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

Faculty position in formal epistemology, Pittsburgh PA (U.S.A.)

http://www.hss.cmu.edu/philosophy/job-open-nov-2012.php


Philosophy at CMU: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Formal Epistemology, Logic, or 
Rational Choice

The Philosophy department at Carnegie Mellon University is hiring an Assistant, Associate, or 
Full Professor, to begin August 2013.

     AOS: Formal epistemology, Logic, or Rational choice.
     AOC: Open.

     The Department welcomes applications from scholars in any discipline who pursue formal 
research that is philosophically motivated. 
Responsibilities: Exemplary research and publication, teaching two courses per semester (4/yr), 
graduate student supervision, and some committee work. Carnegie Mellon is an equal opportunity, 
affirmative action employer with particular interest in identifying women, minority, individuals 
with disabilities and veteran applicants for faculty positions.

The deadline for applications is November 1st, 2012. Guidelines can be found along with the job 
ad here:

http://www.hss.cmu.edu/philosophy/job-open-nov-2012.php