Hugh Gene Loebner

  The AISB were sad to learn last week of the passing of philanthropist and inventor Hugh Gene Loebner PhD, who died peacefully in his home in New York at the age of 74.  Hugh was founder and sponsor of The Loebner Prize, an an...


AI Europe 2016

  Partnership between AISB and AI Europe 2016: Next December 5th and 6th in London, AI Europe will bring together the European AI eco-system by gathering new tools and future technologies appearing in professional fields for th...


AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention (, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid...


Harold Cohen

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Dancing with Pixies?...

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Computerised Minds. ...

A video sponsored by the society discusses Searle's Chinese Room Argument (CRA) and the heated debates surrounding it. In this video, which is accessible to the general public and those with interest in AI, Olly's Philosophy Tube ...


Connection Science

All individual members of The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour have a personal subscription to the Taylor Francis journal Connection Science as part of their membership. How to Acce...



AISB event Bulletin Item


The AISB hosts a series of workshops across the country, covering a wide range of themes pertinent 
to the aims of the AISB. If you are interested in hosting one of these events, you will find 
information on what you will need to do on this page.
These events are abstract-only and free for all AISB members. Current non-members would be able 
to attend for the cost of AISB membership, which they will be asked to arrange and pay for in 
advance by submitting a completed application form to the Executive Office. They would then be 
eligible to a year's membership of the Society. This applies to speakers and audience alike.
Refreshments (coffee and teas) are funded by the AISB. The first two workshops were both held at 
Goldsmiths, while a third was hosted in April 2013 at St Marys University College on the topic 
of consciousness (more information about these on our website:
In order to propose a workshop, you will need to complete a brief application with the following 
1.Workshop title;
2.Workshop abstract (200-400 words approx.); 
3.Organiser(s) and main contact (include details of expertise in proposed topic);
4.Host Institution details (name, address);
5.Planned dates for event (please also include proposed deadlines for the following): 

◦Abstract Submission,
◦Notification of Decision,

6.Possible speakers (e.g. do you plan to invite speakers?);
7.Where you would advertise (e.g. could you create a page on your institution website?). 

There are plans for a series of publications from these events, with the expectation that workshop 
organisers participating to in this process. 

Details for hosting the workshops can be found here:
For more information, please visit our webpages, or you can contact Yasemin 
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with any questions.