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Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA
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2013

OPTIMIZING THE DETECTION OF OBJECTS IN IMAGES
Ying LI, Sharathchandra Pankanti
US Patent 20,130,101,157

ANOMALY DETECTION IN IMAGES AND VIDEOS
Yuichi FUJIKI, Norman HAAS, Ying LI, Charles A OTTO, Balamanohar PALURI, Sharathchandra PANKANTI, others
WO Patent 2,013,062,738

MODELING OF TEMPORARILY STATIC OBJECTS IN SURVEILLANCE VIDEO DATA
Russell P Bobbitt, Quanfu Fan, Zuoxuan Lu, Jiyan Pan, Sharathchandra U Pankanti
US Patent 20,130,051,613

VISUAL CONTENT-AWARE AUTOMATIC CAMERA ADJUSTMENT
Quanfu Fan, Prasad Gabbur, Sachiko Miyazawa, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Hoang Trinh
US Patent 20,130,050,517

EVENT DETECTION THROUGH PATTERN DISCOVERY
Quanfu Fan, Prasad Gabbur, Sachiko Miyazawa, Jiyan Pan, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Hoang Trinh
US Patent 20,130,044,942

MULTI-VIEW OBJECT DETECTION USING APPEARANCE MODEL TRANSFER FROM SIMILAR SCENES
Rogerio S Feris, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Behjat Siddiquie
US Patent 20,130,016,877

HIERARCHICAL RANKING OF FACIAL ATTRIBUTES
Ankur Datta, Rogerio S Feris, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Daniel A Vaquero
US Patent 20,130,124,514

DETECTION OF OBJECTS IN DIGITAL IMAGES
Norman Haas, Ying LI, Sharathchandra Pankanti
US Patent 20,130,011,016


2012

IMAGE RANKING BASED ON ATTRIBUTE CORRELATION
Ankur Datta, Rogerio S Feris, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Behjat Siddiquie
US Patent 20,120,308,121

EFFICIENT RETRIEVAL OF ANOMALOUS EVENTS WITH PRIORITY LEARNING
Ankur Datta, Balamanohar Paluri, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Yun Zhai
US Patent 20,120,294,511

IDENTIFYING ABNORMALITIES IN RESOURCE USAGE
Ankur Datta, Charles A Otto, Sharathchandra U Pankanti
US Patent 20,120,284,211

INCORPORATING VIDEO META-DATA IN 3D MODELS
Lisa M BROWN, Rogerio S FERIS, Sharathchandra PANKANTI, Ankur DATTA
WO Patent 2,012,149,655

Color Correction for Static Cameras
Lisa M Brown, Kristina Scherbaum, Rogerio S Feris, Sharathchandra U Pankanti
US Patent 20,120,274,805

VIDEO-BASED DETECTION OF MULTIPLE OBJECT TYPES UNDER VARYING POSES
Ankur Datta, Rogerio S Feris, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Behjat Siddiquie, Yun Zhai
US Patent 20,120,263,346

METHOD AND SYSTEM OF RAIL COMPONENT DETECTION USING VISION TECHNOLOGY
Norman HAAS, Ying LI, Charles A OTTO, Sharathchandra PANKANTI, others
WO Patent 2,012,142,548

VEHICLE HEADLIGHT MANAGEMENT
Ankur Datta, Charles A Otto, Sharathchandra U Pankanti
US Patent 20,120,242,832

ANOMALOUS PATTERN DISCOVERY
Ankur Datta, Balamanohar Paluri, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Yun Zhai
US Patent 20,120,237,081

REAL-TIME ANNOTATION OF IMAGES IN A HUMAN ASSISTIVE ENVIRONMENT
Jonathan Connell, Norman Haas, Arun Hampapur, Ying LI, Robert S Olyha Jr, Sharathchandra Pankanti
US Patent 20,120,213,413

DETECTION AND TRACKING OF MOVING OBJECTS
Sharathchandra PANKANTI, Arun HAMPAPUR, Jun LI, Charles OTTO, others
WO Patent 2,012,084,703

HAZARD DETECTION FOR ASSET MANAGEMENT
Frank FENHAGEN IV, James CULP, Xuan LIU, Arun HAMPAPUR, Sharathchandra PANKANTI, others
WO Patent 2,012,072,356

