Patents by Inventor Shi-hwa Lee

Shi-hwa Lee 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).

  • Patent number: 10760950
    Abstract: An apparatus for processing data including a data compressor configured to compress ultrasonic data, and store the compressed ultrasonic data in a memory; and a data decompressor configured to read the stored ultrasonic data from the memory, decompress the read ultrasonic data, and transfer the decompressed ultrasonic data to a processor configured to perform beamforming.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Min Soo Kim, Do Hyung Kim, Chang Yong Son, Kang Eun Lee, Shi Hwa Lee
  • Patent number: 10613910
    Abstract: A virtual architecture generating apparatus and method, a runtime system, a multi-core system, and methods of operating the runtime system and the multi-core system may include analyzing a requirement of an application, a feature of the application, and a requirement of a system enabling an execution of the application, and include generating a virtual architecture corresponding to the application, based on a physical architecture of a reconfigurable processor, the analyzed requirements and the analyzed feature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Min Young Son, Shi Hwa Lee, Seung Won Lee, Jeong Joon Yoo, Jae Don Lee, Young Sam Shin, Hee Jin Ahn
  • Patent number: 9897480
    Abstract: An apparatus for processing data including a data compressor configured to compress ultrasonic data, and store the compressed ultrasonic data in a memory; and a data decompressor configured to read the stored ultrasonic data from the memory, decompress the read ultrasonic data, and transfer the decompressed ultrasonic data to a processor configured to perform beamforming.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Min Soo Kim, Do Hyung Kim, Chang Yong Son, Kang Eun Lee, Shi Hwa Lee
  • Patent number: 9870042
    Abstract: A processing apparatus for managing power based on data is provided. The processing apparatus may obtain, in response to an access request from a processor for particular data stored in a memory, existing power information having a predefined correspondence to the particular data, and control a power mode of the processor based on the existing power information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Min Young Son, Seung Won Lee, Shi Hwa Lee, Jae Don Lee, Chae Seok Im, Min Kyu Jeong
  • Patent number: 9848194
    Abstract: An image coding method and apparatus considering human visual characteristics are provided. The image coding method comprises (a) modeling image quality distribution of an input image in units of scenes such that the quality of an image input in units of scenes is gradually lowered from a region of interest to a background region, (b) determining a quantization parameter of each region constituting one scene according to the result of modeling of image quality distribution, (c) quantizing image data in accordance with the quantization parameter, and (d) coding entropy of the quantized image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Woo-shik Kim, Dae-sung Cho, Shi-hwa Lee, Sang-wook Kim
  • Patent number: 9843806
    Abstract: An image coding method and apparatus considering human visual characteristics are provided. The image coding method comprises (a) modeling image quality distribution of an input image in units of scenes such that the quality of an image input in units of scenes is gradually lowered from a region of interest to a background region, (b) determining a quantization parameter of each region constituting one scene according to the result of modeling of image quality distribution, (c) quantizing image data in accordance with the quantization parameter, and (d) coding entropy of the quantized image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Woo-shik Kim, Dae-sung Cho, Shi-hwa Lee, Sang-wook Kim
  • Patent number: 9807394
    Abstract: An image coding method and apparatus considering human visual characteristics are provided. The image coding method comprises (a) modeling image quality distribution of an input image in units of scenes such that the quality of an image input in units of scenes is gradually lowered from a region of interest to a background region, (b) determining a quantization parameter of each region constituting one scene according to the result of modeling of image quality distribution, (c) quantizing image data in accordance with the quantization parameter, and (d) coding entropy of the quantized image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.Q
    Inventors: Woo-shik Kim, Dae-sung Cho, Shi-hwa Lee, Sang-wook Kim
  • Publication number: 20170308410
    Abstract: A virtual architecture generating apparatus and method, a runtime system, a multi-core system, and methods of operating the runtime system and the multi-core system may include analyzing a requirement of an application, a feature of the application, and a requirement of a system enabling an execution of the application, and include generating a virtual architecture corresponding to the application, based on a physical architecture of a reconfigurable processor, the analyzed requirements and the analyzed feature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Min Young SON, Shi Hwa LEE, Seung Won LEE, Jeong Joon YOO, Jae Don LEE, Young Sam SHIN, Hee Jin AHN
  • Patent number: 9800871
    Abstract: An image coding method and apparatus considering human visual characteristics are provided. The image coding method comprises (a) modeling image quality distribution of an input image in units of scenes such that the quality of an image input in units of scenes is gradually lowered from a region of interest to a background region, (b) determining a quantization parameter of each region constituting one scene according to the result of modeling of image quality distribution, (c) quantizing image data in accordance with the quantization parameter, and (d) coding entropy of the quantized image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Woo-shik Kim, Dae-sung Cho, Shi-hwa Lee, Sang-wook Kim
  • Patent number: 9788002
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for applying a tile size adaptively based on a size of a coding unit. An image processing apparatus may detect a size of a largest coding unit (LCU) used in encoding of a video from a header of a bitstream, may determine a tile size adaptively based on the detected size of the LCU, and may decode the bitstream in units of the LCU based on the determined tile size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sang Jo Lee, Do Hyung Kim, Joon Ho Song, Shi Hwa Lee
  • Patent number: 9781428
