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...


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 event Bulletin Item

IMCL2007 Extended Deadline - Interactive Mobile and Computer aided Learning

Submission deadline extended:  
10 December 2006 


2nd International Conference on 
Interactive Mobile and Computer aided Learning

Princess Sumaya University for Technology

Amman, Jordan, 1820 April 2007

 The conference aims to promote the development of Mobile Learning, encourage the study and implementation of mobile applications in teaching and learning and provide a forum for education and knowledge transfer. IMCL2007 willprovide educators and researchers with an excellent opportunity to convene and discuss innovative ideas inthe emerging fields ofmLearning and online labs and the general eLearning discipline.

General Conference Chair

Professor H. Ghassib, President of the Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Jordan.
International Program Committee Co-Chairs

Michael E. Auer, CTI, Austria (Chair). 
A.Y. Al-Zoubi, PSUT, Jordan (Co-Chair)
Gran Karlsson, KTH, Sweden (Co-Chair)

Keynote speakers

Khaled Touqan, Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan
Anne H. Margulies, MIT Open CourseWare Executive Director, USA
Susan D'Antoni, Director, UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning, France
Brenda Herold, Motorola GSM Networks, UK
Fabian Petitcolas, Microsoft, UK
Andrea Emiliani, IBM, UAE.
Topics of interest

    M-learning applications; 
    Mobile technology support for educator and student; 
    Design and development of course content; 
    M-learning emerging hardware and software; 
    Mobile Web and video Conferencing;
    M-learning objects and development tools; 
    Service providers for mobile networks; 
    M-learning standards; 
    Life-long m-learning; 
    Impact of m-learning on social change; 
    Future trends in m-learning; 
    Web and Computer-based learning; 
    Tools for interactive learning and teaching;
    Platforms and authoring tools; 
    New learning models and applications; 
    Applications of the Semantic Web; 
    Adaptive learning environments;
    Methods of content adoption; 
    Project-based learning; 
    Virtual campus and e-learning; 
    Remote and virtual laboratories; 
    Remote measurement technologies; 
    Concepts for remote engineering; 
    Multimedia  and virtual environments; 
    Real world experiences; 
    Pilot projects / Products / Applications. 

Types of sessions

     Paper sessions (20 minutes presentation followed by a panel discussion). 
     Short paper sessions (15 minutes presentation). 
     Interactive demonstrations (15 minutes, also on-line demonstrations). 
     Poster sessions. 

Other opportunities to participate:  

Run a workshop or tutorial. Proposals should clearly indicate the topic, background. knowledge expected of the participants, objectives, and the qualifications of the instructor. 
     Organize a thematic session. Proposals should include a minimum of three papers. The name of the session organizer will appear in the program and proceedings.
     Exhibit at IMCL (products and developments of m-learning technology). 

Important dates

December 10,      2006 Submission of abstracts (papers, short papers, poster. 
December 20,      2006 Notification of acceptance. 
January    19,       2007 Author registration deadline.
March       05,      2007 Camera-ready. 
April         18-20,  2007  Conference IMCL2007.

More information 

www ,

Phone: +962 6 5359949, Fax: +962 6 5347295

Prof. Dr.-Ing., Michael E. Auer
Carinthia Tech Institute (University of Applied Sciences)
School of Electronics and Equipment Engineering
Europastrasse 4, A-9524 Villach, Austria /
phone +43(4242)90500-2115   fax ... -2110
voice messages: +49(12120)294752