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

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fewllowship in philosophy (2y), Edmonton AB (U.S.A.)

http://www.postdoc.ualberta.ca/en/FundingandFellowships/UniversityofAlbertaPostdoctoralFellowships.aspx

The Department of Philosophy, University of Alberta, invites applications
 for an* *Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship, tenable for
 2 years, any time after April 1, 2014. AOS: open. Citizenship: open. Ph.D.
 must be completed prior to commencing fellowship (but applicant must be no
 more than 2 years post-doctorate at the time of application submission).
 ,000 per annum plus benefits and one time 00 research/travel grant.
 Research position, but some additionally remunerated teaching possible if
 desired.

 Send applications, including application form, a statement (maximum one
 page) describing your proposed research and another statement (maximum two
 pages) describing your research experience, CV, sample of written work, and
 three letters of reference to Jack Zupko, Chair, Killam Search, Department
 of Philosophy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA, T6G 2E7.
 Please ensure that referees address your research proposal. Applicants with
 Ph.D. should include an official copy of Ph.D. transcript (or certified
 copy); others should ensure a copy is sent before taking up the fellowship.
 Deadline for receipt of applications: *November 18, 2013*.

 Fellowships are awarded in a University-wide competition. The University of
 Alberta is committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome
 diversity and encourage applications from all qualified men and women,
 including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and
 Aboriginal persons.

 Inquiries only may be addressed to zupko@ualberta.ca.  For more information
 concerning eligibility and application procedures and application form,
 please consult:
http://www.postdoc.ualberta.ca/en/FundingandFellowships/UniversityofAlbertaPostdoctoralFellowships.aspx