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: 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...


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

Two PhD student positions in natural language processing, Hamburg, GERMANY


Two PhD positions in natural language processing

Two PhD positions are available in the Department of Informatics at Hamburg University for a 
period of 3 years. Expected starting date is October 1st, 2012, or later.

The positions are part of a DFG funded Joint International Research Training Group together with 
Tsinghua University in Bejing, China. Research aims at devising computational solutions for speech 
and language processing which are required to facilitate a natural, language-mediated interaction 
within multi-modal environments. Further information can be obtained at 

A degree in Informatics/Computer Science or another relevant discipline (e.g. Computational 
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, or Cognitive Science) with a strong background in computational 
issues is required. Female applicants are particularly welcome.

Applicants should submit a CV, the names of two references, and a statement of research interests 
by e-mail to menzel@informatik.uni-hamburg.de.