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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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Post-doc at Genova University (DISI-Dept. of Computing and Information Sciences)

http://slipguru.disi.unige.it

The SlipGURU lab at DISI, Universit di Genova, Italy, has an open two years Post-Doc position for a candidate interested in working on the following topic:

"computer vision and statistical learning methods for extracting geometric and semantic information from outdoor environments."

The research project will consist in extracting information on the consistency and the correctness of goods train load before departure from stations. The two main goals are (i) the precise localization of containers (ii) the automatic reading of containers code number. The challenge is to design methods that are robust to different environment and weather conditions. This activity is partly related to a EU project, funded under the program "Research for SMEs".

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

The ideal candidate will have the following profile:
PhD in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Physics/Mathematics
A solid background on programming with C/C++ and a working knowledge of Matlab.
A background in statistical learning and/or computer vision is a plus
The application deadline is 30/06/2008.

For application send an email to odone@disi.unige.it with reference "Slipguru Post-Doc Position" with attached cv and two reference names.