Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


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...



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

2 assistant professor positions at Penn State IST

The College of Information Sciences and Technology at The Pennsylvania
State University is a college focused on multidisciplinary research
and teaching for the 21st century. To learn more about our structure,
vision, mission, goals, faculty and students, please go to We are searching to fill multiple positions in our
ranks for tenure track faculty members who will assist our college in
attaining its goals in education, community, and research. We seek
applicants who show clear evidence they will become premier teachers
and leading scholars in their fields. Applications from those who seek
to be a part of a vibrant, civil, and diverse academic community,
pursue research, and teach in any areas of the information sciences
are welcome.

The college has strengths in six key areas including: (1)
computational informatics and science, (2) organizational informatics,
(3) social policy, economics and informatics, (4) human-computer
interaction, (5) cognition and networked intelligent systems and (6)
security, privacy and informatics. Qualified candidates are invited to
send their curriculum vitae, summary of research and teaching plans,
as well as the contact information of four persons who will write
letters of recommendation to

For questions please contact: Dr. Lynette Kvasny, Faculty Search
Committee Chair, 329C IST Bldg., College of Information Sciences and
Technology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
16802-6823. Review of applications will begin on November 1 and
continue until the positions are filled. Penn State is committed to
affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its