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

PhD student or postdoctoral researcher in cognitive/computer science, GERMANY

http://www.sfb673.org
Contact: Prof. Jan de Ruiter, Jan.deRuiter@uni-bielefeld.de

University of Bielefeld

The Collaborative Research Centre 673 "Alignment in Communication", project A3 "Dialogue and 
Group Dynamics", offers the following position, starting as soon as possible.

A PhD-Student or Postdoctoral Researcher (TV-L E 13)

for the period from appointment until 30th June 2014.

Applicants should have a Master‘s or PhD degree in one of the cognitive sciences or computing 
sciences, with a focus on agent-based simulation techniques. Additional background knowledge in
psycholinguistics or computational linguistics would be of advantage. The purpose of the research
project is to investigate theories about the evolution of language and communication. Applicants
should be fluent in German or English.

Please send your application, preferably per email (letter, CV, relevant
publications) and before 30th April 2011 to Prof. Jan de Ruiter (Jan.deRuiter@uni-bielefeld.de).

Further information on the CRC 673 can be found at: http://www.sfb673.org

We welcome applications from severely handicapped people. We particularly welcome applications 
from women. Given equal suitability, qualifications and professional achievement, women will be 
given preference, unless particular circumstances pertaining to a male applicant predominate. 
Part-time employment is possible.

Universitt Bielefeld
SFB 673
Universittsstrae 25
33615 Bielefeld