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

JOB: Research Officer - University of Bath - Computer Vision/Information Retrieval

http://www.bath.ac.uk/jobs/job_desc.cgi?08H143A

JOB: Research Officer - University of Bath - Computer
Vision/Information Retrieval

Department:   Computer Science
Location: 	 University of Bath, Claverton Campus, Bath, BA2 7AY.

An opportunity exists for a Research Officer to work on one of our
EPSRC funded research projects, investigating the use of hand-drawn
sketches as a mechanism for querying large video databases.  The work
will involve developing and evaluating algorithms to analyse scene
content and dynamics in video clips, and to match this information to
sketches annotated with animation motion cues, such as streak-lines.

Applicants should have a research background in Computer Vision or a
related area, demonstrated through a publication record.  A relevant
PhD is desirable, and the ability to work as a member of a small team
is essential.  Programming skills in MATLAB and/or C/C++ would also be
desirable.

The appointment will be for 12 months, starting June 2008 or as soon
as possible thereafter.  Informal enquiries are welcome and can be
made to Dr John Collomosse (email jpc@cs.bath.ac.uk, quoting the below
Ref No. as the subject).

Salary:  28,290 - 33,780 pa

Duration: 12 months

Ref Number :   08H143A

Apply online: http://www.bath.ac.uk/jobs/job_desc.cgi?08H143A

Closing Date:  Tuesday May 6th 2008