a Dutch computer scientist and early computer chess programmer. While affiliated with Delft Institute of Technology in the early 80s, he was along with Jan Derksen, Jaap van den Herik, Harry Nefkens, and Sito Dekker co-author of the chess program Pion , and reported with Jan Derksen on the progress of Pion .
- Jaap van den Herik, Jan Derksen, John Huisman (1982). De Killer-Heuristiek. Computerschaak, Vol. 2, No. 3 (Dutch)
- Jan Derksen, John Huisman (1982). Het schaakprogramma PION : vorderingen in 1981/1982. Technische Hogeschool Delft (Dutch)