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 event Bulletin Item

BCS Machine Intelligence Competition and Real AI 2012

http://www.bcs-sgai.org/micomp/

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 
advised.

Further details: http://www.bcs-sgai.org/micomp/

Online registration form (free of charge to everyone): 
https://events.bcs.org/book/299/

Summary of Finalists: http://www.bcs-sgai.org/micomp/2012entries.html

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:

http://www.bcs-sgai.org/realai2012/.

Max Bramer
Chair, BCS Specialist Group on Artificial Intelligence