Dancing with Pixies?...

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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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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

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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

Several PhD student and postdoctoral position in "Automation of Logic", Saarbruecken


Contact: jmueller@mpi-inf.mpg.de

The Max Planck Institute for Informatics seeks several Researchers at the PHD Student or Postdoc level for the Automation of Logic Group directed by Christoph Weidenbach.

We are looking for applicants with a background and interest in Automated Reasoning, including areas like SAT, Tableau, Rewriting, Superposition or theory reasoning with respect to arithmetic or data structures.

The Max Planck Institute for Informatics is located on the campus of Saarland University, Saarbrcken, Germany. Currently, 14 researchers from several nationalities work in the Automation of Logic Group. Our working language is English. The group collaborates with several of the major research institutions in Europe and the U.S. and has high international visibility. There is generous travel support available for all group members. Depending on qualification positions are between 1,300 and 2,600 Euros per month, after taxes.

Applications from disabled applicants are appreciated. Our institute supports the principle of equal opportunity for men and women, and is therefore interested in applications from women.

In case of further questions please do not hesitate to contact Jennifer Mller (jmueller@mpi-inf.mpg.de).

All applications should include curriculum vitae, names of references with their e-mail addresses and intended period of stay. For applications at Postdoc level a list of publications, a research plan (1 page is enough), and your two most "interesting" papers (preferably just URLs) are required in addition. Please send your application in PDF format by email to Jennifer Mller (jmueller@mpi-inf.mpg.de) by September 30, 2010. In addition, written applications may be sent to
Max-Planck-Institut fr Informatik
Christoph Weidenbach
Campus E1 4
66123 Saarbrcken
Germany

E-Mail: jmueller@mpi-inf.mpg.de