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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: ( The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...



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What's New

  • AISB 2015 Convention will be held at the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, from 20-22nd April 2015.
  • AISB-50, the Society's Convention for 2014, was held at Goldsmiths, University of London, from 1st to 4th April 2014.
  • The AISB'13 convention was held at the University of Exeter from 2nd to the 5th April 2013.
  • 2012 marks the centenary of Alan Turing's birth. Alan Turing Year, seeks to bring together news of all the events and organisations which will be marking the occasion.
  • The AISB'12 Convention held at the University of Birmingham, was a great success: honouring Alan Turing and seeing a variety of symposia.
  • Postgraduate Conference for Computing: Applications and Theory (PCCAT 2011) was held in Exeter with AISB-sponsored prizes for best poster and best paper.
  • Winners:
    • Mr Ali Hussain Ali, CNRS, University of Plymouth
    • Mr Martin Peniak, PhD student - artificial intelligence, University of Plymouth