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

Research Assistant Professor / Research Scientist position in Face Recognition, University of Houston, USA

Research Assistant Professor / Research Scientist position in Face Recognition
Applications are invited for a Research Assistant Professor / Research Scientist position at the
Computational Biomedicine Lab (, University of Houston in the area of Face Recognition.
CBL's Face recognition software (URxD) ranked first in the 3D-shape section of the recent
Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) organized by NIST (
The Computational Biomedicine Lab provides a unique interdisciplinary research environment with internationally
recognized collaborators. The position entails research in novel biometrics (
The candidate will benefit from mentorship of a diverse research team and will be exposed to cutting-edge technology.
Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics or a related field.
The successful applicant will have solid research, interpersonal, and communication skills. Prior biometrics experience is required.
The position is open immediately and the salary compensation is very competitive.
For consideration, please submit your application preferably in one single PDF-document including
cover letter, a full CV, a statement of research interests and career goals and the names and
email addresses of three references to, with subject line "PDF/RSP: (your name)".
For more information please email Prof. Kakadiaris (
Kiplinger has selected Houston as it's overall #1 Best City to Live, Work, and Play for 2008 and
Forbes as Top 5 Up & Coming Tech City, #1 City for Recent College Grads, and #3 City for Young Professionals.
Houston offers an outstanding environment for research and professional opportunities for growth and collaboration.
UH is an equal employment opportunity employer and smoke-free environment. Women and minority candidates are strongly
encouraged to apply.