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Mac Donald, Kevin (author)
3D printing technology is a rapidly growing field in the context of footwear production, and in combination with computational design and foot scanning tools and algorithms, this allows for a shift from mass production to mass customization of footwear. This thesis considers the design of a new circular product-service system for children’s...
master thesis 2024
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van Kampen, Kimberley (author)
Children with disabilities (CwD) experience many barriers decreasing their quality of life and hindering their development. Child therapists support CwD and parents of children with disabilities (PCwD) to participate in daily activities. However, the child therapists indicated to be missing the practical tools to also facilitate inclusive...
master thesis 2024
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Stergiou, Maria (author)
The Neighborhood is a homeless hotel segment that invests in children’s better future. It is part of The Hotel, a collective project that studies the hotel, both as a building type and as a place of hospitality, through a collection of fourteen individual contributions inside one skyscraper. The project imagines hospitality as a realm of...
master thesis 2024
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Landoni, Monica (author), Huibers, Theo (author), Murgia, Emiliana (author), Pera, M.S. (author)
In this work, we reason how focusing on Information Retrieval (IR) for children and involving them in participatory studies would benefit the IR community. The Child Computer Interaction (CCI) community has embraced the child as a protagonist as their main philosophy, regarding children as informants, co-designers, and evaluators, not just...
conference paper 2024
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Abdollahi, Maryam (author), Faizi, Mohsen (author), Naghibi, M. (author)
The development of educational-recreational complexes for children has a significant impact on their cognitive growth and behaviour. Proper site selection is essential to ensure the success of such projects. This paper aims to identify the best location for a children’s educational-recreational complex in Shiraz, Iran. The study used a...
journal article 2024
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Patel, T.B. (author), Scharenborg, O.E. (author)
Children’s Speech Recognition (CSR) is a challenging task due to the high variability in children’s speech patterns and limited amount of available annotated children’s speech data. We aim to improve CSR in the often-occurring scenario that no children’s speech data is available for training the Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) systems....
journal article 2024
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Goto, L. (author)
When designing products like bicycle helmets or oxygen masks, achieving a good fit is crucial for optimal functioning, usability, safety, and comfort. Integrating anthropometric data in the development and design of products, workplaces, and environments whilst understanding the variations in anthropometric measurements amongst users will...
doctoral thesis 2023
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Al Nahadi, Murtadha (author)
"Girls are bad at math, but are better than boys in linguistic subjects!" Such stereotypes, potentially manifesting through various sources, can impact children's development and negatively affect their academic performance. In this work, we study the presence of stereotypes among the Top-10 suggestions of Recommender Algorithms. In particular,...
master thesis 2023
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Magnano, Lea (author)
Outdoor play among children of the new generations is shifting, and not necessarily for the better. A considerable number of kids are missing out on spending their free time outdoors, and those who do engage often lack diversity. For instance, in the Netherlands, only about one-third of children playing outdoors are girls. These observations...
master thesis 2023
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Alvarez Villagomez, Guadalupe (author)
Mexico is one of the countries with the highest number of overweight children<br/>and adolescents in the world and, unfortunately, schools are an important cause<br/>of this problem. Despite the efforts of the Mexican Government in creating new<br/>regulations to reduce the availability of high-calorie food products within and<br/>near schools,...
master thesis 2023
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Peiró Torralba, María (author)
Nowadays, children are growing up in a highly unstable world. In our popular, shared narrative, ‘the future’ seems to have become a synonym for socioeconomic crisis and environmental disaster. In the hugely globalized and intercommunicated reality we live in, this is a story that children can hardly stay oblivious to. A European Union-wide...
master thesis 2023
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Ooijevaar, Jasmijn (author)
'The Scarred City', the theme of the Urban Architecture graduation studio in 2022/2023. This location-based studio started with Droixhe/Bressoux, a troublesome and difficult area in Liège (Belgium), as the overarching project site. Starting with fieldwork and participatory research into the hidden social structures of Bressoux and Droixhe and...
master thesis 2023
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Weber, Jil (author)
Due to the numerous problems families with chronically ill and/or disabled (CID) children encounter in their daily lives, taking a break from the ongoing care and worries becomes even more important for them than for “typical” families. However, travelling is related to many more complex difficulties since their sick child is usually reliant on...
master thesis 2023
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Voogt, Joris (author)
Readability plays a vital role in the transfer of knowledge or information. This is especially true for children who are more than anyone gaining new knowledge every day, yet their reading abilities are still in active development. Although readability assessment of children's literature is an active topic of research in many different languages...
bachelor thesis 2023
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van der Linde, Pien (author)
The main research question of this paper is “How do concepts about urban planning stemming from the Swedish Million Program relate to children’s safety in Tensta nowadays?” This question will be answered through literature research on the history and critiques of the Swedish Million Program, site visits and interviews with residents in Tensta,...
student report 2023
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Boltjes, Kim (author)
This graduation project aims to contribute to an emotionally-safe, i.e. comfortable and trauma-free, hospitalization experience for children. Hospitalization can be emotionally threatening and traumatizing for children. Children have to undergo multiple medical examinations, in a setting that is unfamiliar to them. Resilience is needed to cope...
master thesis 2023
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Qiu, Ziang (author)
Recently, a few children-centered recommendation systems have been created and evaluated. How- ever, these systems required user interaction to cre- ate ground truth to evaluate the result. This research aims to compare some of the traditional recommen- dation models and explore which trait could impact the recommendation process most for...
bachelor thesis 2023
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Swart, Stijn (author)
Recommender systems are a useful tool for match- ing readers with books. However, the lack of user data from children, both due to privacy concerns as well as a low incentive to leave reviews, results in existing systems proving inadequate at recom- mending to the youth. It has been shown that chil- dren have a different relation regarding...
bachelor thesis 2023
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Alkhiami, Mohamad awab (author)
This study examines traits that may be derived from book metadata and identifies statistically signifi- cant patterns and trends in order to assist recom- mender system designers for children’s books in selecting the most important traits to take into ac- count. This research focuses on descriptive such as publish year and structural metadata...
bachelor thesis 2023
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Beyhan, Yessin (author)
The cover of a children's book could play a crucial role in attracting the attention of young readers and influencing their decision to pick up and read the book. In this study, we aim to identify the factors that contribute to the appeal of children's book covers. Given that the target audience for children's books changes as children grow...
bachelor thesis 2023
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