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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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Graduate School Luebeck: PhD Scholarships for Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences

www.gradschool.uni-luebeck.de

The Graduate School of Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences (funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG, and the German Government within the German university excellence program) at the University of Luebeck is now offering Ph.D. scholarships for the following 16 projects:

Brach I: Neuroengineering, Robotics and Navigation

I 1b - Correction of Susceptibility caused Distortions in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
I 1c - Endoscopic Optical Coherence Tomography in the Deep Brain
I 1e - Transcranial sonography (TCS) in monogenic forms of Parkinsonism 
I 2a - Stroke Rehabilitation Robot 
I 2b - Parallel mode of action control: from human studies to intelligent robotic interfaces 
I 2d - Cardiac pacemaker localisation 
I 3b - Brain Modelling  
I 4c - Robot assisted navagation guided OCT operating microscope 
I 5a - Definition of cortical networlks for the control of eye and hand movements 
I 5c - 3-dimensional kinematic principles of eye, head and limb movements 
I 6a - Interfaces based on EEG, ECoG and DBS

Brach II: Computing in Structural and Cell Biology

II 2 - Inhibitor Design
II 3b - Efficient Methods of Exact Solutions of Complex Problems in Molecular Biology 
II 3c - Synaptic Plasticity: Regulatory Mechanisms in Receptor Trafficking
II 5 - Computational analysis of RNA structure
II 7 - Analysis of adult stem cells by computer vision

Please visit our website www.gradschool.uni-luebeck.de for more detailed descriptions of the projects. Ph.D. scholarships amounts to 1250  per month.

Students with a master's degree in computer science, mathematics or engineering are invited to apply for admission. The application deadline is January 15, 2009. In certain cases, students must submit, as part of their application, the results of one of the acknowledged language tests to prove their English proficiency.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions via email: management@gradschool.uni-luebeck.de before sending your application.