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

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships in Philosophy, Oxford (U.K.)


Each year, the Oxford Philosophy Faculty welcomes interest from suitably 
qualified applicants in the British 
Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme. 
The scheme is designed to "enable outstanding early career researchers to 
strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university 
environment, which will develop their curriculum vitae and improve their 
prospects of obtaining permanent lecturing posts by the end of the 
Fellowship".

(*) Guidance notes for prospective candidates are available here:

http://www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/29659/Doc_4_BA_PDFs_-_note_for_the_website.pdf

and a preliminary (internal) application form is available here:


http://www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/29658/Doc_3_BA_PDF_internal_application_form_.pdf

(*) The Faculty's Guidance notes for mentors are available here:


http://www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/29657/Doc_2_BA_PDFs_-_Guidance_to_mentors.pdf

and some Divisional notes are available here:


http://www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/29661/Doc_6_BA_PDFs_NotesforInternalReviewersandMentors_2013.pdf

(*) Some preliminary guidelines for candidates, drawn up the Humanities 
Division, are available here:


http://www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/29660/Doc_5_BA_PDFs_-_Divisional_notes_of_guidance_.pdf

With best wishes,

Tom Moore