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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Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


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AISB Convention 2015

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 2015 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


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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

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: European PhD Program in Computational Logic (EPCL), Bolzano/Dresden/Wien/Lisbon (ITALY/GERMANY/AUSTRIA/PORTUGAL)

http://www.epcl-study.eu/

The European PhD Program in Computational Logic (EPCL) is run jointly
by four of the leading European universities in the field:

- Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (Italy),
- Technische Universitt Dresden (Germany),
- Technische Universitt Wien (Austria), and
- Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal).

Further international universities, research organizations and
enterprises that contribute to Computational Logic or apply results
from it are involved as associated partners: The Simon Fraser
University (Canada), the Universidad de Chile, the NICTA (National ICT
Australia), as well as several companies.

The program involves three years of PhD study in at least two of the
European partner universities. It leads to a joint doctoral degree
issued by the partner universities at which the studies have been
physically performed.  The language of the program is English.
Financial support is available in the form of positions and
scholarships. A foundation track and an application-oriented track
match with career perspectives in university research as well as in
industrial research.

Necessary requirements for participation in EPCL are: A Master's
degree in Computer Science or Mathematics, or an equivalent degree;
the proof of adequate knowledge of English; and substantial knowledge
in the areas Foundations of Logics, Foundations of Artificial
Intelligence and Declarative Programming.

The program starts annually in the winter term. Applications for 2014
have to be electronically submitted on the Webpage
http://www.epcl-study.eu/ before the

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                 Application Deadline on 30 April 2014
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If you have enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact the
coordinator of the program

Prof. Steffen Hlldobler
Technische Universitt Dresden
Fakultt Informatik
International Center for Computational Logic
Email: sh@iccl.tu-dresden.de
Phone: +49 (351) 463 38340

EPCL is supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and
Research (BMBF) within the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
program International Doctorates in Germany (IPID).