Patents by Inventor Hiromasa YAMAUCHI

Hiromasa YAMAUCHI 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: 9654400
    Abstract: A data communication method includes determining by a first terminal apparatus that is included among plural terminal apparatuses capable of direct communication with one another, whether a communication volume of data received from a second terminal apparatus that is included among the terminal apparatuses exceeds a processable communication volume; and transmitting by the first terminal apparatus to the second terminal apparatus, a portion of the data of a given communication volume, when the communication volume of the data exceeds the processable communication volume.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Toshiya Otomo, Koichiro Yamashita, Naoki Odate, Takahisa Suzuki, Hiromasa Yamauchi, Koji Kurihara
  • Patent number: 9639905
    Abstract: A power control apparatus includes a processor configured to collect first information related to operation of a performing unit configured to perform data processing and information related to operation of a bus configured to transfer data; determine an operating frequency and an operating voltage for the performing unit, based on the collected information; estimate based on the collected information, a period elapsing until the performing unit suspends operation and a period elapsing until the bus suspends operation; derive a discriminant that obtains a difference of total power consumption and power consumption pre-switching; and execute a switching of an operating frequency and an operating voltage of the performing unit, based on a value of the discriminant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuta Teranishi, Koichiro Yamashita, Takahisa Suzuki, Hiromasa Yamauchi, Koji Kurihara, Toshiya Otomo
  • Patent number: 9635671
    Abstract: A scheduling method includes acquiring first information, second information, and third information from a first terminal located in a service area of a first base station; determining based on the first information, the second information, and the third information, whether a first process assigned to the first terminal is to be collected; and assigning the first process to a second terminal located in the service area of the first base station, when at the determining the first process is determined to be collected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Toshiya Otomo, Koichiro Yamashita, Takahisa Suzuki, Hiromasa Yamauchi, Koji Kurihara, Tetsuo Hiraki
  • Patent number: 9632842
    Abstract: An exclusive access control method is executed by a computer having an operating system that when an excluded thread accesses a shared resource, executes a first exclusive access control process of prohibiting the excluded thread from attempting to access the shared resource until exclusive access control is released, the exclusive access control process being executed according to a number of attempts, by the excluded thread, to access the shared resources. The exclusive access control method includes counting by at least one second thread, including the excluded thread and different from a first thread, the number of attempts to access the shared resource, when the first thread executes a second exclusive access control process of allowing the excluded thread to attempt to access the shared resource until the excluded thread is permitted access; and storing to a memory area by the second thread, the counted number of attempts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Takahisa Suzuki, Koichiro Yamashita, Hiromasa Yamauchi, Koji Kurihara, Toshiya Otomo, Naoki Odate
  • Patent number: 9624550
    Abstract: A method for preparing a criterion for identifying the habitat of insects of the same kind, comprising the steps of: (a) determining the nucleotide sequences of DNA of one or more insects from two or more habitats; (b) aligning the nucleotide sequences determined in said step (a); (c) eliminating sites consisting of one or more nucleotides conserved in all of the nucleotide sequences aligned in said step (b) from the nucleotide sequences; (d) defining all or a part of the sites remaining upon elimination in said step (c) as type-discriminating sites; (e) comparing nucleotides corresponding to each other in the type-discriminating sites obtained in said step (d) to classify completely identical type-discriminating sites as the same type and incompletely identical type-discriminating sites as one or more different types; and (f) determining the habitat of each type classified in said step (e) on the basis of the habitats of insects belonging to each type, thereby defining the type-discriminating site of each
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventor: Hiromasa Yamauchi
  • Patent number: 9622103
    Abstract: A communications network control method by a computer includes obtaining measurement area information indicating a measurement area of a sensor included in a communications node, the computer obtaining the measurement area information for each communications node in a communications node group that is included in a communications network and that is among plural communications nodes arranged in an arrangement area; obtaining divided area information indicating plural divided areas obtained by dividing the arrangement area; deriving for each divided area among the plural divided areas, a first value corresponding to a count of communications nodes that are in the communications node group and at least partially include the divided area in the measurement area indicated by the obtained measurement area information; and providing control of changing among the plural communications nodes, communications nodes included in the communications network, according to the first value derived for each divided area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Takahisa Suzuki, Koichiro Yamashita, Toshiya Otomo, Hiromasa Yamauchi
