AISB Wired Health

    AISB and WIRED events have partnered to bring together inspirational high-profile speakers. Join hundreds of healthcare, pharmaceutical and technology influencers and leaders at the 4th Annual WIRED Health event, taking pl...


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Hugh Gene Loebner

  The AISB were sad to learn last week of the passing of philanthropist and inventor Hugh Gene Loebner PhD, who died peacefully in his home in New York at the age of 74.  Hugh was founder and sponsor of The Loebner Prize, an an...


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AI Europe 2016

  Partnership between AISB and AI Europe 2016: Next December 5th and 6th in London, AI Europe will bring together the European AI eco-system by gathering new tools and future technologies appearing in professional fields for th...


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AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention (http://aisb2017.cs.bath.ac.uk/index.html), I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid...


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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...


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Computerised Minds. ...

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Connection Science

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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Fully-funded PhD studentship, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/informatics/postgraduate/apply/overview


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 A fully-funded PhD studentship is available in the School of Informatics at the University of 
Edinburgh. This is related to ProofPeer, a new initiative aimed at creating a model for interactive,
machine-based theorem proving that integrates collaboration as a core concept.

 Applicants should have a strong background in logical and mathematical aspects of computer science,
strong programming skills and an interest in machine learning. A relevant first degree, for example
in Informatics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence or Mathematics is 
also expected. Full funding of fees and maintenance is available for UK-fundable students, i.e., 
either UK nationals or EU nationals who have been resident in the UK for 3 years.

 Application deadline: 21st February 2014. 
Expected start date: September 2014. 

Please send informal inquiries to Jacques Fleuriot (jdf@inf.ed.ac.uk). Formal applications must 
follow the School of Informatics PhD application process, which is detailed at 
http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/informatics/postgraduate/apply/overview. Applicants should 
select the PhD programme Informatics: CISA: Centre for Intelligent Systems & their Applications 
(CISA). 
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