AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie ( Tu...


Harold Cohen

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Dancing with Pixies?...

At TEDx Tottenham, London Mark Bishop (the former chair of the Society) demonstrates that if the ongoing EU flagship science project - the 1.6 billion dollar "Human Brain Project” - ultimately succeeds in understanding all as...


Computerised Minds. ...

A video sponsored by the society discusses Searle's Chinese Room Argument (CRA) and the heated debates surrounding it. In this video, which is accessible to the general public and those with interest in AI, Olly's Philosophy Tube ...


Connection Science

All individual members of The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour have a personal subscription to the Taylor Francis journal Connection Science as part of their membership. How to Acce...



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.