Harold Cohen

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Dancing with Pixies?...

At TEDx Tottenham, London Mark Bishop (the former chair of the Society) demonstrates that if the ongoing EU flagship science project - the 1.6 billion dollar "Human Brain Project” - ultimately succeeds in understanding all as...


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A video sponsored by the society discusses Searle's Chinese Room Argument (CRA) and the heated debates surrounding it. In this video, which is accessible to the general public and those with interest in AI, Olly's Philosophy Tube ...


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On Friday 4th September, philosopher and AISB member Dr Yasemin J Erden, participated in an AI roundtable at Second Home, hosted by Index Ventures and SwiftKey.   Joining her on the panel were colleagues from academia and indu...


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AISB Convention 2016

The AISB Convention is an annual conference covering the range of AI and Cognitive Science, organised by the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour. The 2016 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Bishop and AI news

Stephen Hawking thinks computers may surpass human intelligence and take over the world. This view is based on the ideology that all aspects of human mentality will eventually be realised by a program running on a suitable compu...


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Al-Rifaie on BBC

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AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube). The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Research Chair in Logic and the Philosophy of Science, Calgary, CANADA

www.chairs.gc.ca

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Calgary invites applications and nominations for 
a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Logic and the Philosophy of Science. The Canada Research Chairs 
program has been established by the Government of Canada to enable Canadian universities to foster 
excellence in research and teaching. Further information on the program is available on the CRC 
website at www.chairs.gc.ca.

We are seeking an established scholar and a leader in any area of logic or the philosophy of 
science. The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of research, teaching and 
graduate supervision, and an innovative research program. The appointment, at the rank of Associate 
Professor or Professor, is expected to start on July 1, 2013.

Specific inquiries about this position may be directed to:

Ali Kazmi, Head
Department of Philosophy
University of Calgary
Email: akazmi@ucalgary.ca

All Chairs are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat. 
Applications including a CV, a writing sample, a teaching dossier, and a description of a 7 year 
research plan, and names and contact information of three referees may be sent to:

Merlette Schnell, Manager
Department of Philosophy
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
CANADA
Email: schnell@ucalgary.ca

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of the applications will begin 
on July 9, 2012.