prof. dr. I.J.E.I. van Rooij (Iris)
Hoogleraar - Artificiële intelligentie
Principal Investigator - Donders Centre for Cognition
Principal Investigator - Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
Thomas van Aquinostraat 4
6525 GD NIJMEGEN
6500 HE NIJMEGEN
Professor Iris van Rooij is a researcher at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour. She holds a chair in Computational Cognitive Science at the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Van Rooij’s research lies at the intersection of psychology, philosophy and theoretical computer science. Using conceptual analysis, mathematical modeling, computational complexity analyses, and computer simulation, she studies the scope and limits of cognition (including scientists’ own cognition). Her analyses span all the major modeling approaches in cognitive science, including symbolic, neural network, probabilistic/Bayesian, dynamical, heuristic, agent– and logic-based models of cognition.
By taking a meta-theoretical and meta-science perspective, her research group also contributes to critical reflection on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) techniques (computational modeling, in particular) in science and society.
Van Rooij is laureate of the 20/21 Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship & Prize awarded by the NIAS-KNAW and the Lorentz Center.