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Van Dooren, M.M.M. (author), Visch, V.T. (author), Goossens, R.H.M. (author), Spijkerman, R. (author), Hendriks, V.M. (author)
Applying persuasive games in mental healthcare contexts, especially using game-elements to support and redesign therapy, is a relatively new concept. In the youth addiction care context, patients often have comorbidities, causing a lot of differences between them. Besides this, therapists apply the therapy protocol in a specific personal way,...
conference paper 2015
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Bozdag, V.E. (author)
Online web services such as Google and Facebook started using personalization algorithms. Because information is customized per user by the algorithms of these services, two users who use the same search query or have the same friend list may get different results. Online services argue that by using personalization algorithms, they may show the...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Werter, N.P.M. (author), Sodja, J. (author), De Breuker, R. (author)
The design methodology and testing of an aeroelastically tailored wing subjected to manoeuvre loads is presented in this paper. The wing is designed using an aeroelastic analysis tool that is composed of a closely coupled nonlinear beam model and a vortex lattice aerodynamic model. The globally convergent method of moving asymptotes is used to...
conference paper 2015
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Paauwe, R.A. (author), Hoorn, J.F. (author), Konijn, E.A. (author), Keyson, D.V. (author)
In the near future, human-like social robots will become indispensable for providing support in various social tasks, in particular for healthcare (e.g., assistance, coaching). The perception of realism, in particular human-like features, can help facilitate mediated social interaction. The current study investigated the effects of form realism...
journal article 2015
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Lantsoght, E.O.L. (author), Van der Veen, C. (author), De Boer, A. (author)
Slabs subjected to concentrated loads close to supports, as occurring for truck loads on slab bridges, are less studied than beams in shear or slab-column connections in punching. To predict the shear capacity for this case, the Bond Model for concentric punching shear was studied initially. Modifications to this model resulted in the Modified...
conference paper 2015
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Nijhuis, S. (author), Jauslin, D.T. (author)
This paper explores infrastructure as a type of landscape and landscape as a type of infrastructure. The hybridisation of the two concepts, landscape and infrastructure, seeks to redefine infrastructure beyond its strictly utilitarian definition, while allowing design disciplines to gain operative force in territorial transformation processes....
journal article 2015
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Luchs, M. (author), Scott Swan, K. (author), Creusen, M.E.H. (author)
conference paper 2014
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Blijlevens, J. (author), Hekkert, P.P.M. (author), Thurgood, C. (author)
While some studies have shown that people prefer typical product designs, others have shown that people also like product designs that are new. To reconcile these contradictory findings, the design principle, ‘Most Advanced, Yet Acceptable’ proposes that people prefer a balance of both typicality and novelty in product designs. As an explanation...
conference paper 2014
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Koepsell, D.R. (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author), Pont, S.C. (author)
Human research ethics has developed in both theory and practice mostly from experiences in medical research. Human participants, however, are used in a much broader range of research than ethics committees oversee, including both basic and applied research at technical universities. Although mandated in the United States, the United Kingdom,...
journal article 2014
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Macel, O. (author)
The involment of the rasch brothers in the development of the cantilever chair.
book chapter 2014
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Huang, H. (author), Ye, G. (author)
In this paper, different mechanisms of self-healing, i.e. self-healing based on adhesive agents, self-healing based on bacteria, self-healing based on autogenous self-healing were described. Their required conditions were summarized. The previous investigations showed that all mechanisms of self-healing are effective to some extend under...
conference paper 2014
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Ozkaramanli, D. (author), Ozcan Vieira, E. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author)
This paper starts from the proposition that concern conflicts can be powerful starting points for user-centered design processes. Our focus is on the challenge to identify conflicting concerns that are both inspiring and relevant in the context of use, or in the user’s general context of life. First, three main ingredients of concern conflict...
conference paper 2014
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Hubers, H.J.C. (author), Turrin, M. (author), Erbas, I. (author), Chatzikonstantinou, I. (author)
project faces challenges in properly sharing information across disciplines. This research developed a method and related digital tool to improve collaborative design and aimed at making selected information to be shared faster and more transparently. The method consists of developing alternative parametric solutions for different parts of the...
conference paper 2014
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Valencia Cardona, A.M. (author), Mugge, R. (author), Schoormans, J.P.L. (author), Schifferstein, H.N.J. (author)
Smart Product-­?Service Systems (Smart PSSs) are market offerings that integrate products and services into one single solution through the implementation of IC technology. Smart PSSs allow organizations to develop relationships with consumers in new ways and have a growing presence in the marketplace. As designers’ involvement in the design of...
conference paper 2014
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Blijlevens, J. (author), Thurgood, C. (author), Hekkert, P.P.M. (author), Leder, H. (author), Whitfield, T.W.A. (author)
There is a lack of consistency regarding the scales used to measure aesthetic pleasure. They are often chosen ad hoc or derived from other research fields but never validated for design. Moreover, those scales often do not measure aesthetic pleasure in isolation, but instead include its determinants (e.g., novelty). Therefore, we developed a...
conference paper 2014
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Schwab, A.L. (author), Kooijman, J.D.G. (author)
The goal of the Human Power Team from the TU Delft and the Free University of Amsterdam is to break the world speed record in unpaced cycling (Sam Whittingham, 133.28 km/h). The design of such a faired recumbent bicycle is a challenge. The Delft design, called VeloX (Human Power Team (2013)), is a fully-faired monocoque front-driven recumbent...
conference paper 2014
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De Lille, C.S.H. (author)
An increasing number of Small to Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) starts to realize the opportunities offered by User-centred Design (UCD). The issue is that our understanding of UCD either comes from large companies or is developed in an academic setting, without taking SMEs into account. This research project demonstrates that in order to make...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Daalhuizen, J.J. (author)
Methods are means to help designers achieve desired change as efficiently and effectively as possible. Methods can be used to do so in the context of learning - to help teach students how to design on a professional level. Methods can also be used in the context of performance - to help designers perform better at what they already do (well)....
doctoral thesis 2014
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Saaksjarvi, M.C. (author), Hellen, K. (author), Tuunanen, T. (author)
This study examines the impact of design on customer upgrading frequency, and differentiates between functional and aesthetic aspects of design. For the empirical study, we conducted an intercept survey in Beijing and Shanghai with Chinese consumers (n=170) in a retail mall setting. The survey’s results suggest that the functional design aspects...
journal article 2014
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Geelen, D.V. (author), Scheepens, A.E. (author), Kobus, C.B.A. (author), Obinna, U.P. (author), Mugge, R. (author), Schoormans, J.P.L. (author), Reinders, A.H.M.E. (author)
Residential smart grid projects can be evaluated by a design-driven approach, which focuses on gaining insights for successful product and service development by taking the end-users as a starting point. Because only little experience exists with this design-driven approach, this paper addresses how four pilot projects with smart energy...
conference paper 2013
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