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

BSCS: Budapest Semester in Cognitive Science, Budapest, HUNGARY


Dear Colleagues,

If you have undergraduate students looking for an interesting study abroad experience that will 
keep them on track in their philosophy, psychology, computer science, or cognitive science major, 
please point them towards the Budapest Semester in Cognitive Science (http://www.bscs-us.org/).

It is a really good program, and has had regular participation from scholars doing interesting 
research at the intersection of philosophy and computer science, such as Colin Allen, Ron Chrisley,
Peter Erdi, and George Kampis.

The official program announcement is below.  If you or your students have any questions about the 
program, please contact me (tony.chemero@fandm.edu) or the program office at bscs@bscs-us.org.

Cheers,
Tony Chemero
US Director of BSCS

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The BUDAPEST SEMESTER IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE (BSCS, website: 
www.bscs-us.org), our Hungarian study abroad program, that may be of interest to undergraduate 
students in Cognitive Science and other disciplines.

BSCS, established in 2003 focuses on cognitive science from an interdisciplinary perspective and 
offers credit-earning courses in neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, linguistics, biology, and 
computer science; as well as continuous and optional intensive Hungarian language courses. The 
program is complemented by an optional independent research module tailored to students' curricula
and research interests.

BSCS is hosted by the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at Eotvos Lorand University 
(ELTE), Hungary's premium science university established in 1635 and serving as a centre of 
excellence for modern higher education. A world-class new campus has been added to the premises of 
ELTE, built on the scenic banks of the Danube and hosting the Faculties of Natural and Social 
Sciences and Informatics, where BSCS courses are held.

Budapest provides an excellent and highly inspiring setting and our vibrant metropolis is a hub of 
a wide range of interdisciplinary studies and research; boasting a bustling Central European 
experience with a growing English-speaking academic community. Furthermore, the city serves as a 
gateway to Vienna, Prague and other major attractions of the region.

Visit our website for more detailed information (www.bscs-us.org).  Email inquiries to 
bscs@bscs-us.org, or to Tony Chemero, US Director, tony.chemero@fandm.edu.

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Tony Chemero, http://edisk.fandm.edu/tony.chemero/
Scientific and Philosophical Studies of Mind Franklin and Marshall College Lancaster, 
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Tony Chemero, http://edisk.fandm.edu/tony.chemero/
Scientific and Philosophical Studies of Mind Franklin and Marshall College Lancaster, 
PA USA 17604-3003