ACTIVITY DETERMINATION AS FUNCTION OF TRANSACTION LOG
Quanfu FAN, Sharathchandra PANKANTI, Lei DING, Arun HAMPAPUR, others
WO Patent 2,012,038,241

SEQUENTIAL EVENT DETECTION FROM VIDEO
Russell P Bobbitt, Lei Ding, Quanfu Fan, Sachiko Miyazawa, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Yun Zhai
US Patent 20,120,008,836

OPTIMIZATION OF HUMAN ACTIVITY DETERMINATION FROM VIDEO
Lei Ding, Quanfu Fan, Sharathchandra U Pankanti
US Patent 20,120,008,819

OPTIMIZING VIDEO STREAM PROCESSING
Russell Patrick Bobbitt, Quanfu Fan, Sachiko Miyazawa, Sharathchandra Umapathirao Pankanti, Yun Zhai
US Patent 20,120,293,661

Location-Aware Event Detection
Russell Patrick Bobbitt, Quanfu Fan, Arun Hampapur, Frederik Kjeldsen, Sharathchandra Umapathirao Pankanti, Akira Yanagawa, Yun Zhai
US Patent 20,120,218,414



2011

VIDEO STREAM PROCESSING
Yun ZHAI, Russell BOBBIT, Quanfu FAN, Sharathchandra PANKANTI, Sachiko MIYAZAWA, others
WO Patent 2,011,092,044

OBJECT DETECTION IN CROWDED SCENES
Lisa M Brown, Rogerio S Feris, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, James Petterson, Behjat Siddiquie
US Patent App. 13/150,952

AUDITING VIDEO ANALYTICS THROUGH ESSENCE GENERATION
Quanfu Fan, Zuoxuan Lu, Sachiko Miyazawa, Sharathchandra U Pankanti
US Patent 20,110,280,547

OBJECT RECOGNITION USING HAAR FEATURES AND HISTOGRAMS OF ORIENTED GRADIENTS
Weiguang Guan, Norman Haas, Ying LI, Sharathchandra Pankanti
US Patent 20,110,255,743

Using detailed process information at a point of sale
Russell Patrick Bobbitt, Quanfu Fan, Arun Hampapur, Frederik Kjeldsen, Sharathchandra Umapathirao Pankanti, Akira Yanagawa, Yun Zhai, others
US Patent 7,962,365

AUDITING VIDEO ANALYTICS
Quanfu FAN, Sharathchandra Umapathirao PANKANTI, Sachiko MIYAZAWA, Zuoxuan Max LU
WO Patent WO/2011/141,437


2010

EVENT DETERMINATION BY ALIGNMENT OF VISUAL AND TRANSACTION DATA
Lei Ding, Quanfu Fan, Prasad Gabbur, Arun Hampapur, Sachiko Miyazawa, Sharathchandra U Pankanti
US Patent App. 12/905,272

Object Segmentation at a Self-Checkout
Rogerio S Feris, Charles A Otto, Sharathchandra Pankanti, Duan D Tran
US Patent App. 12/844,340

Automatic multiscale image acquisition from a steerable camera
Andrew William Senior, Sharathchandra Pankanti, Arun Hampapur, Lisa Marie Brown, Ying-Li Tian
US Patent 7,796,154

System and method for analyzing video from non-static camera
Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Andrew W Senior, others
US Patent 7,822,228


2009

VISUAL SECURITY FOR POINT OF SALE TERMINALS
Jonathan H Connell II, Mayron D Flickner, Norman Haas, Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Yashodhara M Patnaik
US Patent App. 12/436,831

Non-scan detect system for a retail checkout station
Russell P Bobbitt, Myron Flickner, Arun Hampapur, Charles A Otto, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Unsang Park, Akira Yanagawa, Yun Zhai, others
US Patent 7,503,490

INTELLIGENT HEADLIGHT CONTROL USING CAMERA SENSORS
YING LI, Sharathchandra Pankanti
Boston Patent
US Patent App. 12/488,924


2008

DETERRING CHECKOUT FRAUD
Jonathan H Connell, Myron D Flickner, Norman Haas, Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Unsang Park, others
US Patent App. 12/112,318

SECURE SELF-CHECKOUT
Jonathan H Connell, Norman Haas, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, others
US Patent App. 12/037,266

