Hopfield Wins IEEE Rosenblatt Award
- Posted on May 12, 2009
Professor John Hopfield has been awarded the 2009 IEEE Frank Rosenblatt Award. Sponsored the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of the design, practice, techniques or theory in biologically and linguistically motivated computational paradigms, including but not limited to neural networks, connectionist systems, evolutionary computation, fuzzy systems and hybrid intelligent systems in which these paradigms are contained in the IEEE fields of interest. The award consists of a bronze medal, certificate, and id="mce_marker"0,000 prize.
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