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Seymour A. Papert

The late Seymour A. Papert was a Professor in MIT’s AI Lab (1960–1980s) and MIT’s Media Lab (1985–2000) and the author of Mindstorms: Children, Computers, and Powerful Ideas.

Titles by This Author

An Introduction to Computational Geometry

Reissue of the 1988 Expanded Edition with a new foreword by Léon Bottou

An Introduction to Computational Geometry

Perceptrons—the first systematic study of parallelism in computation—has remained a classical work on threshold automata networks for nearly two decades. It marked a historical turn in artificial intelligence, and it is required reading for anyone who wants to understand the connectionist counterrevolution that is going on today.