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 opportunities Bulletin Item

Open Positions in Visual Content Area, Xerox Labs Europe

Xerox Research Centre Europe's Visual Content Area is an expanding team, specialized in visual content quality and 
understanding. Our main research themes are image categorization, image enhancement, quality assessment and 
document imaging. We are currently looking for talented imaging researchers who share with us the objective of 
making everyday interaction with visual content appealing, simple and effective. All positions are located in Grenoble, 
Positions currently open:

- Researcher: Applicant should hold a PhD in Image Processing, Computer Vision, Machine Learning or 
related field. Responsibilities include inventing, implementing and evaluating novel imaging tools around image 
quality and understanding, contributing to government funded and academic research projects and also to setting 
and achieving the group's long-term research goals.

- Postdoctoral position: Xerox award-winning Generic Visual Categorization (GVC) shows top-level performance in assigning one or more labels to an image. One of our research challenges is to extend our categorizer to cope with massive quantities of data and a large number of categories and to handle combined text and image data. Applicant should have a PhD in Computer Vision, Machine Learning or Information Retrieval.

- Internships: We are looking for candidates for internship positions in Image Categorization, Object Recognition, 
Image Enhancement, Image Quality Assessment and Document Imaging. The internships target at Ph.D. and M.Sc. students in Computer Vision and Image Processing. These positions are available throughout the whole year and typically last around six months.

You can find more details on our web:

If you are interested in applying please email your CV, a covering letter and publication list, with message subject "ViC position"

to .

Dr. Luca Marchesotti
Research Engineer
Xerox Research Centre Europe
6, chemin de Maupertuis
38240 Meylan
Phone : +33 4 76 61 50 74 
Fax : +33 4 76 61 51 99 
Email :