NEC C&C Foundation Awards 2016 C&C Prize

TOKYO, Oct 13, 2016 – (JCN Newswire) – The NEC C&C Foundation today announced that the 2016 C&C Prize will be awarded to two groups for their contributions to the R&D of spintronics technologies, neural network and deep-learning technologies. Professor Hideo Ohno will represent Group A and Professor Geoffrey E. Hinton will represent Group B. Each recipient will be recognized with a certificate of merit and a plaque. Each group will also receive a cash award of ten million yen.The C&C Prize was established in 1985 and is awarded to distinguished persons in recognition of outstanding contributions to R&D activities and pioneering work related to the integration of computers and communications technologies and the social impact of developments in these fields. This year’s two recipient groups are outlined below.The prize…


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