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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Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


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AISB Convention 2015

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 2015 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


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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

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special issue on Philosophy of Information


Special issue in the journal "Library Trends"

GUEST EDITOR

Ken Herold would like to invite you to submit a manuscript proposal by October 31, 2012, under the 
extended timetable below.

CALL

A reprise volume of the Winter 2004 issue of Library Trends (Volume 52, No. 3, 373-670) is called 
for Summer 2014, for papers in the philosophy of information as a continuing study of philosophical
themes in information studies.  For a scholarly review of philosophy and information studies 
generally through recent years, consult Furner?s chapter 4 in Annual Review of Information Science 
and Technology, Vol. 44, 2010, pp. 161-200, edited by Cronin.  The seminal works of Luciano Floridi 
and Brian Cantwell Smith may serve as points of departure, as well may the contributions from the 
2004 volume itself.  The call specifies original scholarship and central to all proposals must be 
the philosophical inquiry of core principles of librarianship and information studies, as broadly 
as that domain may be interpreted.  Authors should strive to meet a 20-30 page limit (5,000-10,000 
words).

PROPOSALS

Submit proposals of no more than 300 words.  Decisions will be communicated to contributors by 
November 30, 2012.

TOPICS

Library Science and Philosophy; Information Science and Philosophy; Philosophy of Information; 
Information Ethics

TIMETABLE
October 31st 2012: Deadline proposal submissions 
September 1st 2013: Deadline papers submissions 
December 1st 2013: Deadline reviews papers 
February 1st 2014: Deadline revised papers 
Summer 2014: Publication of the special issue

GUIDELINES
Author guidelines are established at
  http://www.press.jhu.edu/journals/library_trends/AuthorInstructions.pdf

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of Ken Herold
E-mail:  kherold@hamilton.edu