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Title:
IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND IMAGE PROCESSING PROGRAM
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/208423
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
The purpose of the present invention is to generate a composite image and provide to a user new discoveries and knowledge with regard to methods of expression. An image processing device (1) according to the present invention comprises: an image storage unit (2) which stores an image in association with photography time information; an image analysis unit (3) which, when an image has been acquired, analyzes a primary subject and/or a scene of said acquired image; a candidate extraction unit (4) which extracts from the image storage unit a plurality of candidate images which are candidates for a composite image on the basis of the result of the analysis of the primary subject or scene of the acquired image which has been analyzed by the image analysis unit (3) and the photography time information of the acquired image; a priority setting unit (5) which sets priorities based on the photography time information for the plurality of candidate images which have been extracted by the candidate extraction unit (4); and an image generating unit (6) which combines the acquired image with a prescribed number of candidate images which have high priorities as set by the priority setting unit (5), and generates the composite image.

Inventors:
KAJIMURA, Kosuke (2951 Ishikawa-machi Hachioji-sh, Tokyo 07, 〒1928507, JP)
Application Number:
JP2016/066443
Publication Date:
December 07, 2017
Filing Date:
June 02, 2016
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Assignee:
OLYMPUS CORPORATION (2951 Ishikawa-machi, Hachioji-shi Tokyo, 07, 〒1928507, JP)
International Classes:
G06T11/60
Foreign References:
JP2016058923A2016-04-21
JP2016066343A2016-04-28
JP2007172344A2007-07-05
JP2006293986A2006-10-26
JP2000215212A2000-08-04
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
UEDA, Kunio et al. (37F The Landmark Tower Yokohama, 2-2-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-sh, Kanagawa 37, 〒2208137, JP)
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