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Stanley R Sternberg, William Dargel, John W Lennington, Thomas Voiles: Image recognition methods. Visual Key, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski PC, July 13, 2004: US06763148 (104 worldwide citation)

Physical objects, including still and moving images, are transformed into more compact forms for identification and other purposes using a method unrelated to existing image-matching systems which rely on feature extraction. An auxiliary construct, preferably a warp grid, is associated with an image ...


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Stanley R Sternberg: Parallel partitioned serial neighborhood processors. Environmental Research Institute of Michigan, Krass & Young, November 13, 1979: US04174514 (82 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for performing neighborhood transformations on data matrices for image processing and the like achieves processing speeds greater than conventional serial processors with an economy of memory through use of a plurality of serial neighborhood processors that simultaneously operate upon adjo ...


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John W Lennington, Stanley R Sternberg: Object identification system. Kilo Corporation, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 24, 1977: US04025791 (57 worldwide citation)

A transponder/interrogator system for remotely identifying objects. The interrogator emits infrared pulses to activate and remotely clock the transponder. Upon such activation, the transponder emits in synchronism with the interrogator pulse a unique code in the form of infrared pulses in accordance ...


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Stanley R Sternberg: Method and apparatus for pattern recognition and detection. Krass Young & Schivley, November 8, 1983: US04414685 (54 worldwide citation)

Image analyzing apparatus and methods are disclosed for analyzing 3-dimensional as well as 2-dimensional images. The pixels of the 3-D images may be represented by multivalued digital data signals which are analyzed in one or more programmable neighborhood transformation stages. In the preferred emb ...


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Stanley R Sternberg: Automatic image processor. Environmental Research Institute of Michigan, Krass & Young, September 11, 1979: US04167728 (45 worldwide citation)

A chain of substantially identical serial neighborhood transformation modules are utilized to analyze patterns represented by a serial stream of digital electrical signals representing a matrix of points. Each module includes an input for receiving a series stream of digital output signals from the ...


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Stanley R Sternberg, William O Dargel, Robert M Lougheed, David L McCubbrey, Ralph E Richardson: Neighborhood transformation logic circuitry for an image analyzer system. Krass & Young, November 20, 1984: US04484346 (45 worldwide citation)

A system for analyzing images represented by a serial stream of digital electrical signals corresponding to values of pixels in a matrix of points constituting an image. The system includes a pipeline of substantially identical neighborhood transformation stages. Each stage includes a processor port ...


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Stanley R Sternberg: Image analyzer for processing multiple frames of image data. Environmental Research Institute of Michigan, Krass and Young, August 7, 1984: US04464789 (42 worldwide citation)

A method of analyzing multiple frames of image data wherein each frame is represented by a matrix of pixels fed serially from a source for processing. A first frame of pixels is transformed in at least one serial neighborhood transformation stage to detect spatial locations associated with given obj ...


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Stanley R Sternberg, William O Dargel, Robert M Lougheed, David L McCubbrey, Ralph E Richardson: Neighborhood transformation logic circuitry for an image analyzer system. Environmental Research Institute of Michigan, Krass Young & Schivley, July 26, 1983: US04395698 (36 worldwide citation)

An image analyzer system employs one or more neighborhood transformation stages. The stage operates to access groups of neighboring pixels in an image matrix, analyzes them and generates a transformation output as a result of the analysis. The stage includes a logic circuit which is programmable fro ...


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Stanley R Sternberg: Image analyzer with cyclical neighborhood processing pipeline. Environmental Research Institute of Michigan, Krass Young & Schivley, January 18, 1983: US04369430 (33 worldwide citation)

An image analyzer system includes a pipeline containing a given number of serially connected neighborhood transformation stages. Each stage includes a neighborhood extraction portion for sequentially accessing substantially all of the neighborhoods in a matrix of pixels constituting an image. Transf ...


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Stanley R Sternberg, Robert M Lougheed, William O Dargel: Dynamic data correction generator for an image analyzer system. Environmental Research Institute of Michigan, Krass & Young, August 7, 1984: US04464788 (32 worldwide citation)

Dynamic data generator circuitry is disclosed for use in an image analyzer system. The system includes a plurality of storage devices for temporarily storing a neighborhood in the image matrix comprised of a central data point and its surrounding points in the matrix. A transformation generator incl ...