We are Tilburg University

We are Tilburg University

Bio

M.Phil. in Theoretical Linguistics (University of Tromsoe, Norway)

M.Sc. (cum laude) in Logic (University of Amsterdam)

PhD in Philosophy (Institute for Logic, Language and Computation, University of Amsterdam)

2004 - 2005 Researcher, IRIT (University of Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France)

2006 - 2007 Lecturer, Dep. of Communication and Information Sciences (TilburgU)

2007 - 2017 Assistant Professor, Dep. of Communication and Information Sciences (TilburgU)

2017 - Associate Professor, Dep. of Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence (TilburgU)

2017 - Academic Director of MSc Data Science & Society and BSc/MSc Cognitive Science & Artificial Intelligence

 

Expertise

Speech/Vocal Analytics; Call Center Analytics; Acoustics; Perception; Attention; Data Mining; Machine Learning; Experimental Methods; Statistics; Computational Linguistics; Philosophy of Language;  Symbolic AI;  Logic; Educational Technology; Virtual and Augmented Reality.

Teaching

Academic Year 2019/2020

MSc CSAI: Attention, Perception & Memory

MSc DSS: Data Mining for Business & Governance

BSc CSAI: Research Internship

Courses

Recent publications

  1. The Uncanny Valley of the Virtual (Animal) Robot

    Sierra Rativa, A., Postma, M., & van Zaanen, M. (2019). The Uncanny Valley of the Virtual (Animal) Robot. 419-427. Paper presented at The 10th International Conference on Robotics in robotics in education , Vienna, Austria.
  2. Tracking the wandering mind - Memory, mouse movements and decision ma…

    Dias Da Silva, M., & Postma, M. (2019). Tracking the wandering mind: Memory, mouse movements and decision making styles. In A. Goel, C. Seifert, & C. Freska (Eds.), Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (Vol. 41, pp. 2592-2598). Montreal, QB.
  3. Ruminative minds, wandering eyes - Effects of ruminative mind wanderi…

    Dias Da Silva, M., Rusz, D., & Postma, M. (2018). Ruminative minds, wandering eyes: Effects of ruminative mind wandering episodes on lexical associations, pitch imitation and eye behavior. PLoS ONE.
  4. Data-Mining Techniques to Evaluate User Engagement of a Self-Help Web…

    Prins, J., van den Berg, S., Roomer, K., Henneke, M., & Postma, M. (2018). Data-Mining Techniques to Evaluate User Engagement of a Self-Help Website for Early Breast Cancer Survivors in Real-World Implementation. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 25, S86-S86.
  5. Evolution of contacts and communities in social interaction networks …

    Bloemheuvel, S., Atzmüller, M., & Postma, M. (2018). Evolution of contacts and communities in social interaction networks of face-to-face proximity. In M. Atzmueller, & W. Duivesteijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 30th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence, November 8-9 2018 (pp. 21). Jheronimus Academy of Data Science, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands.

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