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

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Algorithms and Complexitz, Liverpool

http://www.liv.ac.uk/working/job_vacancies/research/
Contact:

DEPARTMENT of COMPUTER SCIENCE, The UNIVERSITY of LIVERPOOL, UK

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW in ALGORITHMS AND COMPLEXITY (ALGORITHMIC
GAME THEORY)


A researcher is required to participate in the EPSRC-funded Research
Project ?Algorithmic Mechanism Design and Optimization Problems with
Economic Applications?.  The research will be undertaken within the
Economics and Computation Research Group in the Department of
Computer Science at the University of Liverpool (UK), under the
supervision of Dr Piotr Krysta. The aim of the project is to apply
algorithmic and computational complexity tools to game theoretic problems
motivated by concrete applications in electronic commerce and networks.
In particular approximation algorithms techniques will be used. The
project may involve collaboration with other staff members in the
Department of Computer Science at the University of Liverpool.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in the area of Algorithms and
Complexity Theory. Knowledge and/or a PhD in the area of Algorithmic Game
Theory will be highly appreciated.

The post is available for 20 months, commencing August 2010, or as soon as
possible thereafter, by negotiation; a further extension may be possible.
The starting salary is GBP 30,747 - 31,671 pa.

Informal enquiries may be sent to:

	 Dr Piotr Krysta (mailto: P.Krysta@liverpool.ac.uk).

        http://www.csc.liv.ac.uk/~piotr

Further particulars and details of the application procedure can be found
at:

	 http://www.liv.ac.uk/working/job_vacancies/research/


** CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 23 July 2010