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

Internship at MirriAd: Image Processing - Computer Vision

http://www.mirriad.com

MirriAd internship job description
Image Processing - Computer Vision - C/C++ programming


    Mirriad is a new start-up company that offers in-video embedded advertising solutions. At the interface between content producers and advertisers, we develop software tools to insert brands in music videos and films in a realistic manner. Those tools rely on Computer Vision algorithms that aim at making the process as automatic as possible. We design and implement those algorithms and work on their acceleration using GPGPU programming and alternative hardware solutions.

The following algorithms are of special interest to us over the next few months:
    - Locating the mask for the image (any black bars surrounding the image)
    - Scene/Cut detection     - Detection of interlaced format and determination the field order, including 3:2 pulldown format
    - Detection and tracking of moving objects
    - Object segmentation
        You will be joining our R&D team composed of Computer Vision research engineers.
    What we expect from you:     - Good C/C++ skills. GPU and/or parallel programming knowledge a plus     - Background in Image Processing/Computer Vision highly desirable
    - Background in Statistics/Pattern Recognition recommended
    - Fluent English
    - Eligible to work in UK         Dates of internship:
      - Flexible. Duration would be at least 3 months.         Contact us by email:       Julien Fauqueur: firstname.lastname@mirriad.com
      Philip McLauchlan: firstname.lastname@mirriad.com
        Our office is located in the heart of London, footsteps away from Trafalgar square.
    For more information visit our website: http://www.mirriad.com