70th Anniversary of Publication: Warren McCulloch & Walter Pitts - A Logical Calculus of the Ideas Immanent in Nervous Activity

  title={70th Anniversary of Publication: Warren McCulloch \& Walter Pitts - A Logical Calculus of the Ideas Immanent in Nervous Activity},
  author={Jiř{\'i} Posp{\'i}chal and Vladimir Kvasnicka},
In 1943, a paper by Warren McCulloch & Walter Pitts [6] entitled “A logical calculus of the ideas immanent to nervous activity“ was published, which is now considered as one of the seminal papers that initiated the formation of artificial intelligence and cognitive science. In this paper concepts of logical (threshold) neurons and neural networks were introduced. It was proved that an arbitrary Boolean function may be represented by a feedforward (acyclic) neural network composed of threshold… 
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