Shinji Kikuchi 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).
Abstract: A packaging apparatus which can achieve a reduced amount of use of a packaging material is provided. The packaging apparatus includes a print portion. The print portion can print information relating to an object to be packaged on the packaging material at a normal print position and at an initial print position downstream from the normal print position in a direction of transportation. The print portion prints information for a first package at the initial print position and prints information for second and subsequent packages at the normal print position.
Abstract: Provided is a piezoelectric material filler including alkali niobate compound particles having a ratio (K/(Na+K)) of the number of moles of potassium to the total number of moles of sodium and potassium of 0.460 to 0.495 in terms of atoms and a ratio ((Li+Na+K)/Nb) of the total number of moles of alkali metal elements to the number of moles of niobium of 0.995 to 1.005 in terms of atoms. The present invention can provide a piezoelectric material filler having excellent piezoelectric properties, and a composite piezoelectric material including the piezoelectric material filler and a polymer matrix.
June 19, 2017
June 13, 2019
Nippon Chemical Industrial Co., Ltd., Nippon Chemical Industrial Co., Ltd.
Abstract: An apparatus receives, via an input device, query input data including a word or a phrase, and acquires search result set data using the query input data. The apparatus acquires, for a value indicating a strength of a relationship between each impression word included in an impression word group and each word included in the query input data, and extracts the first feature word group according to the value indicating the strength of the relationship with each word, from the impression word group. The apparatus displays the search result set data using the first feature word group as an item.
Abstract: An information processing method includes, when receiving a workflow including a conditional branch and procedures, obtaining branch probability information corresponding to a classification of the conditional branch, the branch probability information being calculated for each piece of classification information defined for the conditional branch and indicating a probability that a condition has been satisfied in an executed conditional branch; obtaining cost information and availability information that correspond to the procedure, the cost information indicating a cost needed for a service provided by the procedure, and the availability information indicating availability of the service; calculating an execution probability of the procedure on the basis of the obtained branch probability information; and calculating a probability that the received workflow properly or improperly terminates, and a cost needed to execute the received workflow by using the calculated execution probability of the procedure, th
Abstract: Provided is a shaped article including a hardcoat layer, where the hardcoat layer has surface hardness, flexibility, and heat resistance at high levels and offers excellent workability. The shaped article according to the present invention is a shaped article including a hardcoat layer, a substrate layer, and a thermoplastic resin layer and having a curved shape. The hardcoat layer defines an outermost surface of the shaped article. The hardcoat layer includes a cure product of a curable composition. The curable composition includes a cationically curable silicone resin and a leveling agent. The cationically curable silicone resin includes a silsesquioxane unit. The cationically curable silicone resin includes an epoxy-containing monomeric unit in a proportion of 50 mole percent or more of the totality of all monomeric units and has a number-average molecular weight of 1000 to 3000.
Abstract: Provided is a scratch self-repairing film including a hardcoat layer that has surface hardness, flexibility, and heat resistance at high levels and offers excellent workability. The scratch self-repairing film according to the present invention includes a substrate layer, a hardcoat layer on or over one side of the substrate layer, and a flexible resin layer on or over the other side of the substrate layer. The hardcoat layer includes a cured product of a curable composition. The curable composition includes a cationically curable silicone resin and a leveling agent. The cationically curable silicone resin includes a silsesquioxane unit. The cationically curable silicone resin includes an epoxy-containing monomeric unit in a proportion of 50 mole percent or more of the totality of all monomeric units and has a number-average molecular weight of 1000 to 3000.
Abstract: A shaped product comprising a hardcoat layer, wherein the hardcoat layer is a cured product of a curable composition comprising a cationic curable silicone resin and a leveling agent, the cationic curable silicone resin comprising a silsesquioxane unit, having a monomer unit having an epoxy group in a proportion of not less than 50% by mol in a total monomer unit, and having a number average molecular weight of 1000 to 3000.
Abstract: Provided is a curable composition which can form, when cured, a cured product having high surface hardness and offering excellent flexibility and workability. The curable composition according to the present invention contains a cationically curable silicone resin, an epoxy compound other than the cationically curable silicone resin, and a leveling agent. The cationically curable silicone resin includes silsesquioxane units. The cationically curable silicone resin includes epoxy-containing constitutional units in a proportion of 50 mole percent or more of the totality of constitutional units in the cationically curable silicone resin. The cationically curable silicone resin has a number-average molecular weight of 1000 to 3000.
Abstract: An evaluation device includes a memory and a processor coupled to the memory and the processor configured to acquire a first character string, to specify features of first meaning information and features of first sound information, the first meaning information corresponding to meanings denoted by the first character string, the first sound information corresponding to sounds denoted by the first character string, to determine a first evaluation value based on the features of the first meaning information, to determine a second evaluation value based on the features of the first sound information, and to output an evaluation value of the first character string based on the first evaluation value and the second evaluation value.
Abstract: A method includes, based on communication times regarding an execution command and a response of each of a plurality of services included in a task executed two or more times, and on information on an information processing device that executes each of the plurality of services, generating a group of one or more services executed continuously by a same information processing device in each of the executions of the task, calculating a first processing time of an entirety of the one or more services in each group, calculating a second processing time per service obtained by dividing the first processing time by a number of the one or more services in each group, calculating an average processing time by averaging the second processing times for each of the plurality of services for each task, and outputting a specific service based on the average processing time.
