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Shoupu Chen, Lawrence A Ray: Method for face orientation determination in digital color images. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, October 10, 2006: US07120279 (105 worldwide citation)

A digital image processing method for determining an orientation of a face in a digital color image generates a mean grid pattern element image from a plurality of sample face images and an integral image from the digital color image. A face is located in the color digital image by using the integra ...


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Shoupu Chen, Lawrence A Ray: Method for locating faces in digital color images. Eastman Kodak Company, Thomas H Close, September 19, 2006: US07110575 (104 worldwide citation)

A digital image processing method for locating faces in a digital color image includes the steps of: generating a mean grid pattern element (MGPe) image from a plurality of sample face images; generating an integral image from the digital color image; and locating faces in the color digital image by ...


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Shoupu Chen: Method for forming a depth image from digital image data. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, April 29, 2003: US06556704 (100 worldwide citation)

A computer vision/image processing method generates a depth map useful in producing a foreground depth mask for 2D/3D image editing. The method uses image data from a plurality of scenes. Feature points on each of the vertical scan lines in each of the scene images are used to search for correspondi ...


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Shoupu Chen, Mark R Bolin: Method and computer program product for locating facial features. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, June 6, 2006: US07058209 (82 worldwide citation)

A digital image processing method detects facial features in a digital image. This method includes the steps of detecting iris pixels in the image, clustering the iris pixels, and selecting at least one of the following schemes to identify eye positions: applying geometric reasoning to detect eye po ...


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Shoupu Chen, Jay S Schildkraut, Lawrence A Ray: Real-time target confirmation for radiation therapy. Carestream Health, November 18, 2008: US07453984 (48 worldwide citation)

A method for radiation therapy with target recognition has a first target identification system for obtaining first target characteristics within a patient's body. A second target identification system obtains second target characteristics within the body aided by the first target characteristics. A ...


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Shoupu Chen, Jiebo Luo: Method for automatically locating eyes in an image. Eastman Kodak Company, Thomas H Close, May 17, 2005: US06895103 (44 worldwide citation)

A digital image processing method for locating human eyes in a digital image, includes the steps of detecting a skin colored region in the image; detecting human iris color pixels in the skin colored region; forming initial estimates of eye positions using the locations of the detected iris color pi ...


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Shoupu Chen, Henry Nicponski, Lawrence A Ray: Method and system for face detection in digital images. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, March 24, 2009: US07508961 (35 worldwide citation)

A digital image processing method for detecting faces in a digital color image comprises the steps of: providing a distributed face detection system having complementary classifiers, wherein the classifiers are complementary in a frequency domain; selecting classifier parameters for the complementar ...


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Shoupu Chen, Lawrence A Ray: Method for three dimensional spatial panorama formation. Eastman Kodak Company, Stephen H Shaw, January 13, 2004: US06677982 (34 worldwide citation)

A method, a system, and a computer program product for deriving a three-dimensional panorama from a plurality of stereo image pairs of a scene generated from a plurality of cameras, that includes acquiring a plurality of stereo image pairs of the scene, wherein there is an intra-overlap region betwe ...


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Shoupu Chen, Lawrence A Ray: Digital image processing method and computer program product for detecting human irises in an image. Eastman Kodak Company, Roland R Schindler II, July 19, 2005: US06920237 (33 worldwide citation)

A digital image processing method is taught for detecting human irises in a digital image. The method comprises the steps measuring the red intensity of the pixels in the image, determining the probability that each pixel is an iris based upon the red intensity of the pixel, determining the probabil ...


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Shoupu Chen, Lawrence A Ray: Method for detecting skin color in a digital image. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, February 10, 2004: US06690822 (33 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting skin color in a digital image having pixels in an RGB color space generally includes the steps of performing statistical analysis of the digital color image to determine the mean RGB color values; then, if the mean value of any one of the colors is below a predetermined thresh ...