The 24th IASTED International Conference on
Modelling and Simulation
MS 2013

July 17 – 19, 2013
Banff, Canada


Prof. Jim Parker
University of Calgary, Canada

Biography of the General Chair

General Chair Portrait

Jim Parker is a professor, author, and researcher in the areas of computer simulation, games, and computer vision. He has degrees in Applied Mathematics (B.Sc. Calgary, 1977), Computer Science (M.Sc., Calgary, 1980) and Informatics (Ph.D., Universiteit Ghent with greatest distinction, 1998) and has taught computer science, drama, and art in his 32 year career. He is also the author of five books, including the most recent one “The Guide to Simulations and Games” . He lives on a small ranch in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.