Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


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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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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Master's programme (MA) in IT and Cognition, Copenhagen, DENMARK

http://itandcognition.ku.dk

The MA in IT and Cognition at the University of Copenhagen seeks talented 
and focused students with an interest in cognitive technologies, including 
image and language processing. The application deadline for the autumn 
semester 2012 is February 1 2012. Read more about the application 
procedure, job possibilities, and the study program at the program 
website:

http://itandcognition.ku.dk

Short description: The MA in IT and Cognition at the University of 
Copenhagen is a very exclusive program for a small group of (at most 35) 
talented and focused students who wish to excel in developing advanced 
cognitive technologies. Students will learn to deal with the complexity of 
human language, vision and cognition, design innovative and intelligent 
information and communication technology using knowledge of language and 
human cognition, and identify new interesting applications of cognitive 
models. In the MA program students are presented with frontier 
applications such as object recognition, virtual agents, educational 
software, machine translation, or visual scene analysis.

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Anders Sgaard, Ass.Prof.,
Center for Language Technology
University of Copenhagen
Njalsgade 140
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
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