AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie (https://twitter.com/mohmaj) Tu...


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Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


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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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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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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".