AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie ( Tu...


Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


Dancing with Pixies?...

At TEDx Tottenham, London Mark Bishop (the former chair of the Society) demonstrates that if the ongoing EU flagship science project - the 1.6 billion dollar "Human Brain Project” - ultimately succeeds in understanding all as...


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 ...


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...



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