AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie ( Tu...


Harold Cohen

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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...


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 ...


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...



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Health Informatics advanced postdoctoral research position, University of Portugal


The Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science Laboratory (LIACC) 
( offers one advanced postdoctoral research position 
in the field of Health Informatics.

Applicants should have at least 3 years of postdoctoral research experience in 
a relevant area. Candidates should have a high quality research record, 
know-how and research experience in any sub-area of Health Informatics, 
namely electronic patient records, clinical decision support systems, 
knowledge extraction methods in healthcare and security in healthcare 
information systems.

The contract offered will have duration of up to 5 years, renewed yearly based 
on mutual agreement. The annual gross income will be 3,038.06 Euros x 14 
months (approximately 55K USD). Taxes will be deduced according to the 
national law.

For more information, consult

By email to with the following information:
-        Identification of the candidate
-        Curriculum Vitae/resume
-        Three Letters of Reference
-        Research Plan

Departamento de Ciencia de Computadores
Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade do Porto