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

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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

Health Informatics advanced postdoctoral research position, University of Portugal


The Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science Laboratory (LIACC) 
( offers one advanced postdoctoral research position 
in the field of Health Informatics.

Applicants should have at least 3 years of postdoctoral research experience in 
a relevant area. Candidates should have a high quality research record, 
know-how and research experience in any sub-area of Health Informatics, 
namely electronic patient records, clinical decision support systems, 
knowledge extraction methods in healthcare and security in healthcare 
information systems.

The contract offered will have duration of up to 5 years, renewed yearly based 
on mutual agreement. The annual gross income will be 3,038.06 Euros x 14 
months (approximately 55K USD). Taxes will be deduced according to the 
national law.

For more information, consult

By email to with the following information:
-        Identification of the candidate
-        Curriculum Vitae/resume
-        Three Letters of Reference
-        Research Plan

Departamento de Ciencia de Computadores
Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade do Porto