Patents by Inventor Yoshishige OKUNO

Yoshishige OKUNO 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: 11995816
    Abstract: To improve a determination accuracy when determining each particle contained in an image of an object. An image analysis apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a shape determination unit configured to determine a shape of a particle included in a particle image that is extracted from an image of an object, so that an OK particle image which is a particle image of an OK particle that satisfies a predetermined standard for shape and a provisional NG particle image which is a particle image of a provisional NG particle that does not satisfy the predetermined standard, are obtained; a pseudo image generation unit configured to generate a pseudo image; and a similarity determination unit configured to determine whether the provisional NG image and the pseudo image are similar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: RESONAC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshishige Okuno, Eriko Takeda, Junichi Shibuya, Yuki Nakao, Kenji Ogawa
  • Publication number: 20240136026
    Abstract: Model setting step sets a trained model acquired by machine learning of a correspondence relationship between an explanatory variable including information related to a material composition or a manufacturing condition of a target material, and an objective variable including information related to the material characteristics of the target material, and prediction step inputs an explanatory variable related to a target material whose material characteristics is to be predicted to the trained model set in the model setting step, and outputs an objective variable related to information of the explanatory variable, so as to predict the material characteristics of the target material to be predicted based on the objective variable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2022
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Inventors: Shimpei TAKEMOTO, Yoshishige OKUNO, Takeshi KANESHITA
  • Patent number: 11960839
    Abstract: A cause-effect sentence analysis device including: a cause-effect sentence extraction unit configured to extract a cause-effect sentence including a cause expression and an effect expression from a text; an acquisition unit configured to acquire information indicating a reference expression for analyzing the degree of similarity; a similarity degree analysis unit, for a cause-effect sentence extracted by the cause-effect sentence extraction unit, configured to calculate a cause similarity degree, namely, the degree of similarity between the reference expression and the cause expression included in the cause-effect sentence, and an effect similarity degree, namely, the degree of similarity between the reference expression and the effect expression; and a desired cause-effect sentence extraction unit for extracting a cause-effect sentence in which one of the cause expression and the effect expression included in the cause-effect sentence is similar to the reference expression and the other is not similar to the
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignees: Resonac Corporation, School Juridical Person Seikei Gakuen
    Inventors: Takuya Minami, Yoshishige Okuno, Chinatsu Tanabe, Yusuke Yamazaki, Hiroyuki Sakai, Hiroki Sakaji
  • Publication number: 20240095421
    Abstract: A heating element configuration that can maintain heat dissipation performance when a configuration of a thermally conductive member is changed is proposed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2022
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Inventors: Shunsuke KURAHASHI, Yoshishige OKUNO
  • Patent number: 11915799
    Abstract: A polymer physical property prediction device includes a processor, and a memory storing program instructions that cause the processor to read a structural unit from a storage unit and use the structural unit to calculate numbers each indicating how many substructures are in a polymer, the polymer being formed of repetition of the structural unit, calculate a number indicating how many atoms are in the structural unit, calculate number densities of the substructures from the numbers of substructures and the number of atoms in the structural unit, construct a regression model that predicts a physical property value by using an experimental value of a physical property of the polymer and the number densities of the substructures, input a polymer structure of which the physical property value is to be predicted, and predict the physical property value corresponding to the input polymer structure by using the regression model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: RESONAC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Minami, Yoshishige Okuno
  • Publication number: 20240027359
    Abstract: To present an inspection condition for efficiently detecting a scatterer present on a surface of an inspection target depending on type. An inspection condition presentation apparatus includes an intensity calculation part configured to calculate an intensity distribution of scattered light when inspection light is irradiated on a surface of an inspection target on which scatterers of different types are present according to a plurality of incidence condition candidates, and an incidence condition presentation part configured to present, to a user, an incidence condition candidate with which an intensity of the scattered light becomes a maximum.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2022
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Inventors: Katsuhisa YOSHIDA, Yoshishige OKUNO, Shuji HATADA, Kazunori OHASHI
  • Publication number: 20230386613
    Abstract: A method for evaluating a performance of a lubricating layer according to the present invention includes step of preparing a lubricant molecular model and a protective layer model, using quantum chemical calculation, step of performing molecular dynamics calculation of a lubricating layer initial model constructed from the lubricant molecular model and the protective layer model, and step of calculating an index of a degree of adsorption of lubricant molecules to the protective layer from a result of the molecular dynamics calculation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2021
