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 Scholarship in the Department of Computer Science, University of Hull, UK

http://www2.hull.ac.uk/science/computer-science/vacancies.aspx

To further its research objectives, the Department of Computer Science, University of Hull is 
offering one full PhD Scholarship.
The scholarship will be for one candidate applying for either of the following two projects
(full details are given at http://www2.hull.ac.uk/science/computer-science/vacancies.aspx ):
 
         Dependability Analysis and Evolutionary Design of Complex Computing Systems
Supervisor : Professor Yiannis Papadopoulos, Dependable Systems Group
         Self-organisation in a Cognitive Robot within Intelligent Environments
Supervisor : Dr Peter Robinson, Dr Darryl N Davis, Professor Ping Jiang, Intelligent Systems Group
Closing date for applications is 9th August 2013.
The Studentship will start in September 2013 or February 2014.
This full-time UK/EU PhD Scholarship will include fees at the home/EU' student rate and 
maintenance (13,590 in 2013/14, subject to final confirmation) for three years, depending 
on satisfactory progress. 

PhD students at the University of Hull follow modules for research and transferable skills 
development and gain a Masters level Certificate, or Diploma, in Research Training, in 
addition to their research degree.

Enquiries may also be made to the two research group coordinators or staff associated with 
the research projects. Information on these may be found at:

Dependable Systems Group at http://www2.hull.ac.uk/science/computer_science/research/dependable_systems.aspx

Intelligent Systems Group at 
http://www2.hull.ac.uk/science/computer_science/research/intelligent_systems.aspx
Enquiries may also be made via email to:

Dr Darryl N. Davis
Director of Research
Director of Postgraduate Research Studies, 
email: d.n.davis@hull.ac.uk
To apply for this post please follow this link and mark your application appropriately:
http://www2.hull.ac.uk/student/admissions/postgraduate/howtoapply/researchmastersphd.aspx