Evolution of Reliable Computing in Hitachi and Autonomous Decentralized System

  • Hirokazu Ihara
  • Kinji Mori
  • Shoji Miyamoto
Conference paper
Part of the Dependable Computing and Fault-Tolerant Systems book series (DEPENDABLECOMP, volume 1)


The history of R/D activities of control computer system group at Hitachi is briefly overviewed from the reliability point of view in order to show the back ground of Autonomous Decentralized System.

The autonomous decentralized system concept and its applications to the computer control field are presented with a biological analogy in order to realize fault--tolerance, required extensibility and complete maintainability even during on--line operation such as the living things. The system properties derived from new concept are uniformity, equality and locality. They are applied to the system architecture, software and hardware.


Software Module Computing Unit Living Thing Train Control Content Code 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hirokazu Ihara
    • 1
  • Kinji Mori
    • 1
  • Shoji Miyamoto
    • 1
  1. 1.Systems Development LaboratoryHitachi Ltd.Asao KawasakiJapan 215

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