M. Minsky - AI & Classic Computing

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Thu Jan 28 14:00:01 CST 2016

On 01/27/2016 07:07 PM, Jon Elson wrote:
> On 01/27/2016 11:24 AM, Murray McCullough wrote:
>> I learned today of the passing of a true computing visionary,
>> Marvin Minsky He of artificial intelligence fame. We in the classic
>> computing fraternity, and computing in general, can enjoy our
>> ‘hobby’ because of his work.

I recall Minsky's text "Computation:  Finite and Infinite Machines" was 
very entertaining--unlike most college texts.  The introduction of 
McCullogh-Pitts cell analogies was my first exposure to the idea of 
neural networks.


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