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Janssen, D. (author)
The dissertation explores the use of emergency measures, particularly the BresDefender, to prevent or delay levee failure and mitigate the impacts of floods, focusing on the Netherlands' flood protection systems. Levees are vital for protecting low-lying areas, but there's always a risk of failure, leading to significant societal and material...
doctoral thesis 2024
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Vignisson, Snorri (author)
This thesis investigates the integration of Large Language Models (LLMs) within large organizations operating in low resource language (LRL) regions, with a particular focus on Íslandsbanki, one of the prominent banks in Iceland currently grappling with the adoption of LLM technology. The research aims to understand the frameworks governing LLM...
master thesis 2024
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Lanning, Marte (author)
In a collaborative effort spanning between the Netherlands and Kenya, this project aimed to enhance the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in the Meru region by designing a manual groundnut thresher. Recognising the importance of cultural context, I embarked on a journey guided by a cultural anthropological research approach, placing a strong...
master thesis 2024
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Kerckhoff, Fin (author)
Emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, big data analytics, blockchain, and the internet of things offer interesting opportunities to automate business processes. With the potential to streamline operations like claims management, underwriting, and customer service, these advancements appear to be especially promising for insurance...
master thesis 2024
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de Heus, Frank (author)
This research explores the interdependent public-private relationship during the front-end of urban (re)development projects. During this process the municipality calls up on the developer's ability to drive change and innovation through the co-creation of value propositions. Inevitable conflicts emerge because of value pluralism and play a...
master thesis 2024
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Cai, Jitao (author), Wu, Jiansong (author), Yuan, S. (author), Reniers, G.L.L.M.E. (author), Bai, Yiping (author)
Focusing on the effective configuration of emergency response systems in utility tunnels, this study proposes an innovative approach to optimize existing emergency response systems based on a consequence rapid prediction model and genetic algorithm. In the proposed approach, the interactions between different emergency response components are...
journal article 2024
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Jiao, Yutie (author), Li, Zongkun (author), Ge, Wei (author), Jing, Laihong (author), Wu, Meimei (author), Wang, Te (author), Sun, Heqiang (author), Wang, Jianyou (author), Zhang, Xiangyang (author), van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author)
In recent years, dam failures have occurred frequently because of extreme weather, posing a significant threat to downstream residents. The establishment of emergency shelters is crucial for reducing casualties. The selection of suitable shelters depends on key information such as the number and distribution of affected people, and the...
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van Droffelaar, I.S. (author), Kwakkel, J.H. (author), Mense, Jelte P. (author), Verbraeck, A. (author)
Simulation–optimization models are well-suited for real-time decision-support to the control room for search and interception of fugitives by Police on a road network, due to their ability to encode complex behavior while still optimizing the interception. The typical simulation–optimization configuration is simulation model optimization,...
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Kinkel, E. (author), van der Wal, C.N. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
Building fires can be considered a risk to the health and safety of occupants. Environmental factors in building fires might affect the speed of an evacuation. Therefore, in this study participants (N = 153) were tested in an experimental design for the effects of (1) a fire alarm, (2) darkness and (3) the use of emergency exit signs on...
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Kashifi, M.T.K. (author)
Road traffic crash is a global tragedy that leads to economic loss, injury, and fatalities. Understanding the severity of a road crash at the early stages is vital to timely providing emergency medical services to crash victims. This study developed a crash emergency response management framework that requires basic crash information for...
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Zhou, Jianfeng (author), Reniers, G.L.L.M.E. (author)
When a major chemical accident occurs, emergency response is an important measure to reduce accident losses. Some actions in an emergency response may be more important than others in reducing accident losses, so they need to be carried out as a matter of priority. The impact of the number of emergency personnel on the relationship between...
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Ricci, Federica (author), Yang, M. (author), Reniers, G.L.L.M.E. (author), Cozzani, Valerio (author)
Emergency response is a procedural safety barrier of paramount importance for the mitigation of fire scenarios and the prevention of escalation. However, in Natech scenarios, emergency response may be affected by the natural event impacting the site. Indeed, when contrasting Natech accidents, emergency responders have to face both the natural...
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Tàbara, J. David (author), Mangalagiu, Diana (author), Frantal, Bohumil (author), Mey, Franziska (author), Maier, Raphaela (author), Lilliestam, Johan (author), Sarrica, Mauro (author), Mandel, Antoine (author), Lieu, J. (author), Cottone, Paolo (author), Veland, Siri (author), Martinez Reyes, A. (author)
A crucial task to accelerate global decarbonisation is to understand how to enable fast, equitable, low-carbon transformations in Coal and Carbon Intensive Regions (CCIRs). In this early literature review we underlined the relevance of the boundary concept of social-ecological tipping points (SETPs) and showed that the research and policy...
book chapter 2024
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Zheng, Qiaohong (author), Liu, Xinwang (author), Yang, M. (author), Wang, Weizhong (author), Adriaensen, A. (author)
Recent increases in climate-induced natural disasters have amplified the risk of Natech (natural hazard-triggered technological) accidents, particularly in the chemical industry. These emergencies, characterized by their urgency and resource constraints, pose significant challenges for emergency planning. The Functional Resonance Analysis...
journal article 2024
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Keizer, Julian (author)
The use of origami-based mechanisms in the engineering field is growing as their advantages are better understood. Origami-based mechanisms have the advantage of being lightweight, compact, and their ability to transform from a flat sheet into complex three-dimensional structures makes them a source of inspiration to meet design challenges. A...
master thesis 2023
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de Blok, Layla (author)
Grief is a complex experience without a specific endpoint. It follows a unique path for each person. Many support sources are available, but finding support that fits is difficult. This inspired Verening Leven met Dood to develop the Rouw Wegwijzer, an online platform that provides personalised grief support. The focus of this thesis is to...
master thesis 2023
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Sreeram, Florine (author)
In medical applications such as medical endovascular catheters, adaptable and morphing devices capable of changing shape and properties become important. These devices allow for safer therapeutic and diagnostic procedures by reducing time to reach target vessels and organs, trauma to the vessel wall and physical stress on the body while...
master thesis 2023
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Drilea, Ioana (author)
Limited access to surgical care in low- and middle-income countries has resulted in the loss of approximately 16.9 million lives annually, accounting for 32% of global deaths. This is more than tuberculosis, malaria and HIV combined.<br/><br/>Several factors contribute to this disparity, including the scarcity of surgical equipment. Despite the...
master thesis 2023
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KYRKIMTZIS, APOSTOLOS (author)
In an era marked by healthcare advancements driven by innovative technologies, the integration of emerging medical breakthroughs like VR, AI, and IoT has propelled the MedTech industry's exponential growth. Despite their transformative potential, navigating the MedTech commercialization pathway presents formidable challenges; new medical...
master thesis 2023
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Ariana, Ramin (author)
Swarm robotics (SR) is an emerging field of research that utilizes a swarm of robots that work together as a team to solve complex problems. One such challenge in SR is the exploration of unknown environments to find multiple targets. This problem finds applications in various domains, such as archaeology, underground exploration, signal source...
master thesis 2023
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