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Rudolf Maarten Bolle, Sharon Louise Nunes, Sharathchandra Pankanti, Nalini Kanta Ratha, Barton Allen Smith, Thomas Guthrie Zimmerman: Method for biometric-based authentication in wireless communication for access control. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Ramraj Soundararajan, Lacasse & Associates, November 16, 2004: US06819219 (341 worldwide citation)

Smart cards systems that are utilized in biometric authentication are slow in processing and have the cards themselves have the added disadvantage of being misplaced or lost. Moreover, storing biometric data (on a database) over a network poses security issues that in extreme instances can be compro ...


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Andrew William Senior, Sharathchandra Pankanti, Arun Hampapur, Lisa Marie Brown, Ying Li Tian: Automatic multiscale image acquisition from a steerable camera. International Business Machines Corporation, August Law, George Willinghan, September 14, 2010: US07796154 (23 worldwide citation)

A system for automatically acquiring high-resolution images by steering a pan-tilt-zoom camera at targets detected in a fixed camera view is provided. The system uses automatic or manual calibration between multiple cameras. Using automatic calibration, the homography between the cameras in a home p ...


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Weiguang Guan, Norman Haas, Ying Li, Sharathchandra Pankanti: Object recognition using Haar features and histograms of oriented gradients. International Business Machines Corporation, Thomas Grzesik, Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco PL, May 21, 2013: US08447139 (18 worldwide citation)

A system and method to detect objects in a digital image. At least one image representing at least one frame of a video sequence is received. A sliding window of different window sizes at different locations is placed in the image. A cascaded classifier including a plurality of increasingly accurate ...


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Andrew William Senior, Sharathchandra Pankanti, Arun Hampapur, Lisa Marie Brown, Ying Li Tian: Automatic multiscale image acquisition from a steerable camera. International Business Machines Corporation, August Law, George Willinghan, October 16, 2012: US08289392 (15 worldwide citation)

A system for automatically acquiring high-resolution images by steering a pan-tilt-zoom camera at targets detected in a fixed camera view is provided. The system uses automatic or manual calibration between multiple cameras. Using automatic calibration, the homography between the cameras in a home p ...


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Arun Hampapur, Jun Li, Sharathchandra Pankanti, Charles A Otto: Detection and tracking of moving objects. International Business Machines Corporation, Ryan Mason & Lewis, September 29, 2015: US09147260 (10 worldwide citation)

A system and computer program product for performing visual surveillance of one or more moving objects include registering one or more images captured by one or more cameras, wherein registering the one or more images comprises region-based registration of the one or more images in two or more adjac ...


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Yuichi Fujiki, Norman Haas, Ying Li, Charles A Otto, Balamanohar Paluri, Sharathchandra Pankanti: Anomaly detection in images and videos. International Business Machines Corporation, Ido Tuchman, Anne V Dougherty, May 13, 2014: US08724904 (7 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and computer program product for detecting anomalies in an image. In an example embodiment the method includes partitioning each image of a set of images into a plurality of image local units. The method further includes clustering all local units in the image set into clusters, an ...


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Norman Haas, Ying Li, Sharathchandra Pankanti: Detection of objects in digital images. International Business Machines Corporation, Thomas Grzesik, Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco PL, August 13, 2013: US08509478 (6 worldwide citation)

A method to detect objects in a digital image. At least one image representing at least one frame of a video sequence is received. A given color channel of the image is extracted. At least one blob that stands out from a background of the given color channel is identified. One or more features are e ...


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Lisa Marie Brown, Rudolf M Bolle, Jonathan H Connell, Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra Pankanti, Andrew William Senior, Ying Li Tian: System and method for providing position-independent pose estimation. International Business Machines Corporation, Casey August, Anne Vachon Dougherty, February 26, 2008: US07336296 (5 worldwide citation)

A system and method to estimate the absolute coarse pose of a rigid body, and more specifically of an individual's head as captured by overhead wide-angle cameras, by integrating position and pose information. Position information ideally includes three-dimensional position information provided by r ...


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Norman Haas, Ying Li, Charles A Otto, Sharathchandra Pankanti: Method and system of rail component detection using vision technology. International Business Machines Corporation, Ido Tuchman, Anne V Dougherty, January 7, 2014: US08625878 (2 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and computer program product for automatically inspecting railroad tracks. The method includes assessing a configuration of rail components depicted in an image by comparing the configuration of the rail components to known hazards. The method also includes determining a severity o ...


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Norman Haas, Ying Li, Charles A Otto, Sharathchandra Pankanti, Yuichi Fujiji, Hoang Trinh: Location determination for an object using visual data. International Business Machines Corporation, Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco PL, Thomas Grzesik, May 19, 2015: US09036865 (2 worldwide citation)

A global position of an observed object is determined by obtaining a first global position of an observed object with at least one positioning device. A determination is made as to whether a set of stored visual characteristic information of at least one landmark matches a visual characteristic info ...