Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


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AISB Convention 2014

AISB-50: a convention commemorating both 50 years since the founding of the society for the study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour (the AISB) and sixty years since the death of Alan Turing, founding fathe...


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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


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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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Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  


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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral positions in approximation algorithms, Morgantown WV (U.S.A.)


The Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering invites
applications for one postdoctoral positions in the field of Approximation Algorithms.
Duties include design and development of approximation
algorithms for problems in risk management and computer security. The particular
problems of interest involve variants of covering and packing.

Knowledge of inapproximability techniques and willingness to code are
pluses.There are no official teaching assignments, however depending upon interest
such opportunities may be made available.

Required qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in theoretical computer
science (with an emphasis on approximation algorithm design) or applied
mathematics or a closely related discipline.
Some experience in risk management and computer security is preferred but
not essential.

The position is for one year (August 15 2013 through  August  14, 2014),
  although it could be extended to an additional year depending upon
  performance.



West Virginia University (www.wvu.edu) is a comprehensive land-grant
research institution enrolling over 28,000 students in 113 degree
programs, including engineering and health sciences.

Interested candidates must send a letter of application, a CV and contact
information for at least three references to k.subramani@mail.wvu.edu, by
April 30, 2013.


Review of completed applications will commence immediately  and the position
will remain open until filled.

West Virginia University is and affirmative action, equal opportunity
employer dedicated to building a culturally diverse and plurastic faculty
and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.
Applications are strongly encouraged from women, minorities, individuals
with disabilities and covered veterans.