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Nobuyoshi Asanuma, Hiroshi Sekine, Yoshikazu Tsuchiya, Kazuya Tamura, Hiroyuki Kamiya: Driving control system for vehicle. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Joseph P Carrier, Irving M Weiner, Weiner Carrier & Burt, July 23, 1996: US05539397 (331 worldwide citation)

A driving control system for a vehicle includes a map information output device for outputting a map, a vehicle position detecting device for detecting a vehicle position of a subject vehicle on the map, a vehicle speed detecting device for detecting a vehicle speed, a passable area determining devi ...


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Hiroshi Sekine, Nobuyoshi Asanuma: Vehicle steering control system using navigation system. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Joseph P Carrier, William D Blackman, Carrier Blackman & Associates P C, December 29, 1998: US05854987 (64 worldwide citation)

An azimuth change quantity .theta. of a road during traveling of a vehicle for a time .delta.t is calculated based on road data provided by a navigation system and a vehicle speed provided by a vehicle speed sensor (at step S3 in FIG. 2). On the other hand, an azimuth change quantity .THETA. of the ...


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Nobuyoshi Asanuma, Yutaka Nishi, Takashi Nishimori: Motor vehicle steering system with automatic disturbance suppression. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Joseph P Carrier, William D Blackman, Carrier Blackman & Associates, October 27, 1998: US05828972 (56 worldwide citation)

A motor vehicle steering system has a yaw rate sensor for detecting a yaw rate of a motor vehicle, and a lateral acceleration sensor for detecting a lateral acceleration of the motor vehicle. The detected yaw rate and lateral acceleration are processed according to predetermined functions to determi ...


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Hiroshi Sekine, Nobuyoshi Asanuma: Road situation perceiving system. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Joseph P Carrier, William D Blackman, Carrier Blackman & Associates P C, October 5, 1999: US05963148 (52 worldwide citation)

An image of a road area ahead of a vehicle is formed based on road data read from a navigation system, or based on an image shot by a camera means such as a video camera. A temperature profile ahead of the vehicle detected by a temperature detecting means such as an infrared camera is superposed on ...


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Nobuyoshi Asanuma, Shinnosuke Ishida, Hiroshi Hasegawa: Automatic travelling apparatus. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Lyon & Lyon, December 15, 1992: US05172317 (51 worldwide citation)

An automatic travelling apparatus which permits: determination of a permissible travelling area on the basis of images taken by an image pickup device or video camera, showing the sight of the area appearing ahead of the vehicle; steering control of the vehicle to go into a target course in the perm ...


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Hiroshi Sekine, Shintaro Yokoyama, Ichiro Harada, Nobuyoshi Asanuma, Yorihisa Yamamoto, Yutaka Horiuchi, Shohei Matsuda, Makoto Otabe, Atsushi Itakagi, Hideki Kubonoya: Road surface condition-detecting system and anti-lock brake system employing same. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, December 17, 1996: US05586028 (46 worldwide citation)

A road surface condition-detecting system for a vehicle detects a road surface condition from road noise generated by a vehicle wheel. The road surface condition is determined based on parameter data of frequency components of the road noise, by a neural network. The road noise may be corrected by e ...


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Nobuyoshi Asanuma: Vehicle steering control system. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn PLLC, July 3, 2001: US06256561 (38 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling steering of a vehicle, including an electric motor used for power-steering torque assist control. The system has an navigation system whose output is used to correct the detected steering angle input by the vehicle driver. A desired yaw rate is determined based on the correc ...


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Atsuo Ohno, Nobuyoshi Asanuma, Hideki Toyota: Electric vehicle regenerative and friction braking control system. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Lyon & Lyon, June 21, 1994: US05322352 (37 worldwide citation)

A method of and an apparatus for controlling brakes suitable for use in an electric vehicle. Target deceleration is determined from the amount of depression of a brake pedal and the deceleration of the electric vehicle is detected. Then, the difference between the target deceleration and the deceler ...


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Nobuyoshi Asanuma, Kiyoshi Wakamatsu, Manabu Ikegaya: Control system for a front and rear wheel steering vehicle. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Joseph P Carrier, Irving M Weiner, Weiner Carrier & Burt P C, November 19, 1996: US05576957 (35 worldwide citation)

In a control system for a front and rear wheel steering vehicle which steers the rear wheels so as to cancel a deviation of an actual yaw rate from a standard yaw rate which can be computed from the steering input, the vehicle speed and other parameters, there is provided a feature to automatically ...


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Nobuyoshi Asanuma: Vehicle control system based on estimation of the driving skill of a vehicle operator. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Joseph P Carrier, William D Blackman, Carrier Blackman & Associates P C, November 23, 1999: US05991675 (34 worldwide citation)

The driving skill of a vehicle operator is determined according to how a driving operation is executed by the vehicle operator. The driving skill can be estimated by comparing an actual trajectory of a vehicle with a ideal or reference vehicle trajectory. The estimated driving skill is used as a con ...