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

Postdoctoral fellowship in theoretical computer science (algorithmic game theory), New York NY (U.S.A.)


The Simons Foundation has awarded New York University a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical 
Computer Science for a two-year period starting in the summer or fall of 2012.  Applicants in 
all areas of theory are encouraged to apply; current areas of activity include approximation 
algorithms, complexity theory, cryptography, data structures, algebra and geometry, probabilistic 
methods, and algorithmic game theory. Postdoctoral Fellows will have the opportunity to work with 
all members of the theory group at NYU.

Eligibility: Candidates must receive their PhD during the academic year immediately preceding that 
in which the fellowship would begin (i.e.2011-2012). There are no other restrictions.

The fellowship stipend is intended to attract the highest caliber of applicants. In addition, 
fellows will receive a ,000/year research budget, for expenses such as travel and equipment.

Applications (CV and research statement) should be submitted online at 
https://cs.nyu.edu/webapps/postdoc/simons2011/register Inquiries can be sent to jobs@cs.nyu.edu.

For full consideration, applications should be received by December 10, 2011. However, this is not 
a hard deadline, as all candidates will be considered to the full extent feasible, until the 
position is filled.

New York University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.