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

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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

Research Associate at The University of Western Australia, School of Computer Science and Software Engineering

https://www.his.admin.uwa.edu.au/jobvacs/external/academic/ads.htm

Research Associate (REF: 1698)

* School of Computer Science and Software Engineering
  The University of Western Australia
* 3 year full-time appointment to commence immediately

* Closing Date: 30 March 2007

A highly motivated Research Associate is sought to work on a markerless
motion capture project funded under the Discovery Projects grant scheme
of the Australian Research Council. The successful candidate will work
with Assoc. Prof. Mohammed Bennamoun, Dr. Du Huynh, and Prof. Robyn
Owens and will be part of the computer vision group at the School of
Computer Science and Software Engineering. The main responsibilities of
the candidate include: research, analyse, and implement visual tracking
algorithms, conduct experiments, and write research reports. Preference
will be given to candidates who have a track record of publications in
international computer vision conferences and journals, strong
mathematics background, and good programming and communication skills.

This position is open to overseas applications. The successful candidate
must be willing to relocate to Perth, Australia. Airfare and relocation
costs of the candidate and family will be negotiable.

Interested applicants should refer to the website
https://www.his.admin.uwa.edu.au/jobvacs/external/academic/ads.htm for
the application procedure.

More information about the position can be found on
http://www.csse.uwa.edu.au/~du/vacancy.html or obtained by contacting
m.bennamoun@csse.uwa.edu.au, du@csse.uwa.edu, or robyn.owens@uwa.edu.au.
Please ensure that you quote the reference number on the subject line of
your email.