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Mark G. Brockington,
a Canadian computer scientist, computer game programmer and professional Poker player [1] from Edmonton, Alberta. He received a B.Math. degree in Pure Math with Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, in 1992, and graduated at the University of Alberta with a Ph. D. in Computer Science with a thesis about parallel search, the Asynchronous Parallel Game-Tree Search APHID algorithm [2][3]. The Othello program Keyano [4] was part of his thesis research, and along with Paul Hsieh he co-authored the Othello program QED [5]. After finishing the University he was hired at BioWare and has been working there since then, making commercial computer games [6][7].
Mark Brockington [8]

Selected Publications


External Links


  1. ^ Mark Brockington - Poker Player Profile
  2. ^ Brockington, M.G. (1998). Asynchronous Parallel Game-Tree Search. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Alberta, zipped postscript
  3. ^ APHID Parallel Game-Tree Search Library
  4. ^ Keyano
  5. ^ Mark Brockington - The Othello Wiki Book Project
  6. ^ Gamasutra - Author Bio
  7. ^ Mark Brockington from MobyGames
  8. ^ Mark Brockington: Hendon Mob Poker Database
  9. ^ Jonathan Schaeffer: Mark Brockington
  10. ^ ICGA Reference Database (pdf)

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