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

PhD student positions in language, cognition or computation, Edinburgh, SCOTLAND

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/informatics/postgraduate/research-degrees/phd


The Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation (ILCC) at the University of Edinburgh invites
applications for three-year PhD studentships starting in September 2013. Approximately 8 studentships
from a variety of sources are available, covering maintenance at the research council rate of 
around GBP 13500 per year, plus tuition fees. Applicants should have a good honours degree or 
equivalent in computational linguistics, speech technology, cognitive science, computer science, 
or a related discipline.

For a list of academic staff at ILCC with research areas, and for a selection of potential PhD 
topics, please consult the ILCC website at http://www.ilcc.inf.ed.ac.uk/. Details regarding the PhD
programme and the application procedure can be found at:
http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/informatics/postgraduate/research-degrees/phd

Please direct further inquiries to Henry Thompson ht@inf.ed.ac.uk, the ILCC PhD admissions coordinator.

In order to ensure full consideration for funding, applications (including all supporting documents) 
need to be received by December 14, 2012.