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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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

MA programme in Analytic Philosophy, Barcelona, SPAIN


Master in Analytic Philosophy
co-ordinated at the University of Barcelona

?     Research master
?     One year/60 credits (ECTS)
?     Itineraries in Theoretical Philosophy and Practical Philosophy
?     Language of instruction: English
?     Mix of obligatory and optional courses plus one research paper with personal supervisor
?     Internationally recognized faculty from 4 Catalan Universities (UB, UPF, UdG, UAB)
?     One course taught by international guest every year
?     Connected to well-known research groups, embedded in a lively postgraduate community
?     Prepares you for PhD-level research in philosophy (anywhere in the world).
?     Feeds into highly successful PhD programmes.

Applications are open and will remain open until mid September 2013, but 
candidates are advised to apply as early as possible, so that there is 
sufficient time to deal with registration and similar matters.

Get more information from: http://www.ub.edu/aphil (incl. information 
about admission: 
http://www.ub.edu/aphil/?q=en/content/pre-registration-and-admission and 
on funding: http://www.ub.edu/aphil/?q=en/content/grants)

Also check out the closely related interdisciplinary programme Master in 
Cognitive Science and Language (http://www.ub.edu/ccil).