Patents by Inventor Giuseppe Luigi Banna

Giuseppe Luigi Banna has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200184648
    Abstract: A method includes receiving a time series of slice images of medical imaging. The images have a region of interest located at a lung lesion. The method also includes tracking over at least one subset of slice images in a time series of slice images variations over time of at least one image parameter at the set of points in the region of interest. Classifier processing is applied to set of signals indicative of tracked time variations of the at least one image parameter at respective points in the set of points. A classification signal is indicative of the tracked time variations of the at least one image parameter reaching or failing to reach at least one classification threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Francesco Rundo, Sabrina Conoci, Giuseppe Luigi Banna
  • Patent number: 10602975
    Abstract: A method can be used for analyzing digital images of skin lesions. The images include pixels distributed over a lesion area. Sets of values including a first discrimination value indicative of a weighted average of the image pixels with weighing at the border of the lesion, a second discrimination value indicative of skewness and kurtosis of the distribution of the image pixels, a third discrimination value indicative of the ratio of symmetry and gray-level power of the distribution of the image pixels and calculated. A total additive score of the values in the sets of values is provided and compared with a total score threshold. The first, second and third discrimination values are compared with respective first, second and third discrimination threshold values. An output classification for the image analyzed is provided as a function of the results of the comparing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: STMicroelectronics S.r.l.
    Inventors: Francesco Rundo, Giuseppe Luigi Banna
  • Publication number: 20190290188
    Abstract: A method can be used for analyzing digital images of skin lesions. The images include pixels distributed over a lesion area. Sets of values including a first discrimination value indicative of a weighted average of the image pixels with weighing at the border of the lesion, a second discrimination value indicative of skewness and kurtosis of the distribution of the image pixels, a third discrimination value indicative of the ratio of symmetry and gray-level power of the distribution of the image pixels and calculated. A total additive score of the values in the sets of values is provided and compared with a total score threshold. The first, second and third discrimination values are compared with respective first, second and third discrimination threshold values. An output classification for the image analyzed is provided as a function of the results of the comparing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Francesco Rundo, Giuseppe Luigi Banna
  • Patent number: 10362985
    Abstract: A method can be used for analyzing digital images of skin lesions. The images include pixels distributed over a lesion area. Sets of values including a first discrimination value indicative of a weighted average of the image pixels with weighing at the border of the lesion, a second discrimination value indicative of skewness and kurtosis of the distribution of the image pixels, a third discrimination value indicative of the ratio of symmetry and gray-level power of the distribution of the image pixels and calculated. A total additive score of the values in the sets of values is provided and compared with a total score threshold. The first, second and third discrimination values are compared with respective first, second and third discrimination threshold values. An output classification for the image analyzed is provided as a function of the results of the comparing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: STMicroelectronics S.r.l.
    Inventors: Francesco Rundo, Giuseppe Luigi Banna
  • Publication number: 20180146912
    Abstract: A method can be used for analyzing digital images of skin lesions. The images include pixels distributed over a lesion area. Sets of values including a first discrimination value indicative of a weighted average of the image pixels with weighing at the border of the lesion, a second discrimination value indicative of skewness and kurtosis of the distribution of the image pixels, a third discrimination value indicative of the ratio of symmetry and gray-level power of the distribution of the image pixels and calculated. A total additive score of the values in the sets of values is provided and compared with a total score threshold. The first, second and third discrimination values are compared with respective first, second and third discrimination threshold values. An output classification for the image analyzed is provided as a function of the results of the comparing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Inventors: Francesco Rundo, Giuseppe Luigi Banna