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 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.