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

Postdoctoral positions in algorithms, Jerusalem / Tel Aviv, ISRAEL


We are seeking excellent candidates for the I-CORE in Algorithms
 postdoctoral program:
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 The positions are supported by the Israeli Science Foundation (ISF). The 
Israeli Center of Research Excellence in Algorithms is part of the I-CORE 
program, initiated by the Government of Israel and adopted by Israel's 
Council of Higher Education, in order to reinforce Israel's intellectual 
capacities and promote synergy among Israel's leading research centers.

 The institutes participating in the center are:

 * The Blavatnik School of Computer Science, Tel Aviv University
 * The Rachel and Selim Benin School of Computer Science and Engineering,
 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
 * Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Weizmann Institute of
 Science.

 Topics of interest include (but are not limited to): all variety of 
algorithms (optimization, online, streaming, approximation, randomized, 
geometric and more), cryptography, security and privacy, algorithmic game 
theory, quantum computing, networking and distributed computing, 
databases, machine learning and computer vision.

 To apply please send the following to icorealgo@cs.tau.ac.il (deadline: 
15/12/13)

 - A CV of the applicant including the list of publications.
 - A short research statement.
 - The preferable I-CORE ALGO fellow to work with (if already known) and
 institution in I-CORE ALGO. (There is a possibility of more than one fellow
 and/or institution.)

 In addition, all applicants should ensure that their recommenders email 
their letters (as pdf files) to the email address above, with the subject 
line ": recommendation". (It is the applicant's 
responsibility to ensure that the letters are sent; the Institute will not 
solicit letters directly.)