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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. American Pragmatism, Special Issue Tijdschrift Filosofie (in Dutch)

    Starmans, R., & Munnik, R. P. H. (2020). American Pragmatism, Special Issue Tijdschrift Filosofie (in Dutch). (3 ed.) Gompel en Svacina.
  2. Between tradition and innovation - Pragmatism at the intersection of …

    Starmans, R. (2020). Between tradition and innovation: Pragmatism at the intersection of Philosophy and Exact Sciences (in Dutch). Filosofie - Tijdschrift, 30(3).
  3. Explorations and encounters in the hinterland of Philosophy and Physi…

    Starmans, R. (2020). Explorations and encounters in the hinterland of Philosophy and Physics (in Dutch). Filosofie - Tijdschrift, 30(1).
  4. Prometheus unbound or paradise regained - the concept of causality in…

    Starmans, R. (2020). Prometheus unbound or paradise regained - the concept of causality in the contemporary AI-data science debate. Journal de la Société Française de Statistique, Special Edition on Causality(1).
  5. Beyond apology; probability theory and fallible thinking

    Starmans, R. (2019). Beyond apology; probability theory and fallible thinking. STAtOR, 20(1). https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/380435/STAtOR_2019_1_34_37_Starmans.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

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