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

Researcher on Data Architectures in Smart Cities, Open University's Knowledge Media Institute

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new position (research assistant/associate) at the 
Knowledge Media Institute [1] of the Open University [2]. This position takes place in the context 
of the 3 years HFCE-funded MK:Smart project launched in January 2014. MK:SMART is a consortium led 
by the Open University of local and national partners in a large  Smart City initiative. Central 
to the project is the creation of a state-of-the-art Data Hub which will curate vast amounts of 
data from specially deployed energy, transport and water sensors, satellite sources, social and 
economic datasets, and crowd-sourced data from social media or specialised apps. 

More information and ways to apply (before 20th March 2014) are available from [3] and [4]. 
Please don't hesitate to contact me for any information about the position, the project and 
the application procedure. Also, please feel free to forward this job advert to any potential 

Best Regards, 
Mathieu d'Aquin.


Mathieu d'Aquin, Research Fellow
Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University