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 fellowship in theoretical computer science (algorithmic game theory), New York NY (U.S.A.)

The Simons Foundation has awarded New York University a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical 
Computer Science for a two-year period starting in the summer or fall of 2012.  Applicants in 
all areas of theory are encouraged to apply; current areas of activity include approximation 
algorithms, complexity theory, cryptography, data structures, algebra and geometry, probabilistic 
methods, and algorithmic game theory. Postdoctoral Fellows will have the opportunity to work with 
all members of the theory group at NYU.

Eligibility: Candidates must receive their PhD during the academic year immediately preceding that 
in which the fellowship would begin (i.e.2011-2012). There are no other restrictions.

The fellowship stipend is intended to attract the highest caliber of applicants. In addition, 
fellows will receive a ,000/year research budget, for expenses such as travel and equipment.

Applications (CV and research statement) should be submitted online at Inquiries can be sent to

For full consideration, applications should be received by December 10, 2011. However, this is not 
a hard deadline, as all candidates will be considered to the full extent feasible, until the 
position is filled.

New York University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.