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

Postdoctoral position (2y) in set theory, Torino, ITALY


There is an opening for a two year post doc position in set theory in the 
department of mathematics of Torino university starting july 1st 2013 and 
finishing june the 30th 2015. Applicants are required to be less than 35 
and must have earned their Ph.D. title. It is also required to the 
applicants to have at least one publication in a peer reviewed journal in 
the last five years. The net salary is slightly more than 1400 euros per 
month. The post doc will join the logic group of the department which 
consists of Matteo Viale, Alessandro Andretta, Raphael Carroy (set 
theory), Domenico Zambella (model theory), Riccardo Camerlo (Torino 
polytechnical university - set theory). The selection of applicants will 
be based on an evaluation of the CV, of the publication records, and of 
their interests of research which must be in set theory. It is possible to 
file online the applications creating an account on the italian ministry 
of education website. If you intend to apply write to in order to get detailed information on the filing 
procedure. Applicants can deposit their online registration forms up to 
the 28th of may 2013. Those passing a first selection will be admitted to 
a (skype) interview which will take place between the 5th and the 7th of 
june 2013.