Reminiscences of the VLSI Revolution: Appendix 1

 

Reminiscences of the VLSI Revolution:

How a series of failures triggered a paradigm shift in digital design

By Lynn Conway

 

Appendix 1: 

Full set of References with links, for historical research and fact-checking:

[Version 12-23-12]

 

 

Sections:

1.   Primary references (references cited in SSCM article)

2.   References re MIT'78, MPC79, VLSI Archive

3.   References re new Architectures

4.   References re new EDA Tools

5.   References re short courses and the early VLSI conferences
6.  
References re the spread of Implementation services and Foundries

7.   References re Companies

8.   Historical References

9.   References re Conway’s work at IBM-ACS

10. References re Lynn's meta-methodology

11. Professional Recognition of Mead’s Contributions

12. Professional Recognition of Conway’s Contributions

 

 

1. Primary references (references cited in SSCM article):

 

[1]  M. Smotherman and D. Spicer, “Historical Reflections: IBM’s Single-Processor Supercomputer Efforts – Insights on the pioneering IBM Stretch and ACS projects”, Communications of the ACM, Vol. 53, No. 12, pp.28-30, December 2010.

http://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2010/12/102128-ibms-single-processor-supercomputer-efforts/fulltext

 

[2]  M. Smotherman, “IBM Advanced Computing Systems (ACS) -- 1961 – 1969”, historical reconstruction website, Clemson University.

http://www.cs.clemson.edu/~mark/acs.html

 

[3]  L. Conway, "IBM-ACS: Reminiscences and Lessons Learned from a 1960's Supercomputer Project"; in: C. B. Jones, J. L. Lloyd, (Eds.), Dependable and Historic Computing: Essays Dedicated to Brian Randell on the Occasion of his 75th Birthday, Springer-Verlag, pp.185-224, 2011.

http://www.springerlink.com/content/u8952k538h128472/  

 

[4]  L. Conway, B. Randell, D. Rozenberg, D. Senzig, “Dynamic Instruction Scheduling,” ACS Memorandum, IBM-ACS, February 23, 1966.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/ACS/DIS/DIS.pdf

 

[5]  L. Conway, "Lynn Conway's IBM-ACS Archive", lynnconway.com.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/ACS/Archive/ACSarchive.html

 

[6]  H. Garfinkel, Studies in Ethnomethodology, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1967.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethnomethodology

http://www.amazon.com/Studies-Ethnomethodology-Social-political-theory/dp/0745600050

 

[7]  L. Conway, “The Computer Design Process: A Proposed Plan for ACS”, ACS Memorandum, IBM-ACS, August 6, 1968.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/ACS/DesProc/DesignProcess.pdf

 

[8]  B. O. Evans, “The Ill Fated ACS Project”: pages 27-28 in Evans’ memoir The Genesis of the Mainframe, Wilhelm G. Spruth, ed., University of Leipzig, Department of computer science, June 2010.

http://www.informatik.uni-leipzig.de/cs/Literature/History/boevans.pdf

 

[9]  L. M. Terman, "MOSFET Memory Circuits", Invited Paper, Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 59, No. 7, pp. 1044-1058, July 1971.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=1450263

 

[10]  G.  E. Moore, "Cramming more components onto integrated circuits”, Electronics, pp. 114-117, April 19, 1965

ftp://download.intel.com/museum/Moores_Law/Articles-Press_Releases/Gordon_Moore_1965_Article.pdf

 

[11]  R.F. Lyon, p.e.c., March 29, 2012.

 

[12]  B. Hoeneisen and C. Mead, "Fundamental Limitations in Microelectronics-I. MOS Technology," Solid State Electronics, Vol. 15, pp. 819-829, 1972.

 

[13]  R. Bassett, To the Digital Age: Research Labs, Start-up Companies, and the Rise of MOS Technology, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.

http://www.amazon.com/Digital-Age-Research-Companies-Technology/dp/0801868092

 

[14]  R. K. Booher, "MOS GP Computer," Proceedings of the Faill Joint Computer Conference, AFIPS '68 (Fall, part I), pp.877-889, 1968.

http://origin-www.computer.org/plugins/dl/pdf/proceedings/afips/1968/5072/00/50720877.pdf

 

[15]  L. Boysel and J. Murphy, "Four-phase LSI logic offers new approach to computer designer", Computer Design, pp. 141-146, April, 1970.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Four-Phase_Systems

 

[16]  F. Faggin, “The Making of the First Microprocessor”, IEEE Solid-State Circuits Magazine, pp. 8-21, Winter 2009.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=4776530

 

[17]  R. Bower and R. Dill, "Insulated gate field effect transistors fabricated using the gate as source-drain mask”, Electron Devices Meeting 1966 International, pp. 102–104, 1966.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=1474563

 

[18]  R. H. Dennard, F. H. Gaensslen, H. N. Yu, L. Rideout, E. Bassous and A. R. LeBlanc, “Design of Ion-Implanted MOSFET’S with Very Small Physical Dimensions”, IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Vol. SC-9, No. 5, pp. 256-268, October 1974.

http://www.eng.auburn.edu/~agrawvd/COURSE/E6270_Spr09/READ/Design%20of%20ion-implanted%20MOSFETs%20with%20very%20small%20physical%20dimensions.pdf

 

[19]  I. Sutherland, C. Mead and T. E. Everhart, “Basic Limitations in Microcircuit Fabrication Technology”, R-1956-ARPA, November 1976.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/BackgroundContext/SMErpt/SMErpt.pdf

 

[20]  I. Sutherland, “The Problem: How to build digital electronic circuits from now to 1985”, Letter to W. R. Sutherland describing the challenges presented by advances in microelectronics and proposing the Xerox-PARC/Caltech collaboration, January 26, 1976.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/BackgroundContext/IvanSutherlandLetter1-26-76.PDF

