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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PhD Scholarship, University of Hull

http://www.prospects.ac.uk/cms/ShowPage/Home_page/Apply_online_for_postgrad_courses/University_of_Hull/p!efbXpmi

PhD Studentship, Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Hull ( http://www.dcs.hull.ac.uk/ ) has
ONE further DCS PhD scholarship available for the next academic session, starting in September 2010 (in addition to the Scholarship with an application closing date of 16 June 2010).

The Scholarship amounts to (per annum) Home/EU Fees plus a stipend of 13290, for a period of
three years. Non-EU students may also apply.

If you are looking to pursue a PhD and can start September 2010 onwards, consider the PhD project outlines  at http://www.dcs.hull.ac.uk/pgr/Phd_Proposals_web.htm

Enquiries to the academic staff member related to any of the listed projects are welcome. Prospective projects that are variations on the themes listed on the outline site are also welcome.

Enquiries may also be made to the two research group coordinators or staff associated with the
research groups. Information on these may be found at:

        Distributed Reliable Intelligent Systems (DRIS) at http://www.dcs.hull.ac.uk/dris/index.htm

        Simulation and Visualization Research (SimVis) at http://www.dcs.hull.ac.uk/simvis/

Details of the application procedure may be found at: http://www.dcs.hull.ac.uk/pgr/contact.htm
It is suggested that applications be lodged no later than 16th July 2010.

An application form can be completed online from

http://www.prospects.ac.uk/cms/ShowPage/Home_page/Apply_online_for_postgrad_courses/University_of_Hull/p!efbXpmi

Applications will be considered for postgraduate study only once this form has been received.

General enquiries about the PhD Studentship may also be made via email to:

Dr Darryl N. Davis

Director of Research
Director of Postgraduate Research Studies,

email: d.n.davis@hull.ac.uk