Inventor, with Warren McCulloch in 1943, of the binary neuron that bears their names, which has strongly influenced basic concepts in AI.
McCulloch, Warren S., and Walter Pitts, "A Logical Calculus of the Ideas Immanent in Nervous Activity," Bull. Mathematical Biophysics, Vol. 5, 1943, pp. 115-133.
Walter Henry Pitts was born April 23, 1923 and died May 14, 1969 (MRW, 2012)
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