Walter Pitts

Known as: Pitts, W. H. Pitts, Walter H. Pitts 
Walter Harry Pitts, Jr. (23 April 1923 – 14 May 1969) was a logician who worked in the field of computational neuroscience. He is widely remembered… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
This paper describes a formalisation of the lambda-calculus in a HOL-based theorem prover using nominal techniques. Central to… (More)
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2007
2007
Many years after the publication of “A Logical Calculus of the Ideas Immanent in Nervous Activity,” Warren McCulloch gave Walter… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
This paper analyzes the explanatory power of some of the recent theories of optimal capital structure. The study extends… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
A s the effects of Moore's law cause computing systems to become cheaper and more plentiful, a new problem arises: increasingly… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
This article initiates a rigorous theoretical analysis of the computational power of circuits that employ modules for computing… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
-The computational power of formal models for networks of spiking neurons is compared with that of other neural network models… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The notion of “evolvability” — the ability of a population to produce variants fitter than any yet existing — is developed as it… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
We investigate the problem of learning concepts by presenting labeled and randomly chosen training–examples to single neurons. It… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The λ-calculus is considered an useful mathematical tool in the study of programming languages, since programs can be identified… (More)
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1984
Highly Cited
1984
A model for a large network of "neurons" with a graded response (or sigmoid input-output relation) is studied. This deterministic… (More)
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