Patent Number: 8,792,692

Title: Method and system for detecting contours in an image

Abstract: A method of processing an image is disclosed. The method comprises: decomposing the image into a plurality of different resolutions; and for each resolution, processing the image at the resolution to extract edge-orientation information; utilizing the edge-orientation information for identifying contours in the image; and transmitting at least the identified contours to a computer-readable medium.

Inventors: Ron; Eldar (Tel-Aviv, IL), Spitzer; Hedva (Tel-Aviv, IL)

Assignee: Ramot at Tel-Aviv University Ltd.

International Classification: G06K 9/00 (20060101); G06K 9/48 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/29/12018