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 student position in foundations of individual choice, Tilburg, THE NETHERLANDS

http://erec.uvt.nl/vacancy?inc=UVT-EXT-2013-0223

The Tilburg Center for Logic, General Ethics and Philosophy of Science 
(TiLPS; http://www.uvt.nl/tilps) at Tilburg University invites 
applications for a four-year PhD position (full time) in philosophy of 
science, commencing 1 November 2013.

http://erec.uvt.nl/vacancy?inc=UVT-EXT-2013-0223

The successful candidate is expected to work on a topic in the foundations 
of individual choice. For more information, follow the above link.

The position is open to candidates with a Master's degree in philosophy or 
a related discipline and an interest in working in a very active 
international and interdisciplinary research environment.

The PhD position is fully funded, with a salary increasing from 2.042 Euro 
gross a month in the first year to 2.492 Euro gross a month in the last 
year.

The only way to apply is via the link at the bottom of the vacancy 
description website.

http://erec.uvt.nl/vacancy?inc=UVT-EXT-2013-0223

Applications (in English) should include a cover letter, a curriculum 
vitae, a two-page research proposal, and the names of two references. You 
are also invited to include a sample of your writing if one is available 
in English, French, German or Dutch. Please merge all documents into a 
single pdf file.

The deadline for applications is 31 August 2013. Informal enquiries may be 
directed to Prof. Dr. Alan Thomas  and Prof. Dr. Harry 
Bunt (head of department, bunt@uvt.nl).