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

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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

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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...


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...



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CogSci 2009 : Tutorials and Workshops [tentative schedule]

CogSci 2009 Tutorials and Workshops [tentative schedule]

Tutorials - All full-day unless otherwise indicated.

 Quantum Information Processing Theory
 Jerome R. Busemeyer & Zheng Wang

 Dynamic Field Theory: Conceptual Foundations and Applications in the Cognitive and Developmental Sciences
 Gregor Schoner, Vanessa Simmering, & Christian Faubel

 EPAM/CHREST Tutorial: Fifty Years of Simulating Human Learning
 Fernand Gobet & Peter Lane

 CogSketch Tutorial (half-day)
 Kenneth D. Forbus      

Accepted Workshops - All full-day unless otherwise indicated.

 ACT-R Workshop
 Anderson, Bothell, Lebiere, & Taatgen

 Large-Scale Cognitive Modeling using Model Integrated Computing
 Scott Douglass & Jonathan Sprinkle

 New Developments in the Cognitive Science of Religion. Hosted by the International
     Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion (IACSR)"
 Armin Geertz, Luther Martin, Robert McCauley

 Aspects of the Self in VR: Implications for Design
 Vanja Kljajevi & Kamilla Jhannsdttir   

 Bridging the Gap Between Computational and Empirical Approaches to Reference
 van Deemter, Gatt, van Gompel, & Krahmer     

 Intuitive Pedagogical Reasoning: An Interdisciplinary Workshop
 Patrick Shafto & Noah Goodman         

 Swarm Cognition Workshop
 Vito Trianni & Elio Tuci       

 Psychocomputational Models of Human Language Acquisition
 William Gregory Sakas & Rens Bod     

 WICS: Merging professional development and science: Constructing a successful grant proposal (half-day)
 Feldman, van Hell, Kroll, & Rajaram