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

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


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

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,