AISB Convention 2015

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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: AISB 2013 Convention, 2nd-5th April 2013, Exeter, UK

AISB 2013 will be held at the University of Exeter from the 2nd-5th
April 2013.  Exeter has very good transport links by air, rail and car
and enjoys a position on the South West peninsula with Exmoor, Dartmoor
and the Jurassic Coast nearby.

The convention consists of 11 symposia on a wide variety of topics in
AI, philosophy, cognitive science and computer science, for which
submissions are sought.  A list of symposium websites and calls for
papers can be seen:

List of Symposia:

  * Artificial Intelligence and Poetry
  * Computing and Philosophy: the scandal of computation
  * Do-Form: Enabling Domain Experts to use Formalised Reasoning
  * Enaction: Challenges and Successes
  * Logic, Agents, and Mobility
  * Machine Learning in Water Systems
  * Meta-optimisation: Hyper-heuristics and beyond
  * Music and Unconventional Computing
  * Re-conceptualizing Mental "Illness"
  * Social Coordination: Principles, Artefacts and Theories (SOCIAL.PATH)
  * Nature Inspired Computation and Applications

Please visit the individual symposium websites for submission
requirements.  The deadline for submissions is 14th January 2013.

There are also 5 confirmed plenary speakers who are:

Prof. Margaret Boden (Sussex)
Prof. Mark Levine (Exeter)
Prof. Mark Nixon (Southampton)
Prof. Murray Shanahan (Imperial)
Prof. Jon Williamson (Kent)

For any queries relating to AISB 2013 please visit the website or