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Duan, Zhe (author)
A creative session is a lot more than a session of generating ideas. It’s part of a much larger goal of delivering innovation in a company. It is necessary to get everyone on board and motivated. And when the motivation levels reached, then beautiful things can happen. In order to achieve a certain motivation level, It’s imperative that people...
master thesis 2019
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Duan, Shuyu (author)
Circular economy is gaining global momentum as a new economic system to achieve sustainable development. The built environment plays an important role during the transition to a circular economy. China and the Netherlands share a common basis on enhancing resource efficiency by circular economy, which provides opportunities for mutual learning....
master thesis 2019
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Duan, Liwei (author), Tavasszy, Lorant (author), Rezaei, J. (author)
Value of time and value of reliability are two important user attributes that reflect shippers’ behavioral preferences, and as such influence the design of transport service networks. As shippers preferences will vary widely, it is important to consider these variations between users in the design of service networks. Up to now, network design...
journal article 2019
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Duan, Zhiyao (author), Essid, Slim (author), Liem, C.C.S. (author), Richard, Gael (author)
In the physical sciences and engineering domains, music has traditionally been considered an acoustic phenomenon. From a perceptual viewpoint, music is naturally associated with hearing, i.e., the audio modality. Moreover, for a long time, the majority of music recordings were distributed through audio-only media, such as vinyl records,...
journal article 2019
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Dwivedi, Yogesh K. (author), Hughes, Laurie (author), Ismagilova, Elvira (author), Aarts, Gert (author), Coombs, Crispin (author), Crick, Tom (author), Duan, Yanqing (author), Dwivedi, Rohita (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author)
As far back as the industrial revolution, significant development in technical innovation has succeeded in transforming numerous manual tasks and processes that had been in existence for decades where humans had reached the limits of physical capacity. Artificial Intelligence (AI) offers this same transformative potential for the augmentation...
journal article 2019
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Duan, Wen Jie (author)
Planning grasp poses for a robot on unknown objects in cluttered environments is still an open problem. Recent research suggests that deep learning technique is a promising approach to plan grasp poses on unknown objects in cluttered environments. In this field, three types of data are used for training: (a) human labeled data; (b) synthetic...
master thesis 2018
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Duan, Jill (author)
Globalization and urbanization produce large amount of space, which cannot be defined as relational, or historical, or concerned with identity. This kind of non-places creates neither singular identity nor relations; only solitude and similitude, especially for those metropolises, like Shanghai. Shanghai is described as the place where eastern...
master thesis 2018
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Wang, H. (author), Nunez, Alfredo (author), Liu, Zhigang (author), Song, Yang (author), Duan, Fuchuan (author), Dollevoet, R.P.B.J. (author)
This paper studies the evolvement of the wear irregularity of contact wire using wire thickness data measured yearly from a section of railway catenary. The power spectral density and time–frequency representation based on the wavelet transform are employed for data analysis, with an emphasis on local wear irregularities that are crucial for...
journal article 2017
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Duan, Wuyang (author)
Representation learning is a central topic in the field of deep learning. It aims at extracting useful state representations directly from raw data. In deep learning, state representations are usually used for classification or inferences. For example, image embedding that provides similarity metrics can be used for face recognition. Recent...
master thesis 2017
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Zheng, Lina (author), Duan, Huabo (author), Liu, Gang (author)
Abstract only. Associated with the continuing increase of construction activities such as infrastructure projects, commercial buildings, and housing programs, China has been experiencing a rapid increase of construction and demolition (C&D) waste. Till now, the generation and flows of China’s C&D waste has not been well understood. This paper...
conference paper 2017
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Duan, Z. (author), Bastiaanssen, W.G.M. (author)
The heat storage changes (Qt) can be a significant component of the energy balance in lakes, and it is important to account for Qt for reasonable estimation of evaporation at monthly and finer timescales if the energy balance-based evaporation models are used. However, Qt has been often neglected in many studies due to the lack of required water...
journal article 2017
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Duan, Liwei (author), Tavasszy, Lorant (author), Peng, Qiyuan (author)
This paper aims to demonstrate the effect of recognizing heterogeneity in values of time on the design of a hub network for freight transportation. By taking the VOT distribution into account, we emphasize shippers' broader logistical, social and economic situation in the network design, and are not limited to commodity types. The paper...
journal article 2017
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Duan, L. (author), Rezaei, J. (author), Tavasszy, L.A. (author), Chorus, C.G. (author)
This paper operationalizes and tests approaches to identify market segments for rail freight services and measures the importance that customers attach to rail service attributes (i.e., transport cost, time, frequency, reliability, and safety). The approach is based on choice-based conjoint analysis in which heterogeneity is captured by means of...
journal article 2016
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Liu, J. (author), Duan, Z. (author), Jiang, J. (author), Zhu, A.X. (author)
This study conducted a comprehensive evaluation of three satellite precipitation products (TRMM (Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission) 3B42, CMORPH (the Climate Prediction Center (CPC)Morphing algorithm), and PERSIANN (Precipitation Estimation from Remotely Sensed Information using Artificial Neural Networks)) using data from 52 rain gauge...
journal article 2015
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Fang, K. (author), Heijungs, R. (author), Duan, Z. (author), De Snoo, G.R. (author)
Growing scientific evidence for the indispensable role of environmental sustainability in sustainable development calls for appropriate frameworks and indicators for environmental sustainability assessment (ESA). In this paper, we operationalize and update the footprint-boundary ESA framework, with a particular focus on its methodological and...
journal article 2015
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Jourquin, B. (author), Tavasszy, L.A. (author), Duan, L. (author)
Elasticities for freight transport in the context of mode choice are hardly available for markets in which intermodal container transport competes with truck only transport. These elasticities are expected to be different, however, from values found in the literature for traditional freight transport, as trucking is a complement to rail or...
journal article 2014
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Bastiaanssen, W.G.M. (author), Karimi, P. (author), Rebelo, L.M. (author), Duan, Z. (author), Senay, G. (author), Muttuwatte, L. (author), Smakhtin, V. (author)
The increasing competition for water resources requires a better understanding of flows, fluxes, stocks, and the services and benefits related to water consumption. This paper explains how public domain Earth Observation data based on Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), Second Generation Meteosat (MSG), Tropical Rainfall...
journal article 2014
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Duan, Z. (author)
There are millions of lakes and ten thousands of reservoirs in the world. The number of reservoirs is still increasing through the construction of large dams to meet the growing demand for water resources, hydroelectricity and economic development. Accurate information on the water balance components of lakes and reservoirs is deemed necessary...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Muala, E. (author), Mohamed, Y.A. (author), Duan, Z. (author), Van der Zaag, P. (author)
This paper presents the feasibility of estimating discharges from Roseires Reservoir (Sudan) for the period from 2002 to 2010 and Aswan High Dam/Lake Nasser (Egypt) for the periods 1999–2002 and 2005–2009 using satellite altimetry and imagery with limited in situ data. Discharges were computed using the water balance of the reservoirs. Rainfall...
journal article 2014
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Duan, S. (author)
This thesis describes our approach to microblog search personalization. The approach uti-lizes implicit information about the user’s interests to personalize original search results. We first present how do we model users’ preferences on Twitter. Subsequently, we investi-gate different ways to represent search results so that they can be...
master thesis 2014
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