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Zhou, Jing (author)
Explainable AI (XAI) has gained increasing attention from more and more researchers with an aim to improve human interaction with AI systems. In the context of human-agent teamwork (HAT), providing explainability to the agent helps to increase shared team knowledge and belief, therefore improving overall teamwork. With various backgrounds and...
master thesis 2023
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Ottevanger, Laura (author)
In the Netherlands, there is a shortage of primary school teachers, due to this shortage, teachers often do not have a lot of one-on-one time with the students. A social robot could be the solution to creating more one-on-“one” time with the students. In addition to relieving some workload for the teachers, a social robot...
master thesis 2023
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Doorn, Miriam (author)
Scenario-based learning uses interactive scenarios to present the user with situations that need user input to be resolved in order to teach the user the correct behaviour. Traditionally these scenarios would be presented in a rigid order that is linearly increasing in difficulty. Every student however has a different learning rate. Studies have...
master thesis 2023
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Nikkels, Lucile (author)
Robots in classroom settings can help teachers with providing personalised attention to children's health and development. As part of this personalisation, robots should store and use (verbal or multi-modal) information about the children they interact with. One aspect that has been unexplored in existing literature is the detection of memorable...
master thesis 2023
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Li, Yanzhe (author)
Longer lifespans and an ageing population put tremendous pressure on the care of the elderly. With the technology of robotics breakthroughs, it appears that the use of robotics in elderly care is ready to take off. Interestingly, more and more robots are now being created with a human-like appearance and demeanour, yet this could lead to issues...
master thesis 2022
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Zhang, Huishun (author)
Problem Statement. The responsibility problem in the AI field has been taken seriously. The point of the problem is how to prevent AI systems from making moral decisions for whom they cannot be held accountable. One of the directions to address the responsibility problem is Meaningful Human Control (MHC). Most of the work focused on theoretical...
master thesis 2022
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Saravanan, Nash (author)
In this work, a conversational interaction was designed and implemented to test the effect of references to past events or shared experiences rephrased into motivational phrases within the context of working towards a diet related goal that can assist with type II diabetes over multiple sessions.<br/>Prior works that utilized a memory typically...
master thesis 2021
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Kreynen, Bernd (author)
Dementia care is a growing problem, both due to a rising number of cases and due to a shortage in healthcare workers. Aside from cognitive symptoms persons with dementia (PwDs) often deal with psychological symptoms such as agitation. The individualized music intervention (IMI) by Linda Gerdner has been proposed to reduce these. This is the...
master thesis 2021
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Zirkzee, Wouter (author)
Due to the rapid growth of diseases like diabetes, machine-learning (ML) advanced clinical decision support systems (CDSS) that support doctors or patients in their care might prove to be a valuable asset. In the battle to make healthcare more accessible, adopting ML techniques could be supportive in increasing the overall<br/>effectiveness and...
master thesis 2021
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JAISHANKAR, SUJIT (author)
The implementation of social robots in the healthcare industry is becoming substantial as a consequence of the scarcity of healthcare professionals, rising costs of healthcare and an increase in the number of vulnerable populations. Social robots will be deployed, in increasing numbers, in assisting health care professionals during the provision...
master thesis 2020
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Donadoni, Laura (author)
The use of social robots increased in the past few years. Current technology, however, lacks in deploying a single robot for different applications without the help of a human being. Current solutions are time-consuming, labour intensive and hard to generalize. Being aware of its surroundings, in terms of environment and context, the robot can...
master thesis 2019
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Psychoula, I. (author)
The number of people affected by dementia is expected to rise to 135.5 million people over the course of the next two decades. Awaiting the discovery of a treatment able to cure dementia, current treatments focus on improving the social, physical, and emotional well-being of people with dementia. This thesis project aims to contribute to the...
master thesis 2016
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Schutter, A.S.C. (author)
The role of military operators is changing towards supervision of multiple unmanned vehicles. This places new demands on the operators that require supportive systems. This study focused on the design of a system to support the user to allocate high-level tasks to unmanned vehicles for military operations and that respects the objectives and...
master thesis 2016
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Baggerman, J.W. (author)
For manned missions to Mars, one of the challenges is to maintain safety in the complex and dynamic space environment. Communication to Mars will suffer from significant delays, potentially endangering a mission if assistance is needed immediately; therefore a high level of independence from ground control is necessary to be able to cope with...
master thesis 2015
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Vermorken, C. (author)
If a person is severely disabled, he can be stuck in a wheelchair without being able to effectively control it. One method to regain control is through a Brain Computer Interface (BCI). However, using a BCI for direct input has several drawbacks, such as a low accuracy, low bitrate (causing a delay in input) and high required mental effort. As a...
master thesis 2014
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Mohabir, A.A. (author)
The subject of this master thesis is to add ethical values to the Situated Cognitive Engineering (sCE) design methodology by combining it with Value Sensitive Design (VSD). The new methodology called sCEThics was implemented in the Situated Cognitive Engineering Tool by TNO and evaluated with users of the tool mainly based on the usefulness of...
master thesis 2013
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Beernink, B. (author), Goedegebure, A.M. (author), Van Kaam, N. (author), Van der Zon, R.W.L. (author)
During modern military operations the environment is dynamic and unpredictable. There are many actors in the area of the operation, military as well as non-military, friendly and non-friendly. Combined with personnel reductions this creates the need for a flexible and multifunctional military organisation. In an organisation where less people...
bachelor thesis 2011
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Panic, A.S. (author)
Cognitive rehabilitation exercises are typically not designed to be motivating. The use of virtual reality and gaming technology can help with increasing the patient’s motivation and adherence. A physically active gaming experience leads to an increased adherence and affective attitude and an increased incentive to engage with healthy behavior....
master thesis 2010
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Van den Steen, M.M. (author)
This thesis discusses a new and unexplored concept which uses computer assisted technology to support trauma-focused psychotherapy, focusing on restructuring and relearning of past events. The proposed application allows patients and therapist to visualize the patient’s past experience using maps, personal photos, stories and self created 3D...
master thesis 2010
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Paping, C.J. (author)
The use of Virtual Reality (VR) technology to support the treatment of patients with phobia, such as the fear of flying, is getting considerable research attention. VR treatment may provide substantial improvement in efficient use of therapist resources and accessibility by delivering the treatment over the internet, to multiple patients...
master thesis 2009
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