Hugh Gene Loebner

  The AISB were sad to learn last week of the passing of philanthropist and inventor Hugh Gene Loebner PhD, who died peacefully in his home in New York at the age of 74.  Hugh was founder and sponsor of The Loebner Prize, an an...


AI Europe 2016

  Partnership between AISB and AI Europe 2016: Next December 5th and 6th in London, AI Europe will bring together the European AI eco-system by gathering new tools and future technologies appearing in professional fields for th...


AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention (, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...



AISB event Bulletin Item

Announcement: the future of Ambient Intelligence

Club of Amsterdam about

the future of *Ambient Intelligence* 

or the promise of personal, societal and environmental computing *
Thursday, February 22*, 2007
Registration: 18:30-19:00, Conference: 19:00-21:15
Where:, Sint Antoniesbreestraat 16, 1011 HB Amsterdam [Next to Nieuwmarkt]
Tickets for ? 30, ? 20 [discount] or ? 10 [students]

In Wikipedia the concept of* **Ambient Intelligence (AmI)** *is described as* **a vision where humans are surrounded by computing and networking technology** *unobtrusively embedded in their surroundings.* *AmI puts the emphasis on user-friendliness, efficient and distributed services support, user empowerment, and support for human interactions. This vision assumes a shift away from PCs to a variety of devices which are unobtrusively embedded in our environment and which are accessed via* **intelligent interfaces using RFID, PDA, wearables, robots etc.**
Introduction by our Moderators
*Ben Schouten*, Lector Ambient Intelligence and Design, Fontys &
*Rob van Kranenburg*, Innovation and Media Theorist
*The promise of an Ambient Society

Boris de Ruyter*, Principal Scientist, Media Interaction Department, Philips Research Europe*
Promise of AI for the home (ideal home)**
*Erik Geelhoed*, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, UK
*Promise of AI in mobility and mobile gaming *

*Berry Eggen*, Professor, Vice Dean, Department of Industrial Design, TU Eindhoven
*Promise of AI for design *

*Klaas Kuitenbrouwer*, Mediamatic
*Promise of AI for media*

*Maurits Kreijveld*, Challenger

Club of Amsterdam
Felix Bopp
Universal Peace Ambassador
P +31-20-615 4487
M +31-653-295700