hunan rostomyan
CV
Contact details
  • Hunan Rostomyan
  • hunan131@gmail.com
  • (818) 850 - 9208
  • 13036 Sherman way #405, N Hollywood, CA 91605
Online presence
Education
Work experience
  • software engineer
  • 2014 – WriteLab, Inc., Berkeley, CA
  • 2009 – 2012 Lisn.in, Berkeley, CA
  • 2008 – 2011 Gradenotes.net, North Hollywood, CA
  • 2008 – 2009 Brenner Computational Biology Lab, Berkeley CA
  • web developer
  • 2007 – 2008 Samvel Jewelry Design Studio, La Crecenta, CA
  • 2007 – 2008 Caucasian Shepherd Club, North Hollywood, CA
  • 2006 – 2007 Dr. Sean Ramsey, U.S. Grant H.S., Los Angeles, CA
  • computer technician
  • 2004 – 2006 LA Unified School District, Valley Glen, CA
Awards
Areas of Interest
  • philosophy
  • Pure & Applied Logic
  • History & Philosophy of Mathematics
  • History of Early Analytic Philosophy (esp. Carnap)
  • Formal Semantics of Natural Languages
  • Formal Epistemology (esp. using epistemic logic)
  • Analytical Metaphysics (esp. time, modality, causation)
  • History of Logic (esp. Aristotle, Peirce)
  • mathematics
  • Set / Type / Model / Proof / Computability Theory
  • Algebra & Category Theory
  • Constructive & Inductive Logic
  • Probability & Information Theory
  • informatics
  • Formal Semantics of Programming Languages
  • Theory of Programming Languages
  • Functional Programming
  • linguistics
  • Formal Semantics & Pragmatics of Natural Languages
  • Formal Language Theory
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Computational Linguistics
Service
  • Tech Mentor, Stanford d.school, High School Hackathon (2016)
  • Reviewer, Manning Publications, Amazon Web Services in Action (book proposal, 2015)
  • Reviewer, Manning Publications, AWS in a Month of Lunches (book proposal, 2016)
  • Webmaster, Harvest Moon Undergraduate Philosophy Journal (2013 – 2014)
  • Organizer, Philosophy of Mathematics Reading Group (Spring 2013)
  • Organizer, Rudolf Carnap Reading Group (Spring 2013)
  • Editor, Harvest Moon Undergraduate Philosophy Journal (2012 – 2014)
  • Officer, Berkeley Undergraduate Philosophy Forum (2012 – 2013)
Affiliations
  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) (since 2015)
  • Special Interest Group on Programming Languages (SIGPLAN) (since 2015)
  • Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computation Theory (SIGACT) (since 2016)
  • ACM Council on Women in Computing (ACM-W) (since 2016)
  • American Philosophical Association (APA) (2013 – 2015)
Publications
  • 'McTaggart's Argument for the Unreality of Time' (Harvest Moon: NCP 2013)
Presentations
  • Sep 16, 2016, Introduction to Tensorflow
  • Feb 12, 2016, Applying Statistical Machine Translation to The Problem of Revision
  • Feb 27, 2015, Software Reliability: Testing & Code Review
  • Apr 3, 2013, The Scientific Conception of the World
  • Mar 11, 2013, Carnap's Methodology of Explication
  • Feb 27, 2013, Why Russell's Response to McTaggart's Argument Fails
  • Nov 16, 2012, Fitch's Paradox and Ceteris Paribus Modalities
  • Sep 26, 2012, Carnap on Questions of Existence
Coursework
  • logic
  • Introduction to Logic
  • Intermediate Logic
  • Philosophical Logic
  • Modal Logic
  • meaning / semantics
  • Form & Meaning
  • Logical Semantics
  • Theory of Meaning
  • mathematics / science / metaphysics
  • Philosophy of Mathematics
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Metaphysics
  • history: authors
  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Frege
  • Nietzsche
  • Marx, Nietzsche, Freud
  • history: surveys
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Modern Philosophy
  • Political Philosophy
  • graduate seminars
  • Epistemic Logic & Epistemology
  • Judgment, Competence, & 'Practical Knowledge'
  • Logic, Epistemology, & Natural Language
  • independent studies
  • Logical Positivism
  • Quine's Word & Object
  • Wittgenstein's Tractatus
  • coursera
  • Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy
  • ucla
  • λ-Calculus & Type Theory
  • Convention
Language skills
  • natural
  • native: English, Russian, Armenian; reading: French
  • programming (selection)
  • JavaScript (incl. CoffeeScript, TypeScript), Python, Golang, HTML5 & related APIs, CSS3 (incl. Sass, Less), Java, Ruby & Rails, Scheme, C/C++ (incl. MFC & STL), PHP5, Haskell, x86 & MIPS assembly, ActionScript & Flash, Markdown, LaTeX.
  • frameworks/libraries (selection)
  • JavaScript (Node.js, jQuery, Dojo, YUI, Underscore, Backbone, Angular, React), Python (Django, NLTK), PHP (CodeIgniter, Zend), CSS & HTML (Bootstrap, Foundation).