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 miscellaneous Bulletin Item

NEW BOOK: Alan Turing: His Work and Impact

New book announcement: "ALAN TURING: His Work and Impact"
- edited by S. Barry Cooper and Jan van Leeuwen

"The fact remains that everyone who taps at a keyboard, opening a
spreadsheet or a word-processing program, is working on an incarnation of
a Turing machine." -TIME Magazine

In one accessible volume, this book presents the most significant original
works from the 4-volume set of A.M Turing's collected works, along with
key commentary from over 70 great scholarly leaders in the field,
providing interested readers with unique insight into the context and
significance of Turing's impact on mathematics, computing, computer
science, informatics, morphogenesis, philosophy and the wider scientific

This remarkable volume is an essential addition to any library, private or

* See below for an engrossing article from Elsevier Connect on the book
and its genesis:

- New book spotlights Alan Turing, Nazi code-breaker and 'father of
computer science'
- Turing's work has influenced scholars in many fields; Editor Barry
Cooper talks about compiling their commentary along with Turing's writing