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 Position: Computer Vision & Image Processing laboratory, University of Miami


Contact: gavriil@miami.edu

Available PhD Position

The Computer Vision & Image Processing laboratory at the Electrical and 
Computer Engineering  Dept. of University of Miami
is seeking 1 (one) qualified Ph.D. student.

The goals of the Computer Vision & Image Processing Lab are to advance 
and sustain basic research in both theoretical and
application problems whose fundamentals lie in various fields of 
engineering and applied sciences such as Computer Vision,
Pattern Recognition, Computational Biomedicine, Biometrics etc.

The research focus of the PhD position will be on the fundamental 
problems of image segmentation and content-based retrieval,
with specific applications to (i) biomedical image analysis and (ii) 
ocean engineering.

Students with previous experience on Computer Vision and good C++ and 
Matlab skills will only be considered.
The Research Assistantship package includes full tuition plus 12-month 
stipend.

Appropriate documents should be sent electronically to Dr. Gabriel 
Tsechpenakis ( gavriil@miami.edu ), including an updated
vitae that lists all publications. A short biography that describes 
relevant previous projects is highly desirable. Ph.D applicants
should include a copy of their BS and MS transcripts, which can be an 
unofficial copy at this point for screening.