Bishop and AI news

Stephen Hawking thinks computers may surpass human intelligence and take over the world. This view is based on the ideology that all aspects of human mentality will eventually be realised by a program running on a suitable compu...


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...


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 opportunities Bulletin Item

Faculty position in Vision/Learning


Computer Science Department

The Computer Science Department at Stevens Institute of Technology
invites applications for one or more faculty positions in the
following areas: machine learning (with applications that would
complement our current strengths in vision/graphics, security/privacy,
programming languages, and networking); secure systems and
cryptography; computational systems biology; experimental software
engineering; and networking.  Outstanding applicants in other areas
may also be considered.  Hiring is likely to be at the assistant
professor level, although outstanding candidates at other levels may
be considered.  Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Computer
Science or a closely related field.

Stevens Institute of Technology is a private university located in
Hoboken, New Jersey.  The 55-acre campus is on the Hudson river across
from midtown Manhattan within a few minutes from NYC via public
transportation.  Hoboken is a small upscale urban city, the residence
of New Jersey's governor, and the residence of choice for many
professionals working in NYC.  Faculty live in Hoboken, NYC, and in
bucolic suburban communities in Northern New Jersey along commuter
train lines to Hoboken and NYC.  Stevens' location offers excellent
opportunities for collaborations with nearby universities such as NYU,
Princeton, Columbia, and Rutgers/DIMACS as well as industrial research
laboratories such as Bell Labs, AT&T Labs, IBM Research, Google New
York, Siemens, and the Sarnoff Corporation.

Applications should be submitted electronically at  Applications should include a
curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and contact
information for three references.  Candidates should ask their
references to send letters directly to the search committee.  Text or
PDF are strongly preferred for all application materials and reference
letters.  Further information is provided at the web site.

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2008.
Stevens is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.