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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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position in cognitive and computational musicology,THE NETHERLANDS


Postdoc in Cognitive and Computational Musicology Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

The postdoctoral researcher will take part in a collaborative research 
project cutting across the boundaries between music cognition and computer 
science. The project named COGITCH (COgnition Guided Interoperability 
beTween Collections of musical Heritage) was recently funded by NWO-CATCH 
and is an collaboration of the Utrecht University, University of 
Amsterdam, The Meertens Institute, Netherlands Public Broadcasting, and 
Sound & Vision. It aims to develop generic techniques for relating music 
from different Dutch music collections. In developing retrieval methods, 
we will take a top-down approach, working from musical knowledge and 
cognitive psychology towards the identification and processing of audio 
features. On-line annotations provided by listeners will support 
establishing the relationships between ?~hooks?T (perceptually salient 
musical patterns) and the music.

Deadline for applications: 16 October 2011. For more information, see 
http://cf.hum.uva.nl/mmm/jobs.html or contact prof. dr. Henkjan Honing at 
honing@uva.nl.