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Major research activities in parallel processing in Japan

  • Yoichi Muraoka
  • Toshikazu Marushima
Session 9B: Algorithms, Architectures And Performance II
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 297)


In this paper we presented a short survey of the current status in Japan of research and development of parallel processors for scientific and engineering applications. We would like to add that although there are many other interesting machines we did not mention, we omitted them, not because they are less interesting but because we lack sufficient information about them. Finally we must say that although the quantity of research into AI in Japan and the world is enormous, we also did not report them here as they have been adequently reported elsewhere.


Memory Unit Parallel Processor Arithmetic Unit Instruction Level Parallelism Block Division 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoichi Muraoka
    • 1
  • Toshikazu Marushima
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Science and EngineeringWaseda UniversityTokyoJapan

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