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van Bilsen, Daan (author)
China is undergoing massive changes in order to tackle their carbon dioxide emissions problem. Aside from the problem of climate change, it is facing another problem – that of air pollution. Use of dirty fuels by residential households such as biomass and coal cause emissions harmful for the environment, as well as to the health of citizens. In...
master thesis 2019
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Reijm, Tony (author)
The global society is facing a number of Grand Challenges, problems that are often ill- defined and for which time is running out. Finding potential solutions requires the use of Modelling and Simulation (M&S) tools that can facilitate large scale collaborative and multi-perspective efforts. Ideally this is done by building across contexts...
master thesis 2019
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Sirenko, Mikhail (author)
master thesis 2019
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Mašović, Matti (author)
Port call efficiency (PCE) is an important factor in the port choice of shipping lines. This research strives to contribute to the current work on PCE optimization. This is done by applying relative new techniques on port call related data. A combination of process mining (PM) and discrete event simulation (DEVS) is explored, with the Port of...
master thesis 2019
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EzhilKumar, Mythili (author)
With the rapidly growing service economy, firms must address the fundamental needs of the customers to sustain their competitive advantage. The role of the customer is being increasingly stressed by both academia and practice. However, an important implication from this is to make a distinction between the business customer and the general...
master thesis 2019
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Grace, Caecilia (author)
Financial services industry which used to be relatively traditional is in the midst of change caused by the emergence of FinTech, forcing traditional firms to improve its innovation effectiveness. There exist various studies on corporate entrepreneurship, especially on the fuzzy front-end. However, studies on the back-end phase of innovations...
master thesis 2019
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Sloot, Mark (author)
The aim of this master thesis is to develop a dynamic zone-based traffic model for large areas, using the concept of the Network Fundamental Diagram (NFD), which relates the average internal flow (production) and speed in a zone to the number of vehicles in the same zone (accumulation). The model that has been developed is then applied to the...
master thesis 2019
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Fernandez Gelonch, Silvia (author)
master thesis 2018
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Kaptein, Jesse (author)
master thesis 2018
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Minderhoud, Melle (author)
A large increase in containerized maritime transport, bigger ships and bigger call sizes cause the need for container transhipment terminals to increase the volume they can handle without increasing their handling costs and handling time at the terminal. This research aims at deepening the understanding of how this goal can be achieved through...
master thesis 2018
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Castelijn, Jaron (author)
Although the motivational capacity of serious games is well supported in theory, few experimental studies have been conducted so far. This study contributes to this knowledge gap by using a serious game to try and increase the currently low student retention in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). For this, a serious game was specifically...
master thesis 2017
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de Waal, Jan-Wouter (author)
A System Dynamics study towards the potential effects of interventions on the food waste produced by households. Households are a major contributor to the waste of food within the Netherlands. There are negative consequences regarding the waste of food. A causal relation diagram is created, a set of interventions is defined, and based upon a...
master thesis 2017
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Chen, Yilin (author)
Enhancing supply chain resilience is of vital importance in today’s business to manage and mitigate the risks, especially in the semiconductor industry challenged with long cycle times and short product life-cycles. Transferring production from a primary site to an alternative site after a disaster is one of the strategies to ensure resilience...
master thesis 2017
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Rognvaldsdottir, Margret (author)
A distribution network is the pathway that all products and services go through before reaching the end consumer. It consists of interdependent institutions which perform tasks such as inventory carrying, generation of demand and physical distribution. The physical distribution has direct impact on both supply chain costs and customer service...
master thesis 2017
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