  • Patent number: 9588817
    Abstract: A scheduling method executed by a scheduler that manages multiple processors, includes detecting based on an application information table when a first application is started up, a processor that executes a second application that is not executed concurrently with the first application; and assigning the first application to the processor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiromasa Yamauchi, Koichiro Yamashita, Tetsuo Hiraki, Koji Kurihara, Toshiya Otomo
  • Patent number: 9565049
    Abstract: A communication apparatus includes a processor configured to access memory of the communication apparatus; communicate with a second apparatus; detect an access request generated by the communication apparatus; determine whether an address of access targeted data indicated in the detected access request is an address allocated to the memory of the communication apparatus; and perform control for selecting and executing based on a determination result, any one among a process of accessing the memory of the communication apparatus based on the access request and a process of communicating with the second apparatus based on the access request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiromasa Yamauchi, Koichiro Yamashita, Takahisa Suzuki, Koji Kurihara
  • Patent number: 9563465
    Abstract: A multi-task scheduling method includes assigning a first thread to a first processor; detecting a second thread that is executed after the first thread; calculating based on a load of a processor that is assigned a third thread that generates the second thread, a first time that lasts until a start of the second thread; calculating a second time that lasts until completion of execution of the first thread; and changing a first time slice of the first processor to a second time slice when the second time is greater than the first time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiromasa Yamauchi, Koichiro Yamashita, Takahisa Suzuki, Koji Kurihara, Fumihiko Hayakawa, Naoki Odate, Tetsuo Hiraki
  • Patent number: 9558152
    Abstract: A synchronization method is executed by a multi-core processor system. The synchronization method includes registering based on a synchronous command issued from a first CPU, CPUs to be synchronized and a count of the CPUs into a specific table; counting by each of the CPUs and based on a synchronous signal from the first CPU, an arrival count for a synchronous point, and creating by each of the CPUs, a second shared memory area that is a duplication of a first shared memory area accessed by processes executed by the CPUs; and comparing the first shared memory area and the second shared memory area when the arrival count becomes equal to the count of the CPUs, and based on a result of the comparison, judging the processes executed by the CPUs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Koichiro Yamashita, Hiromasa Yamauchi, Takahisa Suzuki, Koji Kurihara
  • Patent number: 9553928
    Abstract: A data sharing method includes detecting by a first data processing apparatus that is among multiple data processing apparatuses that share data, any one among a shortage of available memory, a change in remaining battery power, a change in a relative positional distance of the first data processing apparatus to a second data processing apparatus that is among the data processing apparatuses, a change in a communication speed of communication with the second data processing apparatus, and an interruption of communication with the second data processing apparatus; and transmitting by the first data processing apparatus to a third data processing apparatus that is among the data processing apparatuses, a shared portion of the data saved in the first data processing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Koji Kurihara, Koichiro Yamashita, Hiromasa Yamauchi, Naoki Odate, Toshiya Otomo
  • Patent number: 9547576
    Abstract: A multi-core processor system includes a multi-core processor that has plural core groups; and a storage device that stores a constraint on execution time for each application. A first identified core of the multi-core processor is configured to identify a constraint on execution time of a given application that is among the applications and for which an invocation instruction is received; determine whether the identified constraint meets a performance drop condition; assign the given application to a predetermined core of the multi-core processor, upon determining that the identified constraint meets the performance drop condition; and notify a second identified core of a core group among the core groups, of an assignment instruction for the given application, upon determining that the identified constraint does not meet the performance drop condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiromasa Yamauchi, Koichiro Yamashita, Takahisa Suzuki, Koji Kurihara, Toshiya Otomo
  • Patent number: 9549412
