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

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

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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

(Associate) Professorship in Formal Methods, Gothenburg, SWEDEN

Professor/Associate professor in Formal Methods

The Department has 76 faculty members and enrols about 70 PhD students from more than 30 countries.
The research spans the whole spectrum, from theoretical underpinnings to applied systems 
development. There is extensive national and international collaboration with academia 
and industry all around the world.

The Division of Software Technology has around 15 faculty members and 25 postdocs and PhD 
students. We conduct successful research in functional programming, automatic theorem-proving, 
hardware design and verification, property-based testing of software, language-based security,  
and software verification.

The scientific area of the new position is Formal Methods, interpreted broadly so as to include 
at least

- formal specification, development and verification of software,
- automatic theorem-proving and model-checking,
- lightweight formal methods, including testing,
- program semantics and analysis.

Application deadline: March 22nd

For more information see that full advertisement at
(Select "Professor/Associate professor in formal methods", published 17/02/2012)