Patents by Inventor Yusuke Mitarai

Yusuke Mitarai 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: 10902285
    Abstract: A method for information processing includes a learning process to generate a tree structured dictionary based on a plurality of patterns including a target object to be recognized. The method includes selecting a plurality of points from an input pattern based on a distribution of a probability that the target object to be recognized is present in the input pattern at each node of a tree structure generated in the learning process, and classifying the input pattern into a branch based on a value of a predetermined function that corresponds to values of the input pattern at selected plurality of points.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroto Yoshii, Masakazu Matsugu, Yusuke Mitarai
  • Patent number: 10891508
    Abstract: This invention makes it possible to properly detect a detection object region in an image. For this purpose, an image processing apparatus according to this invention includes an image input unit configured to input an object image and a reference image different in pixel value component type from the object image, a detection unit configured to detect a detection object candidate region from the object image, an extraction unit configured to extract at least one feature amount from the detection object candidate region by using at least the reference image, and a selection unit configured to select the detection object candidate region based on the feature amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tomotaka Fujimori, Yusuke Mitarai, Masafumi Takimoto, Hiroshi Okuda
  • Publication number: 20200300778
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a reception unit configured to receive an input specifying a position of a detection target included in an image, an acquisition unit configured to acquire a storage amount of training data including a pair of information indicating the image and information indicating the position specified by the input, a training unit configured to train a training model to detect the detection target from the image based on the stored training data, and a display control unit configured to control a display unit to display the storage amount, and a reference amount of the training data set as an amount of the training data necessary for the training unit to train the training model, in a comparable way.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Shoichi Hoshino, Masakazu Matsugu, Katsuhiko Mori, Yusuke Mitarai, Atsushi Nogami
  • Publication number: 20200279111
    Abstract: An apparatus includes a display control unit, a receiving unit, an adjusting unit, and a determination unit. The display control unit is configured to display an image showing a result of detection of a defect from a captured image of a structure on a display device. The receiving unit is configured to receive an operation to specify part of the displayed image as a first region and an operation to give an instruction to correct at least part of the detection data corresponding to the first region. The adjusting unit is configured to adjust a parameter to be applied to the first region according to the instruction. The determination unit is configured to determine one or more second regions to which the adjusted parameter is to be applied from a plurality of segmented regions of the image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Kei Takayama, Yusuke Mitarai, Atsushi Nogami, Shoichi Hoshino
  • Patent number: 10762606
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquire a plurality of images each capturing an identical target and having a different attribute; a derivation unit configured to derive features from the plurality of images, using a first neural network; an integration unit configured to integrate the features derived from the plurality of images; and a generation unit configured to generate a higher quality image than the plurality of images from the feature integrated by the integration unit, using a second neural network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shunta Tate, Masakazu Matsugu, Yasuhiro Komori, Yusuke Mitarai
  • Publication number: 20200264108
    Abstract: An apparatus according to the present disclosure acquires a display condition for displaying at least a part of target data as a display image on a display unit, determines, in a case where the display image is changed, whether to store the display condition according to a changed display image in a storage unit, based on an index relating to the change of the display image, and stores, in a case where the display condition is determined to be stored, the display condition according to the changed display image in the storage unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Shoichi Hoshino, Masakazu Matsugu, Yusuke Mitarai, Atsushi Nogami
  • Publication number: 20200118263
    Abstract: There is provided with an information processing device. A defect detecting unit detects a defect of an object in an input image. An extracting unit extracts a feature amount pertaining to a partial image of the defect from the input image, on the basis of a result of detecting the defect. An attribute determining unit determines an attribute of the defect using the feature amount pertaining to the partial image of the defect.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Atsushi Nogami, Yusuke Mitarai
  • Publication number: 20200077050
    Abstract: An apparatus acquires a video image from a surveillance camera 2 and displays an image based on the video image on a display 3. The apparatus 1 records the video image acquired from the surveillance camera 2 in a recording unit 105. The apparatus 1 includes an abnormality detection unit 106 configured to detect an abnormality from the video image, an attention period determination unit 107 configured to determine an attention period based on a period from a start to an end of a detected abnormality, and a displaying unit 102 configured to display a video image acquired from the surveillance camera 2 as it is on a display 3 until the abnormality being detected ends, and, when the abnormality being detected ends, acquire, from a recording unit 105, a recorded video image recorded in a period corresponding to the attention period and play back the acquired recorded video image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Shunsuke Sato, Hirotaka Hachiya, Yusuke Mitarai
  • Patent number: 10580127
    Abstract: At least one model generation apparatus that generates a model representing a feature of specific data belonging to a specific category includes a selection unit configured to select, based on a degree of conformity between each of a plurality of pieces of specific data belonging to the specific category and each of a plurality of pieces of reference data included in a previously-set reference data group, at least one piece of reference data from the reference data group with respect to each piece of specific data, a parameter specifying unit configured to specify a parameter corresponding to the reference data selected by the selection unit with respect to each of the plurality of pieces of specific data, and a model generation unit configured to generate, as a model of the specific data, a parameter model indicating a distribution of at least one parameter specified by the parameter specifying unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yusuke Mitarai
  • Publication number: 20190385016
    Abstract: An image processing device includes: a determination unit configured to determine, based on a feature amount of input image data, a category of the input image data and a score representing confidence of the category, with a classification model; a display unit configured to display an image representing the input image data and the determined category of the input image data; an acceptance unit configured to accept a correction of the displayed category from a user; and an updating unit configured to update the classification model, based on the correction of the category.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Tomotaka Fujimori, Yusuke Mitarai, Masafumi Takimoto
  • Publication number: 20190332881
