Article ID: CBB000340581

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


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

Citation URI

Similar Citations

Article Abraham, Tara H.; (2002)
(Physio)logical Circuits: The Intellectual Origins of the McCulloch-Pitts Neural Networks (/isis/citation/CBB000202760/)

Article Aizawa, Kenneth; (2012)
Warren McCulloch's Turn to Cybernetics: What Walter Pitts Contributed (/isis/citation/CBB001252301/)

Article Smalheiser, Neil R.; (2000)
Walter Pitts (/isis/citation/CBB000110656/)

Book Tara Abraham; (2016)
Rebel Genius: Warren S. McCulloch's Transdisciplinary Life in Science (/isis/citation/CBB663108200/)

Book Warren S. McCulloch; Seymour A. Papert; Jerome Y. Lettvin; (1988)
Embodiments of Mind (/isis/citation/CBB156502956/)

Article Gockel, Bettina; (2008)
Paul Klee's Picture-Making and Persona: Tools for Making Invisible Realities Visible (/isis/citation/CBB000931149/)

Article Michael Friedman; (2021)
Paper, Plaster, Strings: Exploratory Material Mathematical Models between the 1860s and 1930s (/isis/citation/CBB309825868/)

Article Arbib, Michael A.; (2000)
Warren McCulloch's search for the logic of the nervous system (/isis/citation/CBB000111893/)

Article Juan Manuel Garrido Wainer; Juan Felipe Espinosa; Natalia Hirmas; Nicolás Trujillo; (2020)
Free-viewing as experimental system to test the Temporal Correlation Hypothesis: A case of theory-generative experimental practice (/isis/citation/CBB253993764/)

Thesis Tschaepe, Mark Dietrich; (2008)
Mechanistic Explanations at Work: Accounting for Pragmatic Considerations in Science and Philosophy (/isis/citation/CBB001560820/)

Article J. P. Gamboa; (2020)
Goltz against cerebral localization: Methodology and experimental practices (/isis/citation/CBB349569304/)

Article Abi-Rached, Joelle M.; Rose, Nikolas; (2010)
The Birth of the Neuromolecular Gaze (/isis/citation/CBB000953789/)

Article Cornelius Borck; (2016)
How we may think: Imaging and writing technologies across the history of the neurosciences (/isis/citation/CBB917883611/)

Thesis Wan, Vincent; (2012)
Historical Causes and Map Visualizations in Biology (/isis/citation/CBB001567367/)

Authors & Contributors
Borck, Cornelius
Abraham, Tara H.
Wainer, Juan Manuel Garrido
Gamboa, J. P.
Hirmas, Natalia
Lysen, Flora
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
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
The MIT Press
MIT Press
University of Chicago
Methodology of science; scientific method
Visual representation; visual communication
Experiments and experimentation
Philosophy of science
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
United States
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

Be the first to comment!

{{ comment.created_by.username }} on {{ comment.created_on | date:'medium' }}

Log in or register to comment