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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Computerised Minds. ...

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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Erden in AI roundtab...

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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Connection Science

All individual members of The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour have a personal subscription to the Taylor Francis journal Connection Science as part of their membership. How to Acce...


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Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


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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

PhD opportunities in computer vision and image processing - Carnegie Mellon and IST Lisbon

http://cmuportugal-ece.ist.utl.pt/

PhD opportunities in computer vision and image processing among other areas,

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR A CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIVERSITY/IST
DUAL DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

GRANTS AVAILABLE
http://cmuportugal-ece.ist.utl.pt/

Carnegie Mellon University and the Portuguese Government established a
partnership, named as CMU-Portugal Program, with the objective of creating
in Portugal first rate, internationally recognized, education and research
programs

Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST) (http://www.ist.utl.pt), in Lisbon, is
involved in this program through a comprehensive research and educational
initiative, which integrates a Dual CMU/IST PhD degree in Electrical and
Computer Engineering. Upon completion, graduates will be awarded a degree
both from CMU and IST. Students will be co-advised and will spend 
extended periods of time in both institutions.

This program is focused on Networked Sensors, Communication, and Decision
Systems which include image/vision related research within applications in
video surveillance, robot navigation or object tracking and recognition

Applications are now open  and grants available

Details in the following sites:

PORTUGAL
http://www.cmuportugal.org

IST ?
http://www.ist.utl.pt/en/html/cmu-pt/
http://cmuportugal-ece.ist.utl.pt/

CMU ?
http://www.icti.cmu.edu,
http://www.ece.cmu.edu/prospective/graduate/admissions.html

Contact: cmuportugal-ece@isr.ist.utl.pt