Donald H. Mitchell
Donald H. Mitchell,
an American psychologist and M.Sc. from the Department of Psychology, Northwestern University. In his 1984 Master thesis Using Features to Evaluate Positions in Experts' and Novices' Othello Games, he labels Othello positions with the game result in the form of the disc difference and performs a linear regression in evaluation tuning, as mentioned by Michael Buro  .
- Alan S. Wolff, Donald H. Mitchell, Peter W. Frey (1984). Perceptual Skill in the Game of Othello. The Journal of Psychology, Vol. 118, No. 1
- Donald H. Mitchell (1984). Using Features to Evaluate Positions in Experts' and Novices' Othello Games. Master thesis, Department of Psychology, Northwestern University
- Michael Buro (1995). Statistical Feature Combination for the Evaluation of Game Positions. JAIR, Vol. 3
- Michael Buro (1997). An Evaluation Function for Othello Based on Statistics. NEC Research Institute. Technical Report #31