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Klein, Femke (author)This thesis aims to contribute to the understanding of how waves interact with soil. It is crucial for various applications in Civil Engineering to analyze the behaviour of soil and to understand the physics behind it. This master thesis contributes to this understanding via studying the impact of the boundary conditions on the model results...master thesis 2024
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A Quantitative Comparison of the Performance of Likelihood Ratio Systems in TraceReference ProblemsVersteegh, Wouter (author)In forensic science, the strength of evidence is calculated mainly by statistical models called likelihood ratio systems. In court cases, the specificsource likelihood ratio system is used by forensic scientists to determine if a trace originates from a known reference, called the tracereference problem. However, collecting sufficient data to...master thesis 2024
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Delibas, Murat (author)Various problems related to Random Walk in Random Environments have been researched intensively over the past 40 years by both the mathematics and physics communities. The setup of these problems is quite simple: one defines a Random Walk of choice and allows it to traverse a Random Environment that influences the Random Walk in a predetermined...master thesis 2024
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den Bakker, Yvonne (author)Emobility, in particular electric vehicles (EVs), play a crucial role in the energy transition. While businesses are increasingly adopting EVs, there is still a lot of opportunity to grow. One aspect of this growth is the way these vehicles are used by companies, especially when it comes to the logistics of EV charging. To encourage companies...master thesis 2024
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Verburg, Corné (author)This thesis addresses the challenge of segmenting ultrahighresolution images. Limitations of current approaches to segment these are that either detailed spatial contextual information is lost or many redundant computations are necessary. To overcome these issues, we propose a novel approach combining the UNet architecture with domain...master thesis 2024
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Broeders, Theo (author)Reconstructing a minimum reticulation network from phylogenetic trees is used in evolutionary studies. In this thesis, we focus on finding temporal networks using cherrypicking sequences for binary trees with all taxa. Finding such a minimum reticulation temporal network is NPhard.<br/><br/>We introduce an algorithm to find a minimum...master thesis 2024
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Goudswaard, Reef (author)This bachelor's thesis explores the realm of map projections, aiming to establish a systematic approach for evaluating and ranking them based on angular and area distortions. Beginning with a definition of map projections, the study progresses to quantify the distortions that occur when projecting a spherical surface onto a flat one. Using these...bachelor thesis 2024
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Waasdorp, Britt (author)Angiogenesis, i.e. the formation of blood vessels from existing ones, plays a vital role in bone or wound healing. The expansion of vascularization facilitates the healing process through the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the injured site and through the removal of waste products. Clinical observations indicate that impaired angiogenesis...master thesis 2024
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Klijnjan, Tim (author)Extreme Ultraviolet lithography is a vital step in the production of cutting edge computer chips that drive emergent technologies like AI, VR and the internet of things [1]. Careful control of Ultraviolet light beams by EUV machine modules such as the Unicom, Uniformity correction module, enable extremely precise printing of nanoscale...master thesis 2024
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van der Poel, Jenneke (author)Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa are two species of bacteria that are involved in numerous conditions, including lung infections and chronic wound infections. The aim of this project was to study the shortterm interactions that occur when P. aeruginosa first encounters an established S. aureus colony, which it then seeks to...bachelor thesis 2024
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Reimann, Jesse (author)It was first shown by D. Potapov and F. Sukochev in 2009 that Lipschitz functions are also operatorLipschitz on Schatten class operators S<sup>p</sup>, 1<p<∞, which is related to a conjecture by M. Krein. Their proof combined Schur multiplication, a generalisation of componentwise matrix multiplication, with the socalled first order...master thesis 2024
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Sarkisian, David (author)This thesis explores how forecasts of Dutch government bond yields can be improved by extending the current Dynamic NelsonSiegel (DNS) model, used by the Dutch State Treasury Agency (DSTA), with stochastic volatility modeling and a Bayesian approach to parameter estimation and forecasting. The primary goal was to determine if the model...master thesis 2024
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Gu, Yajuan (author)In this thesis report, we delve into a contest game within game theory, where agents’ risktaking capacity, rather than effort, becomes the pivotal variable. Highquality performance in the game is associated with a higher probability of leading to superior scores through the use of risky strategies. The application of this con test game to...master thesis 2024
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Verlinde, Lander (author)The role of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), more commonly known as drones, in society continues to become more significant every day, both in everyday life and in military operations. The extent to which unmanned vehicles are used for both offensive as well as reconnaissance missions is at an alltime high. To expand the number of operational...student report 2024
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Verlinde, Lander (author)We investigate two open problems in discrete geometry regarding how large subsets of sets of points need to be in order for certain structures to emerge. First of all there is the ErdősSzekeres convex polygon problem, also known as the Happy Ending problem. Interestingly, there is a clear distinction between the number of points required to...student report 2024
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de Munnik, Hans (author)Almost everyone is familiar with games such as poker and checkers, but games can also be found in nonentertaining settings, such as competing companies in a market or conflict resolutions between countries. However, what happens when players want to avoid working together? This thesis provides two gametheoretical models of boycotts based on...master thesis 2023
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Ma, XIaochan (author)Implied volatility surfaces are integral to option pricing and risk management but often display missing data. Prior research has typically engaged mathematical models or datadriven methods for generating or completing these surfaces. Given the similarity between implied volatility surfaces and images, our paper introduces the Denoising...master thesis 2023
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Veeger, Lucas (author)Reducing cost and improving computability of reservoir simulation is an important goal in the process of enabling CCS (Carbon Capture \& Storage) as a largescale technology for mitigating CO2 emissions. In terms of computation time datadriven approaches have potential to outweigh the performance of numerical reservoir simulators, learning...master thesis 2023
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Nie, Ping (author)This paper primarily employs Item Response Theory (IRT) to estimate item characteristics and the proficiency levels of students as reflected in the exam results. The process includes the application of algorithms for item characteristic parameter estimation and the utilization of statistical techniques for item selection from an item pool....master thesis 2023
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van Roessel, Milan (author)In this thesis, wealth distribution in a closed economic system is examined by studying the simple inclusion process (SIP). The simple inclusion process is a model coming from statistical physics that models the jumping of particles in a graph. In the model particles have attraction among each other and each site also has a characteristic...bachelor thesis 2023
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