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 student position in computational complexity, Sydney, AUSTRALIA

In the context of a collaborative research project between National ICT 
Australia (NICTA) and The University of New South Wales (UNSW), 
applications are sought for the position of

one PhD candidate

to work on the computational complexity of resource allocation problems, 
with a focus on parameterized complexity. The successful candidate will be 
jointly supervised by the project leaders, Prof Toby Walsh at NICTA and Dr 
Serge Gaspers at UNSW. She/he will be part of the Algorithmic Decision 
Theory group, To be eligible for this 
NICTA scholarship the candidate needs to be admissible to UNSW as a 
research candidate within the School of Computer Science and Engineering 
(CSE). The expected start date is Semester 2 in 2013, i.e., around the end 
of July 2013. More information on the NICTA scholarships is available at

Interested applicants are invited to send an expression of interest to 
Prof Toby Walsh  and Dr Serge Gaspers 
 including a CV, a research proposal (around 500 
words), and recent transcripts by 15 February 2013. Please also organize 
for one reference letter/email to be sent to the same email addresses.