Harold Cohen

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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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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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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

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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

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Al-Rifaie 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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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD student position in Algorithms and Complexity, Saarbrcken (Germany)

http://www.mpi-inf.mpg.de/departments/ag1/offers.html

Max Planck Institute for Informatics

The Max Planck Institute for Informatics seeks several
Ph.D. Students

for the Algorithms and Complexity Department directed by Kurt Mehlhorn.

We are seeking an excellent candidate with a master's degree in mathematics, theoretical computer science or a related field. The successful applicant should carry out theoretical work in algorithmics, including related areas like computer algebra, complexity theory and discrete mathematics. The applicant should be highly motivated and efficient, and should have a strong interest in research.

The Max Planck Institute for Computer Science is located on the campus of the Universitt des Saarlandes in Saarbrcken, Germany. Currently, around 40 researchers from several nationalities work in the Algorithms and Complexity Department. Our working language is English. The group collaborates with several of the major research institutions in Europe and the U.S. and has high international visibility. There is generous travel support available for all group members.

Applications from disabled applicants are appreciated. Our institute supports the principle of equal opportunity for men and women, and is therefore interested in applications from women.

Applications (including curriculum vitae, list of publications if applicable, list of school grades, list of university grades, and names of two references with their e-mail addresses) must be sent by email in PDF format to Christina Fries (chfries@mpi-inf.mpg.de) by January 31, 2010.

For further information, also on other offers, please refer to http://www.mpi-inf.mpg.de/departments/ag1/offers.html