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INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD

Granted: May 16, 2019
Application Number: 20190147470
An information processing apparatus according to the present application includes a reception unit, a decision unit, and a transmitting unit. The reception unit receives from a user terminal an order request, including information on a moving body that makes an on-the-spot sale, for a product to be sold at the on-the-spot sale. The decision unit decides a price of the product in accordance with the information, received by the reception unit, on the moving body. The transmitting unit…

NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM, INFORMATION CONTROL METHOD, AND TERMINAL DEVICE

Granted: April 25, 2019
Application Number: 20190121534
A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium having stored therein an information control program that causes a computer to execute: determining whether predetermined operation of touching a display screen of a terminal device is performed and thereafter maintaining operation of maintaining a state, in which the display screen is touched as a result of performing the predetermined operation, is being performed; and controlling including continuing second change operation that is…

LEARNING APPARATUS, GENERATION APPARATUS, CLASSIFICATION APPARATUS, LEARNING METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: April 25, 2019
Application Number: 20190122099
According to one aspect of an embodiment a learning apparatus includes a first acquiring unit that acquires first output information that is output by an output layer when predetermined input information is input to a model that includes an input layer, a plurality of intermediate layers, and the output layer. The learning apparatus includes a second acquiring unit that acquires intermediate output information that is based on pieces of intermediate information that are output by the…

LEARNING DEVICE, NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM, AND LEARNING METHOD

Granted: April 25, 2019
Application Number: 20190122117
According to one aspect of an embodiment a learning device includes a learning unit that learns an encoder that includes an input layer to which input information is input, a plurality of intermediate layers that extract features of the input information from output of the input layer in a stepwise manner, and an output layer that outputs the features of the input information extracted by the plurality of intermediate layers. The learning unit learns an applier that applies, to output of…

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATED BIDDING USING DEEP NEURAL LANGUAGE MODELS

Granted: April 25, 2019
Application Number: 20190122252
Systems, devices, and methods are disclosed for predicting potential effectiveness of query-triggered internet advertisements received from different web page publishers using a deep learning neural network language model for clustering queries, and for automatically adjusting bids for advertisements by advertisers based on the predicted potential effectiveness. Using query-clusters rather than queries for adjusting bids for advertisements allows for more accurate and more consistent…

Systems and Methods for User Propensity Classification and Online Auction Design

Granted: April 18, 2019
Application Number: 20190114677
Systems, devices, and methods are disclosed for predicting a dynamic floor price for increasing cleared revenue cleared after a winning bid is determined in an online bid auction. The dynamic floor price is predicted from a cascading classifier strategy implemented through a series of cascading machine learning based classifier models that have been trained.

BOARDING INTENSION DETERMINATION DEVICE, BOARDING INTENSION DETERMINATION METHOD AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: March 21, 2019
Application Number: 20190090083
A boarding intention determination device according to the present application includes an acquisition unit and a determination unit. The acquisition unit acquires a positional relationship between boarding position information representing a boarding spot for boarding a mobile object and user position information representing a current position of a user. The determination unit determines whether the user has an intention to board the mobile object based on the positional relationship…

EXPLORATION FOR SEARCH ADVERTISING

Granted: March 14, 2019
Application Number: 20190080348
A system and method enable exploration of cold ads in an online information system. Cold ads are ads that are new to the system and do not yet have reliable click through rate (CTR) estimates or click probabilities. The method and system selectively boost the click probabilities of cold ads to increase their likelihood of participating in and winning an auction so that the cold ad get more impressions, but without adversely affecting revenue in a production environment when cold ads are…

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: March 7, 2019
Application Number: 20190074004
An information processing device according to the present application includes an extraction unit and a subsequent stage generation unit. The extraction unit extracts a last conversation of a feedback utterance estimated to indicate a predetermined reaction of a second utterance subject relative to an utterance made by a first utterance subject, from a set of a plurality of conversations, based on a score assigned to the feedback utterance. The subsequent stage generation unit generates…

VOICE EXTRACTION DEVICE, VOICE EXTRACTION METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: March 7, 2019
Application Number: 20190074030
A voice extraction device according to the present invention includes a formation unit, an acquisition unit, an emphasis unit, a generation unit, and a selection unit. The formation unit forms directivity through beam-forming processing for each microphone in a microphone array including a plurality of microphones that form a plurality of channels. The acquisition unit acquires an observation signal that is a signal of voice received by each of the channels. The emphasis unit generates…

