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

PhD student position in epistemology, Cambridge (U.K.) & Groningen, THE NETHERLANDS

http://www.phil.cam.ac.uk/news/PhD-trusting-banks

Trusting Banks Project PhD Studentship 2014-18
University of Cambridge -Faculty of Philosophy

Reference: GV02400
Closing date: 10 January 2014

Trusting Banks is a collaborative research project in applied ethics and 
epistemology between the Universities of Cambridge and Groningen, 
sponsored by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). 
The project is led by Prof Alex Oliver (Cambridge) and Prof Boudewijn de 
Bruin (Groningen) and includes two postdoctoral researchers (Dr Anthony 
Booth and one vacancy) and two PhD students (Marco Meyer and the present 
vacancy).

The PhD studentship extends from 1 October 2014 to 31 July 2018. The 
successful candidate will spend three years pursuing research for the 
Cambridge PhD in Philosophy, and they will be expected to work away in 
Groningen in their second year. After completion of the Cambridge PhD at 
the end of the third year, they will spend their fourth year in Groningen 
pursuing research leading to a second PhD in Philosophy or Economics from 
the University of Groningen.

The studentship will be awarded on a competitive basis, and is open to 
students of any nationality.

Further information about the project, funding, requirements and the 
application process are available on the following webpage:

http://www.phil.cam.ac.uk/news/PhD-trusting-banks

The deadline for on-line applications is Friday, 10 January 2014.

Interviews will be held in mid-late February 2014.