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Kool, Fréderique Suzanne (author), van Dorp, I. (author), Bolck, A (author), Leegwater, Anna Jeannette (author), Jongbloed, G. (author)
In the evaluation of measurements on characteristics of forensic trace evidence, Aitken and Lucy (2004) model the data as a two-level model using assumptions of normality where likelihood ratios are used as a measure for the strength of evidence. A two-level model assumes two sources of variation: the variation within measurements in a group ...
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Scharenborg, O.E. (author), van Os, Marjolein (author)
There is ample evidence that recognising words in a non-native language is more difficult than in a native language, even for those with a high proficiency in the non-native language involved, and particularly in the presence of background noise. Why is this the case? To answer this question, this paper provides a systematic review of the...
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Gholinejad, M. (author), Loeve, A.J. (author), Dankelman, J. (author)
The vital role of surgeries in healthcare requires a constant attention to improvement. Surgical process modelling is an innovative and rather recently introduced approach for tackling the issues in today’s complex surgeries. This modelling field is very challenging and still under development, therefore, it is not always clear which...
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de Jonge, Christa P. (author), Kolken, H.M.A. (author), Zadpoor, A.A. (author)
The concept of "mechanical metamaterials" has become increasingly popular, since their macro-scale characteristics can be designed to exhibit unusual combinations of mechanical properties on the micro-scale. The advances in additive manufacturing (AM, three-dimensional printing) techniques have boosted the fabrication of these mechanical...
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Ahmadi Dastjerdi, A. (author), Vinagre, Blas M. (author), Chen, Yang Quan (author), Hossein Nia Kani, S.H. (author)
Today, there is a great tendency toward using fractional calculus to solve engineering problems. The control is one of the fields in which fractional calculus has attracted a lot of attention. On the one hand, fractional order dynamic models simulate characteristics of real dynamic systems better than integer order models. On the other hand,...
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Malgoezar, A.M.N. (author), Alves Vieira, A.E. (author), Snellen, M. (author), Simons, D.G. (author), Veldhuis, L.L.M. (author)
Ducted propellers are an interesting design choice for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) concepts due to a potential increase of the propeller efficiency. In such designs, it is commonly assumed that introducing the duct also results in an overall noise reduction. The objective of this work is to experimentally analyze and quantify noise of a...
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Böke, J. (author), Knaack, U. (author), Hemmerling, Marco (author)
The high and increasing requirements concerning energy consumption and the interior comfort of buildings result in a demand for more efficient façade constructions. In its role as a mediator between the exterior and interior of a building, the façade takes on a multitude of functions with effect on the building’s performance. Intelligent...
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Straathof, Adrie J.J. (author), Wahl, S.A. (author), Benjamin, Kirsten (author), Takors, Ralf (author), Wierckx, Nick (author), Noorman, H.J. (author)
Future manufacturing will focus on new, improved products as well as on new and enhanced production methods. Recent biotechnological and scientific advances, such as CRISPR/Cas and various omic technologies, pave the way to exciting novel biotechnological research, development, and commercialization of new sustainable products. Rigorous...
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Hartjes, Thomas A. (author), Mytnyk, S. (author), Jenster, G. (author), van Steijn, V. (author), van Royen, M.E. (author)
Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are a family of small membrane vesicles that carry information about cells by which they are secreted. Growing interest in the role of EVs in intercellular communication, but also in using their diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic potential in (bio) medical applications, demands for accurate assessment of their...
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Zhou, Y. (author), Daamen, W. (author), Vellinga, T. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
The importance of maritime transport keeps increasing with the trade globalization. With the growing demand for waterborne transport, vessel traffic flows are also expected to increase. This paper reviews maritime traffic models from the vessel behavior modeling perspective. The maritime traffic models include the models for vessel traffic both...
