Who's Who in Science and Engineering: BARTLE, RICHARD ALLAN Hat

BARTLE, RICHARD ALLAN, computer games
designer; b. Ripon, Eng., Jan. 10, 1960;
s. Frederick Allan Bartle and Edith Anne
Toase; m. Gail Christine Martin, Apr. 13,
1985; children: Jennifer Gail, Madeleine
Anne.  BSc in Computer Sci. 1st class
honors, Essex (Eng.) U., Colchester, 1981,
PhD in Artificial Intelligence, 1988.
Lectr. dept. computer sci. Essex U.,
1984-89; mng. dir. Mult1-User
Entertainments Ltd., Colchester, 1989 - ,
also bd. dirs.; cons. to various cos.
including Brit. Telecom, Mercury Comms.,
London, 1985 - .  Author: Artificial
Intelligence and Computer Games, 1985,
(computer game) MUD 2, 1985 - ; co-author:
(computer game) MUD, 1978.  Mem. Soc. for
Study Artificial Intelligence and Simulation
of Behavior.  Achievements include
co-invention of class of mult1-player
computers MUDs - multl-user dungeons used as
text-based virtual realities and played in
shared virtual words.  Avocations: reading,
writing, playing computer and board games.

Richard A. Bartle (richard@mud.co.uk)
21st January 1999: wwse.htm