Ballesteros Seymour Papert

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Ballesteros Seymour Papert

  1. 1. Ryan Ballesteros Seymour Papert
  2. 2. Seymour Papert <ul><li>born February 29, 1928 </li></ul><ul><li>in Pretoria, South Africa </li></ul><ul><li>An MIT professor </li></ul><ul><li>Pioneer in Instructional Media </li></ul><ul><li>Pioneer of Artificial Intelligence </li></ul>
  3. 3. Education <ul><li>University of Witwatersrand, South Africa </li></ul><ul><li>receiving a B.A. in 1949 </li></ul><ul><li>PhD in mathematics in 1952. </li></ul><ul><li>Cambridge University, England </li></ul><ul><li>PhD, in mathematics in 1959. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Logo <ul><li>A programming language designed mainly for learning </li></ul><ul><li>A program called Logo Turtle was used to help children learn </li></ul><ul><li>A simple program that even professionals could use </li></ul>
  5. 5. Lego Mindstorms <ul><li>He combined the mind enhancing creativity of lego with programming </li></ul><ul><li>This made creating robots easier and simpler for everyone </li></ul>
  6. 6. Other works <ul><li>He was the director of MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory </li></ul><ul><li>The Knowledge Machine – and idea made by Seymour that would make learning easier by using simulation. </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote many books about mathematics and learning </li></ul>
  7. 7. sources <ul><li>http://www.papert.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.media.mit.edu/people/papert </li></ul><ul><li>http://mindstorms.lego.com/eng/Egypt_dest/Default.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>http://el.media.mit.edu/logo-foundation/ </li></ul>

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