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 student position in AI (ontology, knowledge representation, logic, decision theory), Mannheim, GERMANY


Am Lehrstuhl fr Knstliche Intelligenz ist zum nchstmglichen Zeitpunkt 
die Stelle eines/r wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiters/in in einem 
Forschungsprojekt fr die Dauer von zunchst 2 Jahren zu besetzen. Eine 
Verlngerung wird angestrebt, die Mglichkeit zur Promotion wird gegeben.

Wir suchen Kandidaten mit einem Universittsabschluss (Diplom- oder 
Master) in Informatik oder einem verwandten Gebiet, die Erfahrungen in 
mindestens einem der folgende Gebiete haben

- Ontologien/Wissensreprsentation und logisches Schlieen
- Probabilistische Methoden/Entscheidungstheorie

Gute Programmierkenntnisse in JAVA sowie sichere Beherrschung der 
englischen Sprache sind Voraussetzung. Erfahrungen in Projektarbeit sowie 
im Bereich IT Infrastrukturen und IT Service Management sind von Vorteil.

Die Universitt Mannheim strebt die Erhhung des Frauenanteils an und 
fordert daher entsprechend qualifizierte Interessentinnen zur Bewerbung 
auf. Schwerbehinderte werden bei entsprechender Eignung bevorzugt 
eingestellt.

Bewerbungen mit den blichen Informationen sind bis zum 1.4.2013 
elektronisch zu richten an Professor Dr. Heiner Stuckenschmidt.
E-Mail: heiner@informatik.uni-mannheim.de