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Moerland, T.M. (author)
Intelligent sequential decision making is a key challenge in artificial intelligence. The problem, commonly formalized as a Markov Decision Process, is studied in two different research communities: planning and reinforcement learning. Departing from a fundamentally different assumption about the type of access to the environment, both research...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Kesteloo, Mitchell (author)
People with diabetes often show symptoms heavily associated with depression, but these symptoms are often caused by the burden of daily diabetes management. The negative feelings caused by this burden are defined as "diabetes burnout''. Some of these negative feelings are caused by social issues. People with diabetes often resort to online...
master thesis 2021
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Piltz, Gunilla (author)
Municipal solid waste incineration (MSWI) bottom ash is a by-product of Waste-to-Energy recycling and has until today been used for construction purpose or been landfilled. Especially in the Netherlands the regulatory regime constantly changes and increases the applicability of novel materials from MSWI in construction. Due to the Green Deal a...
master thesis 2021
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de Wit, Fleur (author)
The aim of the research is to aid selection of Household Water Treatment and Storage (HWTS) technologies. By creating an overview of important criteria for choosing between HWTS in a certain context, information on trade-offs is gathered. To do so, an explorative assessment is made of HWTS preferences in various contexts.
master thesis 2021
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Mercan, Murat (author)
The Netherlands is well-known for their long-standing tradition in spatial planning and growth management. Before the crisis of 2008, the municipalities carried out an active land policy in urban development projects, however this approach was not crisis-proof and is subject of change contemporarily. The new Environment and Planning Act expected...
master thesis 2021
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van den Broek-Altenburg, Eline (author), Gramling, Robert (author), Gothard, Kelly (author), Kroesen, M. (author), Chorus, C.G. (author)
Background: High quality serious illness communication requires good understanding of patients’ values and beliefs for their treatment at end of life. Natural Language Processing (NLP) offers a reliable and scalable method for measuring and analyzing value- and belief-related features of conversations in the natural clinical setting. We use a...
journal article 2021
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Nieuwenhuis, E.M. (author), Cuppen, Eefje (author), Langeveld, J.G. (author), de Bruijn, J.A. (author)
Climate change and urbanization, as well as growing environmental and economic concerns, highlight the limitations of traditional wastewater practices and thereby challenge the management of urban water systems. Both in theory and in practice, it has been widely acknowledged that the challenges of the twenty-first century require solutions...
journal article 2021
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Ikiz Kaya, Deniz (author), Lu, Lu (author), Pintossi, Nadia (author), Pereira Roders, A. (author)
Adaptive reuse of historic buildings plays a significant role in the transition towards circular economy. The existing literature still regards heritage conservation, urban management, circular economy and sustainable development as different spheres of knowledge. The Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) provides a holistic...
conference paper 2021
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Rabiee, Meysam (author), Aslani, Babak (author), Rezaei, J. (author)
Detecting and handling biased decision-makers in the group decision-making process is overlooked in the literature. This paper aims to develop an anti-biased statistical approach, including extreme, moderate, and soft versions, as a decision support system for group decision-making (GDM) to detect and handle the bias. The extreme version...
journal article 2021
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Mengher, Vlad (author)
Selection of industrial sites is a complex issue that requires careful consideration of a wide range of factors. Classical location decision-making overemphasize the role of economic factors while the energy related factors are often neglected. This research supports the energy transition by means of rethinking the location decision-making...
master thesis 2020
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Terun, Kaan (author)
The International Maritime Organization forecasts that greenhouse gasses produced by ships will increase rapidly in the near future, unless precautions are taken now. This will require all ships to reduce their emissions, especially container vessels which are producing the most emissions. One way of reducing emissions, with existing technology,...
master thesis 2020
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Oerlemans, Cees (author)
Decision-makers in low-lying coastal zones are confronted with uncertain developments around flood risk.These drivers are surrounded by large uncertainties, which requires delta management to be adaptive. This research offers insights about adaptive delta management for the Rhine-Meuse estuary from three perspectives: a physical, a socio...
master thesis 2020
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Bomanwar, Akshaya (author)
Transportation domain forms a significant part of the infrastructure sector in The Netherlands. After the second world war in the 1960s and 1970s, substantial development occurred in transportation infrastructure with the construction of new assets like highways, railways, roadways and airports. As a result of this, the forthcoming decades are...
master thesis 2020
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Büno Heslinga, Ruben (author)
In the challenge of climate change, energetically improving the existing residential buildings offers a way to reduce the CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions of the built environment. In the Netherlands, housing associations own and maintain almost a third (2.3 million housing units) of the entire Dutch housing stock and could therefore play a...
master thesis 2020
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Savvidis, Giagkos (author)
Objective: Static long-term decision-making processes for road assets adaptation on the dynamic effects of climate change seem to be ineffective because the proposed proactive measures might not address the actual climate at the fixed date the decision-maker imposes them to be implemented but by giving a time range of expected implementation in...
master thesis 2020
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Zhuang, T. (author)
To meet the growing rigid demand of urban housing, urban renewal has played a significant role, which significantly promotes the urban prosperity in China. However, at the same time, many problems occurred through large-scale urban renewal projects. To avoid unintended consequences that occurred in urban renewal and, how these decisions were...
doctoral thesis 2020
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Kaptein, Lionel (author)
Many grand challenges like climate change or health security cannot be solved by only the policymakers. Support and expertise of citizens is needed to solve these challenges (Gerton & Mitchell, 2019). Due to the demand for public participation, Participatory Value Evaluation (PVE) fulfils the needs of involving many participants in a...
master thesis 2020
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Jaishankar, S.S. (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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Vlug, J.H. (author)
Migrants are moving in great numbers towards urban areas as a result of urbanization and drivers such as political-, economical- and climate crises. The influx of new people brings new challenges for cities and municipalities to provide for a suitable environment for new and existing citizens whilst preventing adverse effects to occur. Current...
master thesis 2020
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Anindya Paramaarti, Anindya (author)
This report is the result of a master thesis project that finalizes 2 years of Strategic Product Design master program at the Industrial Design Engineering faculty. The project is about designing a data-informed clinical care process for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) patient. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) is a...
master thesis 2020
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