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Triantafillos P Tafas, Petros Tsipouras: Cytological screening method. Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, October 4, 1994: US05352613 (47 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided, whereby the level of an intracellular analyte in a cell containing sample may be determined. The apparatus is comprised of a microscope with an X-Y stage, a video camera, a computer adapted to receive video images from the video camera, and a software program for ...


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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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Eran Steinberg, Yury Prilutsky, Peter Corcoran, Petronel Bigioi: Digital image processing using face detection information. FotoNation Vision, Andrew V Smith, October 5, 2010: US07809162 (46 worldwide citation)

A method of processing a digital image using face detection within the image achieves one or more desired image processing parameters. A group of pixels is identified that correspond to an image of a face within the digital image. Default values are determined of one or more parameters of at least s ...


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James W Bacus, Robert J Marder: Methods and apparatus for immunoploidy analysis. Cell Analysis Systems, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, May 14, 1991: US05016283 (46 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, estrogen, and then measuring the selected cells. The observer in real time views a field of cells and then gates for selection based on the morphological crit ...


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Nobuo Sawada, Hiroko Asai: Data input apparatus for picture data base management system. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, June 27, 1989: US04843569 (46 worldwide citation)

An input apparatus for a computer-aided picture data base management system, which has an image input device that optically reads an original picture image, such as a map having objects drawn by closed loop lines, and produces its digital image. An object image pattern extracting unit executes a dig ...


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Yoshio Ichiyanagi, Teruyuki Aoyama: Editing control system and area editing system for image processing equipment. Fuji Xerox Co, May 12, 1992: US05113251 (44 worldwide citation)

An editing control system for digital image processing equipment is characterized by area editing means for specifying a plurality of areas in an image of an original and switching parameters of image adjusting processes for every specified area, and annotation editing means for superimposing an ann ...


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Lori L Barski: Skew detector for digital image processing system. Eastman Kodak Company, Robert M Wallace, September 12, 1989: US04866784 (44 worldwide citation)

Each line in a frame of video data is organized into continuous runs of white pixels, and those runs having lengths below a given threshold are transformed to black pixels. The data is then organized into runs of black pixels, and the start position of the longest black pixel run is noted for each h ...


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Allen M Waxman, Alan N Gove, David A Fay, James E Carrick: Real time adaptive digital image processing for dynamic range remapping of imagery including low-light-level visible imagery. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Theresa A Lober, June 1, 1999: US05909244 (44 worldwide citation)

An imaging system is provided for imaging a scene to produce a sequence of image frames of the scene at a frame rate, R, of at least about 25 image frames per second. The system includes an optical input port, a charge-coupled imaging device, an analog signal processor, and an analog-to-digital proc ...


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Ronald B Harvey, Jon A Holmes, Keith A Benson: Portrait printer system with digital image processing editing. Lifetouch National School Studios, Haugen and Nikolai, January 17, 1995: US05383027 (43 worldwide citation)

A portraiture printer system receives portrait film which carries portrait images provided by a portraiture camera. A frame grabber receives portrait images carried on the film and converts them into digitized images. An edit station processes the digitized images. The edit station manipulates the s ...