Visser, Jacky

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Research interests

I am a lecturer (assistant professor) in Computing at the Centre for Argument Technology of the University of Dundee. My general areas of interest are argumentation and reasoning (both human and artificial), with a particular focus on digital tools for critical literacy. My research draws on a variety of methods from artificial intelligence, linguistics, logic, and philosophy, such as machine learning and corpus annotation. I am the author of over 40 publications and taught at the Universities of Amsterdam and Dundee on a range of different subjects. As Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator, I have won over £4m in grant funding, from sources such as Dstl in the UK and IARPA in the US. Since 2023, I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Award Date: 14 Jul 2023

Doctor of Philosophy, Argumentation Theory, University of Amsterdam

Award Date: 18 Nov 2016

Master of Arts, Rhetoric, Argumentation Theory, and Philosophy, University of Amsterdam

Award Date: 31 Aug 2011

Bachelor of Science, (Cognitive) Artificial Intelligence, Utrecht University

Award Date: 31 Aug 2009

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