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

Postdoctoral fellowships (with particular emphasis on Indian and Chinese candidates) in computer science, Haifa, ISRAEL


As in previous years, the Technion offers some post doc fellowships, 
starting October 2014. This is a competition between candidates. In order 
for a candidate to participate, the request must be submitted by the 
intended host (who also must participate in the funding). The eventual 
submission to the Technion includes a CV, 3 letters of support, a 
statement of research and a letter detailing the intended cooperation 
between the host and the post doc.

 In addition for grants to post docs from anywhere, there are several 
grants for citizens if India, and citizens of China only. The deadline for 
this kind of fellowships is rather soon. The deadline for the other 
fellowships is late November this year.

 The subjects of the post doc are any. However, I would be glad to consider 
hosting excellent post docs in distributed computing. Strong letters of 
support and strong results already obtained (and possibly published) will 
make a successful submission rather likely and, I believe, worthwhile.

 Please do not hesitate to ask questions.

 Shay Kutten