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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Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


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AISB Convention 2015

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 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


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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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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD student position in Algorithmic Network Theory, Imperial College


Contact: m.draief@imperial.ac.uk

Studentship+fees to study for a PhD in Algorithmic Network Theory at Imperial College London

I am actively looking for an excellent PhD candidate to work with me on problems at the frontier between graph theory, game theory and statistical physics, in particular

- Random graph theory and stochastic processes (random walks, percolation, games) on graphs
- Analysis of distributed Belief Propagation-type  algorithms to solve combinatorial optimisation
problems (bargaining, network creation..)
- Distributed algorithms for computational problems on networks (control of epidemics, data
aggregation, dissemination of information)

The successful candidate will have a good 1st degree and ideally an MSc degree from a reputable university in Theoretical Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics, and a strong background in probability and stochastic processes.  The funding covers stipend, and fees for EU/UK students together with travel fund to conferences and summer schools for the duration of the PhD.

Please contact me with any questions at m.draief@imperial.ac.uk before formally applying to Imperial College London.