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

LECTURER in HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION, UCL


LECTURER in HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in UCL Interaction Centre (UCLIC), UCL.  The post is available from 15th September 2008 for 12 months to cover maternity leave, with a possible extension to 15 months subject to funding.  Salary is in the range 33,561 - 44,194 (inclusive of London Allowance).

UCLIC is a Centre of Excellence in Human Computer Interaction, working collaboratively with industry and the research community and drawing on the best scientific traditions in computer science and psychology.  We offer an advanced Masters course in HCI with Ergonomics which regularly recruits 30-40 high calibre students.  We are seeking to appoint someone with knowledge of cognition and HCI, and with enthusiasm for teaching MSc students and psychology undergraduates.

Applications (e-mail or hard copy) quoting PostID 53206 and including covering letter, CV and Personal Information form (the latter available at http://www.psychol.ucl.ac.uk/info/Personal_Information.doc) should be sent to Richard Young, UCLIC Manager, MPEB 8th floor, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT.  If applying by e-mail, send to r.m.young@ucl.ac.uk, and please submit all requested information in one .pdf file named by your surname (e.g. Smith.pdf).

Further information about UCLIC is on the web at http://www.uclic.ucl.ac.uk/, while interested candidates can also contact Prof Ann Blandford (Director of UCLIC: A.Blandford@ucl.ac.uk, tel. +44 (0)20 7679 0688).

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 2 July.

The closing date for applications is Friday, 20th June 2008.