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AISB event Bulletin Item

Submissions: 2-Day symposium on AI-Inspired Biology (AIIB) at AISB'2010

Submissions still accepted.

    Biologists, psychologists, linguists, philosophers, neuroscientists,
    roboticists, AI-researchers...

[Please forward to likely participants]


Paper and poster submissions are invited for a Two-day Symposium on

    AI-Inspired Biology (AIIB)
    (Not Biologically Inspired AI -- BIAI!)
    31st March--1st April 2010

    Sponsored by EUCogII (

to be held at the AISB 2010 Convention along with 13 other symposia
on 29th March - 1st April 2010 at De Montfort University, Leicester,

The AIIB symposium will mainly be concerned with:

    Past, ongoing and especially future influences
    FROM AI/robotics TO the study of natural cognition.
    This can include using relevance to natural cognition,
    as a test for generality and power of theories of artificial


    Prof Kim Bard, Portsmouth University
    Prof Margaret Boden, Sussex University
        (will lead the closing discussion on "The way forward")
    Prof Nick Chater, University College London
    Prof Nicky Clayton, Cambridge University
    Prof Richard L. Lewis, University of Michigan
    Prof Antje Meyer, University of Birmingham
    Prof Murray Shanahan, Imperial College London

PLENARY TALK for the AISB10 Convention Relevant to this Symposium
will be given by
    Prof Giorgio Metta
    University of Genova; and the Italian Institute of Technology in Genoa.

2 page poster summaries and 6-8 page full papers are invited.

Please check the AIIB web site (above) for further details of
symposium topics, location, registration, accommodation, submission
format and procedures, and dates. Late submissions may be accepted.

Submissions only by email to


    Jackie Chappell (Biology)
    [Symposium Chair]
    Susannah Thorpe (Biomechanicist)
    School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham

    Nick Hawes (AI/Robotics)
    Aaron Sloman (Philosophy/AI/Robotics)
    School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham

More details regarding the symposium, including confirmed speakers,
priorities for paper selection, submission categories,
provisional style files and deadlines available here:

Accepted papers, posters, and where possible presentations, will be
retained after the symposium as a record of the meeting.

Please check the web site for dates:

All submissions must include a short explanation of how they serve
the aims of the symposium.

At least one author of every accepted paper will be expected to
attend the symposium.

Enquiries to