Patents Assigned to Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
  • Publication number: 20220311781
    Abstract: A selection method is for selecting a reference message to be used to detect unauthorized communication in an in-vehicle network system including a network and one or more electronic control units connected to the network. The reference message is used as a reference for determining whether a message sent to the network is anomalous. The selection method includes: storing candidate information regarding one or more reference message candidates each being a candidate of the reference message; selecting, based on the candidate information regarding the one or more reference message candidates stored in the storing, the selection method for selecting the reference message from among the one or more reference message candidates; and selecting the reference message from among the one or more reference message candidates using the selection method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
    Inventors: Manabu MAEDA, Daisuke KUNIMUNE
  • Patent number: 11455835
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first acquisition unit that acquires first sensing data from a first sensor that performs sensing of an object outside a vehicle, a presentation control unit that generates presentation information based on the first sensing data and causes a presentation device present in the vehicle to present the presentation information, a second acquisition unit that acquires input data for presentation of the presentation information via an input device present in the vehicle, and a boarding control unit that controls boarding of a person on the vehicle according to the input data acquired by the second acquisition unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Ryota Ohnishi, Hiroaki Urabe
  • Patent number: 11457215
    Abstract: Various embodiments provide an encoder that performs an up-conversion and a down-conversion on a first quantization matrix to generate a second quantization matrix, and quantizes transform coefficients of a current block using the second quantization matrix. The first quantization matrix has a first number of rows and a first number of columns equal to the first number of rows, and the second quantization matrix has a second number of rows and a second number of columns different from the second number of rows. In the up-conversion, the circuitry generates the second quantization matrix such that one of the second number of rows or the second number of columns is larger than the first number of rows. In the down-conversion, the circuitry generates the second quantization matrix such that the other of the second number of rows or the second number of columns is smaller than the first number of rows.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Kiyofumi Abe, Ryuichi Kanoh, Takahiro Nishi, Tadamasa Toma
  • Patent number: 11454977
    Abstract: An information processing method includes: obtaining, from a mobile object, (i) at least one of operation information of the mobile object and traveling information indicating a traveling route taken by the mobile object, and (ii) sensor data obtained by sensing of the traveling route using a sensor included in the mobile object; causing a learning model to learn, using (i) the at least one of the operation information and the traveling information, and (ii) the sensor data as input, at least one of operation performed on and movement made by the mobile object using the sensor data obtained by sensing of the traveling route; generating, according to a number of times the learning model is trained, presentation information indicating the input required before the learning model completes learning about the traveling route; and causing a presentation device to present the presentation information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Ryota Fujimura, Hiroaki Urabe, Sotaro Tsukizawa
  • Patent number: 11457240
    Abstract: An encoder which transforms a current block to be encoded in an image to encode the current block includes circuitry and memory. The circuitry, using the memory: determines a plurality of first transform basis candidates and transforms the current block using a transform basis included in the plurality of first transform basis candidates determined, when the current block has a first size; and determines one or more second transform basis candidates different from the plurality of first transform basis candidates and transforms the current block using a transform basis included in the one or more second transform basis candidates determined, when the current block has a second size larger than the first size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Ryuichi Kanoh, Tadamasa Toma, Kiyofumi Abe, Takahiro Nishi, Masato Ohkawa, Hideo Saitou
  • Patent number: 11449048
    Abstract: A moving body control apparatus for controlling a moving body includes: an acquisition device that acquires a control command for the moving body and an image of a view in the traveling direction of the moving body; and an information processing device that uses a machine learning model to output a control parameter for controlling the moving body, using the control command and the image acquired by the acquisition device as inputs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Karthikk Harihara Subramanian, Bin Zhou, Sheng Mei Shen, Sugiri Pranata Lim
  • Patent number: 11449706
    Abstract: An information processing method performed by a computer includes: obtaining a plurality of recognition result candidates in sensing data and a likelihood of each of the plurality of recognition result candidates, the plurality of recognition result candidates and the likelihood being obtained by inputting the sensing data to a model that is trained by machine learning and performs recognition processing; obtaining an indication designating a part to be analyzed in the sensing data; selecting at least one recognition result candidate from the plurality of recognition result candidates, based on (i) a relationship between each of the plurality of recognition result candidates and the part and (ii) the likelihood of each of the plurality of recognition result, candidates; and outputting the at least one recognition result candidate that is selected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Denis Gudovskiy, Takuya Yamaguchi, Yasunori Ishii, Sotaro Tsukizawa
