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

Postdoctoral researcher in machine learning, Oxford (U.K.)

We are seeking a full-time postdoctoral researcher to join the Machine
Learning Research Group at the Department of Engineering Science (central
Oxford). The post is funded by EPSRC and is fixed-term for 36 months, with
a start date of 1 June 2013. The project is entitled ?Autonomous Behaviour
and Learning in an Uncertain World? and is joint with the University of

You should possess a good first degree in Engineering or
Mathematics/Statistics, with specialisation in probabilistic models and
have or about to complete a PhD in a relevant area. Experience in
information theory, control theory, Bayesian inference and practical
application in uncertain domains as well as expertise and experience in
computer programming are essential. You should have a track record of
published work concomitant with experience, and the ability to work well
independently and as part of a team, and possess the interpersonal skills
necessary to contribute effectively to a collaborative project. Experience
in teaching at undergraduate and graduate level as well as the ability to
communicate scientific ideas to an expert and lay audience, both orally and
in writing are essential, while previous experience of working in a team
with industry is desirable. Evidence of high self-motivation and good
organisational skills, and the ability to prioritise the relevant workload
to meet deadlines are also desirable.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 5 April 2013 can be