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Steenstra, Lukas (author)
Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) are unmanned vehicles that give the opportunity to carry out lengthy and dangerous tasks autonomously. This is particularly useful for survey tasks, where the objective is to search the seafloor for objects. In this thesis work a planning system is developed that can plan a path for survey tasks, while...
master thesis 2019
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Kortman, Anne Sophie (author)
The attempts made in history to design livable sustainable neighborhoods, have created dependency instead on motorized transportation and have increased the pressure of the city, leading to unsustainable environments and causing global climate change. To accomplish sustainability we introduce a new vision to explain what sustainability means in...
student report 2019
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Chagas Cavalcanti, A.R. (author)
This doctoral thesis mainly consists of a series of journal publications written by the author between 2015 and 2019. The doctoral thesis presents the results of ten years of research on informal settlements, with particular reference to Brazilian favelas. The research aimed to understand the social dynamics of the production of space in these...
doctoral thesis 2019
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De Rijcke, Rik (author)
Office work is becoming increasingly dynamic, requiring office workers to perform distinct activities rapidly. These activities range from meetings to individual work. Open plan offices (OPO) facilitate workplaces for office workers in a single hall. This causes office workers who perform distinct activities to share the same workspace. These...
master thesis 2019
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Kaikittipoom, Parastha (author)
Universities in the Netherlands are challenged by the changing campus development landscape, as the number of students is outpacing the public funding and the role of universities is shifting towards a city. Universities could function as a city, or even become the city (Heijer and Magdaniel, 2012). The changing role of campuses challenges Delft...
master thesis 2019
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Carreiro Matias, Marcelo (author)
The urban agenda is demanding new approaches for urban development. Urban flexibility has been recognized as crucial for coping with uncertainty and smart growth has been advocated as a sustainable urban practice. Urban flexibility and smart growth combined lead to a more dynamic land use, in which building adaptation leads to intensification of...
master thesis 2019
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Miglani, Shivam (author)
Automated Planning (AP) is a key component of Artificial General Intelligence and has been successfully employed in applications ranging from scheduling observations of Hubble Space Telescope to generating dialogue agents. A significant bottleneck for its widespread adoption is acquiring accurate domain models which formally encode the planning...
master thesis 2019
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Kocaman, Mina (author)
Cycling as a way of commuting is becoming more attractive from the eyes of the public, employers, and policymakers. By offering the ability to go faster with less physical effort, electric bicycles (e-bikes) can motivate more people to cycle to work. While the numbers of e-bicycles sold in the Netherlands is increasing (BOVAG-RAI, 2017; Plazier,...
master thesis 2019
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Indriana, Ingrid Rosalyn (author)
Due to its archipelagic nature, Indonesia enforces to make substantial investments in its maritime sector, especially port infrastructure, in order to promote trade, economic growth, and ease disparity among Indonesia’s island regions. The challenge, of course, is that Indonesia has many ports to invest in and a limited budget; it must...
master thesis 2019
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Rots, S.J. (author), Fernandez Maldonado, A.M. (author)
Ciudad Guayana was born as an industrial new town in the early 1960s, as an ambitious national effort to stimulate the regional development of Venezuela. Its planning was the fruit of a unique partnership between the Venezuelan development agency (CVG) and the Joint Center for Urban Studies from Harvard University and the MIT. Looking for...
journal article 2019
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Kor, Flip (author)
Neurosurgery is technically challenging because of the inaccessibility and sensitivity of the brain. The risk of complications for the patient is high and simulation-based training is therefore preferred. However, surgical training in cadavers and virtual reality is not satisfactory. A phantom is a model of organs or tissues consisting of tissue...
master thesis 2019
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Vogel, Bert (author)
Several different kinds of Miracoli Dinner kits are produced on Line 4 in Oud-Beijerland. The current method of planning of production is not sufficient in terms of product availability and planning nervousness. A new method of Most-Urgent-First planning is proposed and a simulation is run to measure the performance in order to see if another...
master thesis 2019
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Haak, Kasper (author)
In modern society cars are one of the most important means of transportation. Unfortunately, many people die in car accidents around the world. Research shows that the number of fatal casualties in car accidents has been increasing for the past decade and that the largest cause of these accidents is the human driver. For this reason, research on...
master thesis 2019
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Garcia Gonzalez, Gabo (author)
In urban planning, one of the common units of measurement for population density is the amount of households per hectare. However, the actual size of the households is seldom considered, neither in 2D nor in 3D. This thesis proposes a method to calculate the average size of the households from existing urban areas based on available open data...
master thesis 2019
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Semenyuk, Maksym (author)
In order to assist project developers in efficient offshore wind farm installation planning a decision-support tool has been developed. The tool combines Discrete Event Simulation and Black-box Optimization. The focus of the development was on providing the flexibility allowing a user to compare various installation strategies and impact on the...
master thesis 2019
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Renaud, Anneroos (author)
The growing share of renewable electricity generation poses a balancing challenge on the electricity grid and thus increases probability of for congestion on the electricity grid. On the supply side, flexibility can be built into the system. One option for a market to avoid congestion is the redispatch market, which is the way of solving...
master thesis 2019
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Kroese, Lieke (author)
The Dutch national spatial planning system is increasingly dealing with wicked multi-layered spatial challenges, also known as integral challenges. This development has led to a transition in the current national spatial planning system by means of the new Environment and Planning Act, which aims to work in a multi-level governance manner. One...
master thesis 2019
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Chrysanthou, Sofia (author)
The thesis projects seeks to renew the relationship between the Royal Dutch Marine Camp and the city of Amsterdam. With the Royal Dutch Marines breaking an administrative agreement in July 2018 and deciding to continue occupy about 50% of the area on Marineterrein, the visions and ambitions for the development of a future-proof district had been...
master thesis 2019
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Ural, Osman (author)
New York is currently going through a construction boom as developers try to take advantage of rising land values and rents caused by economic growth, resulting in a lack of affordable housing available to middle-income families. The current Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, has made it a priority to meet the demands and challenges of the...
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Bathena, Bhavya (author)
This thesis seeks to explore the concept of Circular Economy and its integration into urban planning as a tool of implementation. The goal of this thesis is to develop environmentally sustainable cities. To develop environmentally sustainable cities, the thesis focuses on two major resource flows in the city: food and water, whose waste streams...
master thesis 2019
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