Pioneer of artificial intelligence, Marvin Minsky, dies at 88

Marvin Minsky, father of artificial intelligence and a pioneer in the functioning of the human brain and computers died Sunday in Boston owing to cerebral hemorrhage. The MIT professor who died at the age of 88 has written some of the earliest and most influential papers on artificial intelligence and robotics. He saw the brain as a machine, whose working can be replicated in a computer. Minsky was known to think big and challenge eccentric ideas. He loved his work dearly. From his starting days in the field, Minsky was having high ambitions for computer intelligence. He always had broad thinking about what can be done about the machine learning and even completed the early versions of areas including robotics subfields, vision and language. Minsky was considered to be an…


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