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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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD Studentship - Computer Graphics and Media Technology - University of Bath UK

http://www.bath.ac.uk/prospectus/postgrad/apply/

PhD Studentship - Computer Graphics and Media Technology
University of Bath, UK

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The Department of Computer Science at the University of Bath is
currently recruiting a PhD research student in Computer Graphics &
Media Technology.
A scholarship is available to cover fees and an annual stipend,
subject to eligibility.*

We have an extensive programme of world-leading research in our Media
Technology Research Centre (MTRC).  We focus on Computer Vision,
Computer Graphics, and Computer Music/Signal Processing.  Many MTRC
projects span at least two of these research interests.

Applications of our work include Virtual Reality, Multimedia
Retrieval, High Realism Rendering and Compositing, Artistic Rendering
(NPR), 2D and Facial Animation, and the Synthesis of Electronic Music.
Our past projects include Transforming video into animations and
photographs into paintings, Advanced compositing effects for film,
Tools for animation, and Emotionally reactive software avatars.

For more information on the MTRC visit: http://www.bath.ac.uk/media

Informal enquiries about studying for a PhD may be made to the
Postgraduate Admissions Secretary (pg-phd -at- cs.bath.ac.uk or +44
1225 386965) or to members of staff in the Department.

Application forms are available online at
http://www.bath.ac.uk/prospectus/postgrad/apply/.

Early applications are encouraged as competition for PhD scholarships
is always intense.

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*Candidates should have at least a 2.1 undergraduate degree or an MSc,
preferably in a relevant discipline.

UK students are eligible for full funding.  Non-UK EU students who
have been resident in the UK for three years are eligible for full
funding. Non-UK EU students who have not been resident in the UK for
three years are eligible for fees only.  Non-EU international students
are welcome to apply but, as at all UK universities, funding for
non-EU students is limited.

Further information about the department is available at:
http://www.cs.bath.ac.uk