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 event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Foundations of Mathematics for Computer-Aided Formalization,), 9-11 Jan 2013, Padova, ITALY

We are pleased to announce the workshop ``Foundation of Mathematics for 
Computer-Aided Formalization'' to be held in Padova (Italy), 9-11 January 

For more information (motivations, registration, contributed talks) please 
refer to the webpage:

Invited speakers include:

     Thorsten Altenkirch (University of Nottingham, UK)
     Andrea Asperti (University of Bologna, Italy)
     Ulrich Berger (Swansea University, UK)
     Gilles Dowek (INRIA, Paris, France)
     Peter Dybjer (Chalmers University of Technology, Gteborg, Sweden)
     William M. Farmer (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
     Herman Geuvers (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
     Georges Gonthier (Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK)
     Hugo Herbelin (INRIA, Paris, France)
     Fairouz Kamareddine (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK)
     Michael Kohlhase (Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany)
     Artur Kornilowicz (University of Bialystok, Poland)
     Zhaohui Luo (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK)
     Erik Palmgren (Stockholm University, Sweden)
     Peter Schuster (University of Leeds, UK)
     Helmut Schwichtenberg (Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany)

The workshop is supported and/or sponsored by Department of Mathematics 
(University of Padova), Department of Computer Science and Engineering 
(University of Bologna), Italian Ministry of Education, University and 
Research (MIUR), Accademia Galileiana Padova.

The organizing committee

Francesco Ciraulo,
Maria Emilia Maietti,
Claudio Sacerdoti Coen,
Giovanni Sambin