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

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Indian School on Logic and Applications, 9-20 Jan 2012, INDIA


Manipal (India)

The Association for Logic in India (ALI) announces a two-week winter school on logic and applications,
ISLA 2012, at Manipal University during January 9-20, 2012. Graduate students with a background in 
logic and an interest in research are welcome to apply. Active researchers and teachers of the 
subject may apply as well. Please see the school webpage http://ali.cmi.ac.in/isla2012/ for details
regarding courses and workshops.

Online registration to ISLA 2012 is now open. The deadline for receiving applications is December 
15, 2011. Selected participants will be notified by December 16. Upon being selected, you have to 
ensure that you obtain the necessary leave from your organization to attend the school.

There are no registration fees for the school for academic participants. 
Breakfast and lunch will be covered by the school. Shared accommodation at Manipal University will 
be provided on request. Participants will have to pay around Rs 1200 (one person in twin-sharing 
room) or Rs 3000 (one person in shared apartment) for accommodation for the two weeks.

For Indian participants, 2nd class sleeper fare by the shortest route may be provided on request.

Prof. Kamal Lodaya (IMSc) is in charge of registrations. For any clarifications, contact him here: 
kamal AT imsc DOT res DOT in.

Sundar Sarukkai, Manipal University
S P Suresh, Chennai Mathematical Institute (Co-chairs, ISLA 2012)