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Fuminobu Komura, Yoshikazu Hirayama, Koichi Homma, Makoto Kato, Takanori Shibata, Yoji Matsuoka, Akira Kagami, Michitaka Kosaka: Navigation system and method using map data. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, May 10, 1994: US05311173 (83 worldwide citation)

In a navigation system which has sensors for detecting a running distance, an azimuth, etc. of a vehicle, and a memory for storing map data; a probability density of a position of the vehicle is calculated on the basis of the sensor outputs and the map data for each of quantization units with which ...


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Makoto Kato, Koichi Homma, Fuminobu Komura, Toshihiro Furuya, Shinobu Otsuka: Scanning electron microscope and method of processing the same. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, March 19, 1991: US05001344 (55 worldwide citation)

An image generated by the detected signals of a scanning electron microscope is divided, for example, into a plurality of rectangular small areas with the boundaries parallel to the y-axis. The relative height in the boundary is obtained by conducting one dimensional integration for respectively bou ...


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Masatoshi Furuya, Fuminobu Komura: Decision making method. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, February 9, 1999: US05870730 (50 worldwide citation)

When an intention is decided by a computer, the conclusion part of a rule is expressed by using an intention level such as an auxiliary verb of intention and an intention is decided on the basis of the expression. A rule for a certain action is described in a format of "IF (status of A), THEN (actio ...


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Takashi Hino, Koichi Moriguchi, Takatoshi Kodaira, Fuminobu Komura: Variation detecting apparatus, variation detecting method, and storage medium and system for storing program involved in the method. Hitachi Software Engineering, Crowell & Moring, April 11, 2006: US07027653 (37 worldwide citation)

In the case where variations in ground objects in one and the same area are detected between a line drawing map describing profile lines of the ground objects or a reference line drawing/image obtained by picking up the ground objects from above, and a target image obtained by picking up the ground ...


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Youichi Seto, Masahiro Kikuchi, Takatoshi Kodaira, Shu Tezuka, Fuminobu Komura, Kuniaki Matsumoto: Method for retrieving database of image information. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, August 13, 1996: US05546572 (33 worldwide citation)

A retrieving key representing position information is used to retrieve image information containing the retrieving key information at a high speed and high precision. First a retrieving key is inputted to display retrieval information. The retrieving key is used to retrieve an image having a large s ...


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Youichi Seto, Fuminobu Komura: Method of detecting change using image. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, March 27, 1990: US04912770 (27 worldwide citation)

A method of detecting a change using an image includes an image inputting section, an image registration processing section, a binarization processing section and an image display section. In this method, images taken at different times are input, and any change in corresponding pixels in the input ...


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Hiromitsu Kurisu, Fuminobu Komura: Emergency information offering system. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, November 18, 1997: US05689233 (25 worldwide citation)

An emergency information offering system collects and offers information of lifeline facilities upon emergency properly by combining information infra-structures and public infrastructures. In the system, a center monitoring apparatus detects abnormality on the basis of information of the lifeline f ...


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Koichi Homma, Fuminobu Komura, Tetsuo Yokoyama, Koichi Haruna, Toshihiro Furuya, Hiromi Kashiwabara, Akira Maeda, Yutaka Takuma, Takashi Iizumi: Image correction system for scanning electron microscope. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, March 6, 1990: US04907287 (24 worldwide citation)

An image correcting apparatus for correcting distortion appearing in an image produced by electron beam scanning in a SEM under the influence of electric, magnetic and mechanical vibrations through arithmetic operations for eliminating the distortion. Installation of electric shield, magnetic shield ...


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Masatoshi Furuya, Toshiro Sasaki, Fuminobu Komura: Scheduled motion planning method and apparatus for a vehicle. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, August 27, 1996: US05550742 (22 worldwide citation)

A scheduled motion plan for a vehicle which satisfies constraints and demanded specifications in consideration of the performance of the control system on condition that the control system which is conventionally used is used is made. To guide and control the motion of the vehicle on the basis of th ...


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Makoto Kato, Koichi Homma, Fuminobu Komura, Toshihiro Furuya: Scanning electron microscope. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, February 7, 1989: US04803358 (18 worldwide citation)

A scanning electron microscope for scanning the surface of a specimen with an electron beam to detect secondary electrons, backscattered electrons, or X-rays emitted from the specimen, thereby forming an image of the surface of the specimen, is provided with a specimen table capable of making a hori ...