Walter R. Reitman

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Walter R. Reitman,
an American psychologist, and professor emeritus at Lally School of Management & Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York [1], and before, professor at Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, and from 1957 assistant professor of industrial administration and psychology at Carnegie Mellon University, then the Carnegie Institute of Technology [2]. He holds a B.A. from Harvard University in 1953, a M.A. from Wesleyan University in 1954, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from University of Michigan in 1957, and beside cognitive science, his research interests include artificial intelligence and expert systems.


Two of Walter R. Reitman's students at the University of Michigan were Rick Hayes-Roth and Bruce Wilcox, who wrote the MTS/LISP interpreter in order to write a Go playing program co-authored by his advisor [3]. The program has been described both as the Reitman-Wilcox Go program [4] and the INTERIM.2 Go program [5]. After the research project was discontinued, Wilcox rewrote the INTERIM.2 program to produce the commercial Go program Nemesis [6] [7].

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