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

Fully-funded PhD studentship, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh

 A fully-funded PhD studentship is available in the School of Informatics at the University of 
Edinburgh. This is related to ProofPeer, a new initiative aimed at creating a model for interactive,
machine-based theorem proving that integrates collaboration as a core concept.

 Applicants should have a strong background in logical and mathematical aspects of computer science,
strong programming skills and an interest in machine learning. A relevant first degree, for example
in Informatics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence or Mathematics is 
also expected. Full funding of fees and maintenance is available for UK-fundable students, i.e., 
either UK nationals or EU nationals who have been resident in the UK for 3 years.

 Application deadline: 21st February 2014. 
Expected start date: September 2014. 

Please send informal inquiries to Jacques Fleuriot ( Formal applications must 
follow the School of Informatics PhD application process, which is detailed at Applicants should 
select the PhD programme Informatics: CISA: Centre for Intelligent Systems & their Applications