Patents by Inventor Mitsuru Kakimoto

Mitsuru Kakimoto 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: 10374547
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an aggregation management apparatus includes processing circuitry configured to acquire position information and performance information of each photovoltaic power generation facility in a set of photovoltaic power generation facilities from a storage; and calculate an evaluation value of a predictive error of a total generated energy of the set of photovoltaic power generation facilities, based on the position information, the performance information, and a correlation level of the predictive errors of solar radiation information depending on a distance between two locations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Hiromasa Shin, Mitsuru Kakimoto, Yusuke Endoh
  • Patent number: 10315343
    Abstract: A manufacturing method for a molded article of a fiber-reinforced composite material obtains a molded article of a fiber-reinforced composite material having a three-dimensional shape by: preparing a sheet-shaped prepreg containing reinforcing fibers and a matrix resin composition; preliminarily shaping the prepreg to produce a plurality of partial preforms having shapes obtained by dividing the shape of the molded article; producing a first partial preform group and a second partial preform group, which have the shape of the molded article, by combining the plurality of partial preforms so that the ends thereof in the direction perpendicular to the thickness direction do not overlap in the thickness direction; producing a preform by bringing the first and second partial preform groups into close contact with each other in the thickness direction; and compression molding the preform using a molding die.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mitsuru Kutsuwada, Kouichi Akiyama, Yoshihide Kakimoto, Kazuhisa Ikeda
  • Publication number: 20190155267
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus has an input data acquisition unit that acquires a plurality of input data, a fault tolerance requirement acquisition unit that acquires a fault tolerance requirement for the plurality of input data, a training data definition unit that defines an output which satisfies the fault tolerance requirement, a fault pattern generation unit that generates a plurality of fault patterns which include at least one of the plurality of input data based on the plurality of input data and the fault tolerance requirement, a model update unit that updates the information processing model so as to tolerate a fault of the input data satisfying the fault tolerance requirement, and an execution control unit that applies the plurality of input data to the information processing model updated by the model update unit and executes the information processing model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hiromasa SHIN, Mitsuru Kakimoto, Yoshiaki Shiga
  • Publication number: 20190148944
    Abstract: A power control apparatus has a peak cut prediction unit that predicts a period of time to impose a restriction on power supply from a power system to a consumer based on a predetermined condition, a threshold setting unit that sets a predetermined threshold such that a power supply amount from the power system to the consumer does not exceed the threshold in the period of time predicted by the peak cut prediction unit, and a charge/discharge control command unit that stops power supply from the power system to the consumer and causes a power storage device to be discharged by an amount of demand power exceeding the threshold when demand power of the consumer reaches the threshold in the period of time predicted by the peak cut prediction unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yoshiaki SHIGA, Hiromasa Shin, Mitsuru Kakimoto, Kenji Kawamata, Yasuhiro Ogura
  • Publication number: 20190138913
    Abstract: A prediction model generation device has a first storage unit that stores a plurality of explanatory variables, a second storage unit that stores a plurality of objective variables, an input unit that inputs instruction information on classification, a class generation unit that generates a plurality of classes based on the instruction information, and a prediction model calculation unit that calculates a plurality of prediction models corresponding to the plurality of classes. The prediction model calculation unit has a learning data set extraction unit that extracts a learning data set corresponding to each of the plurality of classes from among the plurality of explanatory variables and the plurality of objective variables.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Mitsuru KAKIMOTO, Hiromasa SHIN, Yoshiaki SHIGA, Masaaki TAKADA
  • Publication number: 20190139059
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a demand forecasting device includes a location model generator and an overall model generator. The location models generate each providing a forecasted value of demand for a geographical region including a plurality of locations, based on weather data for either of the plurality of locations and previous value of demand for the geographical region. The overall model generator generates an overall model based on the location models and coefficients that are determined based on size of impact to the forecasted value of demand, by the weather data of the locations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yoshiaki SHIGA, Hiromasa SHIN, Mitsuru KAKIMOTO, Masaaki TAKADA
  • Publication number: 20190012687
    Abstract: A bid-price determination apparatus includes an acquirer, an extractor, a predictor, a determiner, and an output device. The acquirer acquires a price history of a product before a current time in an electric power continuous session. The extractor extracts, from the acquired price history, a first feature quantity which is a feature quantity of the price history of the product. The predictor predicts, based on the extracted first feature quantity, a second feature quantity which is a feature quantity of price changes of the product after the current time. The determiner determines, based on the predicted second feature quantity, a transaction standard value which is a standard for a transaction of the product after the current time. The output device outputs the determined transaction standard value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yusuke ENDOH, Mitsuru KAKIMOTO, Yoshiaki SHIGA, Hiromasa SHIN, Takahiro YAMADA, lchiro TOYOSHIMA, Yoshio KIYOSHIMA, Tatsuo SATO
  • Publication number: 20190004211