    Publication date: November 30, 2023
    Inventors: Kohei OCHIAI, Shohei NISHIZAWA, Yoshishige OKUNO, Tsuyoshi KATO
  • Publication number: 20230366936
    Abstract: A lithium ion battery lifetime prediction method executes, by a computer, acquiring training data including cycle measurement data and lifetime data of a battery, learning a lifetime prediction model using the training data with respect to one or more cycle numbers at which a prediction is made, to acquire a set of learned lifetime prediction models corresponding to the cycle numbers at which the prediction is made, respectively, successively acquiring cycle measurement data for prediction of a battery that is a prediction target, up to the cycle numbers at which the prediction is made, respectively, and inputting the cycle measurement data for prediction acquired up to the cycle numbers at which the prediction is made, to the learned lifetime prediction models of the corresponding cycle numbers at which the prediction is made, and acquiring a probability distribution of a lifetime at the cycle numbers at which the prediction is made, respectively, as an output.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2021
    Publication date: November 16, 2023
    Inventors: Yuji KURAUCHI, Takuya MINAMI, Yuji ITO, Daisuke KOHNO, Hirofumi INOUE, Yoshishige OKUNO
  • Publication number: 20230359653
    Abstract: To improve accuracy in a document search for a document that includes a typographical error. A document retrieval device according to one embodiment of the present invention includes a misidentification table storing a correctly identified character string and a misidentified character string. The document retrieval device includes a document searcher. The document searcher obtains a search character string, and retrieves the search character string from both a document and a character string that is obtained by changing the misidentified character string included in the document to the correctly identified character string.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2021
    Publication date: November 9, 2023
    Inventors: Yu KAWAHARA, Takuya MINAMI, Yu OKANO, Hiroko TAKASHI, Yoshishige OKUNO
  • Publication number: 20230342400
    Abstract: A document search device includes a processor, and a memory storing program instructions that cause the processor to search for an input keyword in a document database in which document information including text data extracted by using a character recognition process from document image data generated by imaging a paper document is stored, select a similar keyword in accordance with a degree of similarity to the input keyword from a group of wildcard strings generated from the input keyword and search for the similar keyword in the document database, the degree of similarity being determined by comparing each character of the input keyword with a corresponding character of a wildcard string in the group of wildcard strings, and output a search result obtained by searching for the input keyword in the document database and a search result obtained by searching for the similar keyword in the document database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2023
    Publication date: October 26, 2023
    Inventors: Yoshishige OKUNO, Takuya MINAMI, Eriko TAKEDA, Hajime HOTTA
  • Patent number: 11797551
    Abstract: A document retrieval apparatus includes a processor which receives an input of a keyword, acquires an author's name and a document file from a digital document database which stores document files of text data obtained by performing a character recognition process with respect to document image data of handwritten documents, and names of authors who wrote the handwritten documents, references an associating keyword database which stores information associating the authors' names, keywords, and associating keywords, to acquire an associating keyword of the input keyword, from the received input keyword and the acquired author's name, searches the acquired document file, using the input keyword and the acquired associating keyword, and outputs a search result of the searching.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: RESONAC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Minami, Yu Kawahara, Shimpei Takemoto, Eriko Takeda, Yoshishige Okuno
  • Patent number: 11755659
    Abstract: A document search device includes a document search unit configured to search for an input keyword in a document database in which document information including text data is stored, the text data being extracted, by using a character recognition process, from document image data generated by imaging a paper document, a similar keyword selecting unit configured to select a similar keyword in accordance with a degree of similarity to the input keyword, from a group of wildcard strings generated from the input keyword, and cause the document search unit to search for the similar keyword in the document database, and an output unit configured to output a search result obtained by searching for the input keyword in the document database and a search result obtained by searching for the similar keyword in the document database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: Resonac Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshishige Okuno, Takuya Minami, Eriko Takeda, Hajime Hotta
  • Publication number: 20230229683
    Abstract: To improve precision while maintaining a balance between accuracy and comprehensiveness of a document search. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a document search device includes an input reception unit configured to receive an input of a keyword of a document search, a document search unit configured to acquire, from a document, a hit character string matching a character string in which a portion of characters of the keyword is replaced with a wildcard, and character strings before and after the hit character string, and compute a likelihood of the hit character string, based on the hit character string, and the character strings before and after the hit character string, and a search result display unit configured to output a result of the document search based on the likelihood.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2021
