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  



Ms Pac-Man vs Ghosts Competition

Ms Pac-Man vs GhostsThis year's Ms Pac-man vs Ghosts Competition is now open for submissions. The competition allows you to develop AI controllers for the classical arcade game Ms Pac-Man. However, this year the competition takes a unique look at the Ms Pac-man game and allows participants to submit Java code for either Ms Pac-Man or for the ghosts.

For more information on the competition and how to take part go to:


The competition is organised by Philipp Rohlfshagen, David Robles and Simon Lucas from the University of Essex.

Other Gaming Competitions

In addition to the Ms Pac-Man vs Ghosts competitions, interested researchers should also look at the following games AI competitions:

  • Mario AI Championship
  • Simulated Car Racing Championship
  • Ms. Pac-Man Screen Capture Competition
  • StarCraft AI RTS Competition
  • The Physical Travelling Salesperson Problem
  • Game AI at the University of Exeter