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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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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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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

Assistant Professorship in Computer Science (tenure track), Sao Paulo, BRAZIL

http://www.ime.usp.br/dcc/faculty_position

University of So Paulo
Institute of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Computer Science
Tenure-Track Position
Assistant Professor

Application Dealine: April 10th 2013

Formal call:

   http://www.ime.usp.br/dcc/faculty_position

Free translation:

   http://www.vision.ime.usp.br/~cesar/usp/mac/chefia/tenure-instructions.html

The Institute of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of So
Paulo (IME-USP) invites applications for a faculty position at the
Assistant Professor level.  The Department is accepting applications
in all areas of Computer Science.

Candidates with strong potential for research and teaching are
expected.  Candidates should have a PhD in Computer Science or in a
related area.  The selected candidate will be responsible for
developing research and for teaching in the undergraduate and graduate
programs of the department.  For details on the application process,
visit www.ime.usp.br/dcc/faculty_position

The documents and selection interview may be in Portuguese or English.

The University of So Paulo (USP) is one of the most prestigious
educational institutions in South America.  It is the best ranked
Brazilian university.  The Department of Computer Science of IME-USP
is responsible for the BSc, MSc and PhD courses in Computer Science,
offering some of the most competitive programs in Brazil.

More information: http://www.ime.usp.br/dcc

Contact: mac@ime.usp.br

--
Yoshiharu Kohayakawa
U of Sao Paulo