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

3 PhD Studentships in Computer Science (University of Nottingham)

The School of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham invites
applications for 3 PhD studentships. The studentships are for 3.5 years
and include UK Pounds 13,290 per year maintenance grant and UK/EU tuition fees. The applicants need to apply through the University's postgraduate admissions system:

The deadline for applications is the 8th of January 2010.

The applications are invited in the areas listed below. Please contact
the academics listed for the research area first if you are interested
in applying for a PhD in their area.

Functional Programming (contact Henrik Nilsson, Graham Hutton, Thorsten
Altenkirch, Venanzio Capretta:  {nhn, gmh, txa, vxc} at

Computational Photography and Content-based Image Retrieval (contact
Guoping Qiu, qiu at

Computer Vision and Graphics (contact Bai Li, bai at

Computational Finance (contact Rong Qu, rxq  at

Adaptive and Learning Systems (contact Jon Garibaldi, jmg at

Intelligent Agents (contact Brian Logan and Natasha Alechina, {bsl, nza}

Computational Systems and Synthetic Biology (contact Natalio Krasnogor,
nxk at

Simulation of Complex Systems and Computational Modelling and Data
Mining (contact Uwe Aickelin, uxa at

Data mining (contact Jaume Bacardit, jqb at

Document Engineering (contact Steven Bagley, srb at

Opportunistic networking (contact Milena Radenkovic, mvr at

Reactive Environments (contact Holger Schnadelbach, Dave Kirk: hms,dsk at

Intelligent Multilevel Search Methodologies (contact Ender Ozcan, exo at