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

W3 professorship in mathematical logic, Berlin, GERMANY

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences II, Department of Mathematics, at the 
Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin invites applications for a

W3-Professorship in Pure Mathematics, in particular Mathematical Logics with possible focus 
in Algebraic Geometry, Arithmetic Geometry or Representation Theory

to begin as soon as possible with indefinite duration. Until March 31, 2016, the professorship 
will be financed from funds provided by the Program for Better Study Conditions and Higher 
Quality in Teaching with the aim of supporting equal chances for women in research and teaching. 
This professorship shall preferably assure the continuity of Mathematical Logic in research and 
teaching while allowing for further specifications in the fields of Algebraic Geometry, Arithmetic 
Geometry or Representation Theory. The successful candidate has an international reputation via 
her/his publications and public lectures as well as experience in teaching and supervising. 
External fundraising as well as cooperation with various network projects or graduate schools at 
our institute, the university and Berlin, respectively, are expected. Applicants must meet the 
legal requirements for appointments of professors in accordance with  100 of the "Berliner 
Hochschulgesetz". HU seeks to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and 
specifically encourage qualified female researchers to apply. Applications of researchers from 
abroad are welcome. Preference will be given to disabled persons with equal qualifications. 
Applicants with migration background are highly welcome. Please send your written application 
(along with all pertinent documents) quoting the reference number PR/025/12 to the Humboldt-
Universitaet zu Berlin, Institut fuer Mathematik, Prof. Michael Hintermueller, Unter den Linden 6, 
D-10099 Berlin, Germany, or, within 6 weeks. 

As the university will not return documents, we ask you to send only copies of the documents 
along with your application.