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. Artificial Intelligence Special Issue Tijdschrift Filosofie

    Starmans, R. (2021). Artificial Intelligence Special Issue Tijdschrift Filosofie. Filosofie - Tijdschrift, 31(4).
  2. Beyond Utopia; artificial intelligence in the center of society

    Starmans, R. (2021). Beyond Utopia; artificial intelligence in the center of society. Filosofie - Tijdschrift, 31(5).
  3. Emerson and the intellectual American Independence [Review of the boo…

    Starmans, R. (2021). Emerson and the intellectual American Independence [Review of the book “De scheppende rede; introductie tot het werk van Ralph Waldo Emerson”, J. Lutters, 2020]. Filosofie - Tijdschrift, 31(2), 62-63.
  4. Introduction; the heritage of Alan Turing

    Starmans, R. (2021). Introduction; the heritage of Alan Turing. Filosofie - Tijdschrift, 31(4).
  5. On old and new allegories of the thinking machine; the inverted tript…

    Starmans, R. (2021). On old and new allegories of the thinking machine; the inverted triptych of data, information and knowledge (in Dutch). Filosofie - Tijdschrift, 31(4).

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