    Abstract: A scheduling method is executed by a first apparatus among a plurality of apparatuses. The scheduling method includes assigning a process to at least one apparatus among the apparatuses based on a first table that includes each communication strength of the apparatuses; receiving an execution result of the process and a communication strength from the at least one apparatus; and creating the first table based on the received communication strength.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiromasa Yamauchi, Koichiro Yamashita, Takahisa Suzuki, Koji Kurihara, Toshiya Otomo, Naoki Odate
  • Patent number: 9529073
    Abstract: A determining method executed by a processor includes obtaining distance information that indicates a distance between monitoring apparatuses disposed to encompass a given area in which wireless communications apparatuses are scattered; causing a wireless signal to be transmitted and received between the monitoring apparatuses by multi-hop communication among the wireless communications apparatuses; calculating an estimated distance between the monitoring apparatuses, based on a hop count of the wireless signal multi-hop communicated among the monitoring apparatuses; and making a determination concerning a vacant area in which none of the wireless communications apparatuses is present, based on a result of comparison of the distance indicated by the obtained distance information and the calculated estimated distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Toshiya Otomo, Koichiro Yamashita, Takahisa Suzuki, Hiromasa Yamauchi, Koji Kurihara, Yuta Teranishi
  • Patent number: 9529549
    Abstract: A data processing method that is executed by a first data processing apparatus included among plural data processing apparatuses, includes producing a copy of data, and restoration information that includes a first address of memory to which the copy of the data is stored; transmitting any one among the data and the copy of the data to a second data processing apparatus that is included among the data processing apparatuses; and storing the restoration information to shared memory that is memory of at least one data processing apparatus among the data processing apparatuses, and shared among the data processing apparatuses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Toshiya Otomo, Koichiro Yamashita, Naoki Odate, Takahisa Suzuki, Hiromasa Yamauchi, Koji Kurihara
  • Publication number: 20160357604
    Abstract: A data processing system includes an interrupt controller that counts, as an interrupt processing execution count, executions of interrupt processing by threads executed by data processing devices; and a processor that is configured to select one scheduling method from among a plurality of scheduling methods, based on the interrupt processing execution count.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2016
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Koji KURIHARA, Koichiro YAMASHITA, Takahisa SUZUKI, Hiromasa YAMAUCHI, Toshiya OTOMO, Naoki ODATE
  • Patent number: 9515917
    Abstract: A given sensor node, upon determining that data processing requested by another sensor node cannot be completed by the given sensor node, selects a sensor node that based on hop count based information stored in a storage apparatus, is away from a receiver. The given sensor node transmits to the selected sensor node, request notification requesting execution of the data processing exclusive of an executable portion. The given sensor node executes the executable portion, upon receiving securement completion notification indicating that the execution of the data processing indicated in the transmitted request notification can be completed by at least one sensor node among plural sensor nodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Koji Kurihara, Koichiro Yamashita, Takahisa Suzuki, Hiromasa Yamauchi, Yuta Teranishi
  • Patent number: 9513965
    Abstract: A data processing system includes an interrupt controller that counts, as an interrupt processing execution count, executions of interrupt processing by threads executed by data processing devices; and a processor that is configured to select one scheduling method from among a plurality of scheduling methods, based on the interrupt processing execution count.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Koji Kurihara, Koichiro Yamashita, Takahisa Suzuki, Hiromasa Yamauchi, Toshiya Otomo, Naoki Odate
  • Patent number: 9507635
    Abstract: A scheduling method is executed by a given CPU among multiple CPUs. The scheduling method includes subtracting for each of the CPUs, a number of processes assigned to the CPU from a maximum number of speculative processes that can be assigned to each of the CPUs; summing results yielded at the subtracting to yield a total number of speculative processes; and assigning to the CPUs, speculative processes of a number is less than or equal to the total number of speculative processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Toshiya Otomo, Koichiro Yamashita, Takahisa Suzuki, Hiromasa Yamauchi, Koji Kurihara, Naoki Odate
  • Patent number: 9507645
    Abstract: A thread processing method that is executed by a multi-core processor, includes supplying a command to execute a first thread to a first processor; judging a dependence relationship between the first thread and a second thread to be executed by a second processor; comparing a first threshold and a frequency of access of any one among shared memory and shared cache memory by the first thread; and changing a phase of a first operation clock of the first processor when the access frequency is greater than the first threshold and upon judging that no dependence relationship exists.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiromasa Yamauchi, Koichiro Yamashita, Takahisa Suzuki, Koji Kurihara, Toshiya Otomo, Naoki Odate