AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie ( Tu...


Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


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...


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 ...


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...



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Faculty Position(s) in Cognitive Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA

The Department of Cognitive Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute seeks applicants for a 
full-time tenured or tenure-track professor, with expertise in one of more of the following six 
areas:  (1) computational linguistics; (2) cognitive neuroscience; (3) cognitive psychology; (4) 
semantic science & technology; (5) cognitive robotics; and (6) AI/CogSci & music.  The present ad 
is part of a faculty-expansion initiative under the general area of Immersive Intelligent Learning 
Environments (see
environments) .
The Department of Cognitive Science has particular strength in computational cognitive science/
modeling, human-level artificial intelligence, and perception and action, with very high annual 
research expenditures, a vibrant graduate program offering dedicated MS and PhD degrees in 
Cognitive Science, and three BS degrees:  Cognitive Science, Philosophy, and Psychology.
A PhD degree or foreign degree equivalent is required at the time of appointment.  A successful 
candidate must show evidence of successful sponsored research, teaching, and service to the 
profession (present and/or future, depending on rank).  Teaching opportunities will be at the 
undergraduate and graduate level.  Successful senior candidates will have an established ongoing 
sponsored-research program in an area of specialty, and contribute to curriculum development 
within the department and interdisciplinary programs within the School of Humanities, Arts, and 
Social Sciences and the institute.
Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the nation's oldest technological university.
With approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 2,500 graduate students from across the country and 
around the world, the university offers more than 145 programs at the bachelor's, master's, and 
doctoral levels.  Rensselaer is located in Troy, New York, the heart of the