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...


Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


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...



AISB miscellaneous Bulletin Item

Announcing Cognitive Computation First Issue

I am very pleased to announce that the first issue of Cognitive Computation has now published! All articles are freely available to readers through December 31, 2009, so please forward this on to your friends and colleagues who may be interested (and encourage your libraries to subscribe for 2010)!


Cognitive Computation : An Introduction
Amir Hussain

Cognitive Computation
J. G. Taylor

Is a Machine Realization of Truly Human-Like Intelligence Achievable?
James L. McClelland

Designing Conscious Systems
Igor Aleksander

Reverse Engineering the Vertebrate Brain: Methodological Principles for a Biologically Grounded Programme of Cognitive Modelling
Kevin N. Gurney

The Role of Associative Processing in Cognitive Computing
Pentti O. A. Haikonen

Explanatory Correlates of Consciousness: Theoretical and Computational Challenges
Anil Seth

Cognitive Processes in Eye Guidance: Algorithms for Attention in Image Processing
Geoffrey Underwood

Cognitive Computation with Autonomously Active Neural Networks: An Emerging Field
Claudius Gros

Motivational Representations within a Computational Cognitive Architecture
Ron Sun

On the Role of Emotion in Embodied Cognitive Architectures: From Organisms to Robots
Tom Ziemke and Robert Lowe

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Thank you to everyone for all your hard work and dedication. Congratulations.

Best wishes,

Publishing Editor, Cognitive Computation