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...


Yasemin Erden on BBC

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

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AISB YouTube Channel

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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  



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.