AISB Convention 2015

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Yasemin Erden on BBC

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AISB YouTube Channel

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Lighthill Debates

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AISB event Bulletin Item

BCS Machine Intelligence Competition and Real AI 2012

The tenth BCS Machine Intelligence competition for live demonstrations of applications that show 
'progress towards machine intelligence' will be held on Friday October 5th at the BCS London Office
(nearest underground station Covent Garden), from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The winner will receive a cash 
prize of 500 plus a trophy. Attendance at the event is free of charge and open to all (subject 
to room capacity), but for security reasons prior registration is required. Early booking is 

Further details:

Online registration form (free of charge to everyone):

Summary of Finalists:

NOTE: The MI competition will take place in the same venue as Real AI 2012, a low cost event 
designed to showcase practical applications of artificial intelligence, of particular interest 
to business and industry. This runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (BCS/SGAI members 90, Non- members 
100, Students 50, all plus VAT). Details:

Max Bramer
Chair, BCS Specialist Group on Artificial Intelligence