AISB Convention 2015

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 2015 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


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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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Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  


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AISB Committee

Management & Organisation

Berndt "Bertie" Müller,
University of South Wales
Chair
Elected January 2014 - January 2017
Research Interests: Agent Programming, Logics for Resources and Locations, Concurrency Theory, Verification

John Barnden
University of Birmingham.
Vice-Chair
Elected January 2013 - January 2016
Research Interests: Natural Language Semantics and Pragmatics, Figurative Language especially Metaphor, Diagrammatic Reasoning, Consciousness

Mark Bishop
Goldsmiths, University of London.
Vice-Chair (International)
Elected, January 2012 - January 2015 
Research Interests: Cognitive Science, Philosophy and Computing, Swarm Intelligence.

Rodger Kibble
Goldsmiths, University of London.
Secretary
Elected January 2013 - January 2016
Research Interests: Natural language processing, philosophy of language, argumentation, text mining, agent theories and normativity.     

Dimitar Kazakov,
University of York.
Membership Officer
Elected January 2013 - January 2016
Research Interests: Evolution of Language, Machine Learning, Natural Language

Kate Devlin
Goldsmiths, University of London.
AISB50 co-chair & Treasurer (acting)
March 2014 - Jan 2016

 

Publications

Ed Keedwell,
University of Exeter.
Publications & AISB-Loebner-Prize Organisation
Elected January 2014 - January 2017
Research Interests: Cognitive Science, Bioinformatics, Hydroinformatics

Etienne Roesch
University of Reading.
Editor, AISBQ 
Elected, January 2012 - January 2015
Research Interests: Philosophy of mind, Mathematical Modelling, General Brain Functioning, Perception, Emotion, Attention and Consciousness

Floriana Grasso
University of Liverpool.
Publications Officer
Elected, January 2012 - January 2015
Research Interests: Argument and Computation, User modelling, Personalised information presentation, eHealth

Mohammad Majid Al-Rifaie
Goldsmiths, University of London.
Webmaster
Elected January 2014 - January 2017
Research Interests: Swarm Intelligence, Optimisation, Medical Imaging, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Computational Creativity

 

Science & Public Engagement

Nir Oren
University of Aberdeen.
AISB-Loebner-Prize Organisation
Research interests: argumentation, normative reasoning, multi-agent systems
Co-opted January 2013 - January 2016

Slawomir Nasuto
University of Reading.
Science Executive 
Elected January 2013 - January 2016
Research Interests: Biological/Artificial Hybrid Systems and Neuroscience

Colin Johnson
University of Kent.
Public Understanding
Elected,  January  2012 - January 2015
Research Interests: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, AI in Medicine, Bio-Inspired Computing including Swarm Intelligence and Genetic Programming

Yasemin J Erden
St. Mary's University College.
AISB-Members-Workshops Organisation
Elected January 2014 - January 2017
Research Interests: Philosophy and Computing, Philosophy of Language, Mind and Consciousness