Patent Number: 8,818,104

Title: Image processing apparatus and image processing method

Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a storing unit that stores dictionary data including information on a feature area that indicates an area where a feature of a subject appears; and a subject determination unit that compares, when an input image is acquired, the feature area of the dictionary data with an area of the input image corresponding to the feature area of the dictionary data, to determine whether the input image includes the subject.

Inventors: Yu; Shanshan (Kawasaki, JP), Shimizu; Masayoshi (Kawasaki, JP)

Assignee: Fujitsu Limited

International Classification: G06K 9/46 (20060101); G06K 9/66 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018