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

Researcher on Data Architectures in Smart Cities, Open University's Knowledge Media Institute


We are pleased to announce the opening of a new position (research assistant/associate) at the 
Knowledge Media Institute [1] of the Open University [2]. This position takes place in the context 
of the 3 years HFCE-funded MK:Smart project launched in January 2014. MK:SMART is a consortium led 
by the Open University of local and national partners in a large  Smart City initiative. Central 
to the project is the creation of a state-of-the-art Data Hub which will curate vast amounts of 
data from specially deployed energy, transport and water sensors, satellite sources, social and 
economic datasets, and crowd-sourced data from social media or specialised apps. 

More information and ways to apply (before 20th March 2014) are available from [3] and [4]. 
Please don't hesitate to contact me for any information about the position, the project and 
the application procedure. Also, please feel free to forward this job advert to any potential 
candidate.

Best Regards, 
Mathieu d'Aquin.

[1] http://kmi.open.ac.uk
[2] http://www.open.ac.uk
[3] http://kmi.open.ac.uk/jobs/index.php#9890
[4] http://kmi.open.ac.uk/jobs/further-particulars/FPs_MKSmart_R.Asst-Assoc_Ref9890.pdf

-- 
Mathieu d'Aquin, Research Fellow
Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University
@mdaquin