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 opportunities Bulletin Item

2 Research Positions in Multimodal Interfaces and Technology Enhanced Learning, U of Edinburgh


The School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, is seeking 2
researchers at postdoctoral level or with equivalent research
experience, to work on a research project in the area of multimodal
interfaces for technology-enhanced learning. The successful applicants
will contribute to the design and development of an intelligent
multimodal interface, using a combination of an interactive
whiteboard, 3D graphics, speech synthesis, and video input technology.

Ideally you will have knowledge of multimodal interfaces and
significant experience in multimodal systems integration, as well as
experience with one or more of the following technologies: gaze
tracking and/or eye tracking; gesture recognition from video; 3D
face/head animations; speech synthesis; acoustic signal processing.

Experience in collaborative project work, and excellent programming
skills in Java and/or C are highly desirable.

For the full details, please see:

http://www.jobs.ed.ac.uk/vacancies/index.cfm?fuseaction=vacancies.detail&vacancy_ref=3009321
and
http://www.jobs.ed.ac.uk/vacancies/index.cfm?fuseaction=vacancies.detail&vacancy_ref=3009322