David Courtney Marr

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Birthday
19, 1945
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 17, 1980 (35)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
19, 1945
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 17, 1980 (35)

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Neurophysiologist and psychologist whose work greatly influenced the field of Computational Neuroscience. The Marr Prize, one of the highest honors in computer vision, is named after him.

Before Fame

He studied at Trinity College, Cambridge before accepting a teaching position at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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He passed away from leukemia at the age of thirty-five.

Family Life

He was born in Woodford, Essex, England and attended the Rugby School in his youth.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of fellow psychologist, Brian MacWhinney.

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