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Alves Beirigo, B. (author)
Autonomous vehicles (AVs) have been heralded as the key to unlock a shared mobility future where transportation is more efficient, convenient, and cheaper. However, the AV utopia can only come to fruition if the majority of users trust that autonomous mobility-on-demand (AMoD) systems are on a par with owning a vehicle in terms of service...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Diaz Couder Breceda, Ileana (author)
According to the WHO, dementia is one of the main causes of elderly dependency and disability worldwide. People with dementia are not the only ones affected. As the demand for care is high, families and caregivers experience physical, emotional, and sometimes financial stress. Up to date, there is no cure for dementia and its progression. The...
master thesis 2020
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Alers, T.J. (author), Fennema, B.A. (author), van Breukelen, J.J. (author)
Laryngectomised people (LP) have many problems with speaking in terms of intelligibility, volume and effort it takes. This thesis describes the design and simulation of a voice enhancement device which will improve the speech of LP with respect to intelligibility and volume. It only describes the chosen hardware peripherals in order to record,...
bachelor thesis 2020
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de Vries, Josephine (author)
All museum visitors should be able to go to any museum they like and observe the artworks they prefer. For
visually impaired people this is often not the case, even though museums have a social responsibility to make 
their collections accessible for everyone. Especially since the United Nations agreed on the rights of persons with disabilities...
master thesis 2020
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Bekker, Bernard (author)
Large cities in the Netherlands, like Rotterdam, have hundreds of playgrounds, but local governments have little information on how children and adults use them. Usage data can help create playgrounds that better fit with the residents' needs by identifying what elements of a playground are the most popular, and which do not get used. The AMS...
master thesis 2020
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Hagenaars, Erik (author)
People counting data in offices is used in many applications like HVAC system control and space management to increase comfort, decrease energy consumption and optimise space utilisation. In contrast to past approaches using imaging modalities that tend to be either expensive or intrusive, we consider single-pixel thermopile sensors for people...
master thesis 2020
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Shannon, Kay (author), Jurgenhake, B.M. (author)
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss Dutch innovative care environments for older people, including those living with dementia, from the perspectives or an architect and a social gerontologist. Design/methodology/approach: The authors visited three care environments for older people, each offering an innovative approach to living...
journal article 2020
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Pazan, Farhad (author), Petrovic, Mirko (author), Cherubini, Antonio (author), Onder, Graziano (author), Cruz-Jentoft, Alfonso J. (author), Denkinger, Michael (author), van der Cammen, T.J.M. (author), Stevenson, Jennifer M. (author), Ibrahim, Kinda (author)
Background: Frailty and adverse drug effects are linked in the fact that polypharmacy is correlated with the severity of frailty; however, a causal relation has not been proven in older people with clinically manifest frailty. Methods: A literature search was performed in Medline to detect prospective randomized controlled trials (RCTs)...
review 2020
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Seppala, L.J. (author), Petrovic, Mirko (author), Ryg, J. (author), Bahat, G. (author), Topinkova, E. (author), Szczerbińska, K. (author), van der Cammen, T.J.M. (author), Hartikainen, S. (author), Ilhan, B. (author)
Healthcare professionals are often reluctant to deprescribe fall-risk-increasing drugs (FRIDs). Lack of knowledge and skills form a significant barrier and furthermore, there is no consensus on which medications are considered as FRIDs despite several systematic reviews. To support clinicians in the management of FRIDs and to facilitate the...
journal article 2020
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Deng, Wen Jing (author), Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
Worldwide, housing is increasingly unaffordable for young people, many of whom rely on intergenerational transfers of assets to enter home ownership. This paper aims to qualitatively analyze the impacts of the welfare state and family reciprocity on young people's opportunity to access home ownership. Evidence from in-depth interviews with...
journal article 2020
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van Wijk, Vera (author)
A research on how to design affordable and sustainable housing for those affected by the gap in the housing market. It is getting more and more difficult for certain people to find suitable and affordable housing. They earn too much for social housing, but too little for the private sector or an owner-occupied housing. Especially in the city...
master thesis 2019
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Rajkumar, Prashanth (author)
The concept of collaboration has been used as an effective strategy to achieve an intended result by numerous entities across various points of time in history. Beginning from the societal nature of human civilisations and medieval kingdoms to its modern uses in trade and politics, collaboration has shaped the world in its many forms by creating...
master thesis 2019
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Gong, Haotian (author)
This project aims to improving the care service for people with dementia who exhibits BPSD (Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia) by providing the relevant stakeholders data insights, and meanwhile improving these people’s working efficiency.
master thesis 2019
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Song, Yue (author)
Improving the quality of urban spaces has always been the central concern for the urban designers. Street as the typical type of public spaces comprises more than 80% of public space in cities, but they often fail to provide a space where people can safely walk, bicycle and socialize, this mainly because cars dramatically occupies most street...
master thesis 2019
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Harteveld, M.G.A.D. (author), Tieben, Hendrik (author)
This issue of The Journal of Public Space explores the relationship between public space and entrepreneurship. The ideas developed during the Habitat III Conference in Quito, when considering: How to implement the ambitious aims of the New Urban Agenda in context of the current socio-economic realities and to reach a fairer share of the benefits...
contribution to periodical 2019
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van Doorne, Mark (author), Lodewijks, G. (author), Beelaerts van Blokland, W.W.A. (author)
The Automated People Mover (APM) is an important asset for many airports to transport passengers inside or between terminal and satellite buildings An APM system normally runs on fixed schedules throughout the day, which means that the capacity of the APM is pre-determined and not depending on the actual demand. This at times can cause either an...
conference paper 2019
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Koot, Laura (author)
This thesis is the final result of the graduation project of the master programme Design for Interaction at the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at the TU Delft (Delft, The Netherlands). The project is done for the Delft Institute of Positive Design in collaboration with Marten van Doorn from Bartimeus. When glasses or contact lenses are...
master thesis 2018
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Liu, Lu (author)
During the last decades, people detection has received great attention in computer vision and pattern recognition because of its various applications. Though there are thousands of papers provide approaches for people detection, most of them focus on datasets from side view. People detection from overhead cameras, as an important situation for...
master thesis 2018
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Gezgin, Kağan (author)
The Dutch government has issued a legislation that follows the Paris Agreement of 2016. This legislation means that all office buildings in 2023 must have minimum energy label C while the ambition in 2030 is to have energy label A and in 2050 zero energy buildings. It is estimated that currently more than half of the office buildings in the...
master thesis 2018
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Zhang, Shushen (author)
The focus of the graduation studio AMS MID CITY is creating future scenarios through architectural design with as a testing ground the city of Amsterdam in 2050. The posed problem I encountered during my research on work in the future and the city is that the pace of the revolution of works grows faster than ever. So individuals have been forced...
master thesis 2018
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