AISB convention 2017

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Harold Cohen

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Dancing with Pixies?...

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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 ...


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...



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoc position at ISR-UC - The Institute for Systems and Robotics, Portugal

The Institute for Systems and Robotics, ISRUC ( offers 
one postdoctoral research position in one of the following fields 

 -Visual Surveillance;

-Human-Computer Interaction;

-Man-Machine Interfaces; 

-Medical Imaging;

The ISR-UC develops research work in several fields of both robotics and 
computer vision. It has a large number of national and international projects in 
a wide variety of topics ranging from navigation and localization for mobile
 robotics, visual surveillance, human-computer interaction, 3D 
reconstruction, and manipulation. For more information, 
see (ref C2008-ISR-UC-POSTDOC-2008-1).

With this announcement, ISR-UC intends to hire one Post-Doc Researcher for a 
five years maximum period, if the corresponding place will be approved by FCT, 
in accordance to the rules of Cincia 2008 Program. The successful candidate is 
expected to have a strong background in at least one of the above topics: Visual 
Surveillance, Human-Computer Interaction, Man-Machine Interfaces or 
Medical Imaging.

The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary in accordance 
with the university regulations for a researcher. The position is for one year, 
with possible contract renovation up to 5 years. The annual gross income, 
before taxes,  will be 3,000 Euros x 14 months.