PhD and MSc Students
External examiner for PhD Students and habilitations
Spring 2019: Irina Polyanskaya (University of Roskilde) on theory of mind in typically developing and autistic children.
October 4, 2018: Maria Otworowska (Radboud University Nijmegen) on Computational Demons of an Adaptive Brain.
December 5, 2017: Valentin Lecheval (double degree, University of Groningen and University of Toulouse) on Experimental Analysis and Modelling of the Behavioural Interactions Underlying the Coordination of Collective Motion and the Propagation of Information in Fish Schools.
October 5, 2017: Margreet Vogelzang (University of Groningen) on Reference and Cognition: Experimental and Computational Cognitive Modeling Studies on Reference Processing in Dutch and Italian.
September 21, 2017: Yanjun Li (RuG) on Knowing What to Do.
December 16, 2016: Paula Henk (University of Amsterdam) on Nonstandard Provability for Peano Arithmetic: A Modal Perspective
October 26, 2016: Carina Pals (University of Groningen / UMCG) on Listening Effort, the Hidden Costs and Benefits of Cochlear Implants
June 22, 2016: Member of the three-person committee examining the Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches of Dr. Emiliano Lorini, at IRIT, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse on Cognitive Agents in Interaction: A Formal Approach
February 18, 2016: Franziska Köder (University of Groningen) on Between Direct and Indirect Speech: The Acquisition of Pronouns in Reported Speech
November 5, 2015: Mark Blokpoel (Radboud University Nijmegen) on Understanding Understanding: A Computational-level Perspective
October 7, 2015: Marie Devaine (Paris) on Computational Mechanisms of Theory of Mind
February 2, 2015: 2015: Karolina Krzyzanowska (University of Groningen) on Between “If” and “Then”: Towards an Empirically Informed Philosophy of Conditionals
December 11, 2014: Bouke Kuijer (University of Groningen) on Expressivity of Logics of Knowledge and Action
September 2, 2014: Arjen Stolk (Radboud University Nijmegen) On the Generation of Shared Symbols. Member of the ‘cum laude’ committee.
May 21, 2013: Eric Kok (University of Utrecht) on Multi-Agent Deliberation.
January 2013: Floor Sietsma (University of Amsterdam) on Logics of Communication and Knowledge. At 20 years of age, Floor Sietsma is the youngest person ever to defend a PhD thesis in the Netherlands.
April 20, 2012: Katja Mehlhorn (University of Groningen) on Cognitive Models of Decision Making: Why Precision Matters.
November 2, 2011: Maaike Harbers (Utrecht University) on Explaining Agent Behavior in Virtual Training.
June 20, 2011: Pablo Seban (University of Toulouse) on Who May Say What? Thoughts on Objectivity, Group Ability, and Permission in Dynamic Epistemic Logic.
December 17, 2010: Nina Gierasimczuk (University of Amsterdam) on Knowing one’s Limits: Logical Analysis of Inductive Inference.
April 27, 2010: Bas Steunebrink (Utrecht University) on The logical Structure of Emotions.
March, 9 2010: Jonathan Zvesper (University of Amsterdam) on Playing with Information.
October 29, 2009: Johan Kwisthout (Utrecht University) on The Computational Complexity of Probabilistic Networks.
September 17, 2007: Davide Grossi (Utrecht University) on Designing Invisible Handcuffs: Formal Investigations in Institutions and Organizations for Multi-agent Systems.
April 12, 2007 at University of Siena, Italy:
- Emiliano Lorini on Variations on Intentional Themes: From the Generation of an Intention to the Execution of an Intentional Action;
- Sara Congiu on Investigating the Early Perceptual Basis of Social Cognition: The Perception of Social and Physical Causality in Young Children with Autism;
- Maria Garraffa on Impoverishment of Grammatical Features in a Non-fluent Aphasic Speaker: The Grammatical Nature of Minimal Structures.
November 30, 2006: Martin Helmhout (University of Groningen) on The Social Cognitive Actor.
January 12, 2004: Virginia Dignum (Utrecht University) on A Model for Organizational Interaction: Based on Agents, Founded in Logic.
June 19, 2003: Jan Albert van Laar (University of Groningen) on The Dialectic of Ambiguity: A Contribution to the Study of Argumentation.
November 8, 2002: Wieke de Vries (Utrecht University) on Agent Interaction: Abstract Approaches to Modelling, Programming and Verifying Multi-Agent Systems.
Rineke Verbrugge 2018