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

Postdoctoral or PhD student position on "Semantic technology for context awareness", Dresden, GERMANY

Technische Universitt Dresden - Dresden concept

TU Dresden is among the top universities in Germany and Europe and one of 
11 German universities that were identified as an excellence university.

The Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 912 "HAEC - Highly Adaptive 
Energy-Efficient Computing" offers a position as a
Postdoc / PhD student (E 13 TV-L)

for the research project "Semantic Technology for Context Awareness" (B02) 
to start on July 1, 2013. This full-time position is available for 24 
months and may be extendable for further 48 months. The period of 
employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act 
(Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz-WissZeitVG). The successful candidate 
will be associated with the Chair of Automata Theory (headed by Prof. 
Baader), with her or his work focusing on logic-based knowledge 
representation, description-, modal- or temporal-logics, ontological 
reasoning, query languages for ontology-based data access or related 
areas. Required is an university degree (diploma, MSc or PhD) in computer 
science, mathematics or a related field.

For further information please see:

The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts 
Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). PhD students will find 
excellence resources and subjects for innovative PhD-theses. Postdocs have 
the possibility to manage large and renowned research projects. Please 
send your application material until April 18, 2013 per email in one pdf 
format to