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

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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

Research Position, FBM and UPF (Barcelona, Spain)

The Barcelona Media Foundation and the Image Processing Group at the 
Department of Information and Communication Technologies at the Pompeu 
Fabra University (Barcelona, Spain) 
are offering several PhD or post-doctoral positions within the I3Media 
Cenit Project, which constitute an excellent opportunity for original 
research both on applied and scientific computing in the application 
field of content technologies for new media.

The positions are offered for a period of 3-4 years and are addressed to 
PhD students or post-docs with interest or expertise in the following 

* 3D vision, the geometry of multi-camera systems, stereo imaging, the 
computational methods in this area,

* Interpolation methods for view synthesis, image based rendering and 
computer graphic techniques in image interpolation,

* Video segmentation and tracking, video inpainting,

* Object/face detection/recognition on video sequences based on machine 
learning/computational intelligence.

Applicants are expected to have a degree in any related discipline 
(Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Physics), and 
proficient programming experience (C/C++/Matlab or Python). Interested 
people should contact Marcelo Bertalmio (, 
Vicent Caselles (, and/or Aureli Soria 
( sending them the CV and a motivation letter with 
an expression of their area of interest.