Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


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...



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Research Position, FBM and UPF (Barcelona, Spain)

The Barcelona Media Foundation and the Image Processing Group at the 
Department of Information and Communication Technologies at the Pompeu 
Fabra University (Barcelona, Spain) 
are offering several PhD or post-doctoral positions within the I3Media 
Cenit Project, which constitute an excellent opportunity for original 
research both on applied and scientific computing in the application 
field of content technologies for new media.

The positions are offered for a period of 3-4 years and are addressed to 
PhD students or post-docs with interest or expertise in the following 

* 3D vision, the geometry of multi-camera systems, stereo imaging, the 
computational methods in this area,

* Interpolation methods for view synthesis, image based rendering and 
computer graphic techniques in image interpolation,

* Video segmentation and tracking, video inpainting,

* Object/face detection/recognition on video sequences based on machine 
learning/computational intelligence.

Applicants are expected to have a degree in any related discipline 
(Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Physics), and 
proficient programming experience (C/C++/Matlab or Python). Interested 
people should contact Marcelo Bertalmio (, 
Vicent Caselles (, and/or Aureli Soria 
( sending them the CV and a motivation letter with 
an expression of their area of interest.