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 ...


Erden in AI roundtab...

On Friday 4th September, philosopher and AISB member Dr Yasemin J Erden, participated in an AI roundtable at Second Home, hosted by Index Ventures and SwiftKey.   Joining her on the panel were colleagues from academia and indu...


AISB Convention 2016

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 2016 Convention will be held at the Uni...


Bishop and AI news

Stephen Hawking thinks computers may surpass human intelligence and take over the world. This view is based on the ideology that all aspects of human mentality will eventually be realised by a program running on a suitable compu...


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...


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...


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


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.