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: January 24, 2019
Application Number: 20190028833
An information processing device according to the present application includes an acquisition unit and a determination unit. The acquisition unit acquires time-series position information acquired by a terminal device. The determination unit determines whether relation between one or more pieces of interest position information included in the time-series position information acquired by the acquisition unit and prior or posterior position information in time series satisfies a…

DETERMINATION APPARATUS, METHOD OF DETERMINATION, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: January 17, 2019
Application Number: 20190019219
According to one aspect of an embodiment a determination apparatus includes a reception unit that receives a notification, indicating that a user has visited a certain facility, from a terminal apparatus having a notification function that outputs the notification when the user visits the facility. The determination apparatus includes an estimation unit that estimates, on the basis of a statistical relation between a history of number of the notifications and a history of a using state…

LEARNING DEVICE, GENERATION DEVICE, LEARNING METHOD, GENERATION METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: January 3, 2019
Application Number: 20190005399
According to one aspect of an embodiment a learning device includes an acquisition unit that acquires a plurality of pieces of input information of different classifications. The learning device includes a learning unit that learns a model as a model when the pieces of input information are inputted, outputs a plurality of pieces of output information corresponding to the respective pieces of input information. The model includes a plurality of encoding parts that generate pieces of…

ESTIMATION DEVICE, ESTIMATION METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM

Granted: December 20, 2018
Application Number: 20180364047
An estimation device includes a detecting unit that detects acceleration; an acquiring unit that acquires a feature value that is based on the acceleration; and an estimation unit that estimates a speed based on a limit value of the feature value.

ESTIMATION DEVICE, ESTIMATION METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM

Granted: October 18, 2018
Application Number: 20180300389
An estimation device according to the present application includes an acquiring unit and an estimation unit. The acquiring unit acquires user relationship information indicating a similarity relationship between a plurality of users. The estimation unit estimates, based on feeling information on a similar user who is similar to one of the users in the user relationship information acquired by the acquiring unit, a feeling of the one of the users.

INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM

Granted: September 20, 2018
Application Number: 20180267992
An information processing system includes a first acquisition unit that acquires first information about the content of a content item, a second acquisition unit that acquires second information about a location of a user who has accessed the content item, and a deriving unit that derives third information based on the first information acquired by the first acquisition unit and the second information acquired by the second acquisition unit, the third information associating a factor…

ONLINE USER SPACE EXPLORATION FOR RECOMMENDATION

Granted: September 20, 2018
Application Number: 20180268073
To maximize the accuracy and efficiency of predicting users that will enjoy targeted content, a proposed content selection solution looks to combine a first strategy of utilizing selection rules with a second strategy of utilizing machine based learning models. By combining the selection rules-based approach and the machine learning model-based approach, the proposed content selection solution is able to consider and recommend a wider range of users for each available content.

ANALYSIS DEVICE, ANALYSIS METHOD, AND COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: September 20, 2018
Application Number: 20180268307
An analysis device according to the present application includes an acquisition unit and a determiner. The acquisition unit acquires an evaluation value for evaluating an action taken by a user who has viewed an electronic page containing summary information of content. The determiner determines an improvement parameter preferable as a summary parameter to be used when the content is converted into the summary information, based on a summary parameter used in the conversion and the…

CALCULATION APPARATUS, CALCULATION METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: September 20, 2018
Application Number: 20180268437
A calculation apparatus includes an accepting unit that accepts, from a set-up person, a budget amount that is a maximum amount of compensation for distribution of information. The calculation apparatus includes a calculating unit that calculates, in accordance with the budget amount, the number of users who become the distribution destination of the information.

DETERMINATION METHOD, DETERMINATION APPARATUS, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: September 20, 2018
Application Number: 20180268443
A determination method according to the present application comprises predicting, based on information related to a predetermined ad spot that is displayed on a terminal device, amount-of-money information that is related to a billing amount billed to a first type advertisement distribution server, which has a predetermined relationship with content that includes the ad spot, when a first advertisement distributed by the first type advertisement distribution server is displayed on the ad…