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Who am I?

Anthony Dekker (or Tony Dekker, if you prefer) – formerly of the University of Tasmania (Hobart), Griffith University (Brisbane), the National University of Singapore, and the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (Australia), and now an independent consultant and an Honorary Research Fellow at the Graduate School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences of the University of Ballarat.

What am I interested in?

Where am I?


Leaving there and proceeding for three days towards the east, you reach Diomira, a city with sixty silver domes, bronze statues of all the gods, streets paved with lead, a crystal theatre, a golden cock that crows each morning on a tower. All these beauties will already be familiar to the visitor, who has seen them also in other cities. But the special quality of this city for the man who arrives there on a September evening, when the days are growing shorter and the multicoloured lamps are lighted all at once at the doors of the food stalls and from a terrace a woman's voice cries ooh!, is that he feels envy towards those who now believe they have once before lived an evening identical to this and who think they were happy, that time.

Cities & Memory 1: from Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino.


* A complete list of my academic publications


* Penguin: a children's book in collaboration with Marion & Steve Isham and Bandicoot Books

Pointers to other past and present projects

* Web searching, Mail, Weather, Wikipedia, Facebook
* Scientific Gems blog
* Scientific Gems on Twitter
* Organisational Network Analysis
* MODSIM session on Homeland Security & Emergency Management Applications of Modelling & Simulation
* Human Science NetLogo utilities
* JTP NetLogo interface
* Bipartite networks
* NeuQuant: Fast High-Quality Neural Image Quantization
* Miscellaneous Essays: Tolkien, Dante, theology, philosophy, mathematics, etc.
* My PGP public key
* Past computing projects:
* The Game of Life:

Professional Societies and Groups