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

2013-14 Herman Goldstine Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship, Yorktown NY (U.S.A.)

The Business Analytics and Mathematical Sciences Department of the IBM 
Thomas J. Watson Research Center invites applications for its 2013-2014 
Herman Goldstine Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship for research in 
mathematical and computer sciences. Areas of active research in the 
department include: algorithms, complex systems, data mining, dynamical 
systems, high-performance computing, inverse problems, numerical analysis, 
optimization, probability theory, statistics, simulation and operations 

Candidates must have received a Ph.D. after September 2008, or should 
expect to receive one before the fellowship commences in the second half 
of 2013 (usually in September).

Up to two fellowships will be awarded with a stipend between ,000 and 
5,000 (depending on experience).

Applications must be received between November 5, 2012 and January 13, 
2013. Complete details are available at

IBM is committed to work-place diversity, and is proud to be an 
equal-opportunity employer.