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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Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


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AISB Convention 2015

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 2015 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


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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

Research Computer Scientists in Formal Methods at NASA (U.S. citizenship required), Hampton VA (U.S.A.)


The Formal Methods team at NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, 
Virginia, U.S., has opened the following positions (U.S. citizenship is 
required to apply).

 ANNOUNCEMENT NO:  LA13D0064
 POSITION:  Research Computer Scientist, AST, Computer Research and
 Development, GS-1550-12/13, Promotion Potential GS-13
 LOCATION:  Org D320, Safety-Critical Avionics Systems Branch
 OPENING DATE: September 18, 2013
 CLOSING DATE: October 09, 2013
 AREA OF CONSIDERATION:  This announcement is open to all qualified U.S.
 citizens.

 This position is located in the Safety-Critical Avionics Systems Branch 
within the Research Directorate. This position involves conducting 
research to develop formal verification methods for the analysis, design, 
and implementation of advanced future aircraft and spacecraft 
safety-critical systems.

 Additional details are available at the following websites prior to the 
closing date: http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/351820600

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 ANNOUNCEMENT NO:  LA13P0045
 POSITION: NASA's Pathways Program Recent Graduate, Research Computer
 Scientist, GS-1550-12 Promotion Potential GS-13
 LOCATION: D320, Safety-Critical Avionics Systems Branch
 OPENING DATE: September 18, 2013
 CLOSING DATE: October 09, 2013
 AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Current students from education institutions
 interested in paid opportunities with Federal agencies or recent
 Graduates from qualifying institutions within two years of degree or
 certification (Veterans precluded by their military service obligation,
 will have up to six years to apply) or Presidential Management
 Fellowships for individuals who have received a qualifying advanced
 degree within the preceding two years.

 This position is located in the Safety-Critical Avionics Systems
 Branch within the Research Directorate. This position involves
 conducting research to develop formal verification methods for the
 analysis, design, and implementation of advanced future aircraft and
 spacecraft safety-critical systems.

 Additional details are available at the following websites prior to
 theclosing date:
http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/351743700

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 For more information on NASA's application process, go to
http://nasajobs.nasa.gov