## AISB convention 2017

In the run up to AISB2017 convention, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie (https://twitter.com/mohmaj) Tu...

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## Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87 Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...

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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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## 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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## 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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## Notice

# AISB miscellaneous Bulletin Item

## Book Announcement: Handbook of Spatial Logics

Book Announcement: Handbook of Spatial Logics Handbook of Spatial Logics http://www.springer.com/dal/home?SGWID=1-102-22-173700027-0&changeHeader=true Aiello, Marco; Pratt-Hartmann, Ian E.; Benthem, Johan F.A.K. van (Eds.) 2007, XXII, 1058 p., Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4020-5586-7 Here is a hugely important work that is a genuinely ground-breaking text in the field of spatial logic. A spatial logic is a formal language interpreted over any class of structures featuring geometrical entities and relations, broadly construed. In the past decade, spatial logics have attracted much attention in response to developments in such diverse fields as Artificial Intelligence, Database Theory, Physics, and Philosophy. The aim of this handbook is to create, for the first time, a systematic account of the field of spatial logic. Table of contents 1. What is Spatial Logic? M. Aiello, I.Pratt-Hartmann & J.van Benthem, - 2. First-Order Mereotopology.I.Pratt-Hartmann - 3. Axioms, Algebras and Topologies. B. Bennett and I. Duentsch- 4. Qualitative Spatial Reasoning Using Constraint Calculi.J. Renz and B. Nebel- 5. Modal Logics of Space. J.van Benthem and G. Benzhanishvili - 6. Topology and Epistemic Logic. R. Parikh, L. Moss & C. Steinsvold- 7. Logical theories for Fragments of Elementary Geometry. P. Balbiani, V. Goranko, R. Kellerman & D. Vakarelov- 8. Locales and Toposes as Spaces. S. Vickers- 9. Spatial Logic + Temporal Logic = ?. R. Kontchakov, A. Kurucz, F. Wolter & M. Zakharyashchev- 10. Dynamic Topological Logic. P. Kremer and G. Mints - 11. Logic of space-time and relativity theory.H. Andr'eka, J. Madarasz & I. N'emeti - 12. Discrete Spatial Models. M. Smyth & J. Webster- 13. Real Algebraic Geometry and Constraint Databases.F. Geerts and B. Kuijpers - 14. Mathematical Morphology.I. Bloch, H. Heijmans & C.Ronse- 15. Spatial Reasoning and Ontonolgy: Parts, Wholes and Locations. A. Varzi The book comprises a general introduction, followed by fourteen chapters by invited authors. Each chapter provides a self-contained overview of its topic, describing the principal results obtained to date, explaining the methods used to obtain them, and listing the most important open problems. Jointly, these contributions constitute a comprehensive survey of this rapidly expanding subject. Written for: Academics and graduate students working in (or interested in working in) the area of logical approaches to geometry and topology; mathematicians, theoretical computer scientists and philosophers Keywords: * Geometry * Spatial Logics * Spatial Reasoning * Topology Table of contents 1. What is Spatial Logic? M. Aiello, I.Pratt-Hartmann & J.van Benthem, - 2. First-Order Mereotopology.I.Pratt-Hartmann - 3. Axioms, Algebras and Topologies. B. Bennett and I. Duentsch- 4. Qualitative Spatial Reasoning Using Constraint Calculi.J. Renz and B. Nebel- 5. Modal Logics of Space. J.van Benthem and G. Benzhanishvili - 6. Topology and Epistemic Logic. R. Parikh, L. Moss & C. Steinsvold- 7. Logical theories for Fragments of Elementary Geometry. P. Balbiani, V. Goranko, R. Kellerman & D. Vakarelov- 8. Locales and Toposes as Spaces. S. Vickers- 9. Spatial Logic + Temporal Logic = ?. R. Kontchakov, A. Kurucz, F. Wolter & M. Zakharyashchev- 10. Dynamic Topological Logic. P. Kremer and G. Mints - 11. Logic of space-time and relativity theory.H. Andr'eka, J. Madarasz & I. N'emeti - 12. Discrete Spatial Models. M. Smyth & J. Webster- 13. Real Algebraic Geometry and Constraint Databases.F. Geerts and B. Kuijpers - 14. Mathematical Morphology.I. Bloch, H. Heijmans & C.Ronse- 15. Spatial Reasoning and Ontonolgy: Parts, Wholes and Locations. A. Varzi |