Ex parte TAYLOR et al. - Page 6

          Appeal No. 95-4722                                                          
          Application 07/946,226                                                      

          use the interpolation teachings of Travis with the image                    
          capture system of Wah Lo [answer, pages 4-17].  Although each               
          of the independent claims recites a variation on the manner in              
          which apparent image positions are changed, each of the                     
          independent claims recites the property that the apparent                   
          viewing positions of the captured views are changed.                        
          Although appellants argue each of the claims                                
          separately, there are some arguments which apply to all the                 
          claims subject to this rejection.  First, appellants argue                  
          that the broad reference to interpolation in Travis is                      
          unrelated to the creation of a depth image so that the artisan              
          would not have used this reference as a basis to modify the                 
          teachings of Wah Lo to include interpolation [brief, pages 9-               
          11].  Second, appellants argue that Travis provides no                      
          guidance as to how interpolation should be applied to a                     
          lenticular projection system [brief, pages 11-12].  Third,                  
          appellants argue that the broad concept of interpolation as                 
          suggested by Travis would not meet the requirement of the                   
          invention that the entire apparent position be changed.                     
          According to appellants, the changed viewing positions of the               
          claims requires that both the physical position be changed and              

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