Marvin Minsky
#623 Overall Influence

Marvin Minsky

American cognitive scientist

About

Why is this person notable and influential?

Marvin Lee Minsky was an American cognitive and computer scientist concerned largely with research of artificial intelligence , co-founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s AI laboratory, and author of several texts concerning AI and philosophy.

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Schools

What schools is this person affiliated with?
Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Princeton University
Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • Computation: Finite and Infinite Machines
  • Perceptrons
  • Society of Mind
  • Semantic information processing / Marvin Minsky. - 1968
  • The Emotion Machine

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#10 World Rank #7 USA Rank
Computer Science
#307 World Rank #48 USA Rank
Mathematics