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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Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  


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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Research Fellow in an Embodied Cognitive Model of Theory Formation , Edinburgh

http://www.jobs.ed.ac.uk/vacancies/index.cfm?fuseaction=vacancies.detail&vacancy_ref=3008905

Informatics: Research Fellow in an Embodied Cognitive Model of Theory Formation 
Applications are invited for a position, funded by EPSRC for three years, to work on an interdisciplinary project investigating an embodied cognitive model of logical theory formation. The researcher will work within the Mathematical Reasoning Group in Informatics, and the project involves links with Heriot Watt, Imperial, and Philosophy in Edinburgh. 

Applicants should have a Ph.D or equivalent experience in artificial intelligence or a related area of informatics, computational cognitive science, or robotics. They should be familiar with at least one of the following areas: situated agents in simulated world settings; situated agents in real world settings; computational cognitive modelling. 

They should be enthusiastic and self-motivated, and prepared to work constructively with fellow researchers from a range of backgrounds.

Fixed Term: 3 years