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 opportunities Bulletin Item

Associate Professorship in Artificial Intelligence, AUSTRALIA
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Associate Professor in AI, University of Western Sydney

The School of Computing & Mathematics at the University of Western Sydney, Australia is seeking to
expand its current academic offerings and its world class research strength in Artificial Intelligence
and Cognitive Technologies. 

Applications are invited for the position of a Senior Lecturer (Level C) or Associate Professor 
(Level D) in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Technologies to complement the existing research 
expertise in the School.

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic and experienced scholar who will be expected to take
a major role in the School in leading the development of teaching and research programs that complement
and expand the Schools existing programs in the areas of Computer Science, Information and Communications
Technology (ICT) and Applied Mathematics. We seek to appoint an interdisciplinary scholar in Artificial
Intelligence and Cognitive Technologies, who brings together scholarship that covers artificial 
intelligence, respective elements of cognitive science and technology, combined with broad ICT experience.

Application deadline: 10 March 2011 (Ref 128/11). 
For more information, see or contact Prof. Yan Zhang (, 
AI Group Leader) or Prof. Simeon Simoff (, Head of School).