CREATING A TRAINING TOOL
Russell Patrick Bobbitt, Quanfu Fan, Arun Hampapur, Frederik Kjeldsen, Sharathchandra Umapathirao Pankanti, Akira Yanagawa, Yun Zhai
US Patent App. 20,100/114,671

TRANSACTION ANALYSIS
Russell P Bobbitt, Sergio Borger, Jonathan H Connell, Myron D Flickner, Norman Haas, Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Unsang Park, others
US Patent App. 12/182,229

DYNAMICALLY LEARNING ATTRIBUTES OF A POINT OF SALE OPERATOR
Russell P Bobbitt, Quanfu Fan, Arun Hampapur, Frederik CM Kjeldsen, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Akira Yanagawa, Yun Zhai
US Patent App. 12/261,304

CONTROLLING SHOPPER CHECKOUT THROUGHPUT
Jonathan H Connell II, Myron D Flickner, Norman Haas, Arun Hampapur, Charles A Otto, Sharathchandra U Pankanti
US Patent App. 12/052,051

ANALYZING REPETITIVE SEQUENTIAL EVENTS
Russell Patrick Bobbitt, Quanfu Fan, Arun Hampapur, Frederik Kjeldsen, Sharathchandra Umapathirao Pankanti, Akira Yanagawa, Yun Zhai
US Patent App. 20,100/135,528

FINGERPRINT REPRESENTATION USING LOCALIZED TEXTURE FEATURE
Rudolf Maarten Bolle, Sharat Suresh Chikkerur, Sharathchandra Umapathirao Pankanti, Nalini Kanta Ratha
US Patent App. 20,080/232,654

CUSTOMER REWARDING
Jonathan H Connell, Myron D Flickner, Norman Haas, Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, others
US Patent App. 12/037,270

DETECTING POTENTIALLY FRAUDULENT TRANSACTIONS
Russell P Bobbitt, Quanfu Fan, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Akira Yanagawa, Yun Zhai
US Patent App. 20,100/114,617

DETECTING PRIMITIVE EVENTS AT CHECKOUT
Russell Patrick Bobbitt, Quanfu Fan, Arun Hampapur, Frederik Kjeldsen, Sharathchandra Umapathirao Pankanti, Akira Yanagawa, Yun Zhai
US Patent App. 20,100/134,624

Method for detecting a non-scan at a retail checkout station
Russell P Bobbitt, Myron Flickner, Arun Hampapur, Charles A Otto, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Unsang Park, Akira Yanagawa, Yun Zhai, others
US Patent 7,448,542

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR DETERMINING A STATE OF A SHOPPING RECEPTACLE
Jonathan H Connell, Bernadette R Duponchel, Myron D Flickner, Norman Haas, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Unsang Park, others
US Patent App. 12/111,652

EXIT SECURITY
Myron D Flickner, Arun Harnpapur, Sharathchandra U Pankanti
US Patent App. 20,100/053,329

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY DISTINGUISHING BETWEEN CUSTOMERS AND IN-STORE EMPLOYEES
Russell P Bobbitt, Quanfu Fan, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Akira Yanagawa, Yun Zhai
US Patent App. 12/263,928

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING AND DETERRING RFID TAG RELATED FRAUD
Sharathchandra U Pankanti
US Patent App. 20,100/157,051

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USING TRANSACTION STATISTICS TO FACILITATE CHECKOUT VARIANCE INVESTIGATION
II Connell, H Jonathan, Myron D Flickner, Norman Haas, Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Andrew W Senior, Chiao-fe Shu
US Patent App. 20,100/169,169

AUTOMATICALLY CALIBRATING REGIONS OF INTEREST FOR VIDEO SURVEILLANCE
Russell Patrick Bobbitt, Quanfu Fan, Arun Hampapur, Frederik Kjeldsen, Sharathchandra Umapathirao Pankanti, Akira Yanagawa, Yun Zhai
US Patent App. 12/262,446

GENERATING AN ALERT BASED ON ABSENCE OF A GIVEN PERSON IN A TRANSACTION
Russell Patrick Bobbitt, Quanfu Fan, Arun Hampapur, Frederik Kjeldsen, Sharathchandra Umapathirao Pankanti, Akira Yanagawa, Yun Zhai
US Patent App. 20,100/114,746

