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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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Trier, Germany, May 24-28, 2010


Early registration deadline: February 15, 2010 !!!

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John Brzozowski
Complexity in Convex Languages

Alexander Clark
Three Learnable Models for the Description of Language

Lauri Karttunen
to be announced (tutorial)

Borivoj Melichar
Arbology: Trees and Pushdown Automata

Anca Muscholl
Analysis of Communicating Automata (tutorial)


Vincent Aravantinos, Ricardo Caferra, and Nicolas Peltier
Complexity of the Satisfiability Problem for a Class of Propositional Schemata

Pablo Arrighi and Jonathan Grattage
A Simple n-dimensional Intrinsically Universal Quantum Cellular Automata

Abdullah N. Arslan
A Fast Longest Common Subsequence Algorithm for Similar Strings

Francine Blanchet-Sadri, Jane Kim, Robert Mercas, William Severa, and Sean Simmons
Abelian Square-Free Partial Words

Francine Blanchet-Sadri, Robert Mercas, Sean Simmons, and Eric Weissenstein
Avoidable Binary Patterns in Partial Words

Nicolas Bousquet and Christof Loeding
Equivalence and Inclusion Problem for Strongly Unambiguous Bchi Automata

Wojciech Buszkowski and Lin Zhe
Pregroup Grammars with Letter Promotions

Jrmie Cabessa and Alessandro Villa
A Hierarchical Classification of First-Order Recurrent Neural Networks

Rafael Carrascosa, Franois Coste, Matthias Gall, and Gabriel Infante-Lpez
Choosing Word Occurrences for the Smallest Grammar Problem

Claudia Casadio
Agreement and Cliticization in Italian: a Pregroup Analysis

Jean-Marc Champarnaud, Jean-Philippe Dubernard, and Hadrien Jeanne
Geometricity of Binary Regular Languages

Christian Choffrut, Andreas Malcher, Carlo Mereghetti, and Beatrice Palano
On the Expressive Power of FO[+]

Christophe Costa Florencio and Henning Fernau
Finding Consistent Categorial Grammars of Bounded Value: a Parameterized Approach

Stefano Crespi Reghizzi and Dino Mandrioli
Operator Precedence and the Visibly Pushdown Property

Maxime Crochemore, Costas Iliopoulos, Marcin Kubica, Jakub Radoszewski, Wojciech Rytter, and Tomasz Walen
On the Maximal Number of Cubic Runs in a String

William de la Cruz de los Santos and Guillermo Morales Luna
On the Hamiltonian Operators for Adiabatic Quantum Reduction of SAT

Barbara Di Giampaolo, Salvatore La Torre, and Margherita Napoli
Parametric Metric Interval Temporal Logic

Rdiger Ehlers
Short Witnesses and Accepting Lassos in omega-automata

Travis Gagie and Pawel Gawrychowski
Grammar-Based Compression in a Streaming Model

Hermann Gruber and Stefan Gulan
Simplifying Regular Expressions. A Quantitative Perspective

Reinhard Hemmerling, Katarina Smolenova, and Winfried Kurth
A Programming Language Tailored to the Specification and Solution of Differential Equations Describing Processes on Networks

Dag Hovland
The Inclusion Problem for Regular Expressions

Sanjay Jain, Qinglong Luo, and Frank Stephan
Learnability of Automatic Classes

Charles Jordan and Thomas Zeugmann
Untestable First-Order Sentences: Four Universal and One Existential Quantifier

Makoto Kanazawa and Sylvain Salvati
The Copying Power of Well-nested Multiple Context-free Grammars

Barbara Klunder and Wojciech Rytter
Post Correspondence Problem with Partially Commutative Alphabets

Timo Ktzing and Anna Kasprzik
String Extension Learning using Lattices

Martin Kutrib and Andreas Malcher
Reversible Pushdown Automata

Alexander Letichevsky, Arsen Shoukourian, and Samvel Shoukourian
The Equivalence Problem of Deterministic Multitape Finite Automata. A New Proof of Solvability Using A Multidimensional Tape

Peter Leupold
Primitive Words Are Unavoidable for Context-Free Languages

Florin Manea and Catalin Tiseanu
Hard Counting Problems for Partial Words

Tobias Marschall and Sven Rahmann
Exact Analysis of Horspool's and Sunday's Pattern Matching Algorithms with Probabilistic Arithmetic Automata

Nimrod Milo, Tamar Pinhas, and Michal Ziv-Ukelson
SAPC - Sequence Alignment with Path Constraints

Sakthi Muthiah and Parameswaran Seshan
Incremental Building in Peptide Computing to Solve Hamiltonian Path Problem

Benedek Nagy and Friedrich Otto
CD-Systems of Stateless Deterministic R(1)-Automata Accept all Rational Trace Languages

Turlough Neary
A Boundary Between Universality and Non-universality in Extended Spiking Neural P Systems

Rafael Pealoza
Using Sums-of-products for Non-standard Reasoning

Martin Platek, Frantisek Mraz, and Marketa Lopatkova
Restarting Automata with Structured Output and Functional Generative Description

Alberto Policriti, Alexandru I. Tomescu, and Francesco Vezzi
A Randomized Numerical Aligner (rNA)

Fernando Rosa-Velardo and Giorgio Delzanno
A Language-based Comparison of Nets with Black Tokens, Pure Names and Ordered Data

Neda Saeedloei and Gopal Gupta
Verifying Complex Continuous Real-Time Systems with Coinductive CLP(R)

Sarai Sheinvald, Orna Grumberg, and Orna Kupferman
Variable Automata over Infinite Alphabets

Hellis Tamm
Some Minimality Results on BiRFSA and Biseparable Automata

Frank Weinberg and Markus Nebel
Extending Stochastic Context-Free Grammars for an Application in Bioinformatics

Ryo Yoshinaka, Yuichi Kaji, and Hiroyuki Seki
Chomsky-Schtzenberger-Type Characterization of Multiple Context-Free Languages

Hans Zantema
Complexity of Guided Insertion-Deletion in RNA-editing

Lin Zhe
Modal Nonassociative Lambek Calculus with Assumptions: Complexity and Context-freeness