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 miscellaneous Bulletin Item

Professor Luciano Floridi receives 2012 Covey Award


Professor Luciano Floridi, AISB Fellow (University of Hertfordshire and University of Oxford 
(http://www.philosophyofinformation.net), is this year's recipient of the Covey Award for 
Outstanding Research in Computing and Philosophy. The award is given by the International 
Association for Computing and Philosophy to a senior philosopher who has made significant 
research contributions to the field of computing and philosophy. Past recipients include 
Ed Zalta (Stanford), John Searle (Berkeley), and Terry Bynum (Southern Connecticut). 

Prof. Anthony Beavers, President of the Association, wrote: "We are grateful to Dr. Floridi for 
the pioneering work he has done to advance a research agenda that is both timely and relevant 
to a quickly changing world. He will be recognized for his work at the 2012 AISB/IACAP World 
Congress to be held in honor of Alan Turing at the University of Birmingham this July".