Patents by Inventor Akira Tajima

Akira Tajima 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: 10349292
    Abstract: A communication unit of a radio terminal performs radio measurement of a base station and monitoring of a paging signal within a periodic duration. A controller controls the communication unit so as to perform filtering of the radio measurement within the duration with intervals less than half of the duration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Ohta, Yoshiharu Tajima, Akira Ito
  • Patent number: 10318996
    Abstract: An auction apparatus according to the application includes a plan receiving unit and an auction providing unit. The plan receiving unit receives plan information indicating a plan of content from a content creator who creates the content. The auction providing unit presents the plan information received by the plan receiving unit and provides an auction service in which bid targets are a right to display an advertisement in an advertising space that is set to the content and a right to replace the advertisement displayed in the advertising space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toru Takata, Nobuyuki Akashi, Akira Tajima, Koji Tsukamoto, Nari Woo, Akihiro Tanabe, Shinichiro Sega, Rin Katou
  • Publication number: 20190163088
    Abstract: In an optical writing device that deflects light beams from first and second light source sections and performs scanning by first and second scanning optical systems, in reflective optical elements disposed in the optical axis direction from after the polygon mirror to before a separation mirror, a number of hold points on each of a writing start side and a writing end side in scanning is same, and in reflective optical elements disposed from after the separation mirror up to a surface to be scanned, a number of hold points on a writing start side of the first scanning optical system is same (one) with that on a writing end side of the second scanning optical system, and a number of hold points on a writing end side of the first scanning optical system is same (two) with that on a writing start side of the second scanning optical system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Akira TANIYAMA, Hideo UEMURA, Takashi KUROSAWA, Naoki TAJIMA
  • Publication number: 20190153633
    Abstract: TECHNICAL PROBLEMS TO BE SOLVED BY PRESENT INVENTION The object of the present invention is to provide the industrial two-layer fabric which can make papers to be made with a lateral strength higher than that of the fabric constituted by one kind of the conventional upper surface side yarns structure by overcoming the technical difficulty in the adjustment of the fiber orientation due to the complicated factors such as a turbulence generated in the jet stream, the control of the ration J/W, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Ikuo Ueda, Teppei Hashiguchi, Akira Tajima
  • Patent number: 10296942
    Abstract: An advertisement choosing device chooses an advertisement to be displayed in a display space of a predetermined size. The advertisement choosing device includes an advertisement storing unit and an advertisement choosing unit. The advertisement storing unit stores therein sizes of multiple advertisements of various sizes. The advertisement choosing unit chooses, from among the multiple advertisements, one or more advertisements whose total size is equal to or less than the size of the display space as the advertisement to be displayed in the display space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akira Tajima, Koji Tsukamoto
  • Publication number: 20180300389
    Abstract: An estimation device according to the present application includes an acquiring unit and an estimation unit. The acquiring unit acquires user relationship information indicating a similarity relationship between a plurality of users. The estimation unit estimates, based on feeling information on a similar user who is similar to one of the users in the user relationship information acquired by the acquiring unit, a feeling of the one of the users.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicant: Yahoo Japan Corporation
    Inventor: Akira TAJIMA
  • Publication number: 20180239790
    Abstract: According to one aspect of an embodiment a provision device includes an acquisition unit that acquires a context representing a leading index to lead an impression of a given context. The provision device includes a specifying unit that specifies, from distributed representations of respective contexts that are generated on the basis of a relative connection multiple contexts have, other distributed representations having a given connection with a distributed representation of the given context and a distributed representation of the context representing the leading index. The provision device includes a provision unit that provides contexts corresponding to the other distributed representations that the specifying unit specifies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Applicant: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Manabu MIYASAKA, Masatsugu SHIDACHI, Akira TAJIMA
  • Publication number: 20180240146
