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Ron Kimmel, Yael Petrank, Oded Sudarsky, Avishav Sidlesky: Method for segmentation of IVUS image sequences. Mediguide, Darby & Darby PC, July 8, 2008: US07397935 (73 worldwide citation)

Method for performing segmentation of an interior vessel within the body of a patient, the method including obtaining a sequence of intravascular ultrasound images of an interior vessel and dividing the sequence into batches, detecting uninformative regions in each of the batches, the uninformative ...


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Ron Kimmel, Yael Petrank, Oded Sudarsky, Avishav Sidlesky: Method for segmentation of IVUS image sequences. MediGuide, Dykema & Gossett PLLC, August 10, 2010: US07773792 (51 worldwide citation)

Method for performing segmentation of an interior vessel within the body of a patient, the method including obtaining a sequence of intravascular ultrasound images of an interior vessel and dividing the sequence into batches, detecting uninformative regions in each of the batches, the uninformative ...


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Michael Bronstein, Alexander Bronstein, Ron Kimmel: Facial recognition and the open mouth problem. Technion Research & Development Foundation L, Graeser Associates Int, Dvorah Graeser, April 10, 2012: US08155400 (17 worldwide citation)

A method of cropping a representation of a face for electronic processing, said method comprising: selecting a first geodesic contour about an invariant reference point on said face, setting a region within said first geodesic contour as a first mask, selecting a second geodesic contour about a boun ...


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Alexander Bronstein, Michael Bronstein, Ron Kimmel: Three-dimensional face recognition. Technion Research & Development Foundation, September 20, 2005: US06947579 (17 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for obtaining 3-Dimensional data of a geometric body for matching, and particularly for use in facial matching, comprises a three dimensional scanner for obtaining three-dimensional topographical data of the body, a triangulator for receiving or forming said data into a triangulated manifo ...


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Ron Kimmel: Three-dimensional video scanner. Technion Research & Development Foundation, Browdy and Neimark PLLC, July 13, 2010: US07756323 (11 worldwide citation)

A 3D scanning device comprises: a digital light encoding unit comprising a digital micromirror device for encoding a rapidly changing shape signal onto a light beam directed to an object, a shape of said signal being selected such that distortions thereof by a contoured object reveal three-dimension ...


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Ron Kimmel, Doron Shaked, Michael Elad, Irwin Sobel: Space varying gamut mapping. Hewlett Packard Development Company, April 19, 2005: US06882449 (9 worldwide citation)

A method an apparatus uses a variational approach for space dependent gamut mapping. The method presents a new measure for the problem. A solution to the formulation according to the method is unique if the gamut of the target device is known. A quadratic programming efficient numerical solution pro ...


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Ilya Blayvas, Ron Kimmel, Alfred Bruckstein: Machine learning by construction of a decision function. Technion Research & Development Foundation, G E Ehrlich, April 26, 2005: US06886008 (9 worldwide citation)

Data processing apparatus is provided for evaluating answers to respective query items considered to be represented by respective points within a region of feature space, and the apparatus comprises an input (10) which receives such a query item. The region is subdivided into subregions according to ...


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Ron Kimmel, Alexander Bronstein, Michael Bronstein: System and method for user object selection in geographic relation to a video display. Stephen E Zweig, June 24, 2014: US08760401 (8 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to a system and method for determining position and orientation with respect to a display device. In particular, the invention is directed to acquiring an observed image from a display device using a pointing device, and calculating pointing device position and orientation ...


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Ron Kimmel, Ron P Maurer: Method of computing sub-pixel Euclidean distance maps. Hewlett Packard Development Company, September 26, 2006: US07113617 (6 worldwide citation)

Boundary curves of a source image are identified. Each pixel of a distance map is associated with a corresponding region of the source image. Each pixel is assigned a calculated distance value corresponding to the Euclidean distance between a center of that pixel and the nearest point of the closest ...


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Michael Bronstein, Alexander Bronstein, Ron Kimmel: Facial recognition and the open mouth problem. Technion Research & Development Foundation, September 2, 2008: US07421098 (5 worldwide citation)

A method, for electronic face recognition using geodesic representations, of processing such a geodesic representation of a face having a mouth and being able to adopt open-mouthed or closed mouth states, so that the electronic recognition works regardless of whether the mouth in the representation ...