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

Research Fellows (x2), University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

http://bit.ly/leeds-RF-Feb

Research Fellows (x2)
School of Computing
University of Leeds

(Fixed Term until November 2014)

We are pleased to offer two positions, providing support to the VIGIL and RACE projects. Both 
projects are concerned with developing machine learning techniques, based on qualitative spatio-
temporal relational representations, to acquire high level world models from sensor, in particular 
video, data.

The VIGIL project is a research collaboration between the School of Computing, the University of 
Maryland and SRI which leads the consortium. VIGIL is a project funded under the Defense Advanced 
Research projects Agency (DARPA) Mind's Eye programme: http://bit.ly/vbBpwd. The investigators at 
Leeds are Profs Tony Cohn and David Hogg, and Dr Brandon Bennett.

The RACE project is a research collaboration between the School of Computing, and the Universities 
of Hamburg, Osnabrueck, Orebro, Aveiro, and a spinoff from Hamburg, Hitek. The investigators at 
Leeds are Profs Tony Cohn and David Hogg. See: http://bit.ly/v9GPOD

You will be a member of the Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Biological Systems in the 
School of Computing (www.comp.leeds.ac.uk) and be expected to pay an active role in the life of 
the institute.

The end date for these positions will be the 30th November 2014.

University Grade 7 (29,972 - 35,788)

Informal enquires to Anthony Cohn, Professor of Automated Reasoning, tel +44 (0)11334 35482, email 
a.g.cohn@leeds.ac.uk

Full details and application procedure are at: http://bit.ly/leeds-RF-Feb

Closing Date: 29 February 2012