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Norman C. Treloar,
a British born, Canadian chemist, astrophysicist, environmental consultant, climatologist, checkers player and programmer. He received a B.Sc. in 1965 and Ph.D. 1970 in chemistry (Leicester) and a M.Sc. 1976 in astrophysics (London). In the 80s, he was affiliated with the University of British Columbia, Vancouver and the British Columbia Institute of Technology, Richmond campus, and was operator at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton [1]. In 1989 he became member of the Chinook team at University of Alberta around Jonathan Schaeffer, where he was responsible for most of the checkers knowledge that has been incorporated into Chinook [2].
Norman Treloar [3]

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  1. ^ Marie Fidler (1989). About Our Authors. Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Vol. 83, p. 133
  2. ^ Authors - Chinook - World Man-Machine Checkers Champion
  3. ^ Image cropped from "Accepting the “Runner Up” Trophy (London 1992). From left to right: Paul Lu, Rob Lake, Jonathan Schaeffer, and Norman Treloar", after the defeat from Marion Tinsley (+2, -4, =33), Park Lane Hotel, London, UK, August 17-29, 1992, from August 22: The Worst (Research) Day of My Life by Jonathan Schaeffer, Academic (a)Musings, Monday, 27 August 2012
  4. ^ dblp: Norman Treloar
  5. ^ Aperture synthesis from Wikipedia
  6. ^ Marion Tinsley vs. Chinook - Wikipedia
  7. ^ Academic (a)Musings: August 22: The Worst (Research) Day of My Life by Jonathan Schaeffer, August 27, 2012

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