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

JOB: Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Scientist position, Univ. Houston, USA

Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Scientist position in Image Registration
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Scientist position at the Computational Biomedicine Lab (, University of Houston in the area of Biomedical Image Analysis and especially multimodal registration.
The Computational Biomedicine Lab provides a unique interdisciplinary research environment with internationally recognized collaborators from Medicine, Biology, Mathematics, and Engineering. The position entails research in multimodal registration in collaboration with researchers from the Methodist Research Institute at the Methodist Hospital. The candidate will benefit from mentorship of a diverse research team and will be exposed to cutting-edge technology.
Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics or a related field. The successful applicant will have solid research, interpersonal, and communication skills. Prior biomedical image analysis training is welcome but not required.
The position is open immediately and the salary compensation is very competitive. For consideration, please submit your application preferably in one single PDF-document including cover letter, a full CV, a statement of research interests and career goals and the names and email addresses of three references to, with subject line "PDF/RSP: (your name)". For more information please email Prof. Kakadiaris (
Houston offers an outstanding environment for research and professional opportunities for growth and collaboration, including the largest medical center in the country. UH is an equal employment opportunity employer and smoke-free environment. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Prof. Ioannis A. Kakadiaris
Eckhard Pfeiffer Professor
Dept. of Computer Science
Director, Computational Biomedicine Lab
University of Houston, MS CSC 3010
Houston, TX 77204-3010
Phone: +1 (713) 743-1255
Fax: +1 (713) 743-0159