 

[21]  L. Conway, Ed., “The VLSI Archive: An online archive of documents and artifacts from the Mead-Conway VLSI design revolution”, lynnconway.com.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIarchive.html

 

[22]  I. Sutherland and C. Mead, “Microelectronics and Computer Science”, Scientific American, pp. 210-228, November 1977.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/BackgroundContext/Sciam/SM.SciAm77.pdf

 

[23]  C. Mead and L. Conway, Introduction to VLSI Systems, Xerox PARC, laser-printed prepublication versions: Chapters 1-3, October 1977; Chapters 1-5, February 1978; Chapters 1-9, July 1978.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIText/PP-V1/V1.pdf (11.4mb)

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIText/PP-V2/V2.pdf (8.9mb)

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIText/PP-V3/1s/V3.one-sided.pdf (28.3mb)

 

[24]  C. Mead and L. Conway, Introduction to VLSI Systems, Addison-Wesley, 1980.

http://www.amazon.com/Introduction-Vlsi-Systems-Carver-Mead/dp/0201043580

 

[25]  R. Hon and C. Sequin, A Guide to LSI Implementation, Xerox PARC Tech. Report, 1st Ed., September 1978; 2nd Ed., January 1980.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ImplGuide1/ImplGuide1stEd.pdf (5.6mb)

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ImplGuide2/ImplGuide2ndEd.pdf (6.9mb)

 

[26]  L. Conway, The M.I.T.'78 VLSI System Design Course: A Guidebook for the Instructor of VLSI System Design, Xerox PARC, August 12, 1979.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/InstGuide/InstGuide.html

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/InstGuide/InstGuide.pdf  (12mb) 

 

[27]  L. Conway, A. Bell and M.E. Newell, “MPC79: The Large-Scale Demonstration of a New Way to Create Systems in Silicon”, Lambda, pp. 10-19, Second Quarter 1980.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/MPC79/MPC79Report.pdf

 

[28]  L. Conway, “The MPC Adventures: Experiences with the Generation of VLSI Design and Implementation Methodologies”, Xerox PARC Technical Report VLSI-81-2, January 1981.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/MPCAdv/MPCAdv.pdf

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/MPCAdv/MPCAdv-MM-TEJ.pdf (8.0mb)

 

[29]  T. Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, 2nd Ed., Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1970.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Structure_of_Scientific_Revolutions

http://www.amazon.com/Structure-Scientific-Revolutions-Thomas-Kuhn/dp/0226458083

 

[30]  D. Fairbairn and J. Rowson, Lambda, the Magazine of VLSI Design, First Quarter, 1980.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIDesMag/Lambda1Q80.pdf

 

[31]  MOSIS, “The MOSIS Service – More than 50,000 designs in over 25 years of operation”, mosis.com.

http://www.mosis.com

 

[32]  M. Marshall, L. Waller, and H. Wolff, “The 1981 Achievement Award: For optimal VLSI design efforts, Mead and Conway have fused device fabrication and system-level architecture”, Electronics, pp. 102-105, October 20, 1981.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/Electronics/ElectrAchievAwd.pdf (3.6mb)

 

[33]  E. M. Rogers, Diffusion of innovations, New York: Free Press, 1962.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diffusion_of_innovations

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Everett_Rogers

http://www.amazon.com/Diffusion-Innovations-5th-Everett-Rogers/dp/0743222091

 

[34]  Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council, Funding a Revolution: Government Support for Computing Research, National Academy Press, pp. 113-122, 1999.

http://books.nap.edu/html/far/

 

[35]  M. Stefik and L. Conway, “Towards the Principled Engineering of Knowledge”, AI Magazine, Vol. 3:3, pp. 4-16, Summer 1982.

http://www.aaai.org/ojs/index.php/aimagazine/article/viewArticle/374

 

[36]  L. Conway, “The Design of VLSI Design Methods”, Proc. of ESSCIRC’82: Eighth European Solid-State Circuits Conference, Brussels, Belgium, pp. 106-117, September 22-24, 1982.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ESSCIRC82/The%20Design%20of%20VLSI%20Design%20Methods.pdf

 

[37]  M. Cassidy, “Chip inventors getting their due at Hall of Fame induction”, San Jose Mercury, April 30, 2009.

http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/2009/04/30/4158801.htm

http://www.forbes.com/2009/05/04/computer-inventors-induction-leadership-citizenship-halloffame.html

http://news.cnet.com/2300-1001_3-10000815.html

 

 [38]  D. B. Davis, “Assessing the Strategic Computing Initiative”, High Technology, April 1985.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/CSE/SCI/HighTechnology4-85.pdf

 

[39]  M. A. Hiltzik, “Through the Gender Labyrinth: How a bright boy with a penchant for tinkering grew up to be one of the top women in her high-tech field”, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Cover story, Sunday November 19, 2000.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/Media/Through%20the%20Gender%20Labyrinth.pdf

 

[40]  IEEE Computer Society, “Lynn Conway, 2009 Computer Pioneer Award Recipient,” January, 2010.

http://www.computer.org/portal/web/awards/conway

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4Txvjia3p0

 

[41]  W. R. (Bert) Sutherland, "Management of Industrial Research: Exploring the Unknown Technical Future", Perspective Series 2008-7, Sun Labs, July 2008.

http://labs.oracle.com/spotlight/2008/2008-09-11_PS-2008-07.html

http://labs.oracle.com/techrep/Perspectives/PS_2008_07.pdf 

 

[42]  W. R. (Bert) Sutherland, “Faith, Funds, & Fate: Prerequisites for the development and transfer of new technology”, Presentation at the celebration of the 40th anniversary of USC-ISI, Marina del Rey, California, April 26, 2012.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/MOSIS/ISI_40th/FFF.pdf  

 

[43]  L. Conway, "The VLSI Archive", Electronic Design News, June 3, 2009.

