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 opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD Positions, University of Liverpool, UK

PhD Positions at the University of Liverpool

The Department of Computer Science of the University of Liverpool offers 
a number of PhD positions in the research fields pursued in the 
department. We have up to 15 positions available in EEECS for starting 
in the academic year 2014/15.

Our research is centred around the following themes:

algorithmic game theory
algorithmic mechanism design
algorithms and data structures
approximation algorithms
agent logics
argumentation and dialogue
automata and game theory
automated reasoning
autonomous agents
bioinformatics, computational biology and medicine
complexity of equilibria
computational complexity and computability theory
computational economics
control theory
data mining
database theory
distributed and parallel computing
graph algorithms
Markov chains and decision processes
multi agent systems
network and congestion games
network communication
randomised algorithms and data structures
scheduling and energy optimisation
temporal logics

To learn more about our exciting research environment, staff, and 
students, we encourage you to study the pages of our research groups on
Complexity Theory and Algorithms,
Economics and Computation, and
Logic and Computation
and to contact prospective supervisors to discuss a research topic 
before you apply.

You can apply through

The deadline for this application round is Friday, February 28. While 
applications will be possible until all positions are filled, your 
chances will be increased by applying before this deadline.

Please do not hesitate to ask ( if you have 
any questions.