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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Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  


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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position in structural proof theory, AUSTRIA


Vienna (Austria)

2-YEAR POSTDOCTORAL POSITION ON STRUCTURAL PROOF THEORY

* The Vienna University of Technology is looking to recruit one
   Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on the FWF-funded
   project "Nonclassical Proofs: theory, applications and tools", under the
   direction of Agata Ciabattoni.
* The work will take place within the Institute of Computer Languages
   (Theory and Logic group) of the Vienna University of Technology.
* The post is for fixed term appointment of up to 24 months
   and is available from January 2012.
* Applicants should have (or shortly expect to receive) a PhD in
   Mathematics, Computer Science or a closely related field, a strong
   background in structural proof theory, nonclassical logics, and
   knowledge of universal algebra or complexity theory.
   Ability to work independently but also with academic colleagues
   and PhD students, flexibility and teamwork, are all important
   qualifications for this position.
* Further particulars, including details of how to apply, are available
   from: http://www.logic.at/staff/agata/positions.html.
* Potential applicants are also welcome to send informal inquiries to
   Agata Ciabattoni (agata@logic.at)
* The closing date for applications is Thursday, December 1st 2011.