer, Steven Drucker, Karim Farouki, Gary W Flake, Tomasz Kasperkiewicz, Stephen L Lawler, Donald James Lindsay, Adam Sheppard, Richard Stephen Szeliski, Jeffrey Jon Weir: Intermediate point between images to insert/overlay ads. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, January 1, 2013: US08346017

The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates simulating a portion 2-dimensional (2D) data for implementation within a 3-dimensional (3D) virtual environment. A 3D virtual environment can enable a 3D exploration of a 3D image constructed from a collection of two or mo ...


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Blaise H Aguera y Arcas, Richard Stephen Szeliski, Stephen L Lawler, Eyal Ofek, Jason Leslie Szabo, Steven Ned Stanzel, Gur Kimchi, Avi Bar Zeev: Immersive virtual commerce. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon, September 23, 2010: US20100241525-A1

An immersive virtual store can be presented to a user that allows the user to navigate through the store in a manner similar to a physical store. The presented virtual store can allow the user to travel along aisles, stop and browse items at a table of a vendor, as well as perform searches for diffe ...


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Sudipta Narayan Sinha, Drew Edward Steedly, Richard Stephen Szeliski: Piecewise planar reconstruction of three-dimensional scenes. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon, December 16, 2010: US20100315412-A1

Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for reconstruction a three-dimensional scene from a collection of two-dimensional images are provided. A computerized reconstruction system executes computer vision algorithms on the collection of two-dimensional images to identify candidate planes that ...



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