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

Associate Professorship in Artificial Intelligence, AUSTRALIA

https://uws.nga.net.au/cp/
Contact: yan@scm.uws.edu.au OR s.simoff@uws.edu.au

Associate Professor in AI, University of Western Sydney

The School of Computing & Mathematics at the University of Western Sydney, Australia is seeking to
expand its current academic offerings and its world class research strength in Artificial Intelligence
and Cognitive Technologies. 

Applications are invited for the position of a Senior Lecturer (Level C) or Associate Professor 
(Level D) in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Technologies to complement the existing research 
expertise in the School.

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic and experienced scholar who will be expected to take
a major role in the School in leading the development of teaching and research programs that complement
and expand the Schools existing programs in the areas of Computer Science, Information and Communications
Technology (ICT) and Applied Mathematics. We seek to appoint an interdisciplinary scholar in Artificial
Intelligence and Cognitive Technologies, who brings together scholarship that covers artificial 
intelligence, respective elements of cognitive science and technology, combined with broad ICT experience.

Application deadline: 10 March 2011 (Ref 128/11). 
For more information, see https://uws.nga.net.au/cp/ or contact Prof. Yan Zhang (yan@scm.uws.edu.au, 
AI Group Leader) or Prof. Simeon Simoff (s.simoff@uws.edu.au, Head of School).