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 ...

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

Postdoctoral position in theoretical computer science, Lausanne, SWITZERLAND

The theory group at EPFL has a postdoctoral position available. An ideal 
candidate should have a strong research track-record and willingness to 
work on important challenges in theoretical computer science. We have a 
focus on approximation algorithms, hardness of approximation and efficient 
exact algorithms and are willing to branch out to other topics as well.

The position is for one or two years, and comes with a competitive salary 
and generous support for scientific travel. In addition, EPFL, located in 
the heart of Europe, provides an active and stimulating research 
atmosphere with short- and long-term visitors. Ideally, the appointment 
should start in Fall 2013, but other starting dates might be also 

To apply, please send an email to ola + "dot" + svensson at with 
your curriculum vitae, research statement, and the names and addresses of 
three or more individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. 
Letter writers should email their letters directly to me. (Please make 
sure that your name is included in the subject line of each of the 

To ensure full consideration, please apply by *December 30, 2012*.

For more information about our research please consult:



Any questions regarding the position can be sent to the above-mentioned 
email address.