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Roungas, B.V. (author), Bekius, F.A. (author), Meijer, S.A. (author)
Background. The abstraction of complex systems, which is required by default when modelling gaming simulations, is a convoluted and time-consuming process. For gaming simulations to be efficient and effective, the problem of the real system they imitate needs to be narrowed down and simplified as much as possible. Additionally, even after...
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Meijer, D.W.J. (author), Scholten, L. (author), Clemens, F.H.L.R. (author), Knobbe, Arno (author)
Sewer pipes are commonly inspected in situ with CCTV equipment. The CCTV footage is then reviewed by human operators in order to classify defects in the pipes and make a recommendation on possible interventions. This process is both labor-intensive and error-prone. Other researchers have suggested machine learning techniques to (partially)...
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van der Voort, H.G. (author), Klievink, A.J. (author), Arnaboldi, M. (Michela) (author), Meijer, A. J.(Albert) (author)
Big data promises to transform public decision-making for the better by making it more responsive to actual needs and policy effects. However, much recent work on big data in public decision-making assumes a rational view of decision-making, which has been much criticized in the public administration debate. In this paper, we apply this view,...
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van den Brom, P.I. (author), Hansen, Anders Rhiger (author), Gram-Hanssen, Kirsten (author), Meijer, A. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
It is commonly accepted that occupants have a significant influence on the variation in residential heating consumption. However, the scale of that influence lacks empirical investigation. The aim of this study was to distinguish which part of the variance in actual residential heating consumption can be attributed to the occupants, and which...
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Lo, J.C. (author), Meijer, S.A. (author)
This study takes upon a group cognition perspective and investigates the cognition of railway traffic operations, in particular railway traffic and passenger traffic control. A table-top simulation environment is used to conduct the study, in which its design principles are elaborated upon. Network cognition is operationalized through...
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Koorneef, Lisa L. (author), Bogaards, Marit (author), Reinders, M.J.T. (author), Meijer, Onno C. (author), Mahfouz, A.M.E.T.A. (author)
Metabolic status impacts on the emotional brain to induce behavior that maintains energy balance. While hunger suppresses the fear circuitry to promote explorative food-seeking behavior, satiety or obesity may increase fear to prevent unnecessary risk-taking. Here we aimed to unravel which metabolic factors, that transfer information about...
journal article 2018
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Meijer, F.M. (author), Straub, A. (author), Mlecnik, E. (author)
The housing sector is responsible for a more than a quarter of the total final energy consumption in the EU. As the majority (70%) of the EU-housing stock is owner occupied and largely consists of single family dwellings it is understandable that many countries focus their energy saving policies on homeowners. Complementary to the national...
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Meijer, D.H. (author), van Bijnen, J.A.C. (author), Langeveld, J.G. (author), Korving, J.L. (author), Post, J.A.B. (author), Clemens, F.H.L.R. (author)
Underground water infrastructure is essential for life in cities. The aging of these infrastructures requires maintenance strategies to maintain a minimum service level. Not all elements are equally important for the functioning of the infrastructure as a whole. Identifying the most critical elements in a network is crucial for formulating...
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Lei, Q. (author), Chen, G. (author), Meijer, Jonathan (author), Wisse, M. (author)
Increasing grasping efficiency is very important for the robots to grasp unknown objects especially subjected to unfamiliar environments. To achieve this, a new algorithm is proposed based on the C-shape configuration. Specifically, the geometric model of the used under-actuated gripper is approximated as a C-shape. To obtain an appropriate...
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Roungas, B.V. (author), Meijer, Sebastiaan (author), Verbraeck, A. (author)
Thirty years of research on validation and verification have returned a plethora of methods and statistical techniques through methodological and case studies. It is, however, this abundance of methods and techniques that poses a major challenge. Due to time and budget constraints, it is impossible to apply all the available methods and...
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van den Brom, P.I. (author), Meijer, A. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
The difference between actual and calculated energy is called the ‘energy-performance gap’. Possible explanations for this gap are construction mistakes, improper adjusting of equipment, excessive simplification in simulation models and occupant behaviour. Many researchers and governmental institutions think the occupant is the main cause of...
journal article 2017
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Hoes, O.A.C. (author), Meijer, LJJ (author), van der Ent, R.J. (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
Population growth, increasing energy demand and the depletion of fossil fuel reserves necessitate a search for sustainable alternatives for electricity generation. Hydropower could replace a large part of the contribution of gas and oil to the present energy mix. However, previous high-resolution estimates of hydropower potential have been local...
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Wang, Guijie (author), Heidari, A. (author), Makinwa, K.A.A. (author), Meijer, G.C.M. (author)
This paper describes the design of a precision bipolar junction transistor based temperature sensor implemented in standard 0.7-μmCMOS technology. It employs substrate p-n-ps as sensing elements,which makes it insensitive
to the effects of mechanical (packaging) stress and facilitates the use of low-cost packaging technologies. The sensor...
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Meijer, F.M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
Purpose: This paper aims to evaluate the quality control systems for constructions in seven countries in Europe with the purpose to trace innovative approaches and best practices that can serve as examples for other countries. Design/methodology/approach: The paper is based on a series of research projects carried out over a number of years....
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Alsema, EA (author), Anink, D (author), Meijer, A. (author), Straub, A. (author), Donze, G (author)
A new methodology is proposed to assess integral performance of building with respect to energy and materials requirement over the building life cycle. Because the method builds on existing methods for Energy Performance and Materials Performance of Buildings, as defined by Dutch National Building Code, it provides an easily applicable method...
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van den Hoogen, J. (author), Lo, J.C. (author), Meijer, S.A. (author)
Background. Debriefing is an intrinsic part of games for learning and proper
debriefing can also be beneficial to research games. However, the literature
on how to debrief research games is sparse and only provides the professional
with an abstract topic guide.
Aim. The purpose of this study was to design a framework for the...
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Rosenbaum, R.K. (author), Meijer, A. (author), Demou, E. (author), Hellweg, S. (author), Jolliet, O. (author), Lam, N.L. (author), Margni, M. (author), McKone, T.E. (author)
Human exposure to indoor pollutant concentrations is receiving increasing interest in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). We address this issue by incorporating an indoor compartment into the USEtox model, as well as by providing recommended parameter values for households in four different regions of the world differing geographically, economically,...
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Veneman, W.J. (author), De Sonneville, J. (author), Van der Kolk, K.J. (author), Ordas, A. (author), Al-Ars, Z. (author), Meijer, A.H. (author), Spaink, M.P. (author)
We present a RNA deep sequencing (RNAseq) analysis of a comparison of the transcriptome responses to infection of zebrafish larvae with Staphylococcus epidermidis and Mycobacterium marinum bacteria. We show how our developed GeneTiles software can improve RNAseq analysis approaches by more confidently identifying a large set of markers upon...
journal article 2014
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Hlotova, Y. (author), Cats, O. (author), Meijer, S.A. (author)
Stress is an immense problem in modern society; approximately half of all occupational illnesses are directly or indirectly related to stress. The work of a bus driver is typically associated with high stress levels that negatively influence individual well-being as well as workforce management. The current study examined the impact of newly...
journal article 2014
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Zuiderwijk, A.M.G. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Choenni, R. (author), Meijer, R.F. (author)
· Purpose: Governments create large amounts of data. However, the publication of open data is often cumbersome and there are no standard procedures and processes for opening data. This blocks the easy publication of government data. The purpose of this paper is to derive design principles for improving the open data publishing process of public...
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