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James W Bacus, Robert J Marder: Methods for immunoploidy analysis. Cell Analysis Systems, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, January 25, 1994: US05281517 (52 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for selecting and analyzing a subpopulation of cells or cell objects for a certain parameter such as DNA using image analysis means. The cells are first stained with an alkaline phosphatase technique including a monoclonal antibody specific to a protein in at leas ...


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Robert A Ulichney: System for producing dithered images from continuous-tone image data. Digital Equipment Corporation, Fish & Richardson, September 4, 1990: US04955065 (52 worldwide citation)

A digital image processing system for converting continuous tone pixel values representing an image into halftone or dithered pixel values, with the dithered pixel values representing each pixel having fewer bits than are used to represent each pixel in the continuous tone image. The continuous tone ...


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Jack M Holm: Pictorial digital image processing incorporating adjustments to compensate for dynamic range differences. Eugene Stephens & Associates, September 30, 2003: US06628823 (51 worldwide citation)

Image-dependent tone and color reproduction processing of digital images is accomplished by creating a spatially blurred and sub-sampled version of the original image, and applying knowledge of the capture device physical characteristics to obtain statistics related to the scene or original captured ...


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Florent Raoul, Lelong Pierre: Image processing system comprising fixed cameras and a system simulating a moving camera.. Philips Electronique Lab, Philips Electronics, April 26, 1995: EP0650299-A1 (50 worldwide citation)

Digital image processing system with: - a system of n real fixed cameras (C1,...Ci, Cj,... Cn), the individual fields of view of which merge together for taking a view of a panoramic scene, - an image construction system (GVVB) simulating a moving camera (Cv) called virtual camera, which continuousl ...


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Andrew J Lee, David M Bell, Jack M Needham: Adjustment of sensor geometry model parameters using digital imagery co-registration process to reduce errors in digital imagery geolocation data. Harris Corporation, Charles E Wands, November 30, 1999: US05995681 (49 worldwide citation)

A digital image processing system reduces errors in the parameters of a sensor geometry model, through which points in a captured digital image are geolocated to the surface of the earth by means of a `real time` co-registration mechanism that refines the geometry model associated with the working i ...


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Muhammed I Sezan, Ralph Schaetzing: Digital image processing method employing histogram peak detection. Eastman Kodak Company, Thomas H Close, March 15, 1988: US04731863 (48 worldwide citation)

In many digital image processing methods, it is desirable to selectively apply digital image processing to identifiable structures in the image. For this purpose it is known to select gray level thresholds between structures based upon the location of corresponding peaks in the gray level histogram ...


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Roger Stephen Gaborski, Yuan Ming Fleming Lure, Thaddeus Francis Pawlicki: Automated method and system for digital image processing of radiologic images utilizing artificial neural networks. Eastman Kodak Company, William F Noval, January 5, 1999: US05857030 (47 worldwide citation)

An automated method and system for digital imaging processing of radiologic images, wherein digital image data is acquired and subjected to multiple phases of digital imaging processing. During the Pre-Processing stage, simultaneous box-rim filtering and k-nearest neighbor processing and subsequent ...


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Meckes Guenter, Damm Tobias, Fuersich Manfred, Oberhardt Knut, Hartmann Klaus, Schuhrke Thomas, Taresch Gudrun: Method for processing digital photographic image data including a method for the automatic detection of red-eye defects. Agfa Gevaert, March 5, 2003: EP1288860-A1 (47 worldwide citation)

The digital image processing method uses a method for detecting red eye defects in the images. Before using the red eye detection process exclusion criteria are checked within the framework of an exclusion process, the criteria being indicative of when the appearance of red eye defect can be definit ...


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Randal K Hrytzak, Alastair M Reed: Method and apparatus for adaptively interpolating a digital image. Cymbolic Sciences International, Elbie R DeKock, John R Uren, July 5, 1994: US05327257 (47 worldwide citation)

Digital image processing apparatus for interpolating a digital input image into an interpolated output image, in one embodiment of the invention, comprises an input buffer (12) for accommodating pixel data of the input image and a coefficient buffer (14) for storing precalculated interpolation weigh ...


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Peter Corcoran, Igor Barcovschi, Eran Steinberg, Yury Prilutsky, Petronel Bigioi: Digital image processing using face detection and skin tone information. FotoNation Vision, Andrew V Smith, November 30, 2010: US07844076 (46 worldwide citation)

A technique for processing a digital image uses face detection to achieve one or more desired image processing parameters. A group of pixels is identified that corresponds to a face image within the digital image. A skin tone is detected for the face image by determining one or more default color or ...



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