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 opportunities Bulletin Item

Internship Opportunities at Philips Research, Netherlands


Contact: caifeng.shan@philips.com

Internship positions are immediately available in the Video Processing & Analysis (VPA) group at Philips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. 

  

The interns will work on projects related to computer vision (for example, people localization & tracking, person identification, human motion analysis, gesture recognition, facial expression recognition, event detection, activity analysis, camera network, etc). Different focus options are possible depending on the interests and strengths of the candidates. The interns will work with other talented researchers in a stimulating environment, and will be encouraged to think out of box and find innovative solutions for real-life problems. The candidates have to be available for a period of at least six months. The work of the internship is expected to be written as a technical report. Publication at top conferences is highly encouraged. 

  

Requirements: 

- Self-motivated Master or PhD student 

- Proven background in related areas -- Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Image / Video Processing -- are highly desired 

- Excellent programming skills -- Matlab or C/C++ 

- Proficiency in English 

  

The VPA group is developing algorithms for a wide range of applications. For almost two decades, the group has been the cradle for various award-winning innovations in the field of consumer TV, such as Digital Natural Motion (TM) and Pixel Plus (TM). Currently, the group contributes to a large variety of video-oriented applications in the field of TV, Medical Imaging, 2D/3D Displays, Computer Vision, Human-Computer Interaction, Mobile Communication and Microscopy. To be successful in such a wide domain, the group cooperates with many other groups in Philips Research, as well as with various external parties. 

  

Philips Research (www.research.philips.com) is the source of many advanced developments in Healthcare, Lifestyle and Technology. Building on over 90 years' experience in industrial research and our world-leading patent position, we're dedicated to meaningful innovations. In the healthcare domain, we are enhancing imaging and monitoring systems, as well as exploring innovative personal healthcare. In lifestyle, we're helping people see, hear, remember and share content, anywhere and anytime. Our vision focuses on simplicity, making technology an integral -- but invisible -- part of everyday life. 

  

Please forward your CV, including your available dates, to   

Caifeng.Shan at philips.com 

(please put "Internship Application" in your email subject).