AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie ( Tu...


Harold Cohen

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Dancing with Pixies?...

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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 ...


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...



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

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

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 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: before sending your application.