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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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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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD studentships at the School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham

http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies/ref/SCI936
Contact: Brian Logan, bsl@cs.nott.ac.uk

Applications are invited for PhD studentships funded by the School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham. Studentships are available from October 2011 for a period of three and a half years and include payment of fees at the UK/EU rate and a postgraduate stipend of 13,590 in year one with increments in line with Research Council Rates.  Applications from International students are welcomed but such applications should include an explanation of how the student proposes to cover the difference in fees that will be payable.

The School's research is centered around the following groups. Applications are invited in all areas of the Schools research:

Automated Scheduling, Optimisation and Planning 
Foundations of Programming (consists of Algorithmic Problem Solving , The Functional   Programming Laboratory , Agents Laboratory ) 
Mixed Reality Lab
Intelligent Modelling and Analysis

For more information about the schools research please access:http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/computerscience/research/researchintro.aspx.

Students should have or expect to gain a first or 2:1 (or equivalent) undergraduate and/or  masters degree in Computer Science or a related discipline. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Bai Li, Email: bai@cs.nott.ac.uk. Applicants are encouraged to discuss their application with a member of the appropriate research group before applying. For AI topics, please contact Natasha Alechina, Email: nza@cs.nott.ac.uk, or Brian Logan, Email: bsl@cs.nott.ac.uk

Further information about the studentships and application procedure is available at:

http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies/ref/SCI936

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