Issue 134: Summer 2012
Features/Reviews: The Soar Cognitive Architecture; CernoCAMAL: A Bayesian-BDI Cognitive Architecture; Cognitive Science is Not Computer Science; Information Exchange in Population-Based Algorithms; Book Review: The Philosophy of Information; Book Review: Principles of Synthetic Intelligence; Event Report: Roger Needham Lecture; Event Report: Inaugural Lecture - "Radical Post-Cognitivism: New Approaches to Intelligence and the Mind"; In Memoriam: David Waltz.
Society: all for Participation: AISB/IACAP World Congress 2012.
Father Hacker: Dear Aloysius!
Issue 133: Spring 2012
Features/Reviews: Artificial Intelligence and Cognitve Systems; Musical Acts: Communication for Musical Multi-Agent Systems; John McCarthy - Some Reminiscences; Conference Report: AISB Convention. York, 4-7 April, 2011; Conference Report: IJCAI. Barcelona, 16-22 July, 2011: The Making of the EPSRC Principles of Robotics.
Society: AISB Committee membership 2012.
Father Hacker: Dear Aloysius!
Issue 132: Autumn 2011
Features/Reviews: Representations and Architectures to Support Diagrammatic Reasoning; A New COST Action: Autonomic Road Transport Support (ARTS) Systems; Précis of The Organisation of Mind; Book review: Embodiment and the Inner Life: Cognition and Consciousness in the Space of Possible Minds; Book review: Computer Models of Computer Creativity; Book review: Randomness through Computation: Some Answers, More Questions; Conference report: ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems; Conference report: 2nd International Computational Creativity Conference; Conference report: 2nd Postgraduate Conference for Computing: Applications and Theory
Society: Details of the AISB/IACAP World Congress 2012 in honour of Alan Turing
Father Hacker: Dear Aloysius!
Issue 131: Spring 2011
Features/Reviews: Integration of neural networks with production rules; Artificial Intelligence and the Frontiers of Genetics Research; Simulating Human Multitasking with a Cognitive Architecture; Modeling Dynamics of Multimodal Cues for Spontaneous Agreement and Disagreement Recognition; Conference Report: IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence 2010; Report on AISB 09’s “New frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction” Symposium
Society: Details of the AISB/IACAP World Congress 2012
Father Hacker: Dear Aloysius!
Issue 130: Spring 2010
Features: Mark Bishop on the Turing Test; Fehmida Hussain on Modelling the Performance of Children on the Attentional Network Test; Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie and Mark Bishop on the Mining Game;
Society: Details of the AISB Convention 2011
Reviews/Previews: Conference Report: New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction; Conference Report: International Conference on Cognitive Modelling; Conference Report: Agents and MultiAgent Systems
Father Hacker: Dear Aloysius!
Issue 129: Summer 2009
Features: Faisal Mustafa on Web Services Coordination; Huma Shah and Kevin Warwick on 18th Loebner Prize for Artificial Intelligenc
Society: Details of the AISB Convention 2010
Reviews/Previews: Workshop on Matching and Meaning; AISB’08; Human-Robot Interaction; 18th International Conference on Logic Programming
Father Hacker: Dear Aloysius!
Issue 128: Autumn 2009
Features: Justine Cassell, Andrea Tartaro and Miri Arie on With a Little Help from our (Virtual) Friends; Sazalinsyah Razali, Qinggang Meng and Shuang-Hua Yang on Multi-Robot Cooperation Inspired by Immune Systems; Beatriz Mencía, Alvaro Trapote and David Pardo on “What was that you said?”; Maria Dobrska on Learning to Rank Order and its Applications
Society: Details of the AISB Convention
Reviews/Previews: Fourth Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology; European Conference on Computing and Philosophy
Father Hacker: Immense International Impact.
