Dancing with Pixies?...

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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

Two PhD studentships in computational logic, GERMANY

http://www.uni-kassel.de/pvabt3/stellen/extern/15734.ghk
Contact: Martin.Lange@uni-kassel.de

Kassel (Germany)

Two full-time PhD studentships are available at the the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Kassel, Germany. The positions are funded by the ERC project "Model Checking Unleashed" and are initially available for two years with the possibility of extension for another year. There are no teaching obligations. Starting date is negotiable.

The project investigates applications of logical methods to various computational problems from diverse areas like database theory, graph theory, bio-informatics, computational linguistics, etc.

Applicants must have an MSc / diploma in computer science, mathematics, or related areas, or should be very close to completion thereof. They should have a good background in theoretical computer science, with strong interest in logic, algorithmics, and/or possible application areas as mentioned above.

The project is run at the Formal Methods and Software Verification group (FMV). Working language is English. Knowledge of German is not a requirement for these positions. Further information about the FMV group is available here: http://cms.uni-kassel.de/unicms/index.php?id=31745

For informal enquiries please contact Martin Lange via . @uni-kassel.de or +49/0 561 8046261. Applications must be directed
to the HR department of the University of Kassel, for instance via pvabt3@uni-kassel.de . They should contain a CV and names of 1-2 references, and must state the reference number for this announcement which is 15734.

Deadline for applications is April, 15th, 2011. The official announcement for these positions is available here (in German): 
http://www.uni-kassel.de/pvabt3/stellen/extern/15734.ghk