    Abstract: According to one aspect of an embodiment a provision device includes a generation unit that generates a distributed representation of each context on the basis of a relative connection that multiple contexts have. The provision device includes a provision unit that provides information representing a change between a distributed representation of a given context that is generated before distribution information about the given context is distributed and a distributed representation of the given context that is generated after the distribution information is distributed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Applicant: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Manabu MIYASAKA, Masatsugu SHIDACHI, Akira TAJIMA
  • Patent number: 10019735
    Abstract: An advertisement distribution apparatus according to an embodiment includes a user information table, a determining unit, a request unit, and a distribution unit. The user information table stores user information about a user. When the advertisement distribution apparatus is accessed by a user terminal, the determining unit determines whether the user information of the user of the user terminal has been stored in the user information table. When the determining unit determines that the user information has not been stored in the storage unit, the request unit requests an information provision apparatus to transmit the user information. When the determining unit determines that the user information has not been stored in the storage unit, the distribution unit distributes advertisement content to the user terminal using the user information which is acquired from the information provision apparatus by the request unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akira Tajima, Koji Tsukamoto, Hidehito Gomi, Hiroshi Nishikawa, Taisuke Fujimoto
  • Patent number: 9916600
    Abstract: An auction apparatus according to the application includes a plan receiving unit and a providing unit. The plan receiving unit gradually receives plan information indicating a plan of content from a content creator who creates the content a plurality of times. The providing unit additionally presents the plan information which is gradually received by the plan receiving unit and provides an auction service in which a bid target is a right to display an advertisement in an advertising space set to the content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toru Takata, Nobuyuki Akashi, Akira Tajima, Koji Tsukamoto, Nari Woo, Akihiro Tanabe, Shinichiro Sega, Rin Katou
  • Patent number: 9818132
    Abstract: An advertisement delivery management apparatus according to an embodiment includes an allocation unit and an advertisement delivery unit. The allocation unit selects delivery target users who have the user attribute designated by each of order requests and whose number corresponds to the number of deliveries designated by each of order requests, from a plurality of delivery target users predicted as future advertisement delivery destinations, and allocates the selected delivery target users to the order requests. The advertisement delivery unit selects the advertising information of the order request corresponding to a user attribute of a user of a user terminal on the basis of the allocation result of the allocation unit and transmits the selected advertising information to the user terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Shimura, Akira Tajima, Koji Tsukamoto, Hiroyuki Kato, Takenobu Dei
  • Publication number: 20160379300
    Abstract: A prediction device according to the present application includes an acquisition unit and a prediction unit. The acquisition unit acquires information on a current price at which a target product is bid at an auction. The prediction unit predicts a price difference between the current price and a future price at which the target product is assumed to be bid after bidding at the current price based on the information on the current price acquired by the acquisition unit and a bid history at the auction. For example, the prediction unit predicts a price difference between the current price and the future price at which the target product is assumed to be bid immediately after bidding at the current price.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Applicant: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoki HIRAI, Koji TSUKAMOTO, Junichiro KITAGAWA, Katsushi YAMASHITA, Satoshi YAMAUCHI, Akira TAJIMA
  • Patent number: 9524512
    Abstract: An advertisement delivery management apparatus according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a prediction information storage unit, an acquisition unit and an allocation unit. The prediction information storage unit stores information including user attributes of a plurality of delivery target users predicted as future advertisement delivery destinations. The acquisition unit acquires a plurality of order requests designating user attributes and the numbers of deliveries. The allocation unit allocates the delivery target users to the plurality of order requests, on the basis of the user attributes and the numbers of deliveries designated by the plurality of order requests, such that the number of predetermined user attributes of the delivery target users who have not been allocated to the order requests is the maximum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Shimura, Akira Tajima, Koji Tsukamoto, Hiroyuki Kato, Takenobu Dei
  • Patent number: 9514480
