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

Associate Research Fellow, University of Exeter, UK


The College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences at the University of Exeter wishes to
recruit an Associate Research Fellow to investigate ant-colony optimisation techniques in 
bioinformatics. The successful applicant will implement ant colony optimisation techniques and 
investigate their potential to explore interactions in genome-wide association studies on a variety
of case-control disease datasets.

Applicants should possess (or shortly obtain) a relevant PhD and will be able to write programs 
in a modern programming language such as Python,C++, C# or Java in addition to experience of working
with nature-inspired optimisation algorithms (e.g. evolutionary algorithms, ant colony optimisation,
particle swarm optimisation).Additional experience in bioinformatics and specifically, genome-wide 
association studies would be an advantage.

Full details of the post are available here:
https://jobs.exeter.ac.uk/hrpr_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?
VACANCY_ID%3d5930544Ynq&WVID=3817591jNg&LANG=USA

Please direct informal enquiries to E.C.Keedwell@ex.ac.uk

Dr Ed Keedwell


Dr Ed Keedwell
280, Harrison
Phone 01392 26(4014)
Lecturer in Computer Science
University of Exeter