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Yang Tao: Method and apparatus for sorting objects by color including stable color transformation. Agri Tech Incorporated, Foley & Lardner, July 9, 1996: US05533628 (93 worldwide citation)

A color sorting apparatus has a singulator section, a color sorter and a conveyor which drops the sorted objects into appropriate collection bins. Objects for sorting are transported on an endless conveyor on wheels through the singulation and color sorting section. An independently adjustable speed ...


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Yang Tao: Method for calibrating a color sorting apparatus. Agri Tech, Foley & Lardner, August 25, 1998: US05799105 (52 worldwide citation)

A color sorting apparatus has a singulator section, a color sorter and a conveyor which drops the sorted objects into appropriate collection bins. Objects for sorting are transported on an endless conveyor on wheels through the singulation and color sorting section. An independently adjustable speed ...


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Yang Tao, Zhiqing Wen: Item defect detection apparatus and method. University of Arkansas, Head Johnson and Kachigian, August 26, 2003: US06610953 (50 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided which addresses the drawbacks of the prior art and which incorporates two separate imaging devices, one near-infrared and one mid-infrared imaging device which simultaneously capture images of the passing objects. The background information is removed and images of ...


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Yang Tao: Defective object inspection and removal systems and methods for identifying and removing defective objects. Agri Tech, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, September 28, 1999: US05960098 (44 worldwide citation)

Image processing system using cameras and image processing techniques to identify undesirable objects on roller conveyor lines. The cameras above the conveyor capture images of the passing objects. The roller background information is removed and images of the objects remain. To analyze each individ ...


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Yang Tao: Defective object inspection and separation system using image analysis and curvature transformation. Agri Tech, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, March 24, 1998: US05732147 (42 worldwide citation)

Image processing system using cameras and image processing techniques to identify undesirable objects on roller conveyor lines. The cameras above the conveyor capture images of the passing objects. The roller background information is removed and images of the objects remain. To analyze each individ ...


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Yang Tao: Method and apparatus for sorting objects by color. Agri Tech Incorporated, Foley & Lardner, August 23, 1994: US05339963 (33 worldwide citation)

A color sorting apparatus has a singulator section, a color sorter and a conveyor which drops the sorted objects into appropriate collection bins. Objects for sorting are transported on an endless conveyor on wheels through the singulation and color sorting section. An independently adjustable speed ...


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Yang Tao, Zhiqing Wen: Item defect detection apparatus and method. University of Arkansas, Head Johnson & Kachigian, August 7, 2001: US06271520 (17 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided which incorporates two separate imaging devices, one near-infrared and one mid-infrared imaging device which simultaneously capture images of the passing objects. The background information is removed and images of the objects remain. A spherical optical transform ...


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Yang Tao, Joel Walker: Automatic feather sexing of poultry chicks using ultraviolet imaging. University of Arkansas N A, Head Johnson & Kachigian, May 28, 2002: US06396938 (16 worldwide citation)

The invention addresses the above referenced need in the art. In particular, the invention provides an improved method for automatic chick sexing. Under regular lighting, the color intensity of down and feather of baby chicks are essentially the same and it is difficult to separate the feathers in t ...


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Abrol Nischal, Yang Tao: Method and apparatus for performing call setup for a video call in 3g-324m. Qualcomm Incorporated, Abrol Nischal, Yang Tao, WADSWORTH Philip R, February 23, 2006: WO/2006/020031 (11 worldwide citation)

For quick call setup, terminal A sends to terminal B stuffing sequences for the highest H.223 multiplexer level supported by terminal A and at least one proprietary sequence. The proprietary sequence indicates support for quick call setup and contains video and audio codecs supported by terminal A. ...


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Yang Tao: 实现上行链路同步的方法及其设备 (ZH), Method and device for establishing uplink synchronization (EN). Alcatel Lucent Shanghai Bell, China Science Patent & Trademark Agent, December 29, 2010: WO/2010/148532 (7 worldwide citation)

The embodiment of the present invention provides a method and device for establishing uplink (UL) synchronization. The method includes: instructing a user equipment (UE) to perform dedicated physical random access channel (PRACH) transmission; calculating time advance (TA) according to a first time ...



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