Issue 127: Spring 2008
Features: Olivier Georgeon on analysing traces of activity for modelling cognitive schemes of operators; Harry Halpin on philosophy of collective intelligence; Sarah N. Lim, Choi Keung and Nathan Griffiths on using recency and relevance to assess trust and reputation; Simon Colton on theorem proving.
Society: Details of the AISB Symposium on the Turing Test
Reviews/Previews: Conference reports on the 9th European Conference on Artificial Life; the third International Conference on Cognitive Science; and ASSC-12.
Father Hacker: REF Special.
Issue 126: Spring 2008
Features: Peter Wallis on doing conversation with machines; Rafael Bordini on programming and verifying complex systems; Simon Colton on computational creativity.
Society: AISB Members Only Area; Recent Committee Changes; Olympics 2012.
Reviews/Previews: Conference reports on ICANN'07; 13th Portuguese AI Conf; and WCECS. Father Hacker: Four Seasons of AI.
Issue 125: Summer/Autumn 2007
Features: Darren Myatt and Slawomir Nasuto on reconstruction of neurons; Nicholas Jennings on control of complex systems; Austin Tate on planning and doing.
Society: Details of the 2008 AISB Symposia
Reviews/Previews: Conference report on Cooperative Information Agents
Father Hacker: Computational Theology
Issue 124: Winter/Spring 2007
Features: John Barden on the olympics; Julia Handl and Joshua Knowles on clustering; Mark Jago on resource-bounded agents; Marco Montes de Oca on particle swarms; Colin Johnson on genetic programming
Society: Welcome from the editor, and details of AISB Symposia
Reviews/Previews: Conference report from GECCO 2006
Father Hacker: Accelerating Intellect
Issue 123: Winter/Spring 2006
Features: Humphries and Prescott search for the neural basis of action-selection; Sunny Bains on why intelligence is more than 1s and 0s; Heiko Hoffman on bio-inspired vision for robotic grasping; Myra Wilson on BIRO-net; Frisch and Miguel on the automated solving of combinatorial problems; Peter Smith on AI and stylometric analysis; Schlessinger and Lotto on Mosaic World; < u>Liz Stillwaggon on a-life and the mind-body problem; and Paul Vogt on emergence of compositionality.
Society: Editorial announcing the appointment of a new editor.
Reviews/Previews: Colin Johnson on ‘Selfish Routing and the Price of Anarchy’ by Tim Roughgarden.
Father Hacker: The Formative Years
Issue 122: Autumn 2005
Features: Maja Pantic on a fully-automated system for facial muscle action. Roman Belakin on a test for irrational thinking; Jose Carmena on brain-machine interfaces; James Marshall on ant decision making; Stafford et. al on an artificial rocky-shore community; Eduardo Miranda on music from artificial life; and Blackwell and Young on live algorithms.
Society: Secratary and Webmaster's report.
Reviews/Previews: Igor Aleksander on the new ‘Sweet Dreams’ book by Dan Dennett.
Father Hacker: The Early Years.
Issue 121: Summer 2005
Features: Stafford and Rind on a crash-prevention system for cars inspired by locust vision; Yorick Wilks on companion agents on the web; Sellers and Paul on tyrannosaur speed; Giorgio Metta on the RobotCub approach to cognition; Aaron Sloman on altricial systems; and James Anderson on Perspex Machine IV.
Reviews/previews: Johnson on essential books on bio-inspired computing; and Web on ‘Mechanical Bodies, Computational Minds’ collection.
Society: Chair's report.
Obituary: Robert W. Milne, University of Edinburgh.
Father Hacker: How to edit a journal.
Issue 120: Spring 2005
Features: Paul Newman on robust navigation in unknown environments; David Randall on logic, logicism, and logic-based AI; Morse/Chrisley on the Seer project; Mark Cohen on teaching agent programming; Leslie Smith on auditory what and where tasks; and Lola Cañamero on working towards emotionally-competent systems.
Reviews/previews: Reifers on Tom Sgouros’ play; Johnson on emotion book by Evans and Cruse; and Shanahan on essential books about consciousness.
