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Jiebo Luo, Stephen Etz, Amit Singhal: Method for automatic determination of main subjects in photographic images. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, August 28, 2001: US06282317 (247 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting a main subject in an image, the method comprises: receiving a digital image; extracting regions of arbitrary shape and size defined by actual objects from the digital image; grouping the regions into larger segments corresponding to physically coherent objects; extracting for ...


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Jiebo Luo, Stephen Etz: Method for detecting sky in images. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, January 7, 2003: US06504951 (134 worldwide citation)

A method, image recognition system, computer program, etc., for detecting sky regions in an image comprise classifying potential sky pixels in the image by color, extracting connected components of the potential sky pixels, eliminating ones of the connected components that have a texture above a pre ...


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Andreas E Savakis, Stephen Etz: Method for automatic assessment of emphasis and appeal in consumer images. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, December 30, 2003: US06671405 (73 worldwide citation)

An image is automatically assessed with respect to certain features, wherein the assessment is a determination of the degree of importance, interest or attractiveness of the image. First, a digital image is obtained corresponding to the image. Then one or more quantities are computed that are relate ...


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Edward B Gindele, Andreas E Savakis, Stephen Etz: Method for varying the number, size, and magnification of photographic prints based on image emphasis and appeal. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, June 8, 2004: US06748097 (62 worldwide citation)

In a method for varying one or more print attributes of a print made from a digital image, a print attribute value is computed for the digital image based on a determination of the degree of importance, interest or attractiveness of the image and the resulting print attribute value is used to contro ...


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Andreas E Savakis, Stephen Etz, Edward B Gindele: Method for varying an image processing path based on image emphasis and appeal. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, May 18, 2004: US06738494 (39 worldwide citation)

A method for varying the image processing path for a digital image involves the steps of (a) computing an image processing attribute value for the digital image based on a determination of the degree of importance, interest or attractiveness of the image; and (b) using the image processing attribute ...



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