    Abstract: An advertisement delivery management apparatus according to an embodiment includes a predicted information storage unit, an allocating unit, and a reallocating unit. The predicted information storage unit stores information including user attributes of a plurality of delivery target users predicted as future advertisement delivery destinations. The allocating unit allocates the delivery target user to an advertisement delivery order request based on the information stored in the predicted information storage unit. The reallocating unit performs a reallocating process of exchanging the delivery target user allocated to the order request with a non-allocated user who is the delivery target user that has not been allocated to the order request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Shimura, Koji Tsukamoto, Akira Tajima, Hiroyuki Kato, Takenobu Dei
  • Patent number: 9508088
    Abstract: An advertisement delivery management apparatus according to an embodiment includes an acquisition unit, a determination unit, and an accepting unit. The acquisition unit acquires information on two or more types of delivery target user groups, each including a plurality of delivery target users predicted as future advertisement delivery destinations. The determination unit determines whether each of the delivery target user groups satisfies delivery conditions designated by an advertisement delivery order request. The accepting unit accepts the advertisement delivery order request based on the determination result of the determination unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Shimura, Koji Tsukamoto, Akira Tajima, Hiroyuki Kato, Takenobu Dei
  • Publication number: 20160086207
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes an acquiring unit, a determining unit, and a distribution unit. The acquiring unit acquires information on applications installed in a terminal device. The determining unit determines a user class of a user who owns the terminal device based on the information on the applications acquired by the acquiring unit and based on a user class stored in a storage unit in association with a predetermined application combination. The distribution unit distributes an advertising content to the terminal device in accordance with the determined user class of the user who owns the terminal device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2015
    Publication date: March 24, 2016
    Inventor: Akira TAJIMA
  • Publication number: 20150081455
    Abstract: A service providing apparatus includes a calculating unit, a plan receiving unit, and a service providing unit. The calculating unit calculates an evaluation value for a content creator that creates content. The plan receiving unit receives plan information indicating a plan of the content planned by the content creator. The service providing unit presents the evaluation value calculated by the calculating unit and the plan information received by the plan receiving unit, and provides an auction service in which a bid target is a right to display an advertisement on the content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Toru TAKATA, Nobuyuki AKASHI, Akira TAJIMA, Koji TSUKAMOTO, Nari WOO, Akihiro TANABE, Shinichiro SEGA
  • Publication number: 20150081422
    Abstract: A service providing apparatus includes a plan receiving unit, a calculating unit, and a service providing unit. The plan receiving unit receives plan information indicating a plan of content planned by a content creator. The calculating unit calculates the number of predicted views that is a predicted value of the number of times at which the content is viewed by a user. The service providing unit presents the number of predicted views calculated by the calculating unit and the plan information received by the plan receiving unit, and provides an auction service in which a bid target is a right to display an advertisement on the content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Toru TAKATA, Nobuyuki AKASHI, Akira TAJIMA, Koji TSUKAMOTO, Nari WOO, Akihiro TANABE, Shinichiro SEGA
  • Publication number: 20150081454
    Abstract: A service providing apparatus includes a request receiving unit and a service providing unit. The request receiving unit receives, from an advertiser having the right to display an advertisement on content, a resale request to resell a right to be resold to other advertisers. When the resale request is received by the request receiving unit, the service providing unit provides a resale service for reselling the right to be resold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Toru TAKATA, Nobuyuki AKASHI, Akira TAJIMA, Koji TSUKAMOTO, Nari WOO, Akihiro TANABE, Shinichiro SEGA
  • Publication number: 20150081456
    Abstract: A service providing apparatus has a plan receiving unit and a service providing unit. The plan receiving unit receives advertising space information relating to an advertising space set to content by a content creator who creates the content and a targeting condition set to the advertising space by the content creator. The service providing unit provides an auction service in which a bid target is a right to display an advertisement in the advertising space for each targeting condition on the basis of the advertising space information received by the receiving unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Toru TAKATA, Nobuyuki AKASHI, Akira TAJIMA, Koji TSUKAMOTO, Nari WOO, Akihiro TANABE, Shinichiro SEGA