System and method for generating a viewable video index for low bandwidth applications
Lisa Marie Brown, Jonathan H Connell, Raymond A Cooke, Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra UmapathiRao Pankanti, Andrew William Senior, Ying-Li Tian, others
US Patent 7,447,331


2007

Techniques for view control of imaging units
Arun Hampapur, Martin G Kienzle, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Andrew William Senior
US Patent 7,215,359

PRIVACY MANAGEMENT IN IMAGING SYSTEM
Rudolf M Bolle, Lisa M Brown, II Connell, H Jonathan, Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Nalini K Ratha, Andrew W Senior, Ying-li Tian
US Patent App. 20,070/201,694

ITEM SCANNING SYSTEM
II Connell, H Jonathan, Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Andrew W Senior, Craig Velliquette
US Patent App. 20,090/026,269

SMART SCANNING SYSTEM
II Connell, H Jonathan, Myron D Flickner, Norman Haas, Thomas J Hammershoy, Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra U Pankanti
US Patent App. 20,080/296,382

SECURE CHECKOUT SYSTEM
II Connell, H Jonathan, Myron D Flickner, Norman Haas, Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra U Pankanti
US Patent App. 20,090/026,270

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING THE INTERACTION OF OBJECT DETECTION AND TRACKING SYSTEMS IN VIDEO SURVEILLANCE
Lisa M Brown, Jonathan H Connell, Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Andrew W Senior, Ying-li Tian
US Patent App. 11/688,524

PORTABLE DEVICE-BASED SHOPPING CHECKOUT
II Connell, H Jonathan, Myron D Flickner, Norman Haas, Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra U Pankanti
US Patent App. 20,080/296,392

FINGERPRINT BIOMETRIC MACHINE
Rudolf Maarten Bolle, Jonathan Hudson Connell, Sharathchandra Pankanti, Nalini Kanta Ratha
EP Patent 1,825,418


2006

Fingerprint representation using localized texture features
Rudolf Maarten Bolle, Sharat Suresh Chikkerur, Sharathchandra UmapathiRao Pankanti, Nalini Kanta Ratha
US Patent App. 11/472,709

System and method for fingerprint image enhancement using partitioned least-squared filters
Rudolf M Bolle, Sugata Ghosal, Sarathchandra Pankanti, Nalini Ratha, Raghavendra U Udupa
US Patent 7,072,523

People searches by multisensor event correlation
Lisa Marie Brown, Arun Hampapur, Zuoxuan Lu, Sharathchandra U Pankanti, Andrew William Senior, Chiao-fe Shu, Ying-li Tian
US Patent App. 20,070/294,207


2004

System and method for assuring high resolution imaging of distinctive characteristics of a moving object
Ahmet Ekin, Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra U Pankanti
US Patent App. 20,050/244,033


Fingerprint biometric machine representations based on triangles
Rudolf Maarten Bolle, Jonathan Hudson Connell, Sharathchandra Pankanti, Nalini Kanta Ratha
US Patent App. 10/989,595

Method for biometric-based authentication in wireless communication for access control
Rudolf Maarten Bolle, Sharon Louise Nunes, Sharathchandra Pankanti, Nalini Kanta Ratha, Barton Allen Smith, Thomas Guthrie Zimmerman, others
US Patent 6,819,219


2003

Selective surveillance system with active sensor management policies
Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra Pankanti, Andrew W Senior, Ying-Li Tian, Lisa M Brown, Rudolf M Bolle
US Patent App. 10/620,247

System and method for providing position-independent pose estimation
Lisa Marie Brown, Rudolf M Bolle, Jonathan H Connell, Arun Hampapur, Sharathchandra Pankanti, Andrew William Senior, Ying-li Tian
US Patent App. 20,050/078,178


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2000

System and method for distortion control in live-scan inkless fingerprint images
Rudolf Maarten Bolle, Robert Steven Germain, Richard Lawrence Garwin, James Lewis Levine, Sharathchandra Umpathirao Pankanti, Nalini Kanta Ratha, Michael Alan Schappert
US Patent 6,064,753


System and method for distortion control in live-scan inkless fingerprint images
Rudolf Maarten Bolle, Robert Steven Germain, Richard Lawrence Garwin, James Lewis Levine, Sharathchandra Umpathirao Pankanti, Nalini Kanta Ratha, Michael Alan Schappert
US Patent 6,064,753




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