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WIPO Patent Application WO/2011/145165
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A driving support apparatus is provided with: a storing means (210) for storing each of a plurality of past driving situations of the applicable vehicle as a set of a plurality of driving situation factors, and storing a behavior characteristic value that indicates the behavior characteristic of a driver in past driving situations, and a driving-situation occurrence frequency that indicates the frequency by which the past driving situations have occurred, in correspondence to the plurality of past driving situations, and also for storing a factor influencing value that indicates the magnitude of influence a driving situation factor has on the behavior characteristic, and a factor changing frequency that indicates the frequency by which the driving situation factor has changed, in correspondence to each of the plurality of driving situation factors; an estimating means (220) for estimating the driving behavior of the driver in the future, on the basis of the plurality of past driving situations, the behavior characteristic value, the driving-situation occurrence frequency, the factor influencing value, and the factor changing frequency; and an implementing means (230) for implementing a driving support in accordance with the estimated driving behavior.

UNO, Satoshi (1 Toyota-cho, Toyota-sh, Aichi 71, 〒4718571, JP)
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Publication Date:
November 24, 2011
Filing Date:
May 17, 2010
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TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1 Toyota-cho, Toyota-shi Aichi, 71, 〒4718571, JP)
トヨタ自動車株式会社 (〒71 愛知県豊田市トヨタ町1番地 Aichi, 〒4718571, JP)
International Classes:
B60W40/08; G08G1/00
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Attorney, Agent or Firm:
EGAMI, Tatsuo et al. (3rd Floor Oak Building Kyobashi, 16-10, Kyobashi 1-chome, Chuou-k, Tokyo 31, 〒1040031, JP)
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