TRON Project 1990

Open-Architecture Computer Systems

  • Ken Sakamura

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. Key Note Address

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ken Sakamura
      Pages 3-22
  3. ITRON

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Akira Yokozawa, Katsuhito Fukuoka, Kiichiro Tamaru
      Pages 25-42
    3. Nobuhiko Nishio, Hiroaki Takada, Ken Sakamura
      Pages 43-62
    4. David Wallace
      Pages 63-84
    5. Manabu Kobayakawa, Toshiaki Nagasawa, Tsuyoshi Shimizu, Hiroshi Takeyama
      Pages 85-99
  4. BTRON

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Kazuo Kajimoto, Tomoyuki Nonomura
      Pages 119-130
  5. CTRON

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Tadashi Ohta, Takashi Terasaki, Toshikazu Ohkubo, Mitsuru Hanazawa, Masayuki Ohtaka
      Pages 133-148
    3. Kazuhiro Oda, Yuji Izumi, Harunori Ohta, Nobuo Shimizu, Nobuhiro Yoshida
      Pages 149-172
    4. Hitoshi Shibagaki, Tetsuo Wasano
      Pages 173-189
    5. Hisayoshi Kurosawa, Osamu Watanabe, Yoshizumi Kobayashi
      Pages 191-200
    6. Masayuki Hatanaka, Yoshihiro Adachi, Nobuo Shigeta, Yuichi Ohmachi, Masato Ohminami
      Pages 201-217
  6. CHIP (1)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. Yoshikazu Mori, Yoshihito Haneda, Yoshihiko Arakawa, Toshitaka Mori, Mutsumi Kumazawa
      Pages 221-234
    3. Masato Suzuki, Tokuzo Kiyohara, Masashi Deguchi
      Pages 235-248

About these proceedings


I wish to extend my warm greetings to you all on behalf of the TRON Association, on this occasion of the Seventh International TRON Project Symposium. The TRON Project was proposed by Dr. Ken Sakamura of the University of Tokyo, with the aim of designing a new, comprehen­ sive computer architecture that is open to worldwide use. Already more than six years have passed since the project was put in motion. The TRON Association is now made up of over 140 co m­ panies and organizations, including 25 overseas firms or their affiliates. A basic goal of TRON Project activities is to offer the world a human-oriented computer culture, that will lead to a richer and more fulfilling life for people throughout the world. It is our desire to bring to reality a new order in the world of computers, based on design concepts that consider the needs of human beings first of all, and to enable people to enjoy the full benefits of these com­ puters in their daily life. Thanks to the efforts of Association members, in recent months a number of TRON-specification 32-bit microprocessors have been made available. ITRON-specification products are continuing to appear, and we are now seeing commercial implementations of BTRON specifications as well. The CTRON subproject, mean­ while, is promoting standardization through validation testing and a portability experiment, and products are being marketed by sev­ eral firms. This is truly a year in which the TRON Project has reached the practical implementation stage.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Ken Sakamura
    • 1
  1. 1.TRON Project, Department of Information Science, Faculty of ScienceUniversity of TokyoHongo, Tokyo, 113Japan

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, Tokyo
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-4-431-68131-1
  • Online ISBN 978-4-431-68129-8
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