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 Fellowship in Image and Video analysis in the Image Research Group, Madrid, SPAIN


The Image Processing Group of the Universidad Politcnica de Madrid --
SPAIN -- ( ) offers a PhD 
Fellowship for research in the area of efficient image and video 
analysis algorithms. The work will involve development of algorithms 
for object detection and tracking in complex environments observed by 
networked smart-cameras. Potential fields of application are video 
surveillance and driver assistance video-based systems. This research 
will be carried out in the framework of National Funded Project called SMART-VISION.

*Fellowship details:*

 Deadline for submission: March 8th, 2008.
 Duration: 4 years.
 Annual Salary:  btw 14400 and 21000 depending on the researcher's background and experience
 Scope: develop a PhD Thesis in the framework of the SMART-VISION project. 
. Requirements: PhD studies require attending courses during the first year.
 Location: Image Processing Group, Signals, Systems and 
Radiocomunications Department, E.T.S.I. Telecomunicacin, Universidad 
Politcnica de Madrid.

*Contact person:*

    Luis Salgado lvarez de Sotomayor
    e-mail: (