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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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Summer School in Cognitive Science 2009

http://nbu.bg/cogs/events/ss2009.html
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The New Bulgarian University is announcing the 16th Summer School in Cognitive Science which will be held from July 6 till July 23, 2009 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
 
The summer school features advanced courses for graduate students and young researchers in a variety of areas, including embodied cognition, brain functions and development, computational cognitive neuroscience, collective behavior, creativity, analogy-making, cognitive modeling and neural networks, individual differences, animal cognition, etc.
 
The summer school this year will be extraordinary good and the lecturers include famous researchers like Michael Spivey, Rob Goldstone, Randall O'Reilly, Adele Diamond, Tom Ward, Roger Thompson, Edward Necka. This is a unique chance to learn about the latest developments and big challenges first hand.
 
In addition, the participants in the Summer School will be able to attend the Second Analogy Conference at no additional cost.
 
Decisions for admission are made on a case by case and first come first served bases. Therefore the earlier you apply the better. We have applicants from all over the world and almost half of the places in the summer school are already filled in, so hurry up!
 
For more information: http://nbu.bg/cogs/events/ss2009.html
e-mail: school@cogs.nbu.bg