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The Godson Processors: Its Research, Development, and Contributions

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The Godson project with an R&D history of 10 years is an independent national program of China that aims at developing advanced microprocessor technologies based on fundamental research and commercialization of the chip technology. We will give a comprehensive presentation of the Godson project, including its history, technical roadmaps, and several unique technical merits.

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Correspondence to Yan-Ping Gao.

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Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant Nos. 60736012 and 60673146, the National High Technology Research and Development 863 Program of China under Grant Nos. 2008AA110901 and 2007AA01Z114, and the National Basic Research 973 Program of China under Grant No. 2005CB321600.

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Hu, WW., Gao, YP., Chen, TS. et al. The Godson Processors: Its Research, Development, and Contributions. J. Comput. Sci. Technol. 26, 363–372 (2011).

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