Society: Membership report
Father Hacker: How to be creative
Issue 119: Winter 2005
Features: Owen Holland on implementing machine consciousness; Hamilton/Evans on undersea inspection using a pilotless vehicle; Dirk Van Rooy on modelling socially-shared cognition; Daughtry/Ritter on CaCaDis 2.1; Roman Belavkin on entropy and information in learning behaviour; and Mark Bishop on whether humans can computers feel.
Reviews/previews: Witkowski on TAROS 2004; AISB 2005 symposium details; and Gary Jones on the new Amos Tversky collection
Community: Mark Steedman's obituary of Christopher Longuet-Higgins
Father Hacker: How to argue
Issue 118: Autumn 2004
Features: Paulo Santos on looking for logic in perceptual observations; Susan Blackmore on the rise of the meme machines; Moshe Sipper on building blocks in evolutionary algorithms; Leech and Mareschal on a connectionist model of analogical completion; Tony Veale on analogy and lexical ontologies; Julie McCann on the new Intelligent Media Institute; and Robert Zimmer on Goldsmiths art and AI projects.
Reviews: Roelofsen on ECAI 2004 and Webb on a new book in memory of Herb Simon.
Society News: Secretary’s and Chair’s reports.
Father Hacker: How to organise a conference.
Issue 117: Summer 2004
Features: Joanna Bryson on the role of emotions in modular intelligent control; Russell Beale on models for mobile context awareness; Mathieu Capcarrere on cellularity, development and self-repair; Beale and Jones on situated interaction and mobile awareness; and Wolfgang Schoppek on exemplar vs structural knowledge in system control.
Previews: Polani on RoboCup.
Reviews: Gobet on Glimcher’s ‘Neuroeconomics’ book and Johnson on ‘Imitation in Animals and Artifacts’.
Society News: Webmaster’s and Treasurer’s reports
Father Hacker: How to be a Consultant.
Issue 116: Spring 2004
Features: Andrew Davison on Real-time camera-based localisation and mapping; Manfred Kerber on living with paradoxes; Kerstin Dautenhahn on robots and autistic children; John Zeleznikow on modelling legal knowledge; Anthony Pipe on the Whiskerbot project; and Hu and Calderon on robot learning through imitation.
Reviews: Gary Jones on Shultz’ ‘Computational Developmental Psychology’ and Penny Noy on ‘Engineering Societies in the Agents World’.
Society news: Membership report.
Father Hacker: How to write papers.
Issue 115: Winter 2004
Features: Uwe Aickelin on danger theory; Cox and Young on exploratory learning; Potter, Tate and Dalton on collaborative task support; Anderson and McOwan on affective computing; Angelo Cangelosi on grounding language; Luc Berthouze on models of motor development; Niels Taatgen on production compilation; and Sandy Louchart on empathic characters.
Reviews: David Young on "Computational Vision: Information Processing in Perception and Visual Behaviour"; Carlos Bento on "Creative Systems", part of IJCAI ’03.
Father Hacker: How to be a Research Leader.
Issue 114:Autumn 2003
Features: Vadera on family resemblance, Bayesian networks and exemplars; Gartland-Jones on the IndagoSonus composer; Jamnik on informal maths reasoning; Diller on evaluating assertions; Koza on using GAs to invent; Nemzow on Robots and chaos; Lane/Gobet on the CHREST perceptual model; Gobet on implicitly learning chess; van Remortel on phenotypes in evolution.
Reviews: Boden on "Cognitive Modeling," Webb on "The Analogical Mind."
Father Hacker: How to give presentation
Issue 113: Summer 2003
Features: Anderson/McOwan on exploiting the stealth technique of the hoverfly, Marom on robot learning through human interactions, Garvie on evolving circuits, Blackwell on swarms and self-organized music, Bugmann on instructing robots, Evans et al. on optimistic agents
Reviews: Roeckel on "Time Warps, String Edits, and Macromolecules: The Theory and Practice of Sequence Comparison," edited by David Sankoff and Joseph Kruskal; Demiris on "Imitation in animals and artifacts," part of AISB '03.
