Title: Fifth-generation computer systems and their impact on society

Authors: Norihisa Doi, Koichi Furukawa, Kazuhiro Fuchit

Addresses: Institute of Information Science, Keio University, 4-1-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama, Japan. ' Institute for New Generation Computer Technology, Japan. ' Institute for New Generation Computer Technology, Japan

Abstract: With the goal of creating computers capable of serving as the foundation of an advanced information society in the 1990s, the development of fifth-generation computer systems for knowledge information processing started in 1982 as a new programme under the guidance of the Japanese Ministry of International Trade and Industry. This article describes fifth-generation computer systems, their applications and their impact on industry and society.

Keywords: information processing; fifth-generation computer systems; artificial intelligence research; expert systems; parallel processing.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.1989.062656

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 1989 Vol.2 No.2, pp.118 - 123

Published online: 11 Jun 2014 *

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