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 research position, LEEDS (UK)

School of Computing, University of Leeds Postdoctoral research position (fixed-term, up to 15 months)

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious researcher to join an interdisciplinary research project 
involving several European partners.  The project is to develop novel methods for learning patterns
of human sensory-motor activity within tasks involving hand manipulation of objects and tools. It is
expected these methods will involve the integration of qualitative reasoning and stochastic process
You will have a PhD (or to obtain soon) in computer science, artificial intelligence or a related
discipline and research experience in machine learning, or knowledge representation and reasoning,
obtained during PhD study, postdoctoral research or from working in industry.
Informal enquires to David Hogg (d.c.hogg@leeds.ac.uk) or Tony Cohn (a.g.cohn@leeds.ac.uk).
To apply online and obtain further details please visit: 

Closing date: 17 October 2011