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

Postdoctoral fellowships in mathematics of information, Pasadena CA (U.S.A.)

https://applications.caltech.edu/job/cmi

Caltech's Center for the Mathematics of Information (CMI, 
http://www.cmi.caltech.edu/index.shtml) announces openings in the CMI 
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, starting in fall 2014. The CMI is 
dedicated to fundamental mathematical research with an eye to the roles of 
information and computation throughout science and engineering. Areas of 
interest include algorithms, complexity, algorithmic game theory, applied 
combinatorics, applied probability, statistics, machine learning, 
information and coding theory, control, optimization, networked systems, 
geometry processing, multi-resolution methods, and molecular programming.

 Please apply and have three reference letters sent directly as instructed 
at https://applications.caltech.edu/job/cmi . All candidate materials are 
due by Friday, December 20, 2013 and reference letters are due by Monday, 
December 23, 2013.

 Positions are contingent upon completion of the PhD. Caltech is an 
affirmative action/equal opportunity employer; women, minorities, 
veterans, and disabled persons are encouraged to apply.