CFProposal AISB2018

  The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation for Behaviour (AISB) is soliciting proposals for symposia to be held at the AISB 2018 convention.The longest running convention on Artificial Intelligence, A...


Insurance AI Analy...

Insurance AI Analytics Summit, October 9-10, London Join us for Europe’s only AI event dedicated to insurance where 300 attendees will unite from analytics, pricing, marketing, claims and underwriting. You’ll find out how advan...


AISB 2018 Convention

  The longest running convention on Artificial Intelligence, AISB 2018 will be held at the University of Liverpool, chaired by Floriana Grasso and Louise Dennis. As in the past years, AISB 2018 will provide a unique forum for p...


AI Summit London

     The AI Summit London: The World’s Number One AI Event for Business  Date: 9-10 May 2017 Venue: Business Design Centre, London. The AI Summit is the world’s first and largest/number one conference exhibition dedicated to t...


AISB Wired Health

    AISB and WIRED events have partnered to bring together inspirational high-profile speakers. Join hundreds of healthcare, pharmaceutical and technology influencers and leaders at the 4th Annual WIRED Health event, taking pl...


Hugh Gene Loebner

  The AISB were sad to learn last week of the passing of philanthropist and inventor Hugh Gene Loebner PhD, who died peacefully in his home in New York at the age of 74.  Hugh was founder and sponsor of The Loebner Prize, an an...


AI Europe 2016

  Partnership between AISB and AI Europe 2016: Next December 5th and 6th in London, AI Europe will bring together the European AI eco-system by gathering new tools and future technologies appearing in professional fields for th...


AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention (, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid...


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...


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...



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position in logic and theoretical philosophy, Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

The Institute for Logic, Language and Computation at the University of 
Amsterdam has a vacancy for a

 Postdoctoral researcher in Logic and Theoretical Philosophy

 38 hours per week, full-time appointment
 vacancy number 13-313

 This position is part of the larger LogiCIC project on 'The Logical 
Structure of Correlated Information Change', under the ERC starting grant 
awarded to Dr. Sonja Smets. The postdoctoral position will be awarded for 
a period of 25 months.

 Project description:


 The overall LogiCIC project aims to develop a uniform logical system that 
centres around correlated information change and can be used to explain 
and model various interactive scenarios. In particular, we examine the 
correlations that arise in situations in which the very act of learning 
new information may directly change the reality that is being learnt. The 
project is interdisciplinary in nature and combines insights and 
techniques from a range of research domains, including logic, quantum 
mechanics, philosophy of science, belief revision theory, truth 
approximation and learning theory. We are looking for a post-doctoral 
researcher to join the team, which consists of two PhD students and the 
principal investigator.

 The task of the postdoctoral researcher is to study the issues of 
approximation, verisimilitude and convergence to truth in a logical 
framework. The focus lies on the connection between (iterated) belief 
revision with higher-order information and the literature on truth 
approximation or verisimilitude in philosophy of science and learning 
theory. The work will be centered around some fundamental epistemological 
issues dealing with the contrast between 'joint or team learning by 
cooperating agents in a group' and 'individual private learning'.



 Applicants should have a PhD degree in any area connected to Logic, 
Philosophy, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence. Fluent English is a 

 We are looking for a candidate with a strong interest in Logic (especially 
in any of the areas such as Modal Logic, Epistemic Logic and Dynamic 
Logic) and at least one of the following areas of research: Belief 
Revision Theory, Learning Theory, Truth Approximation Theory (in 
Philosophy of Science).

 Preference will be given to a candidate who has published original work in 
several of the above areas (or interdisciplinary work at the interface of 
these areas).

 Application deadline:


 15 November 2013. The preferred starting date is 1 January 2014.

 For more information, see