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

Research and Ph.D. positions in Computer Vision and Scene Interpretation, University of Hamburg

http://kogs-www.informatik.uni-hamburg.de


Research and Ph.D. positions in Computer Vision and Scene Interpretation 
at the Cognitive Systems Laboratory, Department of Informatics, University of Hamburg 
Http://kogs-www.informatik.uni-hamburg.de 


Applications are requested for 3 research positions, beginning 1/10/07: 


1. Research position in the DFG-funded project "Probabilistic Preference Measures for Knowledge-based Scene Interpretation", duration 1/10/07 - 30/9/10. Here we look for a researcher with the background and caliber to investigate principled approaches for combining logic-based and probabilistic models for scene interpretation. 


2. Research position in the EU-funded project "eTraining for Interpreting Man-made Scenes", duration 1/10/07 - 31/3/09. Here we look for a researcher with competence in logic-based and probabilistic models for scene interpretation as well as experiences with complex system development. 


3. Research and teaching on a university position (3/4 time and salary) in the Cognitive Systems Laboratory, duration 1/10/07 - 30/9/10. Here we expect competence in Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence, also sufficient German language proficiency. 


The Cognitive Systems Laboratory at the University of Hamburg has a long-standing record of leading-edge research in Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence with focus areas in segmentation,  scene interpretation and the connection of vision processes with common-sense knowledge. 


Work will be carried out in close cooperation with other members of the team at the Cognitive Systems Laboratory. 

Hamburg is one of the most beautiful towns in Germany which offers all attractions of a metropolitan city while retaining a natural and lovely environment. 

Applicants must have an above-average university degree in Computer Science and competence both in Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence. Please send applications to
Prof. Bernd Neumann
University of Hamburg
Department of Informatics
Vogt-Koelln-Str. 30
22527 Hamburg
Tel. +49-(0)-40-42883-2451  Fax +49-(0)-40-42883-2572
neumann@informatik.uni-hamburg.de