The Japan Prize (日本国際賞, Nihon-kokusai-shō?, lit.: Japan International Prize) is awarded to people from all parts of the world whose "original and outstanding achievements in science and technology are recognized as having advanced the frontiers of knowledge and served the cause of peace and prosperity for mankind."
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... In 2011 Ken Thompson, along with Dennis Ritchie, was awarded the Japan Prize for Information and Communications for the pioneering work in the development of Unix operating system ...
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