Brian J. Dellinger

Associate Professor
All FacultyComputer Science

Contact Information
Phone: 724-264-4630

Brian J. Dellinger


  • Ph.D., Computer Science, North Carolina State University
  • M.S., Computer Science, North Carolina State University
  • B.S., Computer Science, Grove City College

Areas of Expertise

  • Artificial Intelligence

Courses Taught

  • COMP 141, Computer Programming I
  • COMP 314, Automata Theory
  • COMP 441, 2D Game Design & Development
  • COMP 445, Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Selected Research

  • Mechanical models of belief
  • Self-tutoring artificial neural nets
  • Mechanically-supported narrative in games

Selected Publications

  • Dellinger, Brian J. Will the EU kill video streaming? The Wall Street Journal, 5 June 2019.
  • Dellinger, Brian J., Jenkins, Ronald, and Walton, Joshua. Automated waypoint generation with the Growing Neural Gas algorithm. In the Thirtieth Annual FLAIRS Conference.
  • Dellinger, Brian J. and Doyle, Jon. Metaphysical Conservatism and Mechanical Characteristics of Human Nature. Papers from the 2014 AAAI Fall Symposium on The Nature of Humans and Machines: A Multidisciplinary Discourse, (L. Medsker, ed.), pp. 6-12.

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor at Grove City College, Fall 2014 – Spring 2019
  • Associate Professor at Grove City College, Spring 2019 - Present


  • Video-, board- and role-playing games
  • Faculty advisor to the Order of St. George, the campus gaming organization
  • Faculty advisor to the Legion of Broom, the campus Quidditch team


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