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

EPSRC PhD studentships, Imperial College, LONDON

http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/computing/research/research-groups

The Department of Computing, Imperial College London, has 10 competitive full EPSRC scholarships 
for full-time PhD study commencing in October 2012. Also available are up to 2 Doctoral Teaching 
Scholarships and an Imperial China Scholarship  (with restrictions). Typically, scholarships are 
for 3.5 years, and cover fees and bursary. EU applicants who have been in the UK for at least 
three years previously may also be eligible; if not, they would be eligible for partial 
scholarships covering fees only.


Full details on the scholarships, information on how to apply and answers to FAQs can be found at
http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/computing/research/degrees


The department has over 50 full-time academic staff and is supported annually by more than 8 
million pounds of research grant funding from the Research Councils, EU and industry. It provides 
an exciting research environment and was ranked joint second in the last Research Assessment 
Exercise. Applications are welcome in all areas of Computer Science including


Computer Systems
Human Centred Computing
Logic and Artificial Intelligence
Theory of Computational Systems
Quantitative Analysis and Decision Science
Distributed Software Engineering
Visual Information Processing


Information and websites of the numerous research groups under the above umbrella topics can be 
found at http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/computing/research/research-groups