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 philosophy of language, Preston, U.K.

http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AHB893/phd-studentship/

PhD Studentship
Materialism in the Philosophy of Language

University of Central Lancashire -School of Language, Literature and 
International Studies

Applications are invited for a full-time PhD (via MPhil) studentship in 
the School of Language, Literature and International Studies. The 
studentship is tenable for up to 3 years [subject to satisfactory 
progress] and will cover the cost of tuition fees at UK/EU rates plus a 
maintenance grant of 13,726 (2013/14 rate).  International applicants may 
apply but will be expected to pay the difference between the UK/EU and 
International Fee Rate.  The successful applicant will start on 1 January 
2014.

Reference RS/13/15

Project Title: Materialism in the Philosophy of Language

see:

http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AHB893/phd-studentship/