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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Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


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AISB Convention 2015

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 2015 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


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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 opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD position at Genova University (DISI-Dept. of Computing and Information Sciences)

http://www.disi.unige.it/dottorato/

The SlipGURU lab at DISI, Universit di Genova, Italy, has an open PhD position for a candidate interested in working on one of the two following topics:

1) Statistical learning methods applied to the analysis of biological data (e.g. DNA microarrays, proteomics, clinical data)
2) Segmentation and analysis of medical images through statistical learning

For details about the PhD enrollment procedure at DISI, see: http://www.disi.unige.it/dottorato/
Please note that the application deadline will be around September, and the PhD program will begin in January 2009. More details on the schedule will be available soon.

For details about our research activities, see: http://slipguru.disi.unige.it 

The ideal PhD candidate will have the following profile:
MsC in Mathematics/ComputerScience/Physics
A good knowledge of spoken and written English
A solid background on programming with either C/C++, Python, R, Matlab, or equivalent languages.
Knowledge in statistical learning, computer vision and statistics is an asset

For application send an email to odone@disi.unige.it with reference "SlipGURU PhD Position", specifying the topic of interest in the body.
Attached a CV and at least one reference name.