  • Patent number: 11451994
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a user equipment (UE) comprises a receiver that receives a plurality of reference signals. Processing circuitry of the UE performs power-related measurements on the plurality of reference signals. The processing circuitry determines the availability of reference signals among the plurality of reference signals for the power-related measurements. The processing circuitry generates measurement results based on the performed power-related measurements and depending on the determined availability of the reference signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
    Inventors: Ming-Hung Tao, Hidetoshi Suzuki, Rikin Shah, Quan Kuang
  • Patent number: 11452095
    Abstract: A DCI receiving unit receives downlink control information (DCI) indicative of allocation of an uplink (UL) signal of a first TTI (long TTI) or an uplink signal of a second TTI (sTTI) having a shorter TTI length than the first TTI; a transmission power determination unit determines transmission power of the uplink signal of the first TTI and transmission power of the uplink signal of the second TTI; and a transmitting unit transmits the uplink signal of the first TTI and the uplink signal of the second TTI by using the determined transmission power on the basis of the downlink control information. The transmission power determination unit reserves desired transmission power for the uplink signal of the second TTI in the first TTI in a case where decoding of the downlink control information indicative of allocation of the uplink signal of the second TTI to be transmitted within the first TTI (e.g., a subframe) is completed before start of transmission of the uplink signal of the first TTI.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
    Inventors: Ayako Horiuchi, Hidetoshi Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11452070
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a user equipment (UE) comprising a receiver for receiving a paging message from a base station. A processor determines at least one network slice to which the paging message pertains based on the received paging message. The disclosure further relates to a UE comprising a receiver for receiving information on a plurality of network slices. The information includes for each network slice a shortened network slice ID identifying the respective network slice and includes mapping information defining a mapping between the shortened network slice ID and a full network slice ID. A processor determines a network slice and the corresponding full network slice ID and further determines the corresponding shortened network slice ID based on the received mapping information. A transmitter transmits a data transmission preparation message to the base station that comprises the determined shortened network slice ID.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
    Inventors: Sivapathalingham Sivavakeesar, Hidetoshi Suzuki, Ankit Bhamri, David Gonzalez, Tien-Ming Benjamin Koh
  • Patent number: 11444682
    Abstract: This communication device relays a relay signal to be transmitted to and from a first communication device and a second communication device, and is connected to a first apparatus. The communication device transmits the relay signal using a first transmission slot, and also transmits, using a second transmission slot, a signal having been transmitted from the first apparatus, said signal being transmitted within the transmission period of the first transmission slot in a frequency domain different from that of the first transmission slot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
    Inventor: Yutaka Murakami
  • Patent number: 11443459
    Abstract: A three-dimensional data encoding method includes: generating a bit sequence including N-bit information that is information of a current node included in an N-ary tree structure of three-dimensional points included in three-dimensional data and that indicates whether a three-dimensional point is present in each of child nodes belonging to the current node, where N is an integer greater than or equal to 2; generating (i) position information indicating a head position that is a position at which a predetermined code appears first in the bit sequence when the bit sequence is scanned in a predetermined scan order, and (ii) a remaining bit that is part of the bit sequence after the head position in the predetermined scan order; and encoding the position information and the remaining bit as information of the current node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Toshiyasu Sugio, Tatsuya Koyama
  • Patent number: 11443002
    Abstract: An information presenting method according to the present disclosure includes: acquiring instruction information indicative of a preferred taste of a user with respect to a food product; calculating a first feature quantity indicative of a feature of a taste indicated by the instruction information; calculating, from a food product data base which stores a temporal change in a content of each of one or more components for each of one or more food products, progress information indicative of a temporal change in a second feature quantity indicative of a feature of the taste of each of the food products, extracting a food product for which a distance between the first feature quantity and the progress information is equal to or less than a reference value; and presenting the extracted food product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Rinako Kamei, Atsushi Saso, Mizuho Sakakibara, Motoji Ohmori, Mikiko Matsuo
  • Patent number: 11441910
