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

Open PhD positions at the University of Bern


The Research Group on Artificial Intelligence of the Institute of
Informatics and Applied Mathematics at the University of Bern has open
positions for PhD students. We expect contributions to teaching,
administration and research. Research topics include (a) handwriting
recognition and (b) novel methods of pattern recognition and machine
learning using symbolic data structure such as strings, trees and graphs.

Successful candidates should have a Masters degree in Computer Science or a
related field with a strong background in Pattern Recognition, Computational
Intelligence, or Machine Learning. 

The positions can be filled immediately. They are initially for one year and
can be extended.

Please send your application to bunke@iam.unibe.ch.

Further information about the groups activities can be found at