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

Job Opportunity: Professorial Positions in Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering, Swinburne, Australia

Engineering at Swinburne ( is being 
further strengthened by the appointment of two Professors to key 
leadership roles in the areas of Robotics & Mechatronics and Electrical 
& Electronic Engineering. This builds on recent professorial 
appointments in the areas of Engineering Mathematics, Engineering 
Design, Bioengineering and Surface Science & Interface Engineering. The 
Professors will contribute to the strategic direction of Engineering at 
Swinburne, provide leadership and promote innovation and excellence in 
research, teaching, and learning, and develop research within their 
discipline and in collaboration, both nationally and internationally. 
The people we seek for these critical roles will be strongly committed 
teaching academics who also have an interest in developing applied 
research both within their discipline and in collaboration with others, 
both academic and industrial. Collaborative research is encouraged 
within the Faculty and across the campus, as well as nationally and 
internationally. Each Professor will be associated with a group of 
colleagues within the Faculty. There is also the possibility of junior 
appointments to be made in association with these Professorial 
appointments. For further information, please see: