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

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: Spatial Cognition 2014, 15-19 Sept 2014, Bremen, GERMANY


SC 2014

Program Chairs: Christian Freksa, Bernhard Nebel, Mary Hegarty, Thomas Barkowsky
SC 2014 will bring together researchers working on spatial cognition, biological inspired systems, 
spatial learning, communication, robotics, and perception. The conference is single-track, and the 
final program will be the result of a selective review process. The program will include invited 
talks as well as oral and poster presentations of refereed papers. The main conference will be 
preceded by two days of workshops and tutorials. Every effort is being made to keep conference 
expenses affordable, particularly for student attendees.
Papers containing original and unpublished work are solicited in all areas of spatial cognition, 
including, but not limited to:
Spatial development 
Spatial education 
Spatial learning 
Spatial language and communication 
Spatial problem solving and reasoning 
Spatial assistance systems and applications 
Geospatial information systems 
Representations and processing of spatial information 
Biology-inspired agents 
Robotic and human localization, navigation, wayfinding 
Mapping and exploration 
Motion and path planning 
Robot perception 
Estimation and learning for robotic systems 
Human-Robot interaction 
Watch for the call for contributions!