Marvin Minsky Obituary

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MIT's Marvin Minsky, a pioneer in artificial intelligence research and Turing Award recipient, died Jan. 24 in Boston. A founder of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, his work in AI dates to the field's earliest days. His research spanned a number of disciplines, including robotics, and he invented the first confocal scanning microscope. An obituary appears in the New York Times.

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