Issue No. 03 - July-September (2008 vol. 30)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MAHC.2008.48
Hyungsub Choi , Chemical Heritage Foundation
Chigusa Kita , Kansai University
Hiroshi Wada was a pioneer in Japanese semiconductor and computer technologies in post-World War II Japan. His influence is widely felt in diverse technical fields, including semiconductor manufacturing, computer technology, information processing, and character code standardization. He also played an instrumental role in shaping the high-technology policy during the postwar reconstruction of Japan.
Hiroshi Wada; Japan; information processing; industrial policy
H. Choi and C. Kita, "Hiroshi Wada: Pioneering Electronics and Computer Technologies in Postwar Japan," in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 30, no. , pp. 84-89, 2008.