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 event Bulletin Item

CogSci 2009 : Tutorials and Workshops [tentative schedule]

CogSci 2009 Tutorials and Workshops [tentative schedule]

Tutorials - All full-day unless otherwise indicated.

 Quantum Information Processing Theory
 Jerome R. Busemeyer & Zheng Wang

 Dynamic Field Theory: Conceptual Foundations and Applications in the Cognitive and Developmental Sciences
 Gregor Schoner, Vanessa Simmering, & Christian Faubel

 EPAM/CHREST Tutorial: Fifty Years of Simulating Human Learning
 Fernand Gobet & Peter Lane

 CogSketch Tutorial (half-day)
 Kenneth D. Forbus      

Accepted Workshops - All full-day unless otherwise indicated.

 ACT-R Workshop
 Anderson, Bothell, Lebiere, & Taatgen

 Large-Scale Cognitive Modeling using Model Integrated Computing
 Scott Douglass & Jonathan Sprinkle

 New Developments in the Cognitive Science of Religion. Hosted by the International
     Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion (IACSR)"
 Armin Geertz, Luther Martin, Robert McCauley

 Aspects of the Self in VR: Implications for Design
 Vanja Kljajevi & Kamilla Jhannsdttir   

 Bridging the Gap Between Computational and Empirical Approaches to Reference
 van Deemter, Gatt, van Gompel, & Krahmer     

 Intuitive Pedagogical Reasoning: An Interdisciplinary Workshop
 Patrick Shafto & Noah Goodman         

 Swarm Cognition Workshop
 Vito Trianni & Elio Tuci       

 Psychocomputational Models of Human Language Acquisition
 William Gregory Sakas & Rens Bod     

 WICS: Merging professional development and science: Constructing a successful grant proposal (half-day)
 Feldman, van Hell, Kroll, & Rajaram