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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Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


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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...


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Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


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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...


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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 event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: AISB Workshop Series

http://www.aisb.org.uk/events/members-workshop-series



The AISB hosts a series of workshops across the country, covering a wide range of themes pertinent 
to the aims of the AISB. If you are interested in hosting one of these events, you will find 
information on what you will need to do on this page.
 
These events are abstract-only and free for all AISB members. Current non-members would be able 
to attend for the cost of AISB membership, which they will be asked to arrange and pay for in 
advance by submitting a completed application form to the Executive Office. They would then be 
eligible to a year's membership of the Society. This applies to speakers and audience alike.
 
Refreshments (coffee and teas) are funded by the AISB. The first two workshops were both held at 
Goldsmiths, while a third was hosted in April 2013 at St Marys University College on the topic 
of consciousness (more information about these on our website: 
http://www.aisb.org.uk/events/members-workshop-series).
 
In order to propose a workshop, you will need to complete a brief application with the following 
details:
1.Workshop title;
2.Workshop abstract (200-400 words approx.); 
3.Organiser(s) and main contact (include details of expertise in proposed topic);
4.Host Institution details (name, address);
5.Planned dates for event (please also include proposed deadlines for the following): 

◦Abstract Submission,
◦Notification of Decision,
◦Registration,
◦Workshop; 

6.Possible speakers (e.g. do you plan to invite speakers?);
7.Where you would advertise (e.g. could you create a page on your institution website?). 

There are plans for a series of publications from these events, with the expectation that workshop 
organisers participating to in this process. 

Details for hosting the workshops can be found here: 
http://aisb.org.uk/media/files/AISBWorkshops.pdf
 
For more information, please visit our webpages, or you can contact Yasemin 
( yj.erden@smuc.ac.uk This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. 
You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or Kent ( K.McClymont@exeter.ac.uk 
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) 
with any questions.