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

Postdoc or research scientist at Carnegie Mellon University's ArticuLab, USA


The ArticuLab at Carnegie Mellon University (with affiliations to the 
Human-Computer Interaction Institute and the Language Technologies 
Institute at CMU) is launching a new project in automatic assessment and 
generation of human-agent social behaviors to improve learning.  We are 
looking for a highly motivated and outstanding research scientist or 
post-doctoral scholar with experience in Embodied Conversational Agents 
/ Intelligent Virtual Agents to research and implement new architectures 
for agents that can engage in relationships with students in the service 
of learning. The ideal candidate will have a background in AI, natural 
language generation, multi-agent architectures, dialogue systems, and/or 
machine learning.  Experience implementing or working with architectures 
that handle planning and generation of verbal as well as nonverbal 
behaviors is preferred. Experience with tutoring systems and learner 
models is also a plus. General information about the ArticuLab, directed 
by Dr. Justine Cassell, can be found at: 
http://www.articulab.justinecassell.com

   The position is available beginning on January 1st and will continue 
for at least one year. Renewal is contingent on performance and 
availability of funding.

 Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three 
reference letters before December 1, 2013. Please send electronic 
documents to Evelyn Yarzebinski: eey2@cs.cmu.edu.