The bulletin of mathematical biophysics

, Volume 4, Issue 4, pp 169–175

The linear theory of neuron networks: The static problem

  • Walter Pitts

DOI: 10.1007/BF02478112

Cite this article as:
Pitts, W. Bulletin of Mathematical Biophysics (1942) 4: 169. doi:10.1007/BF02478112


The construction of a theory of activity in neuron networks of arbitrary topological structure is commenced under the linear excitation hypothesis: we consider conditions for possible steady-state equilibria, deferring a dynamical treatment to the sequel.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Pitts
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  1. 1.The University of ChicagoChicagoUSA