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 miscellaneous Bulletin Item

Book: In order to learn: How the sequence of topics influence learning. Ritter, Nerb, Lehtinen, & O'Shea (eds.) (June, 2007)

 Book:  In order to learn: How the sequence of topics influence learning
    Ritter, Nerb, Lehtinen, & O'Shea (eds.)

The order that material, for both facts and skills, is presented
or explored by a learner can strongly influence what is learned,
how fast performance increases, and sometimes, even that the
material is learned at all. In this book we argue that these
effects are more pervasive and important than they have
previously treated, and we are able to provide a preliminary
summary of what research tells us about how to order
instructional material. We explore some of the foundation topics
in this area of intersection of psychology, of machine learning,
artificial intelligence, and cognitive modeling, and of
instructional design. We include several case studies, and note
numerous questions that will lead to further research projects
and provide food for thought for professionals working in these
areas such as education.

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