Scott Fahlman

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Scott Fahlman

Name: Scott E. Fahlman

Born: March 21, 1948

Computer-related contributions

  • Fahlman is credited with originating the first smiley emoticon in 1982.
  • Computer scientist at Carnegie Mellon University noted for early work on automated planning in a blocks world, on semantic networks, and neural networks.