Talking Nets: An Oral History of Neural Networks / Edition 1

Talking Nets: An Oral History of Neural Networks / Edition 1

by James A. Anderson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0262511118

ISBN-13: 9780262511117

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: MIT Press

Since World War II, a group of scientists has been attempting to understand the human nervous system and to build computer systems that emulate the brian's abilities. Many of the workers in this field of neural networks came from cybernetics; others came from neuroscience, physics, electrical engineering, mathematics, psychology, even economics. In this collection of…  See more details below

Overview

Since World War II, a group of scientists has been attempting to understand the human nervous system and to build computer systems that emulate the brian's abilities. Many of the workers in this field of neural networks came from cybernetics; others came from neuroscience, physics, electrical engineering, mathematics, psychology, even economics. In this collection of interviews, those who helped to shape the field share their childhood memories, their influences, how they became interested in neural networks, and how they envision its future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262511117
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Series:
Bradford Books Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction
1Jerome Y. Lettvin1
2Walter J. Freeman23
3Bernard Widrow45
4Leon N. Cooper71
5Jack D. Cowan97
6Carver Mead127
7Teuvo Kohonen145
8Stephen Grossberg167
9Gail Carpenter and Stephen Grossberg199
10Michael A. Arbib211
11James A. Anderson239
12David E. Rumelhart267
13Robert Hecht-Nielsen293
14Terrence J. Sejnowski315
15Paul J. Werbos335
16Geoffrey E. Hinton361
17Bart Kosko387
Glossary413
Index423

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