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...


Read More...

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...


Read More...

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...


Read More...

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...


Read More...

Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  


Read More...
01234

Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: PhDs in Logic VI, 24-25 Apr 2014, Utrecht, THE NETHERLANDS

http://phdsinlogic2014.wp.hum.uu.nl

The 6th edition of PhDs in Logic will take place in Utrecht, The 
Netherlands on 24-25 April 2014.

PhDs in Logic is a graduate conference organized by local PhD candidates. 
Its aim is to bring together PhD candidates and researchers as well as to 
foster contact between graduate students. Earlier editions of the event 
took place in Ghent (2009, 2012), Tilburg (2010), Brussels (2011) and 
Munich (2013).

Following the previous meetings, the academic setup of the conference 
consists of two main parts:

(i) Four established researchers in logic will each give two 45-minute 
tutorial sessions on a relevant topic in logic;

(ii) About 15 PhD candidates will give 20-minute presentations on their 
work.

There will also be opportunities for informal gatherings, including a 
conference dinner on Thursday April 24.

The tutorial speakers of this year?s edition are:

- Thierry Coquand (University of Gothenburg)
- Femke van Raamsdonk (VU University Amsterdam)
- Stephen Read (University of St. Andrews)
- Albert Visser (Utrecht University)

The full program is available on our website: http://phdsinlogic2014.wp.hum.uu.nl.

Registration is free of charge. If you want to join for lunches and the conference dinner on Thursday
night, we asked a fee of 40 euro. If you would like to participate, please fill in the registration form on
our website by 13 April 2014.

In case you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via phdsinlogic@gmail.com.


*ORGANIZING COMMITTEE*
Jeroen Goudsmit
Antje Rumberg

*SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE*
Jean Paul van Bendegem (Brussels)
Rosalie Iemhoff (Utrecht)
Barteld Kooi (Groningen)
Benedikt Lwe (Amsterdam)
Sonja Smets (Amsterdam)
Heinrich Wansing (Bochum)

*SPONSORS*
Research Institute for Philosophy and Religious Studies (OFR) at Utrecht University
Descartes Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities
Evert Willem Beth Foundation
Nederlandse Vereniging voor Logica & Wijsbegeerte der Exacte Wetenschappen
Arend Heyting Stichting