    Abstract: A solar irradiance intensity estimation apparatus has an estimation model generation unit that generates estimation models of solar radiation intensities at a plurality of observation points based on observed cloud state data and solar radiation intensities observed at the plurality of observation points, an estimation model interpolation unit that generates an estimation model of a solar irradiance intensity at a target point based on the estimation models of solar radiation intensities at the plurality of observation points, and a solar irradiance intensity estimation unit that estimates a solar irradiance intensity at the target point based on a reflection intensity at the target point obtained from the cloud state data and the estimation model of a solar irradiance intensity at the target point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Mitsuru Kakimoto, Hiromasa Shin, Yusuke Endoh, Yoshiaki Shiga
  • Publication number: 20170077870
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an aggregation management apparatus includes processing circuitry configured to acquire position information and performance information of each photovoltaic power generation facility in a set of photovoltaic power generation facilities from a storage; and calculate an evaluation value of a predictive error of a total generated energy of the set of photovoltaic power generation facilities, based on the position information, the performance information, and a correlation level of the predictive errors of solar radiation information depending on a distance between two locations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Publication date: March 16, 2017
    Inventors: Hiromasa SHIN, Mitsuru KAKIMOTO, Yusuke ENDOH
  • Publication number: 20170075035
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a probabilistic weather forecasting device includes processing circuitry configured to generate, based on a plurality of ensembles each including predicted values of the first meteorological variable and a plurality of pieces of observed data each including a observed value of the second meteorological variable, a simultaneous probability density distribution of a predicted value of the first meteorological variable and an observed value of the second meteorological variable; and configured to generate, based on the simultaneous probability density distribution, first probability density distributions each being a probability density distribution of an observed value of the second meteorological variable obtained under a condition that each of a plurality of predicted values of the first meteorological variable are given at a prediction target time, and synthesize the first probability density distributions to generate a second probability density distribution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2016
    Publication date: March 16, 2017
    Inventors: Mitsuru KAKIMOTO, Hiromasa SHIN, Yusuke ENDOH
  • Publication number: 20160070025
    Abstract: A weather forecasting apparatus includes a first feature quantity calculator, a first error calculator, a first model generator, a first coefficient calculator, and a first predicted value calculator. The first feature quantity calculator calculates a first feature quantity from a sky image. The first error calculator calculates a first error between a predicted numerical value and a measured value of a weather parameter. The first model generator generates a first model indicating a relation between the first feature quantity and the first error. The first coefficient calculator calculates a first coefficient from the first model and the first feature quantity. The first predicted value calculator calculates a first predicted value of the weather parameter at the prediction object day and time based on the first coefficient at the prediction object day and time and the predicted numerical value at the prediction object day and time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2015
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Inventors: Yuki HANYU, Tomokazu KAWAHARA, Mitsuru KAKIMOTO, Hideki KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20150010200
    Abstract: An apparatus includes: an acquiring unit configured to acquire a measured image including a cloud and a reference article; a specifying unit configured to specify a first area of the reference article in the measured image; a determining unit configured to determine whether or not the cloud exists on the near side of the reference article in the measured image; a position estimating unit configured to estimate the position of the cloud, if the cloud exists on the near side of the reference article, from a second area of the cloud in the measured image and the height and position of the reference article acquired from the information storage unit; an attenuation rate calculating unit configured to calculate a first luminance, which is a luminance of the second area of the measured image, and a second luminance, which is a luminance of the corresponding second area for the reference image acquired from the image storage unit, and calculating the attenuating rate of light from the first luminance and the second
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2014
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Inventors: Tomokazu Kawahara, Yuki Hanyu, Mitsuru Kakimoto, Minoru Yonezawa, Hideki Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20150012316
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a biodiversity evaluation index calculation apparatus includes following units. The first calculation unit calculates, for each region, a vegetation/living-animal coefficient by referring to a vegetation database. The second calculation unit calculates, for each region, a biodiversity value based on a type of a reserve and the vegetation/living-animal coefficient by referring to a reserve geography database. The third calculation unit calculates, for each mine, a biodiversity evaluation, index by referring to a mine database which describes a position,, an output, a purity, and a mineral species for each -nine, the biodiversity evaluation index representing a mining impact on biodiversity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2014
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Inventors: Mitsuru KAKIMOTO, Hiroko WATANDO, Hideki KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 8306960
