AISB'06: Adaptation in Artificial and Biological Systems

Bristol

Research

Bristol and the surrounding area is home to a high concentration of international quality research groups in the life sciences, and in the fields of artificial intelligence, adaptive systems, mathematical biology, and bio-inspired engineering. These groups participate in several interdisciplinary research networks, notably:

Leisure

Bristol is an attractive city of great historical and architectural interest. It is situated close to the spa town of Bath, a World Heritage Site, and also provides easy access to the picturesque countryside of South Wales, Somerset and Gloucestershire, and the beautiful moors and coastlines of Devon and Cornwall. The conference venue is very central, being surrounded by the shops, bars and restaurants of Queen's Road and Park Street. It is next door to the City Museum and Art Gallery, and a few minutes walk from Brandon Hill Park and Cabot Tower with their impressive views over the city and harbour. College Green, site of Bristol Cathedral, can also be reached by a few minutes walk. Beyond this, the harbour is quickly reached, where the SS Great Britain has its home. Brunel's other famous Bristol landmark, Clifton Suspension Bridge, is about 20 minutes away on foot.