    Abstract: Some embodiments are directed to, by a simple operation, appropriately displaying an image to which attention is paid. An information processing apparatus according to some embodiments is an information processing apparatus for performing display for measuring a width of a region in an image of an inspection target object, the information processing apparatus including an acquisition unit configured to acquire a bending position where a bend of a line approximating the region from the image satisfies a predetermined condition, and a display control unit configured to display, in an aligned manner in a predetermined direction, a plurality of partial images obtained by dividing the image based on the bending position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Shoichi Hoshino, Masakazu Matsugu, Yusuke Mitarai, Atsushi Nogami
  • Patent number: 10311559
    Abstract: To present a determination result with respect to input data and also a reason of the determination result to a user, an extraction unit configured to extract a plurality of feature amounts from an image including an inspection target object, a determination unit configured to determine an anomaly degree of the inspection target object on the basis of the extracted feature amounts, and an image generation unit configured to generate a defect display image representing a defect included in the inspection target object on the basis of contribution degrees of the respective feature amounts with respect to the determined anomaly degree are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masafumi Takimoto, Yusuke Mitarai, Katsuhiko Mori, Tomotaka Fujimori
  • Publication number: 20190137409
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to provide a user interface which facilitates confirmation of an area in an image and associated data corresponding to the area without requiring user's complicated operations. To achieve the object, an information processing apparatus comprises: an obtaining unit configured to obtain a first image including a plurality of objects, and information related to respective positions of the plurality of objects in the first image; and a determining unit configured to determine a position in case of shifting and displaying a second image indicating the plurality of objects with respect to the first image, based on the obtained positions of the plurality of objects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Atsushi Nogami, Mamoru Yoshimoto, Nobuaki Kuwabara, Yusuke Mitarai, Yasuhiro Komori, Masakazu Matsugu
  • Patent number: 10275682
    Abstract: When there are a plurality of detection candidate objects, to detect a target object that is appropriately visible as a whole, an information processing apparatus calculates detection likelihoods in a plurality of local areas of each of the plurality of detection target candidates, and a detection reliability of each of the detection target candidates based on a distribution of the detection likelihoods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuichiro Iio, Yusuke Mitarai
  • Publication number: 20190095742
    Abstract: This invention makes it possible to properly detect a detection object region in an image. For this purpose, an image processing apparatus according to this invention includes an image input unit configured to input an object image and a reference image different in pixel value component type from the object image, a detection unit configured to detect a detection object candidate region from the object image, an extraction unit configured to extract at least one feature amount from the detection object candidate region by using at least the reference image, and a selection unit configured to select the detection object candidate region based on the feature amount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Tomotaka Fujimori, Yusuke Mitarai, Masafumi Takimoto, Hiroshi Okuda
  • Publication number: 20180373738
    Abstract: An information presentation apparatus obtains monitoring information that indicates a state of a monitoring target, accumulates it in a storage unit, and detects, based on the monitoring information accumulated in the storage unit, the occurrence of an information presentation trigger event. The information presentation apparatus generates, based on the monitoring information accumulated in the storage unit, search data for searching for relevant information related to the detected event, uses the generated the search data to search for the relevant information, and generates presentation information for present the relevant information found by the searching.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Yusuke Mitarai, Masakazu Matsugu, Atsushi Nogami, Masafumi Takimoto, Tomotaka Fujimori
  • Publication number: 20180218487
    Abstract: At least one model generation apparatus that generates a model representing a feature of specific data belonging to a specific category includes a selection unit configured to select, based on a degree of conformity between each of a plurality of pieces of specific data belonging to the specific category and each of a plurality of pieces of reference data included in a previously-set reference data group, at least one piece of reference data from the reference data group with respect to each piece of specific data, a parameter specifying unit configured to specify a parameter corresponding to the reference data selected by the selection unit with respect to each of the plurality of pieces of specific data, and a model generation unit configured to generate, as a model of the specific data, a parameter model indicating a distribution of at least one parameter specified by the parameter specifying unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventor: Yusuke Mitarai
  • Publication number: 20180204132
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to learning of an appropriate dictionary which has a high expression ability of minority data while preventing reduction of an expression ability of majority data. A dictionary generation apparatus which generates a dictionary used for discriminating whether data to be discriminated belongs to a specific category includes a generation unit configured to generate a first dictionary based on learning data belonging to the specific category and a selection unit configured to estimate a degree of matching of the learning data at each portion with the first dictionary using the generated first dictionary and select a portion of the learning data based on the estimated degree of matching, wherein the generation unit generates a second dictionary based on the selected portion of the learning data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Zhuolin Liang, Yusuke Mitarai, Masafumi Takimoto, Masakazu Matsugu
  • Publication number: 20180144447
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquire a plurality of images each capturing an identical target and having a different attribute; a derivation unit configured to derive features from the plurality of images, using a first neural network; an integration unit configured to integrate the features derived from the plurality of images; and a generation unit configured to generate a higher quality image than the plurality of images from the feature integrated by the integration unit, using a second neural network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Inventors: Shunta Tate, Masakazu Matsugu, Yasuhiro Komori, Yusuke Mitarai
  • Publication number: 20170364826
    Abstract: On the basis of a difference between first distribution regarding target task learning data as a plurality of learning data which belongs to a first category of a first task as a target task and second distribution regarding a plurality of learning data which belongs to the first category of source task learning data as learning data which belongs to the first category of a second task different from the first task, a transformation parameter for transforming the source task learning data is adjusted, the source task learning data is transformed based on the adjusted transformation parameter, and a classifier regarding the first task is generated based on the transformed source task learning data and the target task learning data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventor: Yusuke Mitarai