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

Seven PhD student grants ("Lichtenberg grants") in Cognitive Science, Osnabrueck (Germany)

http://www.cogsci.uni-osnabrueck.de/en/cogsci/phd/application

University of Osnabrck

The PhD Programme Cognitive Science at the University of Osnabrck http://www.cogsci.uos.de/en/cogsci/phd/contents

invites applications for

7 Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Grants for PhD Students

The PhD Programme Cognitive Science is a curricular PhD programme, associated with the Institute of Cognitive Science and research groups from the Institutes of Informatics and Psychology. It includes research groups in Artificial Intelligence, Computational Linguistics, Neurobiopsychology, Neuroinformatics, Philosophy of Cognition, Knowledge Based Systems, and Differential Psychology.

The Institute of Cognitive Science at the University of Osnabrck is one of the largest European centres in Cognitive Science, offering degree programmes for BSc, MSc, and PhD in Cognitive Science and carries out research on a broad range of cognitive processes.

We invite applications for the Lichtenberg PhD scholarships from all Cognitive Science areas. Scholarships are  1400 (plus allowances) per month for a maximum of three years, to start at October 1st, 2009. For details about the application procedure pls. refer to http://www.cogsci.uni-osnabrueck.de/en/cogsci/phd/application. The application deadline is June 15th, 2009.

The University of Osnabrck strives to increase the number of women in research and teaching. Women are therefore explicitly encouraged to apply.

Contact: Prof. Dr. Peter Bosch, Director of the PhD Programme Cognitive Science, University Professor of Computational Linguistics and Cognitive Science, Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrck, 49069 Osnabrck, Germany, (+49 541) 969 3373, pbosch@uos.de

Bewerbungsschluss: 15.06.2009