http://edagraffiti.com/?p=101

 

 

  

2.  References re MIT'78, MPC79, MPC580, VLSI Archive (TBD):
 

L. Conway, "THE M.I.T. 1978 VLSI SYSTEM DESIGN COURSE", lynnconway.com, 2007.
http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/MIT78/MIT78.html

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/MIT78/MIT78.pdf

 

C. Mead and L. Conway, Introduction to VLSI Systems, Xerox PARC, laser-printed prepublication versions: Chapters 1-3, October 1977; Chapters 1-5, February 1978; Chapters 1-9, July 1978.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIText/PP-V1/V1.pdf (11.4mb)

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIText/PP-V2/V2.pdf (8.9mb)

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIText/PP-V3/1s/V3.one-sided.pdf (28.3mb)

 

 R. Hon and C. Sequin, A Guide to LSI Implementation, Xerox PARC Tech. Report, 1st Ed., September 1978; 2nd Ed., January 1980.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ImplGuide1/ImplGuide1stEd.pdf (5.6mb)

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ImplGuide2/ImplGuide2ndEd.pdf (6.9mb)

 

L. Conway, The M.I.T.'78 VLSI System Design Course: A Guidebook for the Instructor of VLSI System Design, Xerox PARC, August 12, 1979.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/InstGuide/InstGuide.html

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/InstGuide/InstGuide.pdf  (12mb) 

 

L. Conway, A. Bell, M. Newell, R. F. Lyon, and R. Pasco, “Implementation Documentation for the MPC79 Multi-University Multiproject Chip-Set”, Systems Science Laboratory, Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, Jan. 1, 1980.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/MPC79/ImpDoc/ImpDoc79.pdf

 

L. Conway, A. Bell and M.E. Newell, “MPC79: The Large-Scale Demonstration of a New Way to Create Systems in Silicon”, Lambda, pp. 10-19, Second Quarter 1980.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/MPC79/MPC79Report.pdf

  

L. Conway, “The MPC Adventures: Experiences with the Generation of VLSI Design and Implementation Methodologies”, Xerox PARC Technical Report VLSI-81-2, January 1981.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/MPCAdv/MPCAdv.pdf

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/MPCAdv/MPCAdv-MM-TEJ.pdf (8.0mb)

 

L. Conway, "MPC79 Chip Photos", lynnconway.com, 11-20-07.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/MPC79/Photos/MPC79ChipPhotos.html

 

L. Conway, "MPC79 Designers and Their Projects", lynnconway.com, 11-20-07.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/MPC79/ImpDoc/MPC79DesignersAndProjects.html

 

L. Conway, "Archive of MPC79 messages, notes and files", lynnconway.com, 4-08-08.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/MPC79/ImpFiles/MPC79FilesContents.html

 

T. Strollo, T. Doughty, G. Krasner, M. Stone, W. Wilner, D. Cohen, "Documentation for Participants in the MPC580 Multiproject Chip-Set", lynnconway.com, 7-07-80.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/MPC580/ImpDoc/ImpDoc580Front.html

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/MPC580/ImpDoc/ImpDoc580.pdf

 

L. Conway, "The VLSI Archive", Electronic Design News, June 3, 2009.

http://edagraffiti.com/?p=101

 

L. Conway, Ed., “The VLSI Archive: An online archive of documents and artifacts from the Mead-Conway VLSI design revolution”, lynnconway.com.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIarchive.html

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIarchive.mainlinks.html

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSI.archive.spreadsheet.htm

 

 

3.  References re new Architectures:

 

G. L. Steele, G. J. Sussman, "Design of LISP-based Processors, or SCHEME: A Dielectric LISP, or Finite Memories Considered Harmful, or LAMBDA: The Ultimate Opcode", AI Memo 514, M.I.T. Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Mar. 1979.   
http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/5731
http://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/5731/AIM-514.pdf

 

J. Holloway, G. L. Steele, G. J. Sussman, Alan Bell, “The SCHEME-79 Chip”, AI Memo 559, M.I.T. Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Jan. 1980. 

http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/6334

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ClassicDesigns/SCHEME/AIM-559.pdf

 

J. H. Clark, “Structuring a System Architecture”, Lambda, Second Quarter 1980, p.25-30.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ClassicDesigns/GeomEng/GeomEng.L2Q80.pdf

 

R. Rivest, “A description of a Single-Chip Implementation of the RSA Cipher”, Lambda, Fourth Quarter 1980, p.14-18.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ClassicDesigns/RSA/RSA.L4Q80.pdf

 

D.Fitzpatrick, J. Foderaro, M. Katevenis, H. Landman, D. Patterson, J. Peek, Z. Peshkess, C. Séquin, R. Sherburne, K. Van Dyke, “A RISCy Approach to VLSI:”, Lambda, Fourth Quarter 1981, p. 14-20.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ClassicDesigns/RISC/RISC.VD4Q81.pdf

 

R. F. Lyon, “A Bit-serial VLSI Architectural Methodology for Signal Processing”, in VLSI 81 – Very Large Scale Integration, J. P. Gray, Ed., Academic Press, 1981, p. 131-140.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ClassicDesigns/DSP/LyonDSP.Edin81.pdf

 

H. Fuchs and J. Poulton, “Pixel-Planes: A VLSI-Oriented Design for a Raster-Graphics Engine”, VLSI Design Magazine, Third Quarter 1981, p. 20-32.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIDesMag/Articles/Pixel-Planes.V3Q81.pdf  

  

R. F. Lyon, “The Optical Mouse, and an Architectural Methodology for Smart Digital Sensors”, Xerox PARC Technical Report VLSI 81-1, Aug. 1981.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ClassicDesigns/OptMouse/OptMousePARC8-81.pdf

 

J. Hennessey, N. Jouppi, F. Baskett and J. Gill, “MIPS: A VLSI Processor Architecture”, in VLSI Systems and Computations, H.T. Kung, R. Sproull and G. Steele, ed., Computer Science Press, 1981 (Proc. of the CMU VLSI Conference, Oct. 19-21, 1981), p. 337-346.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ClassicDesigns/MIPS/MIPS.CMU81.pdf

 

D. A. Patterson and C. H. Séquin. "RISC I: A Reduced Instruction Set VLSI Computer,'' Conf. Proc. 8th Annual Symposium on Computer Architecture, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 12-14, 1981, pp 443-457.

