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

IEEE Computer Security Foundations Symposium 2007 - Call for Participation

 [New: CSF is now an IEEE symposium.]

                   Call For Participation

   20th IEEE Computer Security Foundations Symposium (CSF)
               Venice, Italy, July 6 - 8, 2007

  Sponsored by the Technical Committee on Security and Privacy
                of the IEEE Computer Society

CSF20 website:
CSF home page:

The IEEE Computer Security Foundations (CSF) series brings
together researchers in computer science to examine foundational
issues in computer security. Over the past two decades, many seminal
papers and techniques have been presented first at CSF. The CiteSeer
Impact page ( ) lists CSF as
38th out of more than 1200 computer science venues in impact (top
3.11%) based on citation frequency. 

Notice: This event was previously known as IEEE Computer Security
Foundations Workshop (CSFW). We are proud to announce that it has been
upgraded to IEEE Symposium starting from this 20th edition.

Program Committee

Tuomas Aura, Microsoft Research, UK
Michael Backes, Saarland University, Germany
Bruno Blanchet, ENS, France
Iliano Cervesato, Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar
George Danezis, K.U.Leuven, Belgium
Herve Debar, France Telecom, France
Riccardo Focardi, University of Venice, Italy
Dieter Gollmann, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
Carl A. Gunter, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Joshua Guttman, MITRE, USA
Masami Hagiya, University of Tokyo, Japan
Jonathan Herzog, Naval Postgraduate School, USA
Ninghui Li, Purdue University, USA
Cathy Meadows, NRL, USA
Jonathan Millen, MITRE, USA
John Mitchell, Stanford University, USA
Flemming Nielson, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Riccardo Pucella, Northeastern University, USA
Andrei Sabelfeld, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden (chair)
Pierangela Samarati, University of Milan, Italy
Ravi Sandhu, George Mason University and TriCipher, USA
Andre Scedrov, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Vitaly Shmatikov, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Geoffrey Smith, Florida International University, USA
Steve Zdancewic, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Symposium Location

The 20th IEEE Computer Security Foundations Symposium will be held in
the facilities of Venice International University, located on the
island of San Servolo, about 10 minutes by water ferry from the Piazza
San Marco.

Program, Registration and Accommodation

see the CSF20 web site:

For further information contact the General Chair:

Riccardo Focardi
Universita' di Venezia
Via Torino 155
I-30172 Mestre (Ve)
+39 041 2348 438
focardi AT