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Jakub Szymanik

  • Ph.D
  • associate professor
  • Universiteit van Amsterdam, Institute for Logic, Language and Computation
  • 46PublicationsNumber of items in Jakub's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 4Followers

Research interests

and any combination of these. I try to use experimental methods in order to validate logical predictions.philosophypsycholinguisticscomplexity theorymathematical linguisticscognitive scienceMy research interests include applied logic

About

I studied philosophy, psychology, mathematics, and linguistics at the Individual Studies in the Humanities (MISH), University of Warsaw, where I obtained MA in the area of logic at the Institute of Philosophy. Then I went to Amsterdam and defended PhD at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation. My advisors were Johan van Benthem, Marcin Mostowski, and Theo Janssen. I was working in the `Games and Linguistics' part of the GLoRiClass project funded by the European Community in the Marie Curie Program. My thesis work was about computational complexity and generalized quantifier theory. Directly after the graduation I was briefly teaching at the Cognitive Artificial Intelligence Program, Utrecht University and consulting for company SpeechConcept in machine translation. Next, I got a post-doctoral grant to work in the Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University. My project funded by the Swedish Research Council was devoted to language comprehension. I was involved in an experimental work, computational modeling and philosophical analysis in a collaboration with Peter Pagin. From Sweden, I went back to the Netherlands to join Rineke Verbrugge's NWO Vici project 'Cognitive systems in interaction: Logical and computational models of higher-order social cognition' in the the Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Engineering of the University of Groningen. In the project I have developed an interest in the cognitive and computational constraints on social interaction.

Followers (4)

  • Marcin Miłkowski

    Marcin MiłkowskiInstitute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences

  • Anna Pryslopska

    Anna PryslopskaEberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen Department fur Experimentelle und Klinische Pharmakologie und Toxikologie Abteilung Toxikologie

  • Adam Trybus

    Adam Trybus

  • Nina Gierasimczuk

    Nina GierasimczukUniversiteit van Amsterdam, Institute for Logic, Language and Computation

Following (4)

  • Allen Mann

    Allen Mann

  • Anna Pryslopska

    Anna PryslopskaEberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen Department fur Experimentelle und Klinische Pharmakologie und Toxikologie Abteilung Toxikologie

  • Adam Trybus

    Adam Trybus

  • Nina Gierasimczuk

    Nina GierasimczukUniversiteit van Amsterdam, Institute for Logic, Language and Computation

Recent publications

  • A characterization of definability of second-order generalized quantifiers with applications to non-definability

    • Kontinen J
    • Szymanik J
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  • A computational approach to quantifiers as an explanation for some language impairments in schizophrenia

    • Zajenkowski M
    • Sty\la R
    • Szymanik J
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Professional experience

associate professor

Universiteit van Amsterdam, Institute for Logic, Language and Computation

January 2013 - Present

Postdoc

Artificial Intelligence - University of Groningen

January 2011 - January 2013(2 years)

Postdoc

Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

June 2010 - December 2010(6 months)

Docent

Department of Philosophy, Utrecht University

October 2009 - December 2009(2 months)

Education

Ph.D

Universiteit van Amsterdam, Institute for Logic, Language and Computation

January 2006 - March 2009(3 years)

Master of Arts in Philosophy

College of Inter-Faculty Individual Studies in the Humanities, University of Warsaw

October 1999 - June 2005(6 years)