 

J. Cocke and V. Markstein, "The evolution of RISC technology at IBM", IBM Journal of Research and Development, Jan. 1990, Vol. 34, No.1, p. 4 - 11.
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=5389855 

 

C. H. Séquin, personal electronic communication re RISC, July 14, 2011.

 

R. F. Lyon and M. P. Haeberli, “Designing and Testing the Optical Mouse”, VLSI Design Magazine, Jan-Feb 1982, p. 20-30.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ClassicDesigns/OptMouse/OptMouse.VJF82.pdf

 

 

4.  References re new EDA Tools:

 

D. G. Fairbairn and J. Rowson, “ICARUS: An Interactive Integrated Circuit Layout Program”,

Proceedings of the 15th Conference on Design Automation, 19-21 June 1978, p. 188 – 192.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/login.jsp?url=/iel5/10565/33442/01585168.pdf

 

R. F. Sproull and R. F. Lyon and, “A CIF Primer”, in R. Hon and C. Séquin, A Guide to LSI Implementation, Xerox PARC Tech. Report; 2nd Ed., Jan. 1980, p. 79-123.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ImplGuide2/CH7.pdf  (1.2mb)

 

D. Johannsen, “Bristle-Blocks: A Silicon Compiler”, DAC '79 Proceedings of the 16th Design Automation Conference, 1979, p. 310-313.

http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=811728

 

C. M. Baker and C. J. Terman, “Tools for Verifying Integrated Circuit Designs”, Lambda, Fourth Quarter, 1980, p. 22-30.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/EDA/EarlyTools/DesVerification/Baker-Terman-L4Q80.pdf

 

C. M. Baker, Artwork Analysis Tools for VLSI Circuits, M.S. Thesis, MIT/LCS/TR-239, M.I.T.,1980.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/EDA/EarlyTools/DesVerification/CMB_Thesis_5-80.pdf

 

R. E. Bryant, “An Algorithm for MOS Logic Simulation”, Lambda, Fourth Qtr, 1980, p. 46-53.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/EDA/EarlyTools/MOSSIM/MOSSIM.L1Q80.pdf

 

R. E. Bryant, A Switch-Level Simulation Model for Integrated Logic Circuits, Ph.D. Thesis, MIT/LCS/TR-259, M.I.T., Mar. 1981.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/EDA/EarlyTools/MOSSIM/MOSSIM.MIT.pdf

 

J. Ousterhout, “Caesar: An Interactive Editor for VLSI Layouts”, Lambda, Fourth Qtr, 1981, p. 34-38.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/EDA/EarlyTools/CAESAR/CAESAR.VD4Q81.pdf

 

C. J. Terman, Simulation Tools for Digital LSI Design, Ph.D. Thesis, MIT/LCS/TR-304, M.I.T., 1983.

http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/15673

 

J. Ousterhout, “Crystal: A Timing Analyzer for nMOS VLSI Circuits”, Proc. of the 3rd Caltech Conference on VLSI, Mar. 21-23, 1983.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/EDA/EarlyTools/CRYSTAL/Crystal.CSD-83-119.pdf

 

J. Ousterhout, G. Hamachi, R. Mayo, W. Scott, G. Taylor, “Magic: A VLSI Layout System”, Computer Science Div., Elect. Eng. and Comp. Science, U. C. Berkeley, Dec. 2, 1983.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/EDA/EarlyTools/MAGIC/Magic_A_VLSI_Layout_System.pdf

 

“Schedule for the 21st Design Automation Conference, Albuquerque, NM”, VLSI Design Magazine, May 1984, p. 28-32.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIDesMag/Articles/DAC'84%20Conference%20Schedule.VMay84.pdf

 

S. Trimberger, “Moore’s Law, FPGAs and Computation”, Xilinx Research Labs, March 2006.

http://www.skatelescope.org/US_SKA_Technology_Day06/Trimberger.pdf

 

 

5. References re short courses, the early VLSI conferences and the rapid spread of university courses:

D. G. Fairbairn and R. F. Lyon, “The Xerox  ’79 VLSI System Design Course: Course Notes and Copies of Instructors’ Viewgraphs”, LSI Systems Area, Xerox PARC., August 14, 1979, (172 pages; 4.9mb)

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ShortIntensiveCourses/ParcCourseFeb79.pdf

 

D. G. Fairbairn, J. Newkirk, R. Mathews, “Introduction to VLSI System Design”, Internal HP Video Course; later offered by VTI (1982).

