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

W3 professorship in mathematical logic, Berlin, GERMANY


The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences II, Department of Mathematics, at the 
Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin invites applications for a

W3-Professorship in Pure Mathematics, in particular Mathematical Logics with possible focus 
in Algebraic Geometry, Arithmetic Geometry or Representation Theory

to begin as soon as possible with indefinite duration. Until March 31, 2016, the professorship 
will be financed from funds provided by the Program for Better Study Conditions and Higher 
Quality in Teaching with the aim of supporting equal chances for women in research and teaching. 
This professorship shall preferably assure the continuity of Mathematical Logic in research and 
teaching while allowing for further specifications in the fields of Algebraic Geometry, Arithmetic 
Geometry or Representation Theory. The successful candidate has an international reputation via 
her/his publications and public lectures as well as experience in teaching and supervising. 
External fundraising as well as cooperation with various network projects or graduate schools at 
our institute, the university and Berlin, respectively, are expected. Applicants must meet the 
legal requirements for appointments of professors in accordance with  100 of the "Berliner 
Hochschulgesetz". HU seeks to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and 
specifically encourage qualified female researchers to apply. Applications of researchers from 
abroad are welcome. Preference will be given to disabled persons with equal qualifications. 
Applicants with migration background are highly welcome. Please send your written application 
(along with all pertinent documents) quoting the reference number PR/025/12 to the Humboldt-
Universitaet zu Berlin, Institut fuer Mathematik, Prof. Michael Hintermueller, Unter den Linden 6, 
D-10099 Berlin, Germany, or hint@math.hu-berlin.de, within 6 weeks. 

As the university will not return documents, we ask you to send only copies of the documents 
along with your application.