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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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