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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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

MSc programme in Logic, Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

http://www.illc.uva.nl/MScLogic/


The MSc Logic, offered by the the Institute for Logic, Language and
 Computation (ILLC) at the University of Amsterdam, is a two-year
 Master's programme providing intensive interdisciplinary research
 training for excellent students with a first degree in Mathematics,
 Computer Science, Philosophy, Linguistics, or a related discipline.

 *Courses*: We offer a unique combination of over 40 courses in
 Mathematical Logic, Theoretical Computer Science, Artificial
 Intelligence, Philosophical Logic, Formal Semantics and Pragmatics,
 Philosophy of Language, Computational Linguistics, Cognitive Science,
 and Mathematical Economics. You will be guided by an academic mentor
 to design your own personal programme of study out of this pool of
 courses, supplemented with a number of small individual research
 projects. The final semester is devoted to the writing of a Master's
 thesis, which in the past has often led to scholarly publications.

 *Language*: All courses are taught in English. At any given time, the
 programme hosts students from at least 25 different countries.

 *Career opportunities*: Most of our graduates embark on an academic
 career and continue with a PhD, often at top universities all over the
 world. Other career opportunities include the software industry and
 management consulting.

 *Application*: The application deadlines for September 2014 entry are
 1 April 2014 for students from European countries and 1 February 2014
 for all others.

 Please visit http://www.illc.uva.nl/MScLogic/ to find out more.

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