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 SYSTEM DEMONSTRATIONS: Conference on Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems,20 - 21 August 2014, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

http://www.ecai2014.org

PAIS14

The PAIS 2014 Programme Committee invites system demonstrations for presentation at the 8th 
International Conference on the Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems - a subconference 
of the 21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2014). PAIS is the largest 
showcase in Europe of real applications using AI technology.

 The System Demonstrations track provides AI researchers and practitioners with an opportunity 
to demonstrate impressive and innovative systems. We invite applications for demonstrations of a 
non-commercial nature from universities, research institutes and industry. Commercial demos may 
incur extra fees for booth usage.

 A submission includes:

 * A 150-word summary of the demonstration in plain text. 

* An obligatory 2-page system and demonstration description formatted according to the ECAI 
submission instructions. If the demo is accepted, these short papers will be published in the 
official proceedings. Details of the ECAI 2014 formatting style will be made available at 
ecai2014.guarant.eu/ecai2014.tar.gz 

* A short video (less than 5 minutes) showing that a working system exists and that convinces 
the programme committee that it is exciting, innovative and relevant, and deserves to be 
highlighted at the conference.
 
* A demo storyboard consisting of a detailed description of the demo, including images or 
slides depicting the various stages of the demo. If the video shows the demonstration, then 
a separate storyboard is not required.

 * A detailed description of hardware and software requirements, such as space, power supplies, 
etc. Demonstrators are encouraged to be flexible in their requirements.
 
Based on the recommendations made by the reviewers and a separate award committee, one of the 
accepted system demonstrations will receive the BEST PAIS DEMO AWARD.

System demo submission: 1 March 2014
 Author feedback: 14-18 April 2014
 Notification of acceptance/rejection: 9 May 2014
 Camera-ready copy due: 30 May 2014

 The proceedings of PAIS14 will be included in ECAI'14 and will be published by IOS Press.

 PAIS14/ECAI14 will be held in the beautiful and historic city of Prague, the capital of the 
Czech Republic. With excellent opportunities for sightseeing and gastronomy, Prague promises to 
be a wonderful venue for a memorable conference.


 PAIS14 Conference Chairs:
 Gerhard Friedrich, Universitaet Klagenfurt, Austria 
Barry OSullivan, University College Cork, Ireland