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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Erden in AI roundtab...

On Friday 4th September, philosopher and AISB member Dr Yasemin J Erden, participated in an AI roundtable at Second Home, hosted by Index Ventures and SwiftKey.   Joining her on the panel were colleagues from academia and indu...


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AISB Convention 2016

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 2016 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Bishop and AI news

Stephen Hawking thinks computers may surpass human intelligence and take over the world. This view is based on the ideology that all aspects of human mentality will eventually be realised by a program running on a suitable compu...


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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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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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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

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


The Institute for Systems and Robotics, ISRUC (http://www.isr.uc.pt) 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 http://www.eracareers.pt (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.