Dave Mark

Intrinsic Algorithm

Dave Mark

Intrinsic Algorithm

Biography

Dave is the president and lead designer of Intrinsic Algorithm, an independent game development studio in Omaha, Nebraska. He does consulting on AI, game design, and mathematical modeling for clients ranging from small indie game studios to AAA companies including EA, Sony Online Entertainment, and ArenaNet.

Dave is the author of the book “Behavioral Mathematics for Game AI” and is a contributor to the “AI Game Programming Wisdom”, “Game Programming Gems”, and “Game AI Pro” book series. He has also spoken at numerous game conferences and universities around the world on the subjects of AI, game theory, and psychology of games.

He is a founding member of the AI Game Programmers Guild and has been a co-advisor for the AI Summits at GDC since 2009.
Dave continues to further his education by attending the University of Life. He has no plans to graduate any time soon.