(Approximately) Every week, a friend and I read a seminal paper and discuss it. There are so many pieces of writing that become part of our culture - we reference them, but how many people know what they actually say?
9/16/2018 - A Symbolic Analysis of Relay and Swiching Circuits (Claud Shannon’s Master’s Thesis - The Most Cited Master’s Thesis Ever)
9/9/2018 - On Problem Solving
9/2/2018 - A Devonian Tretrapod-Like Fish and the Evolution of the Tetrapod Body
8/19/2018 - The Magic Number 7 Plus or Minus 2
8/5/2018 - What the Frog’s Eye Told the Frog’s Brain
7/8/2018 - THE ACTUAL CONTENT OF QUANTUM THEORETICAL KINEMATICS AND MECHANICS. Heisenberg.
7/1/2018 - The Present Situation in Quantum Mechanics. Erwin Schrodinger
6/24/2018 - The Faculty of Language: What Is It, Who Has It, and How Did It Evolve? Hauser and Chomsky
6/7/2018 - “Relative State” Formulation of Quantum Mechanics.
HUGH EVERETT) III)
5/31/2018 - Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties in Recognizing One’s Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-Assessments
Justin Kruger and David Dunning
5/13/2018 - Particle Creation by Black Holes
5/7/2018 - Neocortex size as a constraint on group size in primates. R.I.M Dunbar.
4/29/2018 - Cramming More Components onto Integrated Circuits. Gordon Moore
4/22/2018 - V. Experimental researches in electricity
Michael Faraday, F. R. S., M. R. I.
Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 1832 122, 125-162, published 1 January 1832
4/15/2018 - John von Neumann
DESIGN OF COMPUTERS, THEORY OF AUTOMATA AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS
4/8/2018 - A Theory of Human Motivation A. H. Maslow (1943)
4/1/2018 - A Programmable Dual-RNA–Guided
DNA Endonuclease in Adaptive
Bacterial Immunity. ie. CRISPR.
3/18/2018 - The Synthesis of Ammonia from its Elements. Fritz Haber
3/11/2018 - Science as Falsification. Karl Popper
2/25/2018 - An Example of Statistical Investigation of the Text Eugene
Onegin Concerning the Connection of Samples in Chains. A.A. Markov 1913
2/17/2018 - A t
2/11/2018 - Separation of Ownership and Control. Fama et. al. 1983
NOTE: if you or someone you know can explain why this paper is heavily cited, let me know.
2/4/2018 - Intro to Material Science - NOTE: If you have a good seminal paper in material science, let me know.
1/27/2018 - EQUILIBRIUM POINTS IN N-PERSON GAMES
1/20/2018 - Flocks, Herds, and Schools: A Distributed Behavioral Model
1/13/2018 - On the Relationship between the Second Fundamental Theorem of the Mechanical Theory of Heat and Probability Calculations Regarding theConditions for Thermal Equilibrium
1/7/2018 - Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren
12/30/2017 - ON COMPUTABLE NUMBERS, WITH AN APPLICATION TO THE ENTSCHEIDUNGSPROBLEM By Turing
12/23/2017 - Marie Curie Radiation Paper
12/16/2017 - Schmidhuber Original LSTM Paper
12/10/2017 - Theory of Interstellar Trade by Paul Krugman
12/3/2017 - Original Hubble Paper on Expanding Universe
11/26/2017 - Original Black Hole Paper
11/19/2017 - The Role of Monetary Policy
11/12/2017 - Prospect Theory
10/29/2017 - Germ Theory
10/22/2017 - Man Computer Symbiosis
10/15/2017 - Ethereum Paper
10/8/2017 - Pauli’s Proposal of the Neutrino
10/1/2017 - Bitcoin Paper
9/16/2017 - Millgram Experiment
9/2/2017 - Deep Q-learning Paper
8/26/2017 - Noether’s Theorem
8/20/2017 - Parabiosis
8/12/2017 - Black-Scholes
8/5/2017 - Goedel’s Incompleteness Theorem
7/30/2017 - Kolmogorov Complexity
7/15/2017 - 1987 Place Cell Paper
7/9/2017 - Einstein 1905
7/1/2017 - McCullough and Pitts
6/24/2017 - Shannon’s Mathematical Theory of Communication