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Chappin, E.J.L. (author), Oei, A. (author)

In order to attain a truly sustainable society it is necessary for people to make ‘the sustainable choice’ in daily life, business and governance. Instrumental in increasing the awareness and understanding about sustainability issues and improving people's behaviour regarding sustainability issues is sustainability education. However,...

journal article 2017
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van Duin, Ron (author), Kortmann, L.J. (author)
This study investigates whether a system of hub locations distributing goods across the water to the city of Amsterdam can be a potential future solution to guarantee same-day delivery to shopkeepers. A simulation model was developed to analyse the logistics performances and to optimise the number of hub locations and required fleet size. The...
conference paper 2017
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van Loenen, B. (author), Ubacht, J. (author), Zuiderwijk-van Eijk, AMG (author)
Following open data policies worldwide, an increasing number of public organisations has now published open data that is free to be used by anyone. However, despite the significant increase in use of this open data, the open data
providers are mostly not aware of their users and the way in which the data is actually re-used. This is rooted...
conference paper 2017
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Kothuis, B.L.M. (author), Jonkman, S.N. (author), Sebastian, A. (author)
book chapter 2016
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Wijnia, Y.C. (author)
In the liberalized energy market Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) are confronted with income reductions by the regulator. The common response to this challenge is the implementation of asset management, which can be regarded as systematically applying Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) to the risks in the networks. In short, this is Risk Based...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Kuk, G. (author)
The value of data as a new economic asset class is seldom realized on its own. With less reliance on self-administered survey, it offers new insights into behaviors and patterns. Yet it is a huge undertaking of bringing together multiple actors from different disciplines and diverse practices to examine the underexplored relationships between...
journal article 2016
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De Bruijn, J.A. (author)
How does Donald Trump frame his message? What are his followers hearing? Here are Donald Trump’s seven frames - and an explanation why these frames are so powerful.
journal article 2016
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Koliou, E. (author)
With the grasp of a smart grid in sight, discussions have shifted the focus of system security measures away from generation capacity; apart from modifying the supply side, demand may also be exploited to keep the system in balance. Specifically, Demand Response (DR) is the concept of consumer load modification as a result of price signaling,...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Peri?, V. (author)
The power system industry has been going through dynamic infrastructural and operational changes in recent years that have caused more prominent lightly damped electromechanical oscillations. Real-time monitoring of electromechanical oscillations is of great significance for power system operators; to this aim, software solutions (algorithms)...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Eker, S. (author)
doctoral thesis 2016
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Asveld, L. (author)
The policies of the European Union concerning the development of biofuels can be termed a lock-in. Biofuels were initially hailed as a green, sustainability technology. However evidence to the contrary quickly emerged. The European Commission proposed to alter its policies to accommodate for these effects but met with fierce resistance from a...
journal article 2016
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Asghari, H. (author)
Research in the field of information security economics has clarified how attacker and defender incentives affect cybersecurity. It has also highlighted the role of intermediaries in strengthening cybersecurity. Intermediaries are organizations and firms that provide the Internet’s infrastructure and platforms. This dissertation looks at how...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Kaliarnta, S. (author)
In a special issue of “Ethics and Information Technology” (September 2012), various philosophers have discussed the notion of online friendship. The preferred framework of analysis was Aristotle’s theory of friendship: it was argued that online friendships face many obstacles that hinder them from ever reaching the highest form of Aristotelian...
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Van Engelenburg, S.H. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Klievink, A.J. (author)
Information sharing between businesses and government agencies is of vital importance, yet business are often reluctant to share information, e.g. as it might be misused. Taking this into account is however often overlooked in the design of software architectures. In this research we apply a design science approach to develop an software...
book chapter 2016
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Doorn, N. (author), Spruit, S.L. (author), Robaey, Z.H. (author)
Technology has always been a vital component of human development, most often aimed at the advancement of human well-being. However, the introduction of new technologies may also introduce harmful consequences. Indeed, we often do not know beforehand the full spectrum of potential impacts and hazards that these new technologies may bring about....
journal article 2016
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Robaey, Z.H. (author)
Genetically modified organisms are a technology now used with increasing frequency in agriculture. Genetically modified seeds have the special characteristic of being living artefacts that can reproduce and spread; thus it is difficult to control where they end up. In addition, genetically modified seeds may also bring about uncertainties for...
journal article 2016
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Bollinger, L.A. (author), Dijkema, G.P.J. (author)
This paper reports the development and results of a model exploring the resilience of the Dutch electricity transmission infrastructure to extreme weather events. Climate change is anticipated to result in an increase in the frequency and severity of extreme weather events over the coming decades. Situated in a low-lying coastal delta, the...
journal article 2016
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Bhamidipati, S.K. (author), Van der Lei, T.T.E. (author), Herder, P.M. (author)
Physical infrastructures facilitate much of societal and economic wellbeing of countries, regions and urban areas. In our increasingly urbanizing world, infrastructures in urban areas are densely located and interconnected. The effects of this interconnectedness are being studied increasingly, particularly in light of climate change effects. In...
journal article 2016
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Schenk, T. (author), Vogel, R.A. (author), Maas, N. (author), Tavasszy, L.A. (author)
Joint fact-finding has been advanced as a method for helping stakeholders grappling with technically intensive policy and planning challenges to collaboratively engage in research and arrive at shared sets of facts to inform their decision-making. This paper introduces joint fact-finding and considers its application in the context of...
journal article 2016
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Combes, F. (author), Tavasszy, L.A. (author)
In passenger transport, hub-and-spoke networks allow the transportation of small passenger flows with competitive frequencies, in a way that direct line networks cannot. Equivalently, in freight transport, it can be expected that small shipper-receiver flows of high added value commodities transit through hub and spoke networks, while larger...
journal article 2016
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