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Roberto Cipolla, Yasukazu Okamoto, Yoshinori Kuno: 3D human interface apparatus using motion recognition based on dynamic image processing. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Foley & Lardner, December 3, 1996: US05581276 (382 worldwide citation)

A 3D human interface apparatus using a motion recognition based on a dynamic image processing in which the motion of an operator operated object as an imaging target can be recognized accurately and stably. The apparatus includes: an image input unit for entering a plurality of time series images of ...


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Masahiro Iwasaki, Arasanathan Thayananthan, Roberto Cipolla: Image processing method and image processing apparatus. Panasonic Corporation, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack L, May 7, 2013: US08437549 (3 worldwide citation)

An image processing apparatus robustly performs segmentation on an image including an object such as a moving person with its deformation. The image processing apparatus includes: an image inputting unit which receives temporally successive images; a motion analyzing unit which calculates motions of ...


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Christelle Marie Guittet, Paul Gerard Ducksbury, Maria Petrou, Anastasios Kesidis, Roberto Cipolla, Margaret Jai Varga: Measurement of mitotic activity. Qinetiq, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, August 18, 2009: US07577280 (3 worldwide citation)

A method of measurement of mitotic activity from histopathological specimen images initially identifies image pixels with luminances corresponding to mitotic figures and selects from them a reference pixel to provide a reference color. Pixels similar to the reference color are located; image regions ...


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Ryuji Funayama, Hiromichi Yanagihara, Julien Fauqueur, Gabriel Brostow, Roberto Cipolla: Methods and systems for matching keypoints and tracking regions between frames of video data. Toyota Motor Europe, Cambridge Enterprise, Bacon & Thomas PLLC, April 7, 2015: US09002055 (1 worldwide citation)

A method (100) and system (300) is described for processing video data comprising a plurality of images. The method (100) comprising obtaining (104, 106), for each of the plurality of images, a segmentation in a plurality of regions and a set of keypoints, and tracking (108) at least one region betw ...


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Okamoto Kyoichi, Roberto Cipolla, Kuno Yoshinori: Dynamic image processing device. Toshiba, March 10, 2005: JP2005-063463 (1 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a dynamic image processing device that divides off a region with different motion by the use of a direction of translational motion.SOLUTION: The dynamic image processing device comprises an image inputting part 21 for inputting image information corresponding to a p ...


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Javier Latorre Martinez, Vincent Ping Leung Wan, Balakrishna Venkata Jagannadha Kolluru, Ioannis Stylianou, Robert Arthur Blokland, Norbert Braunschweiler, Kayoko Yanagisawa, Langzhou Chen, Ranniery Maia, Robert Anderson, Bjorn Stenger, Roberto Cipolla, Neil Baker: Synthetic audiovisual storyteller. KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, June 7, 2016: US09361722

A method of animating a computer generation of a head and displaying the text of an electronic book, such that the head has a mouth which moves in accordance with the speech of the text of the electronic book to be output by the head and a word or group of words from the text is displayed while simu ...


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Roberto Cipolla, George Vogiatzis, Paolo Favaro, Ryuji Funayama, Hiromichi Yanagihara: Image processing methods and apparatus. Cambridge University Technical Services, April 9, 2013: US08417021

We describe methods of characterizing a set of images to determine their respective illumination, for example for recovering the 3D shape of an illuminated object. The method comprises: inputting a first set of images of the object captured from different positions; determining frontier point data f ...


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Sam Johnson, Frank Perbet, Bjorn Stenger, Minh Tri Pham, Oliver Woodford, Riccardo Gherardi, Roberto Cipolla: Methods and systems for generating a three dimensional representation of a subject. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, May 9, 2017: US09646408

According to one embodiment, a method of generating a three dimensional representation of a subject from a depth image, comprises comparing a depth image of the subject with a plurality of representative images, wherein each representative image is associated with a respective parametric model of a ...


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Carlos Hernandez, George Vogiatzis, Roberto Cipolla: Imaging system and method. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, May 28, 2013: US08451322

According to one embodiment, an apparatus for determining the gradients of the surface normals of an object includes a receiving unit, establishing unit, determining unit, and selecting unit. The receiving unit is configured to receive data of three 2D images of the object, wherein each image is tak ...


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Minh Tri Pham, Oliver Woodford, Frank Perbet, Atsuto Maki, Bjorn Stenger, Roberto Cipolla: Image processing method and system. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, September 30, 2014: US08849039

A method of comparing two object poses, wherein each object pose is expressed in terms of position, orientation and scale with respect to a common coordinate system, the method comprising: calculating a distance between the two object poses, the distance being calculated using the distance function: ...



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