Abstract: An information processing method to be executed by a processor included in an information processing device, the information processing method includes receiving a plurality of requests for constituent elements including a hardware and a software from a plurality of terminal devices; determining, among the plurality of requests, a pair of requests which is different from each other, a similarity of the pair of requests being a level more than a predetermined threshold; selecting terminal devices corresponding the pair of requests; setting a common request including a common element requested by at least two of the selected terminal devices, the common request being different from each of the pair of requests, the common request being different from each of the pair of requests; transmitting the common request and cost information to the selected terminal devices, the cost information being cheaper than each of the pair of requests.
Abstract: Provided is an anti-wear agent capable of furnishing an epoxy resin coating film with anti-wear properties. The anti-wear agent is characterized in containing an alicyclic difunctional epoxy and a polymerization initiator or is characterized in containing a difunctional bisphenol A-type epoxy resin, a leveling agent and a polymerization initiator.
Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium stores an advance verification program that causes a computer to execute a process. The process includes creating one or more state transition information items indicating a transition of a state of a device, based on a condition described in a policy rule and configuration information indicating the device included in a system, the policy rule describing a content of a process to be executed by the system and the condition for executing the process; and referring to quality information describing a quality to be satisfied in the system, determining whether there is a state transition information item in which the state of the device does not transition from a state of not satisfying the quality when complying with the policy rule, among the created one or more state transition information items, and outputting information indicating a result of the determination.
Abstract: An information providing method includes: obtaining a template that defines one or more functions to be used; and extracting plural combinations that are used to implement the one or more functions, which are defined in the obtained template, from a data storage unit that stores, for each of computer resource providing services that provide one or plural functions, a performance indicator value for each of the one or plural functions. Each of the plural combinations includes a computer resource providing service and one or more functions in the computer resource providing service. The method further includes: calculating, for each plural combinations, a performance indicator value for the combination based on data in the data storage unit; and outputting, for at least one of the extracted plural combinations, the computer resource providing service, the one or more functions in the computer resource providing service, and the calculated performance indicator value.
Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing therein a dependency information provision program for causing a computer to execute a process includes: acquiring history information of an amount of data associated with realization of a service by using first software and information regarding second software that can be used to realize the service, specifying information relating to the second software that is substitutable for the first software, from the acquired information relating to the second software, and providing information for determining whether or not to migrate from the first software, which is being used to realize the service, to the second software that is substitutable for the first software, based on the acquired history information and the specified information relating to the second software.
Abstract: An information processing system includes an information processing device, a storage unit, a relay unit, and an update unit. The information processing device is an element of an information processing system. The storage unit stores integral information obtained by integrating information about the information processing device expressed as component information of the information processing system. The relay unit receives communication information including an update command for updating of the component information addressed to the information processing device, and transmits first communication information including the update command addressed to the information processing device and second communication information including the update command. The update unit receives the second communication information, and updates the integral information based on an update command included in the second communication information.
Abstract: A method includes relaying a first packet transmitted from a first information processing apparatus to a second information processing apparatus, identifying a first value indicating a number of routers for the first packet to pass through before reaching the second information processing apparatus, receiving a second packet transmitted from the second information processing apparatus to the first information processing apparatus, setting a second value indicating an allowable number of the routers for the second packet to pass through, transmitting the second packet in which the second value is set, to a second router coupled to the first router, transmitting an acknowledgement packet for the second packet when the second packet reaches the first information processing apparatus, receiving the acknowledgement packet, and identifying the second router as a router that the first packet passed through, based on the acknowledgement packet.
Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing a man-hour estimation program that causes a computer to execute a process, the process including classifying event information items recorded for each event, the event information items each recording action information items relating to actions taken with respect to the corresponding event, the event information items being classified into a plurality of categories according to a number of the recorded action information items; calculating an occurrence frequency of each word included in the event information items for each of the plurality of categories into which the event information items are classified; and estimating one of the plurality of categories to which a new event belongs, based on words included in an event information item of the new event and the calculated occurrence frequency of each word, in response to accepting the new event.
Abstract: An information processing method for supporting data setting include: extracting a first feature value for each of plural parameters from first data that is data after at least one parameter value, which is included in second data that includes, for each of plural setting targets, each parameter value for each of the plural parameters, was changed; and extracting a parameter that is a candidate of an erroneously changed parameter based on a difference between a second feature value that is extracted, for each of the plural parameters, from the second data and a corresponding first feature value.
Abstract: A method for outputting a usage history of a system that includes resources having virtual machines, storage devices, networks, and a backup device, and that includes a storage device storing first usage history information, the method includes designating a usage combination of the resources, specifying clients who use the resources of the system in a combination similar to the usage combination within a range of a threshold, extracting the first usage history information corresponding to each of the clients from the storage device, categorizing one or more clients, among the clients, having similar time-series changes in the first usage history information into an identical group based on a similarity between the time-series changes in the first usage history information of the clients, and outputting second usage history information indicating a time-series change of the first usage history information.