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

Postdoc position position in statistical machine translation, Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS


Postdoc position in Statistical Machine Translation at ILLC

For the STW-funded project "Data-Powered Domain-Specific Translation Services On Demand" led by Dr 
Khalil Sima'an, the ILLC is looking for a Postdoc in Statistical Machine Translation.

The DatAptor project aims at research and development for advanced statistical machine translation 
(SMT) systems that adapt to a new domain automatically using algorithms for extracting and 
weighting suitable training instances in an industry-scale, multi-domain parallel corpus. The 
project addresses various challenges including statistical weighting of parallel data instances 
to better fit user-supplied example documents, SMT adaptation by-example to new domains, and 
extensions of hierarchical and syntactic SMT systems.

The application deadline is 22 October 2012. Vacancy number: W12-186. For more information, see 
http://www.uva.nl/vacatures/vacatures.cfm/F8913E68-1A0B-45CF-B895DAFE7AF49D1A
or contact Dr Khalil Sima'an at k.simaan@uva.nl.

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