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: http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube). 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 position in dialogue processing, Bielefeld (Germany)


Postdoc in Dialogue Processing at Bielefeld University

The Faculty of Linguistics and Literature, Bielefeld University, invites applications for 
another full-time, fixed term (1 yr) (Post-Doctoral) Research Associate ("wissenschaftlicher 
Mitarbeiter") position in the Dialogue Systems Group (PI David Schlangen). The postdoctoral 
researcher will be expected to play an active role in the group. He or she will participate 
in ongoing projects related to the investigation of incremental dialogue processing and will 
be encouraged to develop independent research ideas within the focus of the group. The researchers
 will share supervision duties (of PhD and MA students) and help with running the laboratory of 
the group (with recording facilities of various kinds). The position is limited to a duration of 
one year; subject to funding availability, an extension may be possible.

Deadline for applications is October 17 2011. For more information, see