Prof Mark Bishop

Prof Mark Bishop
Job Title:
Professor of Cognitive Computing


Dr. Mark Bishop is Professor of Cognitive Computing at Goldsmiths, University of London and Chair (Elect) of the AISB (the UK society for the study of Artificial Intelligence and the simulation of behaviour).  His research is in the field of Cognitive Computing: its theory  - where his interests centre on the foundations of Stochastic Diffusion Processes; its application - he has worked on industrial problems in autonomous robotics, neural networks and colour; and its philosophical foundations - he has developed a novel argument against the possibility of machine consciousness. Together with John Preston, Mark has co-edited a critique of John Searle's arguments against machine intelligence, 'Views into the Chinese Room' (OUP, 2002).