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...


Read More...

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 ...


Read More...

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...


Read More...

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...


Read More...

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...


Read More...

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...


Read More...

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...


Read More...

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...


Read More...
01234567

Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral or PhD student position on "Semantic technology for context awareness", Dresden, GERMANY


Technische Universitt Dresden - Dresden concept

TU Dresden is among the top universities in Germany and Europe and one of 
11 German universities that were identified as an excellence university.

The Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 912 "HAEC - Highly Adaptive 
Energy-Efficient Computing" offers a position as a
Postdoc / PhD student (E 13 TV-L)

for the research project "Semantic Technology for Context Awareness" (B02) 
to start on July 1, 2013. This full-time position is available for 24 
months and may be extendable for further 48 months. The period of 
employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act 
(Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz-WissZeitVG). The successful candidate 
will be associated with the Chair of Automata Theory (headed by Prof. 
Baader), with her or his work focusing on logic-based knowledge 
representation, description-, modal- or temporal-logics, ontological 
reasoning, query languages for ontology-based data access or related 
areas. Required is an university degree (diploma, MSc or PhD) in computer 
science, mathematics or a related field.

For further information please see:
http://tu-dresden.de/vacancy/2499

The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts 
Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). PhD students will find 
excellence resources and subjects for innovative PhD-theses. Postdocs have 
the possibility to manage large and renowned research projects. Please 
send your application material until April 18, 2013 per email in one pdf 
format to Frank.Ellinger@tu-dresden.de.
E-Mail: Frank.Ellinger@tu-dresden.de