Cover: Representation of Events in Nerve Nets and Finite Automata

Representation of Events in Nerve Nets and Finite Automata

Published 1951

by S. C. Kleene

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To what kinds of events can a Mcculloch-Pitts nerve net respond by firing a certain neuron? More generally, to what kinds of events can any finite automaton respond by assuming one of certain states? This memorandum is devoted to an elementary exposition of the problems and of results obtained on it during investigations in August 1951.

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