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Inventors: Takuya MINAMI, Yoshishige OKUNO
  • Patent number: 11692266
    Abstract: Provided is a SiC chemical vapor deposition apparatus including: a furnace body inside of which a growth space is formed; and a placement table which is positioned in the growth space and has a placement surface on which a SiC wafer is placed, in which the furnace body comprises a first hole which is positioned on an upper portion which faces the placement surface and through which a raw material gas is introduced into the growth space, a second hole which is positioned on a side wall of the furnace body and through which a purge gas flows into the growth space, a third hole which is positioned on the side wall of the furnace body at a lower position than the second hole and discharges the gases in the growth space, and a protrusion which is protrudes towards the growth space from a lower end of the second hole to adjust a flow of the raw material gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2023
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Yoshikazu Umeta, Yoshishige Okuno, Rimpei Kindaichi
  • Patent number: 11661478
    Abstract: A fluorine-containing ether compound of the present invention is represented by the following General Formula (1). (In the General Formula (1), X is a trivalent atom or a trivalent atom group, A is a linking group including at least one polar group, B is a linking group having a perfluoropolyether chain, and D is a polar group or a substituent having a polar group at the end.) [Chem.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Takuya Minami, Yoshishige Okuno, Yuta Yamaguchi, Ryuuta Miyasaka, Naoya Fukumoto, Hiroko Hattori, Hiroyuki Tomita, Michio Seri, Naoko Ito, Ichiro Ota, Katsumi Murofushi
  • Patent number: 11584821
    Abstract: A polyisocyanurate raw material composition containing a polyfunctional isocyanate, a compound (I) represented by general formula (I) shown below, and an epoxy compound. In general formula (I), each of R1 to R5 represents a hydrogen atom, an alkoxy group of 1 to 10 carbon atoms, an alkyl group of 2 to 10 carbon atoms (or an alkyl group of 1 to 10 carbon atoms in the case of R3 to R5), an aryl group of 6 to 12 carbon atoms, an amino group, a monoalkylamino group of 1 to 10 carbon atoms, a dialkylamino group of 2 to 20 carbon atoms, a carboxy group, a cyano group, a fluoroalkyl group of 1 to 10 carbon atoms, or a halogen atom (provide that R1 and R2 are not both hydrogen atoms).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Hiroki Kuramoto, Kenichi Nakanishi, Shohei Nishizawa, Yoshishige Okuno
  • Publication number: 20220391759
    Abstract: The present invention is designed to improve the accuracy of machine learning. The present invention provides: a first classification unit configured to classify data into classifiable data and initially-unclassifiable data based on a first learning model; a first annotation unit configured to annotate the classifiable data with a label; a second classification unit configured to classify the initially-unclassifiable data based on a second learning model; a label acquiring unit configured to acquire a label with which the initially-unclassifiable data is to be annotated; a second annotation unit configured to annotate the initially-unclassifiable data with a label; and a second learning model updating unit configured to update the second learning model based on the initially-unclassifiable data that is annotated with the label based on a result of classification by the second classification unit and the label acquired by the label acquiring unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Inventors: Yoshishige OKUNO, Eriko TAKEDA, Junichi SHIBUYA, Yuki NAKAO, Kenji OGAWA
  • Publication number: 20220327675
    Abstract: To improve a determination accuracy when determining each particle contained in an image of an object. An image analysis apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a shape determination unit configured to determine a shape of a particle included in a particle image that is extracted from an image of an object, so that an OK particle image which is a particle image of an OK particle that satisfies a predetermined standard for shape and a provisional NG particle image which is a particle image of a provisional NG particle that does not satisfy the predetermined standard, are obtained; a pseudo image generation unit configured to generate a pseudo image; and a similarity determination unit configured to determine whether the provisional NG image and the pseudo image are similar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Inventors: Yoshishige OKUNO, Eriko TAKEDA, Junichi SHIBUYA, Yuki NAKAO, Kenji OGAWA
  • Patent number: 11459669
    Abstract: A SiC ingot includes a core portion; and a surface layer that is formed on a plane of the core portion in a growing direction, and a coefficient of linear thermal expansion of the surface layer is smaller than a coefficient of linear thermal expansion of the core portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Rimpei Kindaichi, Yohei Fujikawa, Yoshishige Okuno
  • Patent number: 11453957
    Abstract: A crystal growing apparatus includes: a crucible which includes a main body portion, and a first portion having a radiation rate different from that of the main body portion, and is capable of controlling a temperature of a specific region inside during heating to a higher or lower temperature than that of the other regions; and a heating unit which is positioned on the outside of the crucible and is configured to heat the crucible by radiant heat, and the first portion is at a position where the crucible and a line segment connecting a heating center of the heating unit and the specific region intersect with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Rimpei Kindaichi, Yoshishige Okuno, Tomohiro Shonai