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Title:
ATTENTION DIRECTION DETERMINATION DEVICE AND ATTENTION DIRECTION DETERMINATION METHOD
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2021/156914
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
A purpose of the present invention is to provide an attention direction determination device and an attention direction determination method that determine the direction in which the attention of an occupant is directed. This attention direction determination device comprises: an image acquisition unit that acquires an image of an occupant in a vehicle, said image having been captured by a camera; a face characteristic point estimation unit that estimates a characteristic point of the face of the occupant, on the basis of the image that was acquired by the image acquisition unit; a skeleton estimation unit that estimates the direction in which a hand of the occupant is extending, on the basis of the image that was acquired by the image acquisition unit; a face orientation detection unit that detects the face orientation of the occupant, on the basis of the face characteristic point that was estimated by the face characteristic point estimation unit; and an attention direction determination unit that determines the direction in which the attention of the occupant attention is directed, on the basis of the direction in which the hand of the occupant is extended that was estimated by the skeleton estimation unit and the face orientation of the occupant that was detected by the face orientation detection unit.

Inventors:
KUMAGAI TARO (JP)
Application Number:
PCT/JP2020/003925
Publication Date:
August 12, 2021
Filing Date:
February 03, 2020
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Assignee:
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORP (JP)
International Classes:
G06T7/70
Foreign References:
JP2018528536A2018-09-27
JP2018150694A2018-09-27
JP2018092489A2018-06-14
JP2014522058A2014-08-28
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
MURAKAMI, Kanako et al. (JP)
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