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: http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube). 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 event Bulletin Item

CFP: Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE SMC 2009)


2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and
Cybernetics (IEEE SMC 2009)
Hyatt Regency Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
October 11-14, 2009


Theme: Intelligent Human-Machine Systems for Quality of Life

Prospective authors are invited to submit their full paper(s) electronically through the conference website. Each paper should be concise, but contain sufficient detail and references to allow critical review. Each paper will be judged by at least two referees. Accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings only if one of the authors is registered for the conference and is presenting the work.

The goal of Special Sessions (SS) is to provide a focused discussion of new or innovative topics. SS organizer(s) must collect at least five papers. An individual can download an SMC2009 SS proposal form from SMC2009 official site, and send a full-filled form to the SS Chair. SS papers will be reviewed with the same criteria as Regular Session papers. Please check website for submission process and other details.

Important Dates

Feb 1,  2009: Deadline for submission of proposals for Special Sessions.
Mar 15, 2009: Deadline for submission of full-length papers for Regular
             Sessions and Special Sessions.
Apr 15, 2009: Deadline for submission of proposals for Tutorials/Workshops
May 15, 2009: Acceptance/Rejection notification for Tutorials/Workshops
May 15, 2009: Acceptance/Rejection notification for regular papers
             and special session papers.
Jun 29, 2009: Final camera-ready papers due in electronic form and
             deadline for submitting tutorial/workshop materials.

PDF version of full Call for Papers is available from: