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

Job: Robotic Systems Engineer at Dyson

Robotic Systems Engineer

Dyson are looking for a Robotics System Engineer to join a team developing robotic technologies for current and future products. The project work will vary from pure robotic research to the application of existing technologies to low cost machines.

Principal Accountabilities:

 Creation of novel solutions to real world robotic challenges 
 Implementation of existing robotic technologies 
 Software design / implementation 
 Testing and performance evaluation 
 Accurate documentation

Skills Knowledge & Experience:

 Academic: Graduate or post-graduate degree (min 2:1) in engineering or relevant technical field. 
           Research experience in robotics or similar area preferred.

 Technical: Experience of some or all of the following areas ...

   Navigation and localisation systems knowledge - Preferred 
   Practical experience of development on robotic platforms - Preferred

 Computer vision experience - Preferred

 Strong mathematical background - Essential

 Software development 
   Strong C++ skills - Essential 
   Understanding of robust design methods - Preferred

   Solutions orientated 
   Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
   Displays drive and enthusiasm

Interested candidates should submit their C.V. to under the Research, Design and 
Please include your salary expectations with your application.

Karin McCann 
Recruitment Manager

Tel: 01666 828491 
Fax: 01666 828450


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