Robert Hecht-Nielsen was the co-founder and chief scientist of HNC Software Inc., a company that develops, markets and supports intelligent client-server software solutions for mission-critical decision applications in real-time environments. Prior to HNC, Hecht-Nielsen founded and managed the neurocomputing research and development programs at TRW and Motorola. He is the author of over 60 technical reports and papers on artificial neural systems, pattern recognition, signal processing algorithms and artificial intelligence, as well as the textbook "Neurocomputing" (Addison-Wesley, 1991).
1971 and 1974
BS in mathematics and PhD in mathematics
Professor at the University of California