    Abstract: A medical image retrieval system includes an image database which stores medical images. An interpretation unit acquires a currently diagnosed image for use in performing interpretation of one of the medical images and provides the currently diagnosed image to a computer terminal. An image requesting unit issues an image request associated with the currently diagnosed image. An image retrieval unit retrieves a reference image from the image database in accordance with the image request and provides the reference image to the computer terminal in order to propose the reference image as references for diagnosis. An evaluation input unit prompts to input an evaluation indicating whether the reference image has been helpful for diagnosis based on the currently diagnosed image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2012
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Mitsuru Kakimoto, Takeichiro Nishikawa, Hideyuki Aisu, Kenichi Niwa, Masakazu Osada, Takashi Masuzawa, Shinichiro Hamada
  • Publication number: 20080215525
    Abstract: A medical image retrieval system includes an image database which stores medical images. An interpretation unit acquires a currently diagnosed image for use in performing interpretation of one of the medical images and provides the currently diagnosed image to a computer terminal. An image requesting unit issues an image request associated with the currently diagnosed image. An image retrieval unit retrieves a reference image from the image database in accordance with the image request and provides the reference image to the computer terminal in order to propose the reference image as references for diagnosis. An evaluation input unit prompts to input an evaluation indicating whether the reference image has been helpful for diagnosis based on the currently diagnosed image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2008
    Publication date: September 4, 2008
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mitsuru Kakimoto, Takeichiro Nishikawa, Hideyuki Aisu, Kenichi Niwa, Masakazu Osada, Takashi Masuzawa, Shinichiro Hamada
  • Patent number: 6230064
    Abstract: An association rule extraction apparatus extracts an association rule from time series data including events. A characteristic part extraction section extracts a characteristic change part from time series data of each event as an event sequence. The event sequence includes at least a start time of the characteristic change part as attribute data. An association rule extraction section extracts the association rule representing a tendency among the events in accordance with the attribute data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 1998
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2001
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Akihiko Nakase, Mitsuru Kakimoto, Shigeru Oyanagi
  • Patent number: 6151017
    Abstract: A method and a system for displaying multimedia data including video data. A display of video data and related information are controlled according to a movement of a pointing selection marker, a type of related information, or a distribution of pointing selection possible regions over frames of video data. Linked related information can be displayed in synchronization with a progress of a display of the video data. Information indicating a presence/absence of pointing selection possible region for currently displayed video data can also be displayed. A useful information can be obtained by collecting a statistical information on the desired positions specified by the user's pointing selection inputs. Each frame of video data can be partitioned and related information can be provided in correspondence to partitioned parts of each frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 1996
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2000
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Takashi Suzuoka, Takeshi Yokokawa, Toshiki Kizu, Mitsuru Kakimoto, Yasushi Kawakura, Takeshi Aikawa
  • Patent number: 6073117
    Abstract: A mutual credit server apparatus sends credit information about a seller to an inquiring buyer on a computer. Stored is a direct confidence degree about a seller from the point of view of each of a plurality of buyers. The direct confidence degree is determined by each buyer based on direct trade history. Also stored is a buyer confidence degree about each of the plurality of buyers from the point of view of each buyer. The buyer confidence degree is determined by each buyer based upon trade information from the other buyers. When a confidence inquiry is made about a seller by a buyer, a processing section calculates a total confidence degree about the seller and calculates a buyer confidence degree about each of the other buyers, each calculation being made from the viewpoint of the inquiring buyer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 1998
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2000
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shigeru Oyanagi, Mitsuru Kakimoto, Akihiko Nakase
  • Patent number: 5999617
    Abstract: This invention relates to a dialing control method in a system, which comprises a PBX, a plurality of telephones connected to the PBX, a host computer connected to the PBX, and a plurality of operator terminals connected to the host computer, and in which an outbound task program runs on each terminal, and the host computer predicts a conversation completion timing of each operator for one called party, performs automatic dialing in accordance with a called party list prior to the completion of the conversation, and connects an answered call to the telephone corresponding to a free operator. The conversation completion timing is detected in advance by detecting execution of a specific portion of the program on the operator terminal, and the number of calls to be automatically originated is determined on the basis of the number of operators, whose conversation completion timings are detected in advance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 1997
    Date of Patent: December 7, 1999
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shigeru Oyanagi, Akihiko Nakase, Mitsuru Kakimoto
  • Patent number: 5471614
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus for the concurrency control in the database system, in which each transaction can be executed properly according to its scale. In the apparatus, a processing time for each transaction is estimated, a timestamp appropriate for each transaction is determined from the estimated processing time and a current time, and a concurrency control is carried out according to the determined timestamps for the transactions to be executed concurrently.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 1990
    Date of Patent: November 28, 1995
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventor: Mitsuru Kakimoto