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ShortIntensiveCourses/VTI/VTI.Course.pdf

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ShortIntensiveCourses/VTI/VTI.CourseBrochure.9-28-81.pdf

 

C. Sequin, "VLSI Design", Hellman Associates, 1981, 1983, 1984.

http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~sequin/X/CCD_RISC_VLSI/Hellman1981_VLSI.pdf

http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~sequin/X/CCD_RISC_VLSI/Hellman1983_VLSI.pdf

http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~sequin/X/CCD_RISC_VLSI/Hellman1984_VLSI_b.jpg

 

Caltech VLSI Conference 1979

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIConf/CT79/CT79.front.pdf

 

M.I.T. VLSI Conference 1980

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIConf/MIT80/MIT80abstracts.pdf

 

Caltech VLSI Conference 1981

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIConf/CT81/CT81.front.pdf

 

Edinburgh VLSI Conference 1981

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIConf/Edin81/Edin81.front.pdf

 

CMU VLSI Conference 1981

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIConf/CMU81/CMU81.front.pdf

 

M.I.T. VLSI Conference 1982

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/Universities/UnivScene/UnivSceneMA82.pdf

 

L. Conway, “MEAD-CONWAY COURSE INSTRUCTORS, AS OF '82-'83”, Xerox PARC, June 1983.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/MPCAdv/Instructors.html

 

 

6. References re the spread of Implementation services and Foundries

 

R. Hartenstein, "VLSI Bausteine in geringen Stueckzahlen fur Spezial-anwendungen", Elektronische Rechenanlagen 22 (1980), H 4, S. 159-173; reprint as internal report:
Interner Bericht 28/80, Fachbereich Informatik, Universität Kaiserslautern, 1980.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/International/Germany/Hartenstein80.pdf

 

W. Jansen and D. G. Fairbairn, “The Silicon Foundry – Concepts and Reality”, Lambda, 1st Quarter 1981; p.16-26.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/SiliconFoundries/SiF.Concepts.L1Q81.pdf

 

J. Werner, “Silicon Foundry Status Report”, VLSI Design Magazine, July/August 1982; p.12.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/VLSIDesMag/VLSIDesignJA82.pdf

 

D. G. Fairbairn, “A Survey of Silicon Foundries”, VLSI Design Magazine, July/August 1982; p. 42-49.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/SiliconFoundries/Survey.VJA82.pdf

 

J. C. Mudge and R. J. Clark, “Australia’s First Multi-Project Chip Implementation System”, Proc. Microelectronics '82: A National Conference on Microelectronics, Adelaide, May 1982; p. 72-77.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/International/Australia/Australia'sFirstMPCsystem.pdf

 

G. Lewicki, "Prototyping and Small-Volume Parts through MOSIS", ISI Reprint Series, ISI/RS-85-160, Nov. 1985.

ftp://128.9.176.20/isi-pubs/rs-85-160.pdf

 

R. Hartenstein, “History of the E.I.S. Project”, Universität Kaiserslautern, 2000.

http://xputers.informatik.uni-kl.de/staff/hartenstein/eishistory_en.html

 

B. Courtois, K. Torki, S. Dumont, S. Eyraud, J-F Paillotin, G. di Pendina, “Infrastructures for Education and Research: from National Initiatives to global operations”, Proc. of the 13th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: WMSCI 2009, Orlando, Florida.

http://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/docs/00/39/53/58/PDF/wmsci_2009.pdf

 

K. Wölcken, “EUROCHIP, the birth of a strategic action”, video of talk at special IMEC symposium: "EUROPRACTICE : 20 Years of microelectronics education in Europe - Celebrating the past - Planning the future", Sep. 17, 2009.

http://mediasite.imec.be/mediasite/Viewer/?peid=b38ea21d-a767-4e31-b46a-1112d903176c

http://www.europractice-ic.com/20-Y_EUROPRACTICE.htm 

http://www2.imec.be/be_en/home.html

 

The MOSIS Service website, US:

http://www.mosis.com/ 

 

EUROPRACTICE IC Service website, Europe:

http://www.europractice-ic.com/

 

NORCHIP History

http://www.norchip.org/NORCHIP_HISTORY.htm

 

Circuits Multi-Projects (CMP) Service website, France:

http://cmp.imag.fr/

http://cmp.imag.fr/aboutus/flyer/CMP_flyer_2010_Dec.pdf

 

 

7. References re Companies:

 

VLSI Technology Inc., Company History

http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/VLSI-Technology-Inc-Company-History.html

 

See also:

Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council, Funding a Revolution: Government Support for Computing Research, National Academy Press, 1999; p. 113-122.

http://books.nap.edu/html/far/

 

Search also:

SGI, MIPS, SUN, ARM, Cadence, Valid Logic, Daisy, Mentor Graphics, Viewlogic.

 

 

8. Historical References:

C. P. Steinmetz, Theory and calculation of alternating current phenomena, 3rd Ed., with assistance of E. J. Berg,, Electrical World and Engineer, 1900.

http://www.archive.org/stream/theorycalculatio00steiiala#page/n5/mode/2up

 

H. C. Hill, The Wonder Book of Knowledge, John C. Winston Co., 1927.

http://www.archive.org/details/wonderbookofknow00hillrich

http://www.archive.org/stream/wonderbookofknow00hillrich#page/n5/mode/2up (online view of earlier 1919 edition)

 

C. E., Shannon, “A Symbolic Analysis of Relay and Switching Circuits”, unpublished MS Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Aug. 10, 1937.

http://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/11173/34541425.pdf

 

C. E., Shannon, “A Symbolic Analysis of Relay and Switching Circuits”, American Institute of Electrical Engineers Transactions, 57 (1938), 713-723.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=5057767

 

Gordon E. Moore, "Cramming more components onto integrated circuits”, Electronics, Volume 38, Number 8, April 19, 1965.

ftp://download.intel.com/museum/Moores_Law/Articles-Press_Releases/Gordon_Moore_1965_Article.pdf

 

R. W. Bower and R. G. Dill, "Insulated gate field effect transistors fabricated using the gate as source-drain mask". Electron Devices Meeting, 1966 International (IEEE), Vol. 12, pp. 102–104, 1966.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=1474563

 

R. K. Booher, "MOS GP Computer," Proceedings of the Fall Joint Computer Conference, AFIPS '68 (Fall, part I), 1968, pp.877-889.

http://origin-www.computer.org/plugins/dl/pdf/proceedings/afips/1968/5072/00/50720877.pdf

 

L. Boysel and J. Murphy, "Four-phase LSI logic offers new approach to computer designer", Computer Design, p. 141-146, April, 1970.

