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

Postdoctoral and PhD student positions in algorithms and complexity, Saarbruecken, GERMANY

http://www.mpi-inf.mpg.de/departments/ag1/offers.html

M A X   P L A N C K   I N S T I T U T E
                 for
I N F O R M A T I C S

Seeks several

POSTDOCS and PHD STUDENTS

for the Algorithms and Complexity Department

directed by Kurt Mehlhorn

We are looking for applicants from all areas of algorithmics, including 
related areas like computer algebra, complexity theory, and discrete 
mathematics. We are also explicitly looking for people interested in 
computational geometry and topology, algorithm engineering and the design 
and implementation of algorithm libraries.

The Max-Planck-Institute for Computer Science is located on the campus of 
the Universitaet des Saarlandes in Saarbruecken, Germany. Currently, 
around 40 researchers from several nationalities work in the Algorithms 
and Complexity Department. Our working language is English. The group 
collaborates with several of the major research institutions in Europe and 
the U.S. and has high international visibility. There is generous travel 
support available for all group members. Ph.D. positions are for three 
years (the initial contract will be for two years), while postdoctoral 
fellowships are available for one or two years. Conditions for postdocs 
depend on the qualifications of the applicants.

Applications from disabled applicants are appreciated. Our institute 
supports the principle of equal opportunity for men and women, and is 
therefore interested in applications from women.

Applications must be sent by email in PDF format to d1-office  
mpi-inf.mpg.de by January 31, 2013, specifying clearly whether the 
application is for a PhD or for a postdoc position. Applications must 
include a curriculum vitae, list of grades and the names of three 
references with their e-mail addresses. Postdoc applications should 
additionally include a research plan (1 page is enough), intended period 
of stay, and your two most "interesting" papers (preferably just URLs).

For further information, also on other offers, please refer to 
http://www.mpi-inf.mpg.de/departments/ag1/offers.html