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...


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...


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...


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...


Lighthill Debates

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



AISB Student Travel Award Recipients






JeeHang Lee, "Run-Time Norm Compliance in BDI Agents", International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2014) and EMAS workshop (Engineering Multi-Agent Systems)





Siyamalan Manivannan, "Extended Gaussian-filtered Local Binary Patterns for colonoscopy image classification", ICCV 2013 (workshop); "Single-patch low-rank prior for non-pointwise impulse noise removal", ICCV 2013





Swen Gaudl, "Behaviour Oriented Design for Real-Time-Strategy Games: An Approach on Iterative Development for STARCRAFT AI", Foundations of Digital Games 2013 (FDG2013)





Jekaterina Novikova, "Multiparty Multimodal Social Dialogue with a Human-Like Tutoring Agent", The 9th International Workshop on Multimodal Interfaces eNTERFACE'13






Nonso Nnamoko, (with F. Arshad, D. England, and J. Vora), “Fuzzy Expert System for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) Management using Dual Inference Mechanism,” in AAAI Spring Symposium Series 2013 on Data-driven wellness: From Self tracking to Behaviour modification, 2013

Claire Gerrard, Adaptive Dynamic Control of Quadrupedal Robotic Gaits with Artificial Reaction Networks. The 19th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, ICONIP (12-15 November 2012, Doha, Qatar)

Olivier Regnier-Coudert, Paper1: An Island Model Genetic Algorithm for Bayesian Network Structure Learning / Paper 2 : Landscape Analysis for Hyperheuristic Bayesian Network Structure Learning on Unseen Problems. World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI) (10-15 June 2012, Brisbane, Australia) 

Marilyn Panayi, Challenges of modelling spatial cognition as action embodied in neuro-atypical and neuro-typical child gesture. Foundations of Enactive Cognitive Science (27-28 February 2012, Windsor, UK)

Katy Howland, Designing an Interface for Multimodal Narrative Creation. Doctoral Consortium, ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2011 (7-12 May 2011, Vancouver, BC)

Anna Jordanous, Evaluating Evaluation: Assessing Progress in Computational Creativity Research, 2nd International Conference on Computational Creativity - ICCC'11 (27-29 April 2011, Mexico City, Mexico)

Konstantinos Bousmalis, Modeling Hidden Dynamics of Multimodal Cues for Spontaneous Agreement and Disagreement Recognition, 9th International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (21-25 March 2011, Santa Barbara, CA, USA)

Areti Manataki Towards Improving Supply Chain Coordination through Agent-Based Simulation, 8th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems - PAAMS'10 (26-28 April 2010, Salamanca, Spain)

Taras Zagibalow (Dept. of Informatics, University of Sussex), Multilingual Opinion Holder and Target Extraction using Knowledge-Poor Techniques, Language and Technology Conference (6-8 November 2009, Poznan, Poland)

Leendert van Maanen, The Locus of the Gratton Effect in Picture-Word Interference, International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (24-26 July 2009, Manchester, UK)

Rustam Tagiew, On Modelling Typical General Human Behavior in Games, International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (24-26 July 2009, Manchester, UK) 

Fehmida Hussain, Modeling the Performance of Children on the Attentional Network Test, International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (24-26 July 2009, Manchester, UK)

Areti Manataki, Analysing Supply Chain Strategies using Knowledge-Based Techniques, 3rd KES Symposium on on Agents and Multiagent Systems - Technologies and Applications (3-5 June 2009, Uppsala, Sweden)

Laurel Riek, (with: Tal-Chen Rabinowitch, Bhismadev Chakrabarti, Peter Robinson) How Anthropomorphism Affects Empathy Toward Robots Human-Robot Interaction, HRI 2009, (11-13 March 2009, San Diego, CA)

Zena Wood (with Antony Galton) A New Classification of Collectives, Formal Ontology in Information Systems, FOIS'08 (Saarbrücken, Germany, 31 October - 3 Novovember 2008)