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

Two PhD Scholarships (Computer Science, University of Hull)

http://www.dcs.hull.ac.uk/pgr/Phd_Proposals_web.htm

DCS PhD Studentships
 
Department of Computer Science
 
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Hull ( http://www.dcs.hull.ac.uk/ ) has TWO (DCS) PhD scholarship available for the current academic session.
 
Each DCS Scholarship amounts to (per annum) Home/EU Fees plus a stipend of 13290, for a period of three years. Non-EU students may also apply.
 
If you are looking to pursue a PhD and can start no later than May 2010, consider the PhD project outlines at http://www.dcs.hull.ac.uk/pgr/Phd_Proposals_web.htm
 
Enquiries to the academic staff member related to any of the listed projects are welcome. Prospective projects that are variations on the themes listed on the outline site are welcome.
 
Enquiries may also be made to the research group coordinators or staff associated with the two departmental research groups. Information on these may be found at:
 
Distributed Reliable Intelligent Systems (DRIS) at http://www.dcs.hull.ac.uk/dris/index.htm
Simulation and Visualization Research (SimVis) at http://www.dcs.hull.ac.uk/simvis/
 
Application forms and procedure may be found at: http://www.dcs.hull.ac.uk/pgr/contact.htm
It is suggested that applications be lodged no later than 5th March 2010.
 
 
Enquiries may also be made via email to:
Dr Darryl N. Davis
Director of Research
Director of Postgraduate Research Studies,
email: d.n.davis@hull.ac.uk