    Abstract: When a self-driving vehicle that transfers an object to a predetermined location is left at the predetermined location without the object in the vehicle, a vehicle control apparatus determines a moving destination among a plurality of standby places, based on the current location of the vehicle, the locations of the plurality of standby places, and vehicle-demand prediction information, and instructs the vehicle to move to the determined moving destination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Kotaro Sakata, Kimio Minami, Tetsuji Fuchikami
  • Patent number: 11445473
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a user device, a base station, and data transmission and reception methods to be performed by a user device and a base station in a communications system. The user device comprises circuitry which, in operation, calculates the starting location of a paging region comprising resources in which user devices are paged, the paging region including paging information for paging said user device; and determines an offset with respect to the starting location of the paging region, the offset indicating the location of the paging information for paging said user device relative to the starting location of the paging region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
    Inventors: David Gonzalez, Ankit Bhamri, Hidetoshi Suzuki, Lilei Wang
  • Patent number: 11445494
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a method for allocating radio resources to a user terminal for performing communication between a radio control entity and the user terminal in a communication system. At least first predetermined radio resources are configured in the user terminal for use in connection with a particular carrier and are associated with a particular format of a downlink control information, DCI, message. The user terminal receives a DCI message of the particular format from the radio control entity. Upon receiving the DCI message of the particular format, the user terminal identifies the first predetermined radio resources associated with this received DCI message, and using the identified first predetermined radio resources for communication between the user terminal and the radio control entity via the particular carrier. The particular carrier can be an unlicensed carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
    Inventors: Alexander Golitschek Edler von Elbwart, Michael Einhaus, Hidetoshi Suzuki, Sujuan Feng, Lilei Wang
  • Publication number: 20220286473
    Abstract: An anomaly detection system is a system in an in-vehicle network system that includes one or more ECUs mounted on a vehicle and in which the vehicle and a server are capable of communicating with each other through a plurality of communication routes. The anomaly detection system includes: an anomaly detector that detects an anomaly in the vehicle; a determiner that determines, out of the plurality of communication routes, a communication route for transmitting anomaly detection result information indicating a result of detection of the anomaly in the vehicle to the server, according to occurrence of a specific anomaly; and an anomaly detection result transmitter that transmits the anomaly detection result information to the server using the communication route determined.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2022
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Applicant: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
    Inventor: Yoshihiro UJIIE
  • Patent number: 11438355
    Abstract: An anomaly detection system is on an in-vehicle network including: a first network connected to first devices that communicate using a first protocol; and a second network connected to second devices that includes a driving assistance controller communicates using a second protocol. The system includes: a communicator receiving, through the first network, first unit data including (i) source information indicating a source first device and (ii) second unit data including a data identifier; a database storing rule; and an anomaly determiner that determines whether the first unit data has anomaly by comparing the source information and the data identifier with the rule. Based on the rule, the first unit data is determined to have anomaly when the source first device is a sensing device and, according to the identifier, the second unit data is to be received by the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Hiroyasu Terazawa, Tomoyuki Haga, Yuishi Torisaki, Ryo Kato
  • Patent number: 11438621
    Abstract: An encoder which includes circuitry and memory. Using the memory, the circuitry generates a list which includes candidates for a first motion vector for a first partition. The list has a maximum list size and an order of the candidates, and at least one of the maximum list size or the order of the candidates is dependent on at least one of a partition size or a partition shape of the first partition. The circuitry selects the first motion vector from the candidates included in the list; encodes an index indicating the first motion vector among the candidates in the list into the bitstream based on the maximum list size; and generates the predicted image for the first partition using the first motion vector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Chong Soon Lim, Hai Wei Sun, Sughosh Pavan Shashidhar, Han Boon Teo, Ru Ling Liao, Jing Ya Li, Tadamasa Toma, Takahiro Nishi, Kiyofumi Abe, Ryuichi Kanoh
  • Patent number: 11436471
    Abstract: A method of obtaining a shared prediction model is provided. The method includes: obtaining a prediction model as a neural network; converting each negative numerical value in a plurality of parameters included in the prediction model to a positive numerical value to obtain a converted prediction model; and sharing the converted prediction model by a secret sharing method to obtain shared prediction models while concealing an input data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Naohisa Nishida, Yuji Unagami, Tatsumi Oba, Ryo Kato, Shota Yamada, Nuttapong Attrapadung, Tadanori Teruya, Takahiro Matsuda, Goichiro Hanaoka