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

MSc programme in Logic, Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

The MSc Logic, offered by the the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) at the 
University of Amsterdam, is a two-year Master's programme providing intensive interdisciplinary 
research training for excellent students with a first degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, 
Philosophy, Linguistics, or a related discipline.

*Courses*: We offer a unique combination of over 40 courses in Mathematical Logic, Theoretical 
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Philosophical Logic, Formal Semantics and Pragmatics, 
Philosophy of Language, Computational Linguistics, Cognitive Science, and Mathematical Economics. 
You will be guided by an academic mentor to design your own personal programme of study out of 
this pool of courses, supplemented with a number of small individual research projects. The final 
semester is devoted to the writing of a Master's thesis, which in the past has often lead to 
scholarly publications.

*Language*: All courses are taught in English. At any given time, the programme hosts students 
from at least 25 different countries.

*Career opportunities*: Most of our graduates embark on an academic career and continue with a 
PhD, often at top universities all over the world. Other career opportunities include the software
industry and management consulting.

*Application*: The application deadlines for September 2012 entry are
1 April 2012 for students from European countries and 1 February 2012 for all others.

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