AISB Convention 2015

Call for Symposium Proposals: 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 Con...


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Yasemin Erden on BBC

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

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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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Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  


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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Six PhD student positions in Computer Science, Swansea (Wales)

http://www.swan.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply/

Six PhD studentships are available in Computer Science at Swansea University, with funding of up to 12,940 GBP stipend plus fees. UK candidates are eligible to apply for all six studentships.

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	* Overseas and EU candidates ARE eligible
	* for some of the studentships!
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Potential candidates should preferably have a first-class
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a cognate discipline,
or an equivalent qualification.

To ensure consideration for an award, please apply to the
University for admission as a PhD student in Computer Science:

	http://www.swan.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply/

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	Deadline: 15th June 2009
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Separate application for an award is NOT required.  Candidates
should however discuss possible topics with potential supervisors
before the end of June.  Queries may be addressed to
Dr Arnold Beckmann .

Decisions concerning awards are expected by mid-July.

Computer Science at Swansea University offers an active and
stimulating research atmosphere for PhD students, with
internationally-leading research groups in Theory, Graphics
and HCI.  For further details of our research, see:

	http://www.swan.ac.uk/compsci/research/

In RAE 2008, 700f the research submitted by the department was
assessed as either world-leading or internationally excellent;
only 12 Computer Science departments throughout the UK achieved
a higher percentage of world-leading research.