 

L. M. Terman, "MOSFET Memory Circuits", Invited Paper, Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 59, No. 7, July 1971, p. 1044-1058.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=1450263

 

C. G. Bell and A.Newell, Computer Structures: Readings and Examples, McGraw-Hill, 1971.
http://www.amazon.com/Computer-Structures-Readings-Examples-McGraw-Hill/dp/0070043574

 

P. Richman, MOS Field-Effect Transistors and Integrated Circuits, John Wiley & Sons, 1973.

http://www.amazon.com/MOS-Field-Effect-Transistors-Integrated-Circuits/dp/B000KFWSG4/

 

C. H. Séquin and M. F. Tompsett, Charge Transfer Devices, Academic Press, 1975.

http://www.amazon.com/Transfer-Devices-Advances-Electronics-Electron/dp/0120145685/

 

R. T. DeLamarter, Big Blue: IBM's Use and Abuse of Power, Dodd, Mead and Co., 1986.

http://www.amazon.com/Big-Blue-IBMs-Abuse-Power/dp/0396085156

 

G. Gilder, Microcosm: The Quantum Revolution in Economics and Technology, Simon & Shuster, 1989.

http://www.amazon.com/Microcosm-Quantum-Revolution-Economics-Technology/dp/067170592X

 

T. J. Watson, Jr., Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and Beyond, Bantam [paperback], 1990.

http://www.amazon.com/Father-Son-Co-Life-Beyond/dp/0553380834

 

P. Carroll, Big Blues: The Unmaking of IBM, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1993.

http://www.amazon.com/Big-Blues-Unmaking-Paul-Carroll/dp/0517882213

 

Committee on Criteria for Federal Support of Research and Development, National Research Council, Allocating Federal Funds for Science and Technology, National Academy Press, 1995; Fig. II.13 “Technological Developments in Computing”, p. 75.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/Impact/Impact.html#anchor124663

http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=5040

 

Committee to Study High Performance Computing and Communications: Status of a Major Initiative, National Research Council, Evolving the High Performance Computing and Communications Initiative to Support the Nation's Information Infrastructure, National Academy Press, 1995; Fig. 1.2 “Government-sponsored computing research and development stimulates creation of innovative ideas and industries”, p.20. http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/Impact/Impact.html#anchor126519

http://www.nap.edu/catalog/4948.html

 

R. Bower, "Hall of Fame Inventor Profile", National Inventors Hall of Fame, 1997.

http://www.invent.org/hall_of_fame/18.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_W._Bower

 

R. B. Fair, “History of Some Early Developments in Ion-Implantation Technology Leading to Silicon Transistor Manufacturing”, Invited Paper: Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 86, No. 1, Jan. 1998.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=658764

 

R. Ayres, "A narrative history and description of MOSIS software", Journal of Systems and Software, Volume 43, Issue 1, October 1998, Pages 67-82.

http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=301916

 

R. K. Bassett, New Technology, New People, New Organizations: The Rise of the MOS
Transistor, 1945-1975
, PhD dissertation, Princeton University, 1998.
http://www.h-net.org/~business/bhcweb/publications/BEHprint/v027n1/p0001-p0007.pdf  (summary)

 

Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council, Funding a Revolution: Government Support for Computing Research, National Academy Press, 1999; p. 113-122.

http://books.nap.edu/html/far/

 

R. K. Bassett, To the Digital Age: Research Labs, Start-up Companies, and the Rise of MOS Technology, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.

http://www.amazon.com/Digital-Age-Research-Companies-Technology/dp/0801868092

 

R. K. Bassett, "When is a Microprocessor Not a Microprocessor? The Industrial Construction of Semiconductor Innovation", pages 115-134 in Exposing Electronics, Artefact Series: Studies in the History of Science and Technology by the Deutsches Museum, the Science Museum and the Smithsonian Institution, B. Finn, Ed.; University of Michigan Press, 2003.

http://msupress.msu.edu/bookTemplate.php?bookID=3592

 

C. A. Mead, “Transcript of Interviews Conducted by Arnold Thackray and David C. Brock at Woodside, California on 30 September 2004, 8 December 2004, and 15 August 2005, Chemical Heritage Foundation Oral History Program, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

http://www.chemheritage.org/Oral-Histories/Documents/Mead--Front-Matter-and-Index.pdf

http://www.chemheritage.org/discover/collections/oral-histories/details/mead-carver-a.aspx

http://www.chemheritage.org/discover/collections/oral-histories/access-levels.aspx

 

Bo Lojek, History of Semiconductor Engineering, Springer, 2007.

http://books.google.com/books?id=2cu1Oh_COv8C&pg=PA346#v=onepage&q&f=false

 

L. Boysel, "Making Your First Million: And Other Tips for Aspiring Entrepreneurs", EECS Department presentation, University of Michigan, Oct. 12, 2007. [History of the early Fairchild Semiconductor MOS design methods, and of their use in Four Phase System's AL1 microprocessor.]

http://www.eecs.umich.edu/eecs/about/articles/2007/Boysel.html

http://www.eecs.umich.edu/eecs/ece/presentations/Boysel-07.pdf (slides)

http://inst-tech.engin.umich.edu/leccap/view/ece-inv-lectures/1036 (video)

http://www.interesting-people.org/archives/interesting-people/200205/msg00072.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Four-Phase_Systems 

 

F. Faggin, “The Making of the First Microprocessor”, IEEE Solid-State Circuits Magazine, Winter 2009, p. 8-21.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=4776530

 

 

 

9. References re Lynn Conway’s work at IBM-ACS:

[Incluuding links to scans of original ACS reports]

 

L. Conway, "IBM-ACS: Reminiscences and Lessons Learned from a 1960's Supercomputer Project"; in: C. B. Jones, J. L. Lloyd, (Eds.), Dependable and Historic Computing: Essays Dedicated to Brian Randell on the Occasion of his 75th Birthday, Springer-Verlag, pp.185-224, 2011.

