AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie (https://twitter.com/mohmaj) Tu...


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Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


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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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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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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