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Title:
VEHICLE PERIPHERY MONITORING DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2011/086807
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
A vehicle periphery monitoring device is provided with a symmetrical image portion extraction unit (21) which extracts from an image picked up by a camera, a first image portion (A1) and a second image portion (A2) which are line-symmetric to each other in the horizontal direction; an expanded region setting unit (22) which sets a first expanded region (B1) which includes the first image portion (A1); an expanded search range setting unit (23) which sets an expanded search range (C), which is wider than the size of the first expanded region (B1), including the second image portion (A2); and an object class recognition unit (24) which searches within the expanded search range (C) for a second expanded region (B2) in which a correlation degree to a mirror reflection (B1m) of the first expanded area (B1) is greater than or equal toa predetermined level, and when the second expanded region (B2) is found, recognizes the image containing the first image portion (A1) and the second image portion (A2) as the image of another vehicle.

Inventors:
AIMURA, Makoto (4-1, Chuo 1-chome, Wako-sh, Saitama 93, 〒3510193, JP)
相村 誠 (〒93 埼玉県和光市中央1丁目4番1号 株式会社本田技術研究所内 Saitama, 〒3510193, JP)
Application Number:
JP2010/072647
Publication Date:
July 21, 2011
Filing Date:
December 16, 2010
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Assignee:
HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. (1-1 Minami-Aoyama 2-chome, Minato-ku Tokyo, 56, 〒1078556, JP)
本田技研工業株式会社 (〒56 東京都港区南青山二丁目1番1号 Tokyo, 〒1078556, JP)
AIMURA, Makoto (4-1, Chuo 1-chome, Wako-sh, Saitama 93, 〒3510193, JP)
International Classes:
G08G1/16; B60R1/00; G06T1/00; H04N7/18
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SATO & ASSOCIATES (Nishi-Shinjuku Mitsui Building 18F, 24-1 Nishi-Shinjuku 6-chome, Shinjuku-k, Tokyo 23, 〒1600023, JP)
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