Father Hacker: How to write a computing programme
Society: Treasurer’s report
Issue 112: Spring 2003
Features: Croker on a cognitive model of language acquisition, Adamansky on Liquid Brains, Fisher on Rational Agents, Sloman on Building Minds (corrected version), Roberts on Bird Navigation Strategies, Hinde on Uncertainty
Review: Boden on the Dartnell creativity collection
Father Hacker: How to gain an international reputation
Society: Chair’s message, Editorial, News
Issue 111: Winter 2002/3
Constitutional changes, Father Hacker.
Issue 110:Autumn 2002
Special Report - Warchalking, Reviews - A Mind so Rare: The Evolution of Human Consciousness and Knowledge-Based Vision-Guided Robots, Father Hacker
Issue 109: Summer 2002
Conference Reports - AI in Creativity, Arts and Science and Mind, Language and Metaphor, Reviews - The Mating Mind and Interaction Design: Beyond Human Computer Interaction, Father Hacker
Issue 108: Spring 2002
Viewpoint - Two Notes on Agents by Eduardo Alonso, The Calculemus Project by Simon Colton, Maggie Boden responds to the Steve Grand on Kyran Dale debate, Conference Report by Alison Pease, Father Hacker
Issue 107: Winter 2001
Kyran Dale responds to Steve Grand, Reviews - Thoughts on The Battle of the Robots’ and Thinks, Father Hacker
Issue 106: Autumn 2001
Letter from Steve Grand, Review - AI, Father Hacker
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AISB99: Creativity in the arts and Sciences, Papers on creativity and perception in music, visual art, language and science
Artificial Intelligence in The Real World: The UK AI Industry, interviews by Blay Whitby.
Alison Adam and Frances Grundy guest edit Woman in Artificial Intelligence and Computing.
Steve Torrance guest edits Consciousness and Computation in the first refereed issue. Inman Harvey on the 'doom and gloom' prediction of intelligent machines and mankind.
AISB97: The Third Tutorial and Workshop Series. Report on Chris Burton's team Rebuilding the Manchester Mark I. ECAL97 Report
Terry Dartnall on Artificial Intelligence in Australia - Janet Wiles & Devin McAuley on Functional Components of Artificial Neural Networks
Inman Harvey et al. on The Representation Debate
AISB96: The Second Tutorial and Workshop Series
Linda C van der Gaag guest edits Bayesian Belief Networks
Jon Spragg guest edits Artificial Intelligence and Simulation
Paul McKevitt & Rob Gaizauskas on AISB95: The 10th Biennial Conference on AI and Cognitive Science
F.E Ritter & N.P Major on Useful Mechanisms for Developing Simulations for Cognitive Models - C Le Pape et al. on Time-Versus-Capacity Compromises in Project Scheduling - R Murray Jones on Revisiting the Outspoken King
Farath Arshad guest edits on Applications of AI in Social Sciences and Humanities - J McMahon & FJ Smith on Structural Tags, Annealing and Automatic Word Classification
Terry Fogarty on Evolutionary Computing - PMD Gray on Very Large Scale Knowledge Bases And Knowledge Re-Use.
Ann Blandford & Hyacinth S Nwana organise AISB94: 1st Biennial Workshop Series - B Gorayska & J Marsh on Mutual Knowledge, Metapuzzles, and Wisemen.
Dave Cliff guest edits AI and Artificial Life - Marvin Minsky on Language and Its Expression
Nicholas Andrews & John Brown on A High-Speed Natural Language Parser - R Murray Jones & Rolf George on Why Must the King Speak Out? - Linda Van der Gaag & Maria Wessels on Selective Evidence Gathering for Diagnostic Belief Networks - Andy Holyer on Wandering the WWW
Terry Dartnall guest edits AI and Creativity