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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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Funding Initiative: "New Perspectives on the Philosophy of Understanding",


Fordham University invites proposals for the 'New Perspectives on the
Philosophy of Understanding' funding initiative.

Our aim is to encourage research from both new and established scholars
working on projects related to understanding in its many forms. This
0,000 RFP is intended to support work in the philosophy of science,
epistemology, aesthetics, ethics, and hermeneutics, among other areas.
Proposals can request between ,000 and 0,000 for projects not to
exceed one year in duration. We intend to make 7-8 awards.

For more information, please visit: 
http://www.varietiesofunderstanding.com

The Varieties of Understanding project is supported by a grant from the John
Templeton Foundation, with additional support from the Henry Luce
Foundation, Fordham University, and the University of California-Berkeley.

http://www.varietiesofunderstanding.com/files/RFP-philosophy.pdf