The bulletin of mathematical biophysics

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 21–22 | Cite as

A note on the McCulloch-Pitts neural net for heat-cold discrimination

  • Herman T. Epstein
  • Anatol Rapoport
Article

Abstract

An error is pointed out in the neural net model which had been previously proposed to explain the heat-cold responses that depended on the duration of the stimulus. A corrected net for the effect is given.

Literature

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Copyright information

© The University of Chicago Press 1951

Authors and Affiliations

  • Herman T. Epstein
    • 1
    • 2
  • Anatol Rapoport
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.The University of PittsburghThe University of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Committee on Mathematical BiologyThe University of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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