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de Witt, David (author)
In this thesis, guidelines are proposed for designing a Blockchain based bike-sharing service. These guidelines are based upon the design process of a circular bike-sharing service DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organisation) which was designed as a use-case for this project. This thesis also describes the design process of this DAO and what this...
master thesis 2019
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Zwartkruis, Titus (author)
The aircraft leasing industry is still operating like it is 1980, the transfer of boxes filled with paper, a scattered information landscape, opposing interests and almost zero digitisation result in significant lease transition cost. Blockchain might change this. Although other technologies exist, Blockchain can given its characteristics be an...
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Schouten, Cyril (author)
This thesis explores the topic of ‘embedding strategic value in blockchain development’ within the context of blockchain consultancy startup GoBlock. The result of this research was a process framework together with a workshop for validating a blockchain use case’s strength and potential.<br/><br/>In recent years, blockchain technology has...
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de Vrij, Xavier (author)
Uprising innovative technologies like blockchain and the Internet of Things are increasingly changing the energy domain. These disruptive technologies are becoming more mainstream as a result of media attention and are supported by large multinationals like Tesla and Google. This combined with the enormous CO2 emissions due to fossil fuels and...
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Mertens, Milou (author)
This thesis researches the topic ‘embedding stakeholder needs in the creation of blockchain applications’ as part of digital strategies within the KPMG Digital Transformation department. The research resulted in a framework consisting of a digital asset and a creative session enabling KPMG consultants and clients to explore the possibilities of...
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van Rossum, Ben (author)
Today, mortgage originators are under a significant amount of pressure. Following the Basel IV accord, mortgage originators (Dutch banks: ING, ABN, AMRO, and Rabobank) must hold more capital reserves to create a buffer for difficult financial times. Possessing these extra capital reserves comes with the expense of sustaining current economic...
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Visser, Ben (author)
Blockchain technology is able to guarantee an immutable data record which could avoid disputes and litigations. It could also significantly reduce time and costs through process automation. The technology presents a potential solution for the many legal barriers in BIM, regarding ownership of information. This thesis will continue research based...
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Scholte, Abe (author)
Blockchain technology can be transformational to a lot of business sectors. Businesses have attempted to extract value from blockchain technology but failed to do so. An unexplored blockchain business initiative is Tokenized Ecosystems. Startups using Tokenized Ecosystems have the potential to disrubt incumbent businesses. Yet, it is unclear how...
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Välling, Rasmus (author)
Recently we have been witnesses to a string of controversial elections: the 2016 US Presidential election, the 2016 Brexit referendum, the 2018 Russian presidential election, the 2018 Zimbabwe elections. The controversies surrounding elections are seemingly endless.<br/><br/>Why are these examples relevant? In the 21st century, we are still...
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Harms, Jan-Gerrit (author)
Trust on the internet is largely facilitated by reputation systems on centralized online platforms. How- ever reports of data breaches and privacy issues on such platforms are getting more frequent. We argue that only a decentralized trust system can enable a privacy-driven and fair future of the online economy. This requires a scalable system...
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Zhang, Bohao (author)
Since the dawn of BitTorrent technology, free-riding has always been a critical<br/>issue restricting the performance and availability of the BitTorrent network. To solve this problem, BitTorrent involves a tit-for-tat mechanism which does not function satisfactorily against free-riding. Private trackers implement credit systems to eliminate...
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Seuren, Floor (author)
The global market for real estate has experienced a significant growth since the financial crisis in 2008. The current global value amounts to more than $200 trillion and comprises nearly 60% of the value of all global assets, including equities, bonds, and gold. Yet, the commercial real estate market is inefficient and opaque due to its...
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Stevens, Lars (author)
Situation: Information management enables humanitarian organizations to make adequate interventions based on timely, appropriate and trustworthy information. A crucial type of information are identities, because they can be used to assess vulnerability and efficiently manage aid distribution. Vulnerability determines who receives aid first...
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Sewsingh, Ricky (author)
During military or peacekeeping operations it is often the case that coalitions are formed between nations or instances to achieve common objectives by joint decision making and resource sharing. Often a coalition partner participates for a certain period of time and other nations or instances might want to join the coalition in a later stage,...
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van der Laan, Bjorn (author)
Smart contracts are applications that are deployed and executed on a blockchain's decentralised infrastructure. Many smart contract applications rely on data that resides outside the blockchain. However, while traditional web applications can communicate with trustworthy data sources directly through the Internet, this is not possible for smart...
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Weihs, Benjamin (author)
The building industry is characterized by the creation of organizational silos. These silos are causing frictions and inefficiencies on an operational, financial and managerial level. The following research is approaching these silos within the case of X-Decks, a temporary and circular parking project, and the means of blockchain technology.<br/...
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Fani, Kees (author), Hoogland, Pavel (author), Borba da Silva Falcão Ferreira, Manuel (author)
During the project the team aimed to make a decentralized web based game on the blockchain, that is fun to play and is indistinguishable from traditional centralized games. To accomplish this it was chosen to create the game on the EOS blockchain platform. The EOS blockchain platform features great improvements upon older more popular platforms...
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Burnaby Lautier, Reynier (author)
Due to the increasing use of Blockchain technology, patent offices are receiving a high number of applications for the protection of intellectual property rights of Blockchain technology applications. The protection of Blockchain technology applications is problematic however, due to the limited connection between emerging high technology and...
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Winter, Thomas (author)
In our current society both the demand for electricity is increasing and the demand for electrical energy as energy carrier is increasing. Renewable sources will play an important role in future energy generation due to societal developments. These distributed energy resources introduce new challenges to our current electrical power system. One...
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van den Biggelaar, Dirk (author)
<br/>We witness the rise of prosumers: consumers that produce a surplus of energy that can be sup- plied back into the grid. However, for energy-trade between prosumers and consumers, a cen- tralized and undesirable middle-man is still necessary. We developed a method to decentralize essential aspects of energy distribution between households....
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