http://www.springerlink.com/content/u8952k538h128472/  

M. Smotherman and D. Spicer, “Historical Reflections: IBM’s Single-Processor Supercomputer Efforts – Insights on the pioneering IBM Stretch and ACS projects”, Communications of the ACM, Vol. 53, No. 12, pp.28-30, December 2010.

http://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2010/12/102128-ibms-single-processor-supercomputer-efforts/fulltext

M. Smotherman, “IBM Advanced Computing Systems (ACS) -- 1961 – 1969”, historical reconstruction website, Clemson University.

http://www.cs.clemson.edu/~mark/acs.html

 

L. Conway, "Lynn Conway's IBM-ACS Archive", lynnconway.com.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/ACS/Archive/ACSarchive.html

 

S. H. Caldwell, Switching Circuits and Logical Design, John Wiley & Sons, 1958; See especially: Chapter 7: Symmetric Functions, p. 236-274; Chapter 8: Synthesis of non-series-parallel contact networks, p 274-318.

http://www.amazon.com/Switching-Circuits-Logical-Design-Caldwell/dp/0471129690

 

M. Phister, Jr., Logical Design of Digital Computers, John Wiley & Sons, 1958.

http://www.amazon.com/LOGICAL-DIGITAL-COMPUTERS-Montgomery-Phister/dp/B004VJGR4O/

 

D. N. Leeson and D. L. Dimitry, Basic Programming Concepts and the IBM 1620 Computer, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1962.

http://www.amazon.com/Basic-Programming-Concepts-1620-Computer/dp/B0000CLM0L

 

L. Conway, B. Randell, D. Rozenberg, D. Senzig, "Dynamic Instruction Scheduling" (tutorial), IBM-ACS, February 23, 1966.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/ACS/DIS/DIS.pdf (0.6mb)

 

L. Conway, “MPM Timing Simulation”, ACS AP #67-115, August 25, 1967.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/ACS/MPMSim/MPMSim.pdf (1.0mb)

 

L. Conway, "A Proposed ACS Logic Simulation System", IBM-ACS, October 31, 1967.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/ACS/LSS/LSS.pdf  (0.6mb)

 

L. Conway, "ACS Logic Design Conventions: A Guide for the Novice", November 29, 1967.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/ACS/LogDes/LogDes.pdf  (0.5mb)

 

L. Conway, "The Computer Design Process: A Proposed Plan for ACS", IBM-ACS, August 6, 1968.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/ACS/DesProc/DesignProcess.pdf  (.9mb)

 

EVENT: “IBM ACS System: A Pioneering Supercomputer Project of the 1960's”, Computer History Museum, February 18, 2010.

http://www.computerhistory.org/events/index.php?id=1264112339

 

VIDEO: Introduced by Mark Smotherman, “IBM ACS System: A Pioneering Supercomputer Project of the 1960's”, Computer History Museum, February 18, 2010.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pod53_F6urQ

 

IEEE Computer Society, “Lynn Conway, 2009 Computer Pioneer Award Recipient,” January, 2010.

http://www.computer.org/portal/web/awards/conway

 

VIDEO: “Lynn Conway receives 2009 IEEE Computer Society Computer Pioneer Award”, IEEE Computer Society, July 10, 2010.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4Txvjia3p0 

 

 

10.  References re Lynn's meta-methodology

 

E. M. Rogers, Diffusion of innovations, New York: Free Press, 1962.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diffusion_of_innovations

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Everett_Rogers

http://www.amazon.com/Diffusion-Innovations-5th-Everett-Rogers/dp/0743222091

 

T. Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, 2nd Ed., Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1970.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Structure_of_Scientific_Revolutions

http://www.amazon.com/Structure-Scientific-Revolutions-Thomas-Kuhn/dp/0226458083

L. Fleck, Genesis and Development of a Scientific Fact, F. Bradley and T. Trenn, Translators, T. Trenn and R. Merton, Editors, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1979, (Originally published as Entstehung und Entwicklung einer wissenschafilichen Tatsache: Einjuhrung in die Lehre vom Denkstil und Denkkollektiv, Benno Schwabe & Co., Basel, 1935.)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludwik_Fleck

http://www.amazon.com/Genesis-Development-Scientific-Ludwik-Fleck/dp/0226253252

H. Garfinkel, Studies in Ethnomethodology, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1967.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethnomethodology

http://www.amazon.com/Studies-Ethnomethodology-Social-political-theory/dp/0745600050

B. Latour and S. Woolgar, Laboratory Life. The Social Construction of Scientific Facts, Vol. 80, Sage Library of Social Research, Sage Publications, Beverly Hills, 1979.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laboratory_Life

http://www.amazon.com/Laboratory-Life-Bruno-Latour/dp/069102832X

D. Crane, Invisible Colleges. Diffusion of Knowledge in Scientific Communities, Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1972.
http://www.amazon.com/Invisible-Colleges-Diffusion-Scientific-Communities/dp/0226118576


D. Englebart, R. Watson, J. Norton, Advanced Intellect Augmentation Techniques, Report No. NASA-CR-1827, Stanford Research Institute, Menlo Park, CA, Feb. 1972.

http://www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED061732.pdf (6.7 mb)


F. P. Brooks, Jr., The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, Addison-Wesley, 1975.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mythical_Man-Month

http://www.amazon.com/Mythical-Man-Month-Software-Engineering-Anniversary/dp/0201835959

 

J. Licklider and A. Vezza, "Applications of Information Networks", Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol., 66, No. 11, November, 1978.

http://www.archive.org/details/ApplicationsOfInformationNetworks

J. Lederberg, "Digital Communications and the Conduct of Science: The New Literacy", Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol., 66, No. 11, November, 1978.

http://profiles.nlm.nih.gov/BB/A/B/N/G/_/bbabng.pdf  (1.1 mb)

 

I. Hodder, Symbols in action: Ethnoarcheological studies of material culture, New Studies in Archeology, Cambridge University Press, 1982.

http://www.amazon.com/Symbols-Action-Ethnoarchaeological-Material-Archaeology/dp/0521241766

 

L. Conway, “The Design of VLSI Design Methods”, Proc. of ESSCIRC’82: Eighth European Solid-State Circuits Conference, Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 22-24, 1982; p. 106-117.

