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

CALL TO JOIN RIDERS for a LARP, August 26-27, Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh, SCOTLAND

www.riders-project.net/events/forthcoming-events/forthcoming-riders-events/larp.html
Contact: v.m.macdonald@hw.ac.uk

RIDERS is an EPSRC funded network on Interactive Drama and Story-telling - 
see http://www.riders-project.net/. As part of its programme it is running a Nordic Live Action 
Role-Play this August, 26-27 in Edinburgh, on the Heriot-Watt campus. There will be 25 places 
for this, so if any AISB members would like to take part, please go to the events section of 
the RIDERS website to apply: 

www.riders-project.net/events/forthcoming-events/forthcoming-riders-events/larp.html

The RIDERS 2013 LARP is an exciting opportunity to join with your peers in academia and the 
industry, for two days at Heriot Watt campus. During this time, you will take part in a LARP and 
enjoy informative lectures and workshops on interactive storytelling and learn how to evaluate 
and design a LARP. This is a unique experiential narrative opportunity - places are limited so 
apply sooner than later to avoid disappointment. If you wish to join the LARP on the 27th of 
August only, for lectures, this is also possible, so please flag your interest by emailing 
v.m.macdonald@hw.ac.uk