Article ID: CBB000340581

From Theory to Data: Representing Neurons in the 1940s (2003)

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Description On the role of pictorial representation, using the neural network diagrams of Warren McCulloch and Walter Pitts as a case study.


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Authors & Contributors
Borck, Cornelius
Abraham, Tara H.
Wainer, Juan Manuel Garrido
Gamboa, J. P.
Hirmas, Natalia
Lysen, Flora
Journals
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Perspectives in Biology and Medicine
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Perspectives on Science
Nuncius: Annali di Storia della Scienza
Journal of the History of the Neurosciences
Publishers
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
The MIT Press
MIT Press
University of Chicago
Concepts
Neurosciences
Methodology of science; scientific method
Brain
Visual representation; visual communication
Experiments and experimentation
Philosophy of science
People
McCulloch, Warren
Pitts, Walter
Marshall, Wade
Bard, Philip
Woolsey, Clinton N.
Wright, Sewall
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, early
21st century
20th century, late
19th century
18th century
Places
United States
Chile
Institutions
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
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