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

Tenure Track and Research Track Faculty Opportunities at HCI, Carnegie Mellon University, PA, USA

The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University seeks faculty candidates 
with a strong track record in research, outstanding academic credentials, and an earned Ph.D. 
They should also have a strong interest in graduate and undergraduate education. Although 
outstanding candidates in any area of HCI are invited to apply, we are targeting candidates in 
the following two areas:

* Creating Compelling Social Experiences at Scale

We are looking for a social computing researcher with deep technical expertise, whose research 
emphasizes the creation of large scale human-computer and human-human interactions. The candidate 
should have an demonstrable ability to collaborate across disciplines.

* Constructing and evaluating environments that motivate creativity, growth and learning

We are looking for a candidate whose research emphasizes environments for creativity, growth or 
learning, broadly conceived. Candidates can work with any of a number of techniques including 
(but not limited to) games, narrative, story-telling, or persuasive technology, applied to any of 
a number of domains, including (but not limited to) health, sustainability, education, or learning 
in everyday life. The candidate should have an demonstrable ability to collaborate across 

For information about how to apply, please see . Please 
reference HCII in your cover letter. Note that HCII applications will be accepted until January 15th, 2012.

Carnegie Mellon University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer; we invite and 
encourage applications from women and minorities.