PhD and MSc Students
External examiner for PhD Students and habilitations
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.
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