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 opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD Position: Computer Vision & Image Processing laboratory, University of Miami


Available PhD Position

The Computer Vision & Image Processing laboratory at the Electrical and 
Computer Engineering  Dept. of University of Miami
is seeking 1 (one) qualified Ph.D. student.

The goals of the Computer Vision & Image Processing Lab are to advance 
and sustain basic research in both theoretical and
application problems whose fundamentals lie in various fields of 
engineering and applied sciences such as Computer Vision,
Pattern Recognition, Computational Biomedicine, Biometrics etc.

The research focus of the PhD position will be on the fundamental 
problems of image segmentation and content-based retrieval,
with specific applications to (i) biomedical image analysis and (ii) 
ocean engineering.

Students with previous experience on Computer Vision and good C++ and 
Matlab skills will only be considered.
The Research Assistantship package includes full tuition plus 12-month 

Appropriate documents should be sent electronically to Dr. Gabriel 
Tsechpenakis ( ), including an updated
vitae that lists all publications. A short biography that describes 
relevant previous projects is highly desirable. Ph.D applicants
should include a copy of their BS and MS transcripts, which can be an 
unofficial copy at this point for screening.