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

Postdoctoral position (1y) in semantics of programming languages and logic in computer science, Lyon, FRANCE


A 12-month post-doctoral position is available in the Plume team
of the LIP laboratory at ENS de Lyon.

The position is cofunded by the ANR project RECRE and the LIP
laboratory.

Research conducted in Plume team covers various aspects of
programming languages semantics and logic in computer science.

"RECRE" stands for "Realizability for classical logic, concurrency,
references and rewriting". The project also includes topics relevant
to the Curry-Howard correspondence, such as denotational semantics,
linear logic, proof theory and type theory.

For this position, we will welcome applications in topics relevant
to RECRE, as well as at their intersection with other fields of logic
and computer science such as program verification or logic and
automata.

Salary: around 2000 euros net per month.

Starting date: September 1st 2014

Applications: please send, before *May 4th 2014*
a CV together with a one-page cover letter to Colin Riba.

For any question, please contact Colin Riba.

Contacts:
- Colin Riba: colin.riba@ens-lyon.fr
- Plume team: http://www.ens-lyon.fr/LIP/PLUME/