Walter Harry Pitts, Jr.
was a logician and computational neuroscientist. He originated the basis of many theories of neural activity and generative processes, which have greatly contributed to our understanding of cognitive science, psychology, neurosciences, and neural networks
He was co-creator, with Warren McCulloch, of the McCulloch–Pitts neuron model. The first algorithmic model of an artificial neuron.
1923 – 1969
April 23, 1923 to May 14, 1969
Walter Pitts was self-taught