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Philip Victor Harman: Image processing method and apparatus. Dynamic Digital Depth Research, Banner & Witcoff, December 17, 2002: US06496598 (453 worldwide citation)

An image conversion system for converting monoscopic images for viewing in three dimensions including: an input means adapted to receive the monoscopic images; a preliminary analysis means to determine if there is any continuity between a first image and a second image of the monoscopic image sequen ...


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Shuichi Kumada, Manabu Ohga: Image processing method and apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, October 1, 2002: US06459436 (201 worldwide citation)

When gamut mapping (hue restoration) defined by one Lab color space is applied in color matching under different reference white points, human vision perceives the hue as inconsistent. In view of this, input data which is dependent on a color space of an input device is converted by a first conversi ...


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Kunio Yoshihara, Kazuhiko Hirooka, Masanori Sakai, Keiju Kuboki, Mitsuo Nimura, Ritsushi Tanabe: Image processing method and apparatus for processing oversized original images and for synthesizing multiple images. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, November 7, 1995: US05465163 (147 worldwide citation)

An image processing apparatus includes an input unit for inputting images, and storage units for storing the images input from the input unit. The storage units store a plurality of images having common partial images. The apparatus further includes a determination unit for determining positions of ...


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Adam Michael Baumberg: Image processing method and apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, December 13, 2005: US06975755 (137 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (2) for matching features in images of objects taken from different viewpoints is provided comprising: an image buffer (60) for receiving image data; and output buffer (62) for outputting pairs of matched features and processing means (64–78) for processing received image data to determ ...


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Masakazu Fukuchi, Kiyoshi Akazawa, Masahiko Matsunawa, Hiroshi Niki, Shunji Matsuo, Hiroyuki Yamamoto, Yoshinori Abe: Image processing method and image forming apparatus. Konishiroku Photo, Jordan B Bierman, April 25, 1989: US04825246 (125 worldwide citation)

An image processing method and apparatus wherein document information is separated by using an optical device into two colors that are complementary to each other, converted photo-electrically and processed by using a photo-electric conversion device, and extracted on the basis of the result of proc ...


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Hiroshi Tanioka: Color image processing with adjustment of computed recording color to match original color. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, December 14, 1993: US05270808 (106 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a color image processing method and apparatus therefor, in which the input image data are converted into a color coordinate system represented by luminosity and hue, for example L*a*b* space. The colors reproducible on the output device, for example a printer, are also converted i ...


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Osamu Yamada, Susumu Sugiura, Yoshizumi Yasuda: Image processing method and apparatus therefor. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, April 21, 1998: US05742296 (99 worldwide citation)

An image processing method for executing image data conversion between different types of input and output devices having different color reproduction ranges, and an apparatus therefor are disclosed. A device independent color reproduction range is calculated in, e.g., a CIE L*a*b* uniform color spa ...


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Jun Enomoto: Image processing method and apparatus. Fuji Photo Film, November 27, 2001: US06323934 (93 worldwide citation)

An image processing method in which at least one aberration of an optically recorded image selected from among lateral chromatic aberration, distortion, decrease in the brightness of the edge of image field and image blurring is corrected based on lens characteristics of a taking lens and position i ...


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Kajita Koji: Image processing method and apparatus.. Canon, July 14, 1993: EP0551016-A1 (90 worldwide citation)

An image processing apparatus adding information to read image signals and arranging a mark indicative of a position where the information is added so that the additional information can be easily extracted. An image processor processes full-color image signals from a line sensor and a binarization ...


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Takashi Sasaki, Yoshiro Udagawa: Method of processing color image. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, July 19, 1988: US04758885 (87 worldwide citation)

A color image processing method and apparatus whereby a color image signal of an input system having a wide color reproducing range with respect to the brightness and saturation, such as an apparatus for producing a color television signal, is converted into a color image signal of an output system ...