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

PhD student position in philosophy of language, Preston, U.K.

PhD Studentship
Materialism in the Philosophy of Language

University of Central Lancashire -School of Language, Literature and 
International Studies

Applications are invited for a full-time PhD (via MPhil) studentship in 
the School of Language, Literature and International Studies. The 
studentship is tenable for up to 3 years [subject to satisfactory 
progress] and will cover the cost of tuition fees at UK/EU rates plus a 
maintenance grant of 13,726 (2013/14 rate).  International applicants may 
apply but will be expected to pay the difference between the UK/EU and 
International Fee Rate.  The successful applicant will start on 1 January 

Reference RS/13/15

Project Title: Materialism in the Philosophy of Language