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Bio

Richard Starmans is managing director van The Netherlands Research School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS). Tevens is hij als Associate Professor verbonden aan de Universiteit van Tilburg.

Hij doet onderzoek en publiceert op het snijvlak van filosofie en exacte wetenschappen, meer in het bijzonder wiskundige statistiek, data science en Artificial Intelligence. In het in 2016 verschenen "Handbook of Big Data" (Buelmann e.a., Chapman & Hall/CRC, New York, 2016)) schreef hij het hoofdstuk over de grondslagen van Data Science getiteld: "The Advent of Data Science - some considerations on the unreasonable effectiveness of data ". In 2018 verscheen onder meer het artikel "The Predicament of Truth: on Statistics, Causality, Physics and the Philosophy of Science in "Targeted Learning in Data Science: Causal Inference for Complex Longitudinal Studies" (Mark J. Van der Laan e.a.), Springer Series in Statistics, Springer.

 

Expertise

Statistical Learning 

Mathematical  Statistics

Research Methods and Methodology

Programming with R

Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence

Philosophy of Data Science

Philosophy of Technology

Teaching

Statistical Learning

Mathematical Statistics

Research Methods and Methodology

Programming with R

Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence

Philosophy of Data Science

Courses

Recent publications

  1. Beyond apology; probability theory and fallible thinking

    Starmans, R. (2019). Beyond apology; probability theory and fallible thinking. STAtOR, 20(1).
  2. Cause and effect; considerations in contemporary thinking about causa…

    Starmans, R. (2019). Cause and effect; considerations in contemporary thinking about causality (in Dutch) Oorzaak en gevolg; overwegingen bij het hedendaagse denken over causaliteit. Filosofie - Tijdschrift.
  3. Heisenberg: on statistics, uncertainty and philosophy

    Starmans, R. (2019). Heisenberg: on statistics, uncertainty and philosophy. STAtOR, 20(3).
  4. On the degeneration and revision of phenomenology

    Starmans, R. (2019). On the degeneration and revision of phenomenology. Filosofie - Tijdschrift, 29(2).
  5. On the Usefulness of Foundational Crises - Philosophy and Practice of…

    Starmans, R. (2019). On the Usefulness of Foundational Crises: Philosophy and Practice of Data Science. STAtOR, 20(3).

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