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...


Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


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...



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD student or postdoctoral position on reasoning under uncertainty, Munich, GERMANY

Dr. Niki Pfeifer (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU Munich) 
offers under the usual equal opportunity conditions one doctoral researcher 
position OR one early postdoctoral researcher position (i.e., if the PhD is 
obtained after January 1, 2013) to work in the intersection of philosophy and 
psychology (65%, TV-L 13, 1 year, extension possibilities will depend on 
performance and funding situation). Moreover, one student assistant position is 
vacant. The (post)doctoral researcher will focus on empirical work (developing 
the research hypotheses, designing the experiments and running the data 
analysis) in the field of reasoning under uncertainty, focusing on 
conditionals. One student assistant will support the (post)doctoral researcher 
with the construction of the experimental material, collection of the data and 
preparation of the data for analysis. Working language is English or German.

Deadline for applications: open, until filled (filled positions will be 
announced on the project website).

For an application send an email including the following items to

1) a letter of motivation
2) curriculum vitae
3) a scan of the most recent academic degrees
4) evidence of English and mathematical skills (e.g., school/university grades)
5) two confidential letters of reference addressing the applicant's 
qualifications are required for each position. These must be sent by the 
referees directly to me.

The ideal candidate will be an empirically oriented analytical philosopher or 
an experimental psychologist interested in epistemological problems.

For selection criteria and further details see the project website:

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