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 and postdoctoral position in computational logic, Innsbruck, AUSTRIA

Within   the   FWF   project  "Automated   Complexity   Analysis   via
 Transformations (ACAT)"

       a PhD position (3 years) and
       a postdoctoral research position (2 years)

 are available. Both positions are potentially extendable.

 The  project  is  hosted  at  the Computational  Logic  group  of  the
 Institute    of   Computer    Science,   University    of   Innsbruck,
 Austria. Candidates for the postdoctoral position are required to hold
 a PhD degree.  A strong background in key areas of the ACAT project is
 an asset: program transformation, program analysis, runtime complexity
 analysis, etc.

 Candidates are expected to contribute  to research within the project.
 Knowledge  of German  is  not required.   We  follow the  renumeration
 scheme of FWF, see

 Applications (including CV, publication  list, and two references) may
 be sent by email, to

 no later than November 30, 2013. Informal inquiries are also welcome at
 the same email address.

 Further information is available from the following links:

 *) Project ACAT:
 *) Institute of Computer Science:
 *) University of Innsbruck: