The Fourth IASTED African Conference on
Modelling and Simulation
AfricaMS 2012

Science and Technology - A Platform for Sustainable Development

September 3 – 5, 2012
Gaborone, Botswana

Past Conference Information

The Modelling and Simulation 2012 conference in Gaborone, Botswana has ended.

Conference Proceedings

The Conference Proceedings are available for purchase on the ACTA Press website:

Conference Chair

Prof. Francis J. Ogwu
University of Botswana, Botswana
Conference Chair Portrait

Keynote Speaker

Prof. Agostino Bruzzone
University of Genoa, Italy
Keynote Speaker Portrait

Guest Speaker

Hon. Johnnie K. Swartz
Minister of Infrastructure Science and Technology, Botswana
Guest Speaker Portrait

Local Arrangements Chair

Prof. George O. Anderson
University of Botswana, Botswana
Local Arrangements Chair Portrait

Chairman of the Opening Ceremony

Prof. Thabo T. Fako
Vice Chancellor, University of Botswana, Botswana

Host Organization

University of Botswana

Technical Co-Sponsors


Platinum Sponsor

Botswana Telecommunications Authority
Botswana Telecommunications Authority (BTA)

BCL Limited, Mining & Smelting
BCL Limited


The topics of interest covered by AfricaMS 2012 included, but were not limited to:


  • Agent-based Modelling
  • Bond Graph Modelling
  • Continuous and Discrete Methodologies
  • Dynamic Modelling
  • Information Communications Technologies
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Model Development
  • Numerical Methods
  • Physically-based Modelling
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Applications of Simulation in
    • Engineering
    • Environment
    • Socio-Economi


  • Discrete Event Simulation
  • Distributed Simulation
  • Monte Carlo Simulation
  • Object-Oriented Implementation
  • Simulation Optimization
  • Simulation Tools and Languages
  • Simulation Uncertainty
  • Virtual Reality
  • Visualization
  • Web-based Simulation