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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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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 event Bulletin Item

CFP: History and Philosophical Foundations of AI

http://www.uni-paderborn.de/philosophie

"HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF AI" -
KI 2009 AT PADERBORN UNIVERSITY (15.-18. SEPTEMBER 2009).

The philosophically relevant track within the KI-Conference "History and Philosophical Foundations of AI" deals with the history of AI, its philosophical basics and conceptual debates on basic principles.

Relevant topics are:

- Artificial intelligence and limits of computability
- Multi-Agent-Systems and action theory
- Computational functionalism
- Philosophical reasoning and AI
- Phenomenology and artificial subject

Paper submission: Apr 09, 2009.
Organisation of the Track:
Prof. Dr. Ruth Hagengruber
Universitt Paderborn
https://www.uni-paderborn.de/philosophie/personal/hagengruber/

Invited Speaker:
Prof. Dr. Klaus Mainzer, TU Mnchen

Submitted papers, which have to be in English, must not exceed 15 pages in Springer LNCS style.
Conference submission is electronic, in PDF format.
Please submit your paper not later than April 09, 2009.
Important Dates: Paper submission: Apr 09, 2009.
Acceptance notification: Jun 12, 2009.
Final version due: Jul 03, 2009.
Conference dates: Sep 16-18, 2009.
Further information: http://www.uni-paderborn.de/philosophie
or contact: Ruth.hagengruber@upb.de