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 ...


Erden in AI roundtab...

On Friday 4th September, philosopher and AISB member Dr Yasemin J Erden, participated in an AI roundtable at Second Home, hosted by Index Ventures and SwiftKey.   Joining her on the panel were colleagues from academia and indu...


AISB Convention 2016

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 2016 Convention will be held at the Uni...


Bishop and AI news

Stephen Hawking thinks computers may surpass human intelligence and take over the world. This view is based on the ideology that all aspects of human mentality will eventually be realised by a program running on a suitable compu...


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...


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...


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

PhD student positions in computer science, Liverpool (U.K.)

The Department of Computer Science of the University of Liverpool offers a 
number of PhD positions in the research fields pursued in the department, 

algorithmic game theory
algorithmic mechanism design
algorithms and data structures
agent logics
argumentation and dialogue
automata and game theory
automated reasoning
autonomous agents
computational economics
control theory
data mining
distributed and parallel computing
graph algorithms
Markov chains and decision processes
multi agent systems
network communication
randomised algorithms and data structures
scheduling and energy optimisation
temporal logics

Applicants are encouraged to study the pages of our research groups on 
Agents, Complexity Theory and 
Algorithms, Economics and 
Computation, and Logic and 
Computation group, and to 
contact prospective supervisors to discuss a research topic before 

The deadline for this application round is Monday, May 13.

Applications can be made through

Questions can be directed to