    Abstract: An image coding method and apparatus considering human visual characteristics are provided. The image coding method comprises (a) modeling image quality distribution of an input image in units of scenes such that the quality of an image input in units of scenes is gradually lowered from a region of interest to a background region, (b) determining a quantization parameter of each region constituting one scene according to the result of modeling of image quality distribution, (c) quantizing image data in accordance with the quantization parameter, and (d) coding entropy of the quantized image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Woo-shik Kim, Dae-sung Cho, Shi-hwa Lee, Sang-wook Kim
  • Patent number: 9781426
    Abstract: An image coding method and apparatus considering human visual characteristics are provided. The image coding method comprises (a) modeling image quality distribution of an input image in units of scenes such that the quality of an image input in units of scenes is gradually lowered from a region of interest to a background region, (b) determining a quantization parameter of each region constituting one scene according to the result of modeling of image quality distribution, (c) quantizing image data in accordance with the quantization parameter, and (d) coding entropy of the quantized image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Woo-shik Kim, Dae-sung Cho, Shi-hwa Lee, Sang-wook Kim
  • Patent number: 9781425
    Abstract: An image coding method and apparatus considering human visual characteristics are provided. The image coding method comprises (a) modeling image quality distribution of an input image in units of scenes such that the quality of an image input in units of scenes is gradually lowered from a region of interest to a background region, (b) determining a quantization parameter of each region constituting one scene according to the result of modeling of image quality distribution, (c) quantizing image data in accordance with the quantization parameter, and (d) coding entropy of the quantized image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Woo-shik Kim, Dae-sung Cho, Shi-hwa Lee, Sang-wook Kim
  • Patent number: 9781431
    Abstract: An image coding method and apparatus considering human visual characteristics are provided. The image coding method comprises (a) modeling image quality distribution of an input image in units of scenes such that the quality of an image input in units of scenes is gradually lowered from a region of interest to a background region, (b) determining a quantization parameter of each region constituting one scene according to the result of modeling of image quality distribution, (c) quantizing image data in accordance with the quantization parameter, and (d) coding entropy of the quantized image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Woo-shik Kim, Dae-sung Cho, Shi-hwa Lee, Sang-wook Kim
  • Patent number: 9781430
    Abstract: An image coding method and apparatus considering human visual characteristics are provided. The image coding method comprises (a) modeling image quality distribution of an input image in units of scenes such that the quality of an image input in units of scenes is gradually lowered from a region of interest to a background region, (b) determining a quantization parameter of each region constituting one scene according to the result of modeling of image quality distribution, (c) quantizing image data in accordance with the quantization parameter, and (d) coding entropy of the quantized image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Woo-shik Kim, Dae-sung Cho, Shi-hwa Lee, Sang-wook Kim
  • Patent number: 9781429
    Abstract: An image coding method and apparatus considering human visual characteristics are provided. The image coding method comprises (a) modeling image quality distribution of an input image in units of scenes such that the quality of an image input in units of scenes is gradually lowered from a region of interest to a background region, (b) determining a quantization parameter of each region constituting one scene according to the result of modeling of image quality distribution, (c) quantizing image data in accordance with the quantization parameter, and (d) coding entropy of the quantized image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Woo-shik Kim, Dae-sung Cho, Shi-hwa Lee, Sang-wook Kim
  • Patent number: 9781432
    Abstract: An image coding method and apparatus considering human visual characteristics are provided. The image coding method comprises (a) modeling image quality distribution of an input image in units of scenes such that the quality of an image input in units of scenes is gradually lowered from a region of interest to a background region, (b) determining a quantization parameter of each region constituting one scene according to the result of modeling of image quality distribution, (c) quantizing image data in accordance with the quantization parameter, and (d) coding entropy of the quantized image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Woo-shik Kim, Dae-sung Cho, Shi-hwa Lee, Sang-wook Kim
  • Patent number: 9774859
    Abstract: An image coding method and apparatus considering human visual characteristics are provided. The image coding method comprises (a) modeling image quality distribution of an input image in units of scenes such that the quality of an image input in units of scenes is gradually lowered from a region of interest to a background region, (b) determining a quantization parameter of each region constituting one scene according to the result of modeling of image quality distribution, (c) quantizing image data in accordance with the quantization parameter, and (d) coding entropy of the quantized image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Woo-shik Kim, Dae-sung Cho, Shi-hwa Lee, Sang-wook Kim
  • Patent number: 9774861
    Abstract: An image coding method and apparatus considering human visual characteristics are provided. The image coding method comprises (a) modeling image quality distribution of an input image in units of scenes such that the quality of an image input in units of scenes is gradually lowered from a region of interest to a background region, (b) determining a quantization parameter of each region constituting one scene according to the result of modeling of image quality distribution, (c) quantizing image data in accordance with the quantization parameter, and (d) coding entropy of the quantized image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Woo-shik Kim, Dae-sung Cho, Shi-hwa Lee, Sang-wook Kim
  • Patent number: 9774857
    Abstract: An image coding method and apparatus considering human visual characteristics are provided. The image coding method comprises (a) modeling image quality distribution of an input image in units of scenes such that the quality of an image input in units of scenes is gradually lowered from a region of interest to a background region, (b) determining a quantization parameter of each region constituting one scene according to the result of modeling of image quality distribution, (c) quantizing image data in accordance with the quantization parameter, and (d) coding entropy of the quantized image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Woo-shik Kim, Dae-sung Cho, Shi-hwa Lee, Sang-wook Kim