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

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

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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 opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD student positions in finite and algorithmic model theory, Darmstadt , GERMANY

Applications are invited for

PhD opportunities in Finite & Algorithmic Model Theory

in the Logic Group at TU Darmstadt, Germany.
Available positions offer the opportunity to work towards a PhD in mathematics under the scientific
direction of Prof Martin Otto, primarily but not exclusively in the framework of a new DFG funded 
research project on the algorithmic and finite model theory of hypergraphs and of modal and guarded
logics over graphs and hypergraphs, see

Further topics of interest include Dr Achim Blumensath's DFG project on the expressive power of 
monadic second-order logic.

for further information.

The logic group in the mathematics department at TU Darmstadt offers a considerable spectrum of 
expertise in various branches of mathematical logic with an emphasis on connections with other 
areas of mathematics and theoretical computer science.

Informal preliminary inquiries by email are welcome and should be directed to