AISB Convention 2015

Call for Symposium Proposals: 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 Con...


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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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Lighthill Debates

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


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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Urgent - deadline for enquires TODAY: Call for Postdoc position in developmental robotics at INRIA (Bordeaux Sud-Ouest center)


Contact: pierre-yves.oudeyer@inria.fr

Urgent : Call for Postdoc position in developmental robotics at INRIA (Bordeaux Sud-Ouest center)
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The FLOWERS research team (http://flowers.inria.fr) is searching for a high-level competitive postdoc candidate in the field of developmental and social robotics. Two research topics are possible : 

1)    Discovery and learning of body maps from unknown sensors and effectors in an information-theoretic framework ;

2)    Early word acquisition by robot in natural unconstrained human-robot interaction. This involves data-mining of sequences of audio-visual channels, as well as human-robot interaction design ;

Applicants should have a strong background in machine learning and/or multimodal processing.

Applicants must have obtained their PhD after may 2007 and before november 2008, and should be able to begin in INRIA in december 2008. Applications or enquiries must be sent by the 15th october to Pierre-Yves Oudeyer (pierre-yves.oudeyer@inria.fr).