AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie (https://twitter.com/mohmaj) Tu...


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Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


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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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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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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).