A Retrospective and Prospects of the Fifth Generation Computer Project

A Retrospective and Prospects of the Fifth Generation Computer Project
Authors/editors: Ishikawa, Akira
Type: working paper
Publisher: IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin
Series: IC² Institute Working Papers; WP-1993-09-05
Date: 1993-09
Full text: http://hdl.handle.net/2152/46364

Description

Report on the Fifth Generation Computer Systems (FGCS) project undertaken by the Japanese Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) in the period 1982-1992. The Fifth Generation Computer was developed using a framework of parallel processing and inference processing based on logic programming. The project received an investment of ¥54.15 billion ($416.54 million) and employed around 100 young engineers.

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