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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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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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD scholarships in mathematics, Barcelona, SPAIN


The Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics announces the first call of 
PhD scholarships to develop a doctorate in Mathematics in one of its 
research groups starting in Fall 2013.

The scholarship is for one year extendible to three years with a gross
salary of 14400E (first year) and 15600E (next two years) plus travel
allowances.

Candidates should have obtained (or be about to obtain) a Diploma or
M.Sc. degree in mathematics or closely related fields with results
signicantly above average, and intend to  to work for a Ph.D. degree
with a research groups of the BGSMath.

Applications should provide

* curriculum vitae
* Diplom/master' thesis and relevant publications, if available.
* Statement of purpose sketching the applicant research interests and
the name of the tentative advisor.
* two letters of recommendation (sent directly to us)

Applications and inquiries should be sent by e-mail to
        grantapplication@bgsmath.cat
Deadline for applications is June 20 2013.

Final decision of the call will be notified to applicants by July 15 2013.