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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Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  


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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Open position for a researcher interested in natural language understanding, KU Leuven, BELGIUM


We are looking for a researcher to strengthen the Language Intelligence and Information Retrieval 
group (www.cs.kuleuven.be/~liir) in the Computer Science department of KU Leuven (Human Computer 
Interaction section) who has a strong interest in processing medical texts. The position is foreseen 
for 12 months with the possibility of extension.

The candidate will work on a research project on natural language understanding (granted under the 
EU FP7 Future and Emerging Technologies call)  and more specifically the work relates to the 
automated understanding of patient guidelines.

The candidate is holder of a PhD or master degree, has experience in natural language processing 
and has excellent programming skills. The position will be filled as soon as possible and preferably 
September 1, 2014 the latest.

Candidates send their CV, a motivation letter and contact information of two referees to Prof. 
Marie-Francine Moens (sien.moens@cs.kuleuven.be).