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

PhD Position - electron tomography - University of Antwerp

The EMAT ( and Vision Lab ( research groups at the University of Antwerp (Belgium) are recruiting a PhD student to join a research project on electron tomography.
The PhD candidate will be expected to
-    develop new reconstruction and preprocessing algorithms aimed at more accurate electron tomography
-    develop (in collaboration) a software package for iterative/discrete tomographic reconstruction in electron microscopy
-    apply the new techniques to a variety of microscopy data sets
Your profile:
   - Master of science (Physics, Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, ...)
   - Background in electron microscopy or material science is a plus.
   - Knowledge of C, C++, or Matlab;
   - Interest in image processing;
   - Fluent in English both written and spoken (mandatory) ;
We offer:
-    Exciting applied projects that combine image processing and electron microscopy;
-    A stimulating, high tech, and multidisciplinary research environment;
-    a net salary of 1430 euro/month
Duration: 4 years
Start date: As soon as possible.
Please send your CV with references to
   - Prof Dr S. Bals  (
   - Prof Dr J. Sijbers (
   - Dr J. Batenburg (