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Gilvari, H. (author), de Jong, W. (author), Schott, D.L. (author)
Densification has been carried out for many years, mostly in biomass processing, animal feed production, and pharmaceutical industries. During the years, researchers and engineers attempted to improve the product quality and minimize the production costs. The most important quality parameters of solid bio-materials are the compressive...
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Zheng, Feifei (author), Tao, Ruoling (author), Maier, H. R. (author), See, Linda (author), Savić, Dragan (author), Zhang, Tuqiao (author), Chen, Qiuwen (author), Assumpção, Thaine H. (author), Solomatine, D.P. (author), More Authors (author)
Data are essential in all areas of geophysics. They are used to better understand and manage systems, either directly or via models. Given the complexity and spatiotemporal variability of geophysical systems (e.g., precipitation), a lack of sufficient data is a perennial problem, which is exacerbated by various drivers, such as climate change...
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Guerra, Carlos A. (author), Pendleton, L. (author), Drakou, E.G. (author), Proença, Vânia (author), Appeltans, W. (author), Domingos, Tiago (author), Geller, Gary (author), Giamberini, Silvia (author), Ziemba, A.M. (author), More Authors (author)
To account for progress towards conservation targets, monitoring systems should capture not only information on biodiversity but also knowledge on the dynamics of ecological processes and the related effects on human well-being. Protected areas represent complex social-ecological systems with strong human-nature interactions. They are able to...
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Brous, P.A. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Herder, P.M. (author)
Organizations are increasingly looking to adopt the Internet of Things (IoT) to collect the data required for data-driven decision-making. IoT might yield many benefits for asset management organizations engaged in infrastructure asset management, yet not all organizations are equipped to handle this data. IoT data is collected, stored, and...
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Guo, Y. (author), Markine, V.L. (author), Zhang, X. (author), Qiang, Weile (author), Jing, Guoquig (author)
The performance and deformation of ballast bed are significantly influenced by the particle morphology (size and shape), the rheology (translation and rotation), and the degradation (breakage and abrasion). Regarding the ballast particle morphology, the ballast particle size is generally measured by sieving and described with the Particle Size...
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al Sader, N. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
In the Netherlands, active citizenship in the context of urban regeneration of deprived neighbourhoods seems to have evolved into ‘entrepreneurial citizenship’. The concept of entrepreneurial citizenship combines top-down and bottom-up elements. National and/or local governments promote an ideal citizen with entrepreneurship skills and...
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Fokker, M. C. (author), Janbaz, S. (author), Zadpoor, A.A. (author)
crumpled thin sheets exhibit extraordinary characteristics such as a high strength combined with a low volume ratio. This review focuses on the physics of crumpled thin sheets, including the crumpling mechanics, crumpling methods, and the mechanical behavior of crumpled thin sheets. Most of the physical and mechanical properties of crumpled...
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Hubbe, H.M.K. (author), Mendes, E. (author), Boukany, P. (author)
Polymer nanowire-related research has shown considerable progress over the last decade. The wide variety of materials and the multitude of well-established chemical modifications have made polymer nanowires interesting as a functional part of a diagnostic biosensing device. This review provides an overview of relevant publications addressing...
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Tsimpanogiannis, Ioannis N. (author), Moultos, O. (author), Franco, Luís F.M. (author), Spera, Marcelle B.de M. (author), Erdös, M. (author), Economou, Ioannis G. (author)
We present a detailed overview of classical molecular simulation studies examining the self-diffusion coefficient of water. The self-diffusion coefficient is directly associated with the calculations of tracer or mutual diffusion coefficient of mixtures and, therefore, is a fundamental transport property, essential for an accurate description...
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Sarkiri, Maria (author), Fox, Stephan C. (author), Fratila-Apachitei, E.L. (author), Zadpoor, A.A. (author)
Clinical use of bioengineered skin in reconstructive surgery has been established for more than 30 years. The limitations and ethical considerations regarding the use of animal models have expanded the application of bioengineered skin in the areas of disease modeling and drug screening. These skin models should represent the anatomical and...
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