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...


Rose wins the Loebne...

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AISB Convention 2015

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 2015 Convention will be held at the Uni...


Yasemin Erden on BBC

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


AISB YouTube Channel

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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: PT-AI 2013 - Philosophy and Theory of Artificial Intelligence, 21st-22st Sep 2013, St. Antony's College, Oxford, UK


 Jean-Christophe Baillie (CSO, Aldebaran Robotics, Paris)
   "AI: The Point of View of Developmental Robotics"
 Theodore Berger (University of Southern California, L.A.)
   "Engineering Memories: A Cognitive Neural Prosthesis for Restoring and Enhancing Memory Function" (title TBC)
 Selmer Bringsjord (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY)
   "What Does Watson 2.0 Tell Us About the Philosophy & Theory of AI?"
 Daniel C. Dennett (Tufts University, Boston)
   "If brains are computers, what kind of computers are they?"
 Luciano Floridi (University of Oxford)
   "Enveloping the World - How Reality Is Becoming AI-Friendly"
 Stuart J Russell (UC Berkeley)
   "Rationality and Intelligence"
 Murray Shanahan (Imperial College, London)
   "Consciousness, Artificial Intelligence, and the Frame Problem"
 Michael Wheeler (University of Stirling, Scotland)
   "AI and Extended Cognition"
 34 papers selected among submissions, spread widely within the subject area (66% rejection rate). Publication early 2014.

 Up to 30 poster presentations


Participation fee is 110, reduced 55. Accommodation at St. Antony's is available.

 Registration closes 12.09.13

 Thank you for your time,

 Vincent C. Mller
 Chair, PT-AI 2013