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Lowell L Winger, Yunwei Jia, Aaron G Wells, Elliot N Linzer, Simon Booth, Guy Cote: Method and apparatus for video deinterlacing and format conversion. LSI Logic Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana, April 22, 2008: US07362376 (54 worldwide citation)

A method for deinterlacing a picture is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) generating a plurality of primary scores by searching along a plurality of primary angles for an edge in the picture proximate a location interlaced with a field of the picture, (B) generating a plurali ...


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Lowell L Winger, Yunwei Jia, Aaron G Wells, Elliot N Linzer, Simon Booth, Guy Cote: Method and apparatus for video deinterlacing and format conversion. LSI Logic Corporation, Christopher P Maioran P C, March 18, 2008: US07345708 (31 worldwide citation)

A method for deinterlacing a picture is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) determining a protection condition by performing a static check on the picture in a region around a location interlaced with a first field of the picture, (B) calculating an interpolated sample at the l ...


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Lowell L Winger, Pavel Novotny, Yunwei Jia: Noise adaptive 3D composite noise reduction. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana PC, June 23, 2009: US07551232 (18 worldwide citation)

A method for filtering digital video is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) checking a plurality of original blocks in an original field for a plurality of artifacts, wherein detection of the artifacts is based on an adjustable threshold, (B) first filtering each of the origina ...


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Lowell L Winger, Yunwei Jia: Method and apparatus for video and image deinterlacing and format conversion. LSI Logic Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana P C, January 30, 2007: US07170561 (15 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for deinterlacing a picture is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) calculating a plurality of differences among a plurality of current samples from a current field of the picture, the differences being calculated along a plurality of line segments at a pl ...


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Lowell L Winger, Yunwei Jia, Aaron G Wells, Elliot N Linzer, Simon Booth, Guy Cote: Method and apparatus for video deinterlacing and format conversion. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana PC, February 9, 2010: US07659939 (14 worldwide citation)

A method for deinterlacing a picture is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) calculating a potential sample at a location interfaced with a first field of the picture by temporal filtering, (B) evaluating a protection condition in a current region around the location after inclu ...


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Yunwei Jia, Darryl Lee, Stanley Fok, Gheorghe Berbecel: Motion compensated frame rate conversion system and method. Sigma Designs, Jones Day, March 27, 2012: US08144778 (11 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods of motion compensated frame rate conversion are described herein. These systems and methods convert an input video sequence at a first frame rate to an output video sequence at a second frame rate through a novel motion estimation and motion vector processing stage that produces ...


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Yunwei Jia, Lowell L Winger: Unified approach to film mode detection. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana PC, April 27, 2010: US07705913 (8 worldwide citation)

A method for film mode detection is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) detecting if a plurality of fields in a video signal are in a 3:2 pull-down pattern to control a plurality of first flags based on a plurality of statistics gathered from the fields, (B) detecting if the fi ...


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Lowell L Winger, Yunwei Jia, Aaron G Wells, Elliot N Linzer, Simon Booth, Guy Cote: Method for video deinterlacing and format conversion. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana PC, February 22, 2011: US07893993 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for deinterlacing a picture is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) generating a plurality of primary scores by searching along a plurality of primary angles for an edge in the picture proximate a location interlaced with a field of the picture, (B) generating a plurali ...


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Yunwei Jia, Lowell L Winger: Method for video coding artifacts concealment. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana P C, September 22, 2009: US07593465 (4 worldwide citation)

A method and circuit for processing a reconstructed picture generated from compressed data is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) estimating a magnitude of coding artifacts created by a coding process for the compressed data based upon the compressed data, (B) generating a plur ...


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Lowell L Winger, Yunwei Jia: Progressive video detection with aggregated block SADS. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana PC, November 3, 2009: US07612828 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting progressive material in a video sequence is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) calculating a plurality of block statistics for each of a plurality of blocks in a current field of the video sequence, (B) calculating a plurality of field statistics by summ ...