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

Postdoctoral fellowships in theoretical computer science, SINGAPORE

Postdoctoral positions (official title: "Research Fellows") are available, starting immediately, 
in the Division of Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, with 
Prof. Gopal Pandurangan ( All recent Ph.D.s (or those close to
finishing) who work in theoretical computer science/algorithms with a focus on one or more of the
following areas are encouraged to apply: 

randomized/probabilistic algorithms, distributed algorithms/computing, network algorithms, 
communication complexity, and other related areas in algorithms. All candidates with publication 
record in theory and algorithms (e.g., SODA, FOCS, STOC, PODC, SPAA, DISC etc.) are encouraged 
to apply.

Salaries are competitive and are determined according to the successful applicants' accomplishments,
experience and qualifications. Funding is available up to three years. Travel funding is available.

The candidates should send their CV, a brief research statement, and two letters of recommendation 
to Prof. Gopal Pandurangan (

The Mathematical Sciences Division at NTU has a vibrant research group in theoretical computer 
science and algorithms, with several faculty, visitors from leading institutions, post-doctoral 
research fellows, and Ph.D. students from all over the world.