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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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Computing Science MSc by research STUDENTSHIP, University of Aberdeen

http://www.csd.abdn.ac.uk/study/byresearch.php

UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN
COLLEGE OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
COMPUTING SCIENCE

MSc by research STUDENTSHIP

Computing Science at the University of Aberdeen invites applications for an
MSc by Research studentship. The successful candidate will work under the
supervision of Professor Katia Sycara and Dr Tim Norman. This research
project, entitled Proactive Agent Assistance for Military Missions, is
funded by the US Army Research Laboratory, and the student will work within
the International Technology Alliance (ITA) project teams based in the
University of Aberdeen and Carnegie Mellon University, spending time both in
Aberdeen and Pittsburgh during the period of the project. For more
information on the ITA project, see www.csd.abdn.ac.uk/research/ita.

You should have a very good honours degree in Computer Science or a related
discipline. You are expected to be a highly competent programmer in Java
and/or an AI programming language, and, ideally, be familiar with agent
technologies.

The MSc by Research studentship funding will pay fees (UK/EU level) and
maintenance (12,940 tax free) for 12 months full time, and is available
immediately.

Applications for the studentship should be submitted following the guidance
given at http://www.csd.abdn.ac.uk/study/byresearch.php and directly to Dr
Tim Norman t.j.norman@abdn.ac.uk www.csd.abdn.ac.uk/~tnorman.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 31 October 2008.