On this page we have a gathering of experts who have been kind enough to take an interest in this World Building project.
They are listed in groups as follows:
- World Builders -- Scientists, Writers and Professors
- World Builders -- Students Who Have Actually Built Worlds
- Teachers Who Have Actually Taught World Building
- Guest Speakers
- Interested Experts and Friends of the Project
- You can get to their home pages by clicking on their names.
World Builders -- Scientists, Writers and Professors
- Dr Stephen Gillett
Steve Gillette is a true guru of World Building. He has done world building workshops at CONTACT conferences. His book, "World-Building", published by Writer's Digest Press, has just been released. The publishing company can be reached at (800) 289-0963.)
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Dr Reed Riner
Professor Reed Riner is the designer and developer of the SolSys Simulation mentioned on the page on CONTACT. His students work together in a MUDD environment to build communities in space and on other planets.
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World Builders -- Students Who Have Actually Built Worlds
Scott Furois has completed his degree in physics at Montana State University, Bozeman. He was one of the builders of Loki, and contributed especially in the area of biochemistry.
Chris Jones has completing his degree in Computational Biochemistry at Montana State University, Bozeman. He was one of the builders of Loki, and contributed especially in the area of biology. He put the Loki manuscript into HTML format so that it could be shared with you.
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Teachers Who Have Actually Taught World Building
Dr William Zachry
Professor William Zachry is a professor of Psychology and Director of the Honors Program at the University of Tennessee at Martin. He has taught World Builders three times to his University Scholars classes, in 1995,1996, 1997 and 1998. His students have created twelve worlds so far! He would be glad to correspond with anyone interested.
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Dr John Paxton
John Paxton is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Montana State University Bozeman. His special interests are Artificial Intelligence and Artificial Life. He was one of the original Guest Professors in the first World Builder's class.
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