Longest running AI conference comes to University

The longest running convention on Artificial Intelligence – the AISB – will take place on campus next week, chaired by University computer scientsts, Dr Floriana Grasso and Dr Louise Dennis.

The convention is organised by the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour which provides a unique forum for presenting the latest research and issues around all areas of AI.

Over 100 delegates will be attending the convention on campus and this year’s theme is AI for the Digital Society.

Keynote speakers include Kerstin Dautenhahn from the University of Hertfordshire who will talk about social robots, Alan Winfield from the University of the West of England who will discuss ethics and robots and Ruth Aylett from Heriot-Watt University who will explore social agents and culture.

AISB 2018 to will be running a number of parallel symposia around the multidisciplinary themes of AI, Games & VR, AI and public engagement, cybernetic serendipity, philosophy, computational creativity, featuring among others an invited speech by Pablo Gervás from the Complutense University of Madrid, who worked on the first computer generated musical.

There will also be a programming workshop featuring Lego Robots for children aged between 7 and 12 to explore robotics, and discover how sensors and signals work in space. Places are still available for this work shop – you can book a place here >>>>.

University computer scientists are members of the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour, which is the largest organisation dedicated to AI in UK, as well as the oldest worldwide originating in 1964 as a study group of the British Computer Society.

The AISB 2018 convention takes place 4 – 6 April 2018 across the University campus.  For more details on the programme, visit this webpage: http://aisb2018.csc.liv.ac.uk/programme.html

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