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

Studentships in Computer Science, Heriot-Watt University


Contact: ruth@macs.hw.ac.uk

Studentships in Computer Science, Heriot-Watt University
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Early expressions of interest are invited for potential studentships in Computer Science at Heriot-Watt University. These may involve a funded studentship under the EPSRC Doctoral Training Awards (open to UK or EU candidates only) and reduced-fee only studentships open to overseas students.

Potential candidates should have a research proposal in one of the following specific areas relating to the six research groups in Computer Science at Heriot-Watt. Please see http://www.macs.hw.ac.uk/cs/resareas/index.htm for further details of research groups.

Research areas:
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VIS&GE  synthetic characters, affective systems, interactive narrative, graphics textures, interactive educational systems

ULTRA  computerisation of mathematics, types and rewriting in programming languages and mobility calculi, types in logic and theorem proving

Intelligent Systems Lab  membrane computing, Ambient Intelligence,
Artificial Immune Systems, Artificial Neural Networks, Evolutionary Computing

Dependable Systems Group   formally-motivated computing, systems modelling, programming languages, automated reasoning, parallel/distributed/mobile systems

Biomedical informatics  Distributed Intelligent Systems, Biomedical Ontologies,
Representation/Reasoning with Spatio-Temporal Data, Argumentation Systems

To register your interest, please send your CV and research proposal to: ruth@macs.hw.ac.uk with a short covering email which must indicate which research group and specified research area your proposal covers.

Deadline: June 14th