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

Three PhD Scholarships in Computer Science, University of Hull, UK

http://www2.hull.ac.uk/science/computer_science/vacancies.aspx

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Hull has three PhD scholarships

PhD Scholarship in Predictive Algorithms for Telehealth Service Improvement and Evaluation
 The University is currently offering a PhD scholarship, jointly funded by the EPSRC and Philips 
Research, on development of algorithms to support telehealth services. The studentship would last 
3.5 years and the recipient would receive a stipend of up to 17,776 per annum.

PhD Scholarship in Enhancing Privacy Through Secure Distributed Computations in Smart Metering 
and Tele-health

To further its research objectives, the Department of Computer Science, University of Hull is 
offering one full PhD Scholarship in the Intelligent Systems Group on enhancing privacy for 
distributed application areas such as smart metering and telehealth.

Generative audio-visual art for art therapy for long-term conditions
This full-time UK/EU PhD Scholarship will include fees at the 'home/EU' student rate and 
maintenance (13,726 in 2014/15) for three years, depending on satisfactory progress. This 
project is part of novel interdisciplinary research that intersects computer science, philosophy, 
medicine and art with potentially exciting new applications on conceptual art, art therapy and 
educational games.

Full details, contact and submission information at: 
http://www2.hull.ac.uk/science/computer_science/vacancies.aspx