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

PhD position at Centre for Image Analysis, Uppsala University

http://www.personalavd.uu.se/ledigaplatser/1235dorand_eng.html

Open PhD position at Centre for Image Analysis, Uppsala University

Topic:    Interactive Medical Image Analysis
Deadline: June 7, 2007

Modern medical imaging techniques provide three-dimensional (3D) images 
of increasing complexity. The traditional way of displaying images slice 
by slice is no longer adequate. Better ways of exploring these 
high-resolution images for diagnostic and treatment planning purposes 
are needed. These ways include visualizing the various 3D structures 
directly using image rendering techniques and stereoscopic displays. In 
order to interact with the images, one can use a 3D input device. If 
that device also is equipped with force feedback, then we can exploit 
the sense of touch for the interaction. Such a device is called a haptic 
display and interaction system. Most work so far on stereoscopic and 
haptic display use predefined object surface models. In order to be 
really useful in routine medical work, the system must be capable of 
working directly
with patient-specific data and to generate the relevant 3D structures as 
they are needed for the visualization.

We will now strengthen the project introduced above by admitting a new 
PhD student.

Additional information about this PhD position can be obtained from

http://www.personalavd.uu.se/ledigaplatser/1235dorand_eng.html or
Professor Ewert Bengtsson  or
Docent Ingela Nystrm 

Welcome to submit your formal application by following the guidelines 
given in the advertisement on
http://www.personalavd.uu.se/ledigaplatser/1235dorand_eng.html

For information about the Centre for Image Analysis, please, see 
http://www.cb.uu.se/