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

isiting Fellowships in History and Philosophy of Science, Leeds (U.K.)


The University of Leeds Centre for History and Philosophy of Science 
invites applications to its Non-Stipendiary Visiting Fellowships scheme 
for the academic year 2013-14.

Visiting Fellows will be provided with full library and information 
systems access, and with office space where possible.  There are no formal 
duties.  Fellows will be expected to pursue their research and to 
participate in seminars, reading groups and other aspects of the research 
life of the Centre for HPS.

Fellowship periods can be from 3 months to 1 year.  Junior and senior 
applicants are equally welcome, though applicants must hold a PhD.

The fellowships are non-stipendiary.

Proposed research projects should clearly mesh with the research interests 
of members of the Centre for HPS.

To apply, please send

-- a CV, plus

-- a letter indicating (a) the research project you would pursue during 
the fellowship period, and (b) your preferred start and end dates

to the Director of the Leeds HPS Centre, Dr Jon Topham 
(j.r.topham@leeds.ac.uk) by Friday 19 July 2013.  The Centre expects to be 
able to appoint between one and three Visiting Fellows for 2013-14.

For more on the Visiting Fellowships programme, please contact Dr Topham. 
For more on the Leeds HPS Centre, please see the Centre website at 
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/info/40006/.