CFProposal AISB2018

  The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation for Behaviour (AISB) is soliciting proposals for symposia to be held at the AISB 2018 convention.The longest running convention on Artificial Intelligence, A...


Insurance AI Analy...

Insurance AI Analytics Summit, October 9-10, London Join us for Europe’s only AI event dedicated to insurance where 300 attendees will unite from analytics, pricing, marketing, claims and underwriting. You’ll find out how advan...


AISB 2018 Convention

  The longest running convention on Artificial Intelligence, AISB 2018 will be held at the University of Liverpool, chaired by Floriana Grasso and Louise Dennis. As in the past years, AISB 2018 will provide a unique forum for p...


AI Summit London

     The AI Summit London: The World’s Number One AI Event for Business  Date: 9-10 May 2017 Venue: Business Design Centre, London. The AI Summit is the world’s first and largest/number one conference exhibition dedicated to t...


AISB Wired Health

    AISB and WIRED events have partnered to bring together inspirational high-profile speakers. Join hundreds of healthcare, pharmaceutical and technology influencers and leaders at the 4th Annual WIRED Health event, taking pl...


Hugh Gene Loebner

  The AISB were sad to learn last week of the passing of philanthropist and inventor Hugh Gene Loebner PhD, who died peacefully in his home in New York at the age of 74.  Hugh was founder and sponsor of The Loebner Prize, an an...


AI Europe 2016

  Partnership between AISB and AI Europe 2016: Next December 5th and 6th in London, AI Europe will bring together the European AI eco-system by gathering new tools and future technologies appearing in professional fields for th...


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...


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...



AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Deontic Logic in Computer Science, 16-18 July 2012, Bergen, NORWAY

The biennial DEON conferences are designed to promote interdisciplinary cooperation amongst 
scholars interested in linking the formal-logical study of normative concepts and normative 
systems with computer science, artificial intelligence, philosophy, organization theory and law.

In addition to these general themes, DEON2012 will encourage a special focus on the topic:

                      Deontic Logic and Social Choice

There have been nine previous DEON conferences: Amsterdam, December 1991; Oslo, January 1994; 
Sesimbra, January 1996; Bologna, January 1998; Toulouse, January 2000; London, May 2002; Madeira, 
May 2004; Utrecht, July 2006, Luxembourg, July 2008, Fiesole July 2010.

Selected papers from the conference will be published in a special issues of Journal of Logic and 
Computation, and/or the Journal of Applied Logic

General Themes

The Program Committee invites papers concerned with the following

- the logical study of normative reasoning, including formal systems of
   deontic logic, defeasible normative reasoning, logics of action,
   logics of time, and other related areas of logic
- the formal analysis of normative concepts and normative systems
- the formal specification of aspects of norm-governed multi-agent
   systems and autonomous agents, including (but not limited to) the
   representation of rights, authorization, delegation, power,
   responsibility and liability
- normative aspects of protocols for communication, negotiation and
   multi-agent decision making
- the formal representation of legal knowledge
- the formal specification of normative systems for the management of
   bureaucratic processes in public or private administration
- applications of normative logic to the specification of database
   integrity constraints

Deontic Logic and Social Choice

DEON2012's special theme is "Deontic Logic and Social Choice". Topics of interest in this special 
theme include, but are not limited to:

- Normative system selection and optimization
- Merging and aggregation of norms
- Compliance and enforcement strategies for norms
- Game theoretic aspects of deontic reasoning
- Norms, culture and and shared values
- Violation detection and norm creation mechanisms
- Simulation of dynamics in normative systems
- Emergence of norms
- Norm change

We welcome both theoretical work (formal models, representations, logics, specifications, 
verification) and implementation-oriented work (architectures, programming languages, design 
models, simulations, prototype systems) on these specific topics.

Submission Details

Authors are invited to submit an original, previously unpublished, research paper pertaining to 
any of these topics. The paper should be in English, and should be no longer than 15 pages when 
formatted according the LNCS specifications ( The 
first page should contain the full name and contact information for at least one of the authors, 
and it should contain an abstract of no more than ten lines.
Authors should submit their papers electronically using the submission system at


Each submitted paper will be carefully peer-reviewed by a panel of PC member based on originality, 
significance, technical soundness, and clarity of exposition and relevance for the conference.

For each accepted paper, at least one author is required to register for the conference and should 
plan to present the paper.


The selected papers will be published in book form in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer 
Science (LNCS) series (confirmed). Copies of the conference proceedings, will be provided to all 

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline: March 5, 2012 
Paper Submission Deadline: March 12, 2012
Notification: April 16, 2012
Camera Ready: April 23, 2012

Program Chairs

Thomas gotnes, University of Bergen
Jan Broersen, Utrecht University
Dag Elgesem, University of Bergen