A Brief History Of Neural Networks

Everyone is aware of the recent Deep Learning achievements. But Neural Networks have a long history starting 80 years ago.

Nicolas Vandeput
Jul 20 · 6 min read

This article is an extract from my book Data Science for Supply Chain Forecast.

1940 Prehistory: Artificial Neurons

The history of artificial neurons dates back to the 1940s, when Warren McCulloch (a neuroscientist) and Walter Pitts (a logician) modeled the biological working of an organic neuron…