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Remarks on the Design of First Digital Computers in Japan - Contributions of Yasuo Komamiya

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Details

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputer Aided Systems Theory – EUROCAST 2019 - 17th International Conference, Revised Selected Papers
EditorsRoberto Moreno-Díaz, Alexis Quesada-Arencibia, Franz Pichler
PublisherSpringer
Pages123-130
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9783030450922
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventInternational Conference on Computer Aided Systems Theory - , Spain
Duration: 17 Feb 201922 Feb 2019

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
Volume12013
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Computer Aided Systems Theory
CountrySpain
Period17/02/1922/02/19

Abstract

This paper presents some less known details about the work of Yasuo Komamiya in development of the first relay computers using the theory of computing networks that is based on the former work of Oohashi Kan-ichi and Mochiori Goto at the Electrotechnical Laboratory (ETL) of Agency of Industrial Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan. The work at ETL in the same direction was performed under guidance of Mochinori Goto.

Keywords

  • Arithmetic circuits, Digital computers, History, Parametron computers, Relay-based computers, Transistorised computers

Publication forum classification

Field of science, Statistics Finland