Dr. Julian Compton (1940-2010), was a Professor of Humanities at Florida A&M as well as a boxing researcher and long-time member of the International Boxing Research Organization. Compton co-authored The World Champion Boxing Quiz and Computer Sports Matchups. He was also a contributor to Boxing Illustrated and All Sports Digest. He designed the Data Boxing sports simulation system, which began as a research project in 1967 and was featured in Ring Magazine: December 1977.
- Data Boxing
- Data Boxing PC - A Method of Staging Computer-Simulated Fights With The All Time Greats
- 'Final Bell' for Julian Compton at the International Boxing Research Organization 
- Data Boxing | Board Game Geek 
- Julian Compton's page at Board Game Geek