Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


Dancing with Pixies?...

At TEDx Tottenham, London Mark Bishop (the former chair of the Society) demonstrates that if the ongoing EU flagship science project - the 1.6 billion dollar "Human Brain Project” - ultimately succeeds in understanding all as...


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: 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...



AISB Committee

AISB Committee 

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

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

Andrew Martin
Goldsmiths, University of London
Elected January 2015 - January 2018
Research interests: Swarm Intelligence, Sensorimotor Theory, Sensory Substitution, 4Es Cognitive Science

Kate Devlin
Goldsmiths, University of London
Elected January 2015 - January 2018

Ed Keedwell,
University of Exeter
Loebner-Prize Officer 
Elected January 2014 - January 2017
Research Interests: Cognitive Science, Bioinformatics, Hydroinformatics

Nir Oren
University of Aberdeen
Elected January 2015 - January 2018
Loebner Prize Officer
Research interests: argumentation, normative reasoning, multi-agent systems 
Co-opted January 2013 - January 2016

Etienne Roesch
University of Reading
Editor, AISBQ 
Elected January 2015 - January 2018
Research Interests: Philosophy of mind, Mathematical Modelling, General Brain Functioning, Perception, Emotion, Attention and Consciousness

Floriana Grasso
University of Liverpool
Publications Officer
Elected January 2015 - January 2018
Research Interests: Argument and Computation, User modelling, Personalised information presentation, eHealth

Mohammad Majid Al-Rifaie
Goldsmiths, University of London
Webmaster and Editor of the online articles
Elected January 2014 - January 2017
Research Interests: Swarm Intelligence, Medical Imaging, Robotics, Computational Creativity, Generative Art

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

Colin Johnson
University of Kent
Publicity and Media Officer
Elected  January  2015 - January 2018
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.
Workshop Officer 
Elected January 2014 - January 2017
Research Interests: Philosophy and Computing, Philosophy of Language, Mind and Consciousness

Janet Gibbs
Goldsmiths, University of London
Public Understanding Officer and Schools Liaison
January  2015 - January 2018
Research Interests: Perception in virtual environments, Games intelligence, Sensorimotor Theory of Perception,  Sensory Substitution and Augmentation, Enactive Interfaces, Enactivism

Joel Parthemore
University of Skövde and University of Lund, Sweden
Elected  January  2015 - January 2018
Research Interests: theories of concepts, the relationship between conceptually structured thought and consciousness, enactive philosophy, libertarian accounts of free will

Daniel Burke
Review Display Systems
Membership Officer
Elected  April  2016 - April 2019
Research Interests: Natural Language Semantics, General intelligence modeling, Chat agents, vision systems.


AISB Executive Office

Katerina Koutsantoni
Executive Officer

To access the job description of the committee members, click here.
To access the call for nomination of AISB committee members click here (doc) or click here (txt).