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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 (403 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 (4 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 (4 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 (2 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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Roberto Cipolla, George Vogiatzis, Paolo Favaro, Ryuji Funayama, Hiromichi Yanagihara: Image processing methods and apparatus. Cambridge University Technical Services, April 9, 2013: US08417021 (1 worldwide citation)

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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Carlos Hernandez, George Vogiatzis, Roberto Cipolla: Imaging system and method. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, May 28, 2013: US08451322 (1 worldwide citation)

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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Masahiro Iwasaki, Arasanathan Thayananthan, Roberto Cipolla: Iterative motion segmentation. Panasonic Corporation, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack L, June 28, 2011: US07970205 (1 worldwide citation)

An image processing device which simultaneously secures and extracts a background image, at least two object images, a shape of each object image and motion of each object image, from among plural images, the image processing device including an image input unit (101) which accepts input of plural i ...


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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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Okamoto Kyoichi, Roberto Cipolla, Kuno Yoshinori: Dynamic image processing device. Toshiba, May 24, 2002: JP2002-150292 (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 ...