Rumelhart was born in Mitchell, South Dakota
on June 12, 1942. His parents were Everett Leroy and Thelma Theora (Ballard) Rumelhart.
He began his college education at the University of South Dakota
, receiving a B.A. in psychology
in 1963. He studied mathematical psychology at Stanford University
, receiving his Ph.D. in 1967. From 1967 to 1987 he served on the faculty of the Department of Psychology at the University of California, San Diego
. In 1987 he moved to Stanford University
, serving as Professor there until 1998. Rumelhart was elected to the National Academy of Sciences
in 1991 and received many prizes, including a MacArthur Fellowship
in July 1987, the Warren Medal of the Society of Experimental Psychologists
, and the APA
Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. Rumelhart, co-recipient with James McClelland, won the 2002 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award
In the same year, Rumelhart also published Parallel Distributed Processing: Explorations in the Microstructure of Cognition
with James McClelland
, which described their creation of computer simulations of perceptron, giving to computer scientists their first testable models of neural processing
, and which is now regarded as a central text in the field of cognitive science
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- ^ Rumelhart, David E.; Hinton, Geoffrey E.; Williams, Ronald J. (1986-10-09). "Learning representations by back-propagating errors". Nature. 323 (6088): 533–536. Bibcode:1986Natur.323..533R. doi:10.1038/323533a0. ISSN 1476-4687. S2CID 205001834.
- ^ Werbos, Paul (November 1974). Beyond regression: New tools for prediction and analysis in the behavioral sciences (PhD). Harvard University.
- ^ David E. Rumelhart, James L. McClelland and PDP Research Group (1987). Parallel Distributed Processing: Explorations in the Microstructure of Cognition. ISBN 9780262680530. Retrieved 2016-02-03.
- ^ "Message 1: THE RUMELHART PRIZE Announcement and Call for Nominations". linguistlist.org.
- ^ Haggbloom, Steven J.; Warnick, Jason E.; Jones, Vinessa K.; Yarbrough, Gary L.; Russell, Tenea M.; Borecky, Chris M.; McGahhey, Reagan; Powell, John L., III; et al. (2002). "The 100 most eminent psychologists of the 20th century". Review of General Psychology. 6 (2): 139–152. doi:10.1037/1089-2618.104.22.168. S2CID 145668721.
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