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ESSCIRC82/The%20Design%20of%20VLSI%20Design%20Methods.pdf

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/ESSCIRC82/ESSCIRC82.pdf

 

M. Stefik and L. Conway, “Towards the Principled Engineering of Knowledge”, AI Magazine, Vol. 3:3, pp. 4-16, Summer 1982. (Reprinted in Readings From the AI Magazine, Volumes 1-5, 1980-1985, pp. 135-147, 1988.)

http://www.aaai.org/ojs/index.php/aimagazine/article/viewArticle/374

 

  

11. Professional Recognition of Mead’s Contributions: [* = joint with Conway]

 

Electronics Award for Achievement (1981)*

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/Electronics/ElectrAchievAwd.pdf  

 

Pender Award, Moore School of the Univ. of Pennsylvania (1984)*

http://www.seas.upenn.edu/about-seas/lectures/pender.php  

 

IEEE Centennial Medal (1984)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE_Centennial_Medal

 

National Academy of Engineering (1984)

http://www.nae.edu/MembersSection/Directory20412/28897.aspx  

 

AFIPS, Harry Goode Memorial Award (1985)

http://awards.computer.org/ana/award/viewPastRecipients.action?id=17

http://www.computer.org/portal/web/awards/mead?p_p_id=15&p_p_lifecycle=1&p_p_state=normal  

 

Wetherill Medal of the Franklin Institute (1985)*

http://fi.edu/winners/1985/mead_carver.faw?winner_id=3482  

http://www.fi.edu/winners/1985/conway_lynn.faw?winner_id=2560  

 

National Academy of Sciences (1989)

http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/members/52673.html     

 

Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1991)

https://www.amacad.org/content/system/search.aspx?s=carver+mead  (page 11)

 

EDAC Phil Kaufman Award (1996)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phil_Kaufman_Award 

http://www.edac.org/about_kaufman_award.jsp

http://web.archive.org/web/20030226025801/http://www.edac.org/htmfiles/KaufmanAward/CarverMead.htm 

http://www.edac.org/arnPKTranscripts/cam1996.jsp

http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/~newton/presentations/Kaufman/CAMPresent.html

 

IEEE John Von Neuman Medal (1996)

http://www.ieee.org/about/awards/medals/vonneumann.html  

http://www.ieee.org/documents/von_neumann_rl.pdf  

 

ACM Allen Newell Award (1997)

http://awards.acm.org/newell/   

http://awards.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=6829013&srt=alpha&alpha=M&aw=150&ao=ANEWELL&yr=1997

 

MIT Lemelson Award (1999)

http://web.mit.edu/invent/a-winners.html  

http://web.archive.org/web/20030415214550/http://web.mit.edu/invent/a-winners/a-mead.html   

http://web.mit.edu/invent/n-pressreleases/n-press-99LMP.html

 

Electronic Design Hall of Fame (2002)*

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/Awards/ElectronicDesign/HallOfFame.html  

 

Dickson Prize in Science, CMU (2002)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dickson_Prize  

 

Computer History Museum Fellow (2002)

http://www.computerhistory.org/fellowawards/hall/  

http://www.computerhistory.org/fellowawards/hall/bios/Carver,Mead/  

 

National Medal of Technology (2002)

http://www.uspto.gov/about/nmti/recipients/2002.jsp 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Medal_of_Technology_and_Innovation  

http://www.caltech.edu/content/national-medal-technology-awardedby-president-bush-caltechs-carver-mead  

 

NAE Founders Award (2003)

http://www.nae.edu/Activities/Projects20676/Awards/FoundersAwards/Winners9238/page20039227.aspx 

 

Inventors Hall of Fame (2009)

http://www.invent.org/hall_of_fame/401.html  

http://www.uspto.gov/main/homepagenews/2009feb12.htm

http://web.archive.org/web/20090329060520/http://www.invent.org/2009induction/1_3_09_induction_mead.asp

http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/2009/04/30/4158801.htm

http://news.cnet.com/2300-1001_3-10000815.html 

 

M. Cassidy, “Chip inventors getting their due at Hall of Fame induction”, San Jose Mercury, April 30, 2009.

http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/2009/04/30/4158801.htm

http://www.forbes.com/2009/05/04/computer-inventors-induction-leadership-citizenship-halloffame.html

http://news.cnet.com/2300-1001_3-10000815.html

 

 

12. Professional Recognition of Conway’s Contributions: [* = joint with Mead]

 

Electronics Award for Achievement (1981)*

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/VLSI/Electronics/ElectrAchievAwd.pdf

 

Pender Award, Moore School of the Univ. of Pennsylvania (1984)*

http://www.seas.upenn.edu/about-seas/lectures/pender.php

 

Wetherill Medal of the Franklin Institute (1985)*

http://fi.edu/winners/1985/mead_carver.faw?winner_id=3482

http://www.fi.edu/winners/1985/conway_lynn.faw?winner_id=2560

 

National Academy of Engineering (1989)

http://www.nae.edu/MembersSection/Directory20412/27692.aspx

 

Electronic Design Hall of Fame (2002)*

http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/conway/Awards/ElectronicDesign/HallOfFame.html  

 

IEEE Computer Society, Computer Pioneer Award (2009)

http://www.computer.org/portal/web/awards/conway