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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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CONFERENCE: Infinity Conference, 18-22 July 2011, SPAIN


Bellaterra (Spain)

The Infinity Conference will take place at the Centre de Recerca Matematica in Bellaterra 
(near Barcelona, Spain), July 18-22, 2011. This conference is focused on interdisciplinary work 
in mathematical logic, with connections to theoretical computer science and the philosophy/history
of set theory. It will serve as the culmination of the Infinity Project, an interdisciplinary 
project in logic hosted at the CRM and funded by the John Templeton Foundation during 2009-2011. 

The Scientific Committee consists of John Baldwin, Maria Luisa Bonet, Sy-David Friedman (Chair), 
Juan Carlos Martinez and Michael Rathjen. Confirmed invited speakers are Tatiana Arrigoni, Joan 
Bagaria, John Baldwin, Arnold Beckmann, Sam Buss, Yijia Chen, Joerg Flum, Rami Grossberg, Tapani 
Hyttinen, Julia Knight, Martin Koerwien, Lars Kristiansen, Colin McLarty, Russell Miller, Antonio 
Montalban, Moritz Mueller, Michael Rathjen, Andres Villaveces, Andreas Weiermann and Philip Welch. 

For further information about the meeting, including how to register and apply for financial 
support, go to  and follow the links "Conferences and Workshops" and "Infinity
Conference".