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

PhD student positions in computer science, Aarhus

PhD positions in computer science on the foundations of electronic markets
at Aarhus University

At the computer science department of Aarhus University, Denmark, 3 PhD
positions will be available starting August or September 2010.
The background is the establishment of a new research center: Foundations of
Electronic Markets (FEM). The center will initiate a major new research
effort, combining the fields of cryptography, algorithms and computational
complexity with subjects in economics, such as game theory and mechanism
design. It involves several international partners in industry and academic
research. We are therefore looking for students with a strong background in
computer science and/or mathematics and an interest in any of the relevant
computer science fields. For more information on the center, see

Students will be given the opportunity to work with basic or applied
research in FEM as well another closely related project: Confidential
Benchmarking (COBE), which aims at developing new cryptographic protocols
for secure analysis of confidential data from multiple sources.

Entering our PhD program requires at least 4 years of full-time study.
However, based only on a bachelor degree, one can be admitted to an honors
program directed against a PhD study.

The Computer Science department of Aarhus University (
is one of the strongest CS departments in Europe. We are particularly known
for our work in algorithms, complexity theory and cryptography.

Interested students are encouraged to get in touch with either Ivan Damgard
( or Peter Bro Miltersen (
See also the CS departments pages for potential PhD students