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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Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


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AISB Convention 2015

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 2015 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


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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

Postdoctoral position & PhD student positions in "Nominalisations", GERMANY

http://phloxgroup.wordpress.com/2011/03/29/jobs/
Contact: justbecause@gmx.de

Hamburg (Germany)

Benjamin Schnieder, co-director of the ANR-DFG project Nominalisations, invites applications for three research associates. The posts are fixed-term, non-renewable posts for a period of three years. They differ with respect to designation and salary:

1. Postdoc position (salary TV-L 13, full-time) 2. Doctoral position (salary TV-L 13, half-time) 3. Unspecified researcher position (salary TV-L 13, half-time)

Deadline for applications: 2nd May 2011.

The research project deals with different questions form the philosophy of language, ontology, and
meta-ontology, which are related to the use of nominalized expressions in natural language. It is 
a collaboration between linguists and philosophers from Germany and France, directed by Friederike
Moltmann and Benjamin Schnieder.

The appointed candidates should start as soon as possible, the preferable starting date is the 1st
of June. For more information on the posts see http://phloxgroup.wordpress.com/2011/03/29/jobs/

Phlox research group
Universitt Hamburg
www: http://phloxgroup.wordpress.com/
email: justbecause@gmx.de