Machine, Learning, 1951
Machine, Learning, 1951
Marvin Minsky engineered the first known artificial neural network, in which “rats” represented as lights learned to solve a maze.
Machine, Learning, 1951
Machine, Learning, 1951

Marvin Minsky engineered the first known artificial neural network, in which “rats” represented as lights learned to solve a maze.

Marvin Minsky engineered the first known artificial neural network, in which “rats” represented as lights learned to solve a maze.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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