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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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

RESEARCH FELLOW IN PSYCHOLOGY (COMPUTATIONAL MODELLING) , Nottingham Trent University

www.ntu.ac.uk/vacancies

School of Social Sciences 
RESEARCH FELLOW IN PSYCHOLOGY (COMPUTATIONAL MODELLING) 
Post No. H0935 

19,425 - 26,985 per annum due to funding allocation 

Fixed Term contract for 2 years 
City site 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research fellow to work on the Leverhulme funded project 'Investigating the cognitive deficits that underlie specific language impairment'. One part of this ambitious project aims to extend EPAM-VOC, a computational model of vocabulary learning, to examine how impairments to the model reflect the vocabulary learning of children with specific language impairment. The successful candidate will work under the direction of Dr. Gary Jones. 

The successful candidate will have a PhD (or equivalent) in Cognitive Science, Computer Science, or Psychology and should have good knowledge of at least one object-oriented programming language (e.g. Java, C++, Lisp).  Knowledge in computational modelling and/or language development would be an advantage. 

For an informal discussion regarding this position, please contact Dr. Gary Jones, Senior Lecturer in Psychology on + 44 (0)115 848 5560 or via email gary.jones@ntu.ac.uk  

Closing date: Monday 11 February 2008 

Interview date: Monday 25 February 2008 

Further details and application forms are available at www.ntu.ac.uk/vacancies or by telephoning +44 (0)115 8486522 (24 hour answering service). 

Please quote appropriate Post No. when applying.  

CVs will only be accepted in support of a fully completed application form. 

We are actively implementing equality of opportunity policies and seek people who share our commitment.