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 (https://twitter.com/mohmaj) Tu...


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Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


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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...


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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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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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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position in secure communication, Seville, SPAIN


We offer a one-year postdoc position at the University of Seville to work in a 
project on unconditionally secure communication. Candidates should have a PhD, 
a solid background and publications in computer science, logic, cryptography, 
algorithm specification or related areas. The position will start preferably 
from September 2013 and no later than November 2013. Interested candidates may 
send a CV, list of publications, research statement and the names and contact 
information of two references to Fernando Soler-Toscano . The 
gross salary is 2200 eur/month.

Deadline for application: 1st June 2013. Candidates are encouraged to contact 
Fernando Soler-Toscano before the deadline and the position will be filled 
immediately once a suitable candidate has been found.


Project team:
- Andrs Cordn-Franco: http://www.cs.us.es/~acordon/
- David Fernndez-Duque: http://personal.us.es/dfduque/
- Fernando Soler-Toscano: http://personal.us.es/fsoler/
- Fernando R. Velzquez-Quesada: http://personal.us.es/frvelazquezquesada/

Project description:

In the Russian cards problem, Alice, Bob and Cath draw three, three and one 
cards, respectively, from a deck of seven. Alice and Bob must then communicate 
their entire hand to each other, without Cath learning the owner of a single 
card. Unlike many traditional problems in cryptography, however, they are not 
allowed to hide or codify the messages they exchange from Cath. The problem is 
then to find methods through which they can achieve this. We have several 
methods that generalize the original Russian cards problem to different deck 
sizes and deals. The purpose of this project is the extend some of these 
methods and develop applications to cryptography.