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

Budapest Semester in Cognitive Science, Budapest, HUNGARY

The BUDAPEST SEMESTER IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE (BSCS, website:, our Hungarian study abroad program that may be of 
interest to undergraduate students in Cognitive Science and other 

BSCS, established in 2003 focuses on cognitive science from an 
interdisciplinary perspective and offers credit-earning courses in 
neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, linguistics, biology, and computer 
science; as well as continuous and optional intensive Hungarian language 
courses. The program is complemented by an optional independent research 
module tailored to students' curricula and research interests.

BSCS is hosted by the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at 
Eotvos Lorand University (ELTE), Hungary's premium science university 
established in 1635 and serving as a centre of excellence for modern 
higher education. A world-class new campus has been added to the premises 
of ELTE, built on the scenic banks of the Danube and hosting the Faculties 
of Natural and Social Sciences and Informatics, where BSCS courses are 

Budapest provides an excellent and highly inspiring setting and our 
vibrant metropolis is a hub of a wide range of interdisciplinary studies 
and research; boasting a bustling Central European experience with a 
growing English-speaking academic community. Furthermore, the city serves 
as a gateway to Vienna, Prague and other major attractions of the region.

The application deadline for the Fall 2013 semester is April 15.

Visit our website for more detailed information (  Email 
inquiries to, or to Tony Chemero, US Director,