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 event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: 5th Workshop on Philosophy of Information, 27-28 Mar 2013, Hatfield (U.K.),


University of Hertfordshire

This is a reminder that submissions are invited for the Fifth Workshop on 
the Philosophy of Information, which will take place at the University of 
Hertfordshire, 27th-28th March 2013.

The topic this year will be the intersections between qualitative and 
quantitative views of information. Papers dealing with other aspects of 
the philosophy of information are also welcome.

There is no registration fee, and no fee for refreshments, lunches, and 
the workshop dinner. Bursaries that will cover the participation expenses 
will be awarded on the basis of need and scientific merit.

Please send abstracts of approximately 1000 words to Mrs Penny Driscoll, 
, no later than the 1st of February 2013.

A selection of the best papers will be submitted for publication in Topoi 
(http://www.springer.com/philosophy/journal/11245) Papers from the 4th 
workshop are forthcoming in Minds and Machines.

The Workshop is organised by the UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer 
Ethics, http://www.philosophyofinformation.net/, in collaboration with the 
AHRC project ?Understanding Information Quality Standards and their 
Challenges? (2011-2013) 
http://www.philosophyofinformation.net/IQ/AHRC_Information_Quality_Project/Home.html

For more information about format and previous participants, see previous 
workshops in the series: 
http://philosophyofinformation.net/WPI/WPI_Home/Home.html