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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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position in dialogue processing, Bielefeld (Germany)

http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/lili/personen/dschlangen/open_positions.html

Postdoc in Dialogue Processing at Bielefeld University

The Faculty of Linguistics and Literature, Bielefeld University, invites applications for 
another full-time, fixed term (1 yr) (Post-Doctoral) Research Associate ("wissenschaftlicher 
Mitarbeiter") position in the Dialogue Systems Group (PI David Schlangen). The postdoctoral 
researcher will be expected to play an active role in the group. He or she will participate 
in ongoing projects related to the investigation of incremental dialogue processing and will 
be encouraged to develop independent research ideas within the focus of the group. The researchers
 will share supervision duties (of PhD and MA students) and help with running the laboratory of 
the group (with recording facilities of various kinds). The position is limited to a duration of 
one year; subject to funding availability, an extension may be possible.

Deadline for applications is October 17 2011. For more information, see 
http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/lili/personen/dschlangen/open_positions.html.