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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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Bursary for postgraduate study in computational, mathematical or philosophical logic, Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA


Joint Bursary for Postgraduate work in Computational, Mathematical or 
Philosophical Logic at University of Pretoria

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Pretoria (UP) and the 
Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research (CAIR) at the Meraka Institute 
at the CSIR offer a bursary for postgraduate study in formal 
(computational, mathematical or philosophical) logic at the Department of 
Philosophy at UP. Candidates must register at the Department of Philosophy 
and may be co-supervised by a member of CAIR.

The bursary is for R50 000 for either Master or Doctoral study and may be 
renewable for a second and third year of study.

Please send a full CV, accompanied by a letter of research intent, and a 
brief outline of a research proposal for your study (1000 words max.) to 
emma.ruttkamp-bloem@up.ac.za and tmeyer@csir.co.za by 30 October 2014.