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Sommers, Daniel (author)
Collaborative Innovation can serve to elevate the production potential of firms and organisations as well as preparing them for the future. This process of two organisations collaborating together is very complex and becomes even more difficult when organisations are large and very different in their organisational culture or function. This...
master thesis 2022
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Kniestedt, I. (author), Lefter, I. (author), Lukosch, Stephan (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
Although games are frequently described as ‘engaging’, what this means exactly continues to be subject of debate in game literature. Engagement is often defined through related concepts like immersion and positive emotions. However, this neglects the fact that applied games aim to provide more than an entertaining experience, and that engagement...
journal article 2022
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Mittal, A. (author), Scholten, L. (author), Kapelan, Z. (author)
Urban water management (UWM) is a complex problem characterized by multiple alternatives, conflicting objectives, and multiple uncertainties about key drivers like climate change, population growth, and increasing urbanization. Serious games are becoming a popular means to support decision-makers who are responsible for the planning and...
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Di Staso, D. (author), Mulder, I. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Kleiman, F. (author)
Open data can support the creation of new services, facilitate research, and provide insights into everyday issues affecting citizens. Although public administrations are making efforts to create sustainable and inclusive open data systems, there is limited capacity to identify suitable datasets, clean, release, and reuse them. Serious games...
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Lange, K.P.H. (author), Korevaar, G. (author), Oskam, I. F. (author), Herder, P.M. (author)
This study furthers game-based learning for circular business model innovation (CBMI), the complex, dynamic process of designing business models according to the circular economy principles. The study explores how game-play in an educational setting affects learning progress on the level of business model elements and from the perspective of six...
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Cullinan, Caroline (author)
Throughout history, complex societal problems have plagued societies with their ever-changing dynamic natures and sheer societal consequences. In efforts to address such complex problems, many actors have turned to participatory methods as a means to incorporate community level knowledge and produce community-oriented solutions while addressing...
master thesis 2021
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Kleiman, F. (author)
Data is needed for a government to function, and civil servants generate data that can be opened. However, this data is not always publicly available. Governments open their data to meet societal needs to increase transparency, accountability, stimulate participation and innovation. The opening of governmental data can be seen as a source of...
doctoral thesis 2021
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van Liemt, Julia (author)
A fair part of the surface of the Netherlands consists of peat grounds. A large part of these grounds is used for livestock farming. However, the peat needs to be dried to prevent cows and other cattle from sinking with their hooves into the soft, wet peat. This drying starts a process called oxidation. This reaction with oxygen in the air and...
master thesis 2021
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van Nes, Gijs (author)
Many cities in Sub-Saharan Africa struggle to access reliable and adequate quantities of potable water for diverse water requirements. Under pressure of climatic change, urbanization and economic development, freshwater resources are becoming scarcer. These pressures combined with outdated infrastructure, pose a giant challenge to the Greater...
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Raghunathan, Sreeja (author)
Although the construction industry has made considerable progress in reducing the environmental impacts by waste diversion, the consumption rate of natural resources for construction material is still on the higher side. Hence, there needs to be a higher emphasis on reusing old building components in new construction without down-cycling them...
master thesis 2021
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Lyu, Silong (author)
Gait impairments negatively affect patients’ walking ability, without which they tend to suffer from a higher risk of falling and a lower quality of life. Repetitious training is necessary for patients to regain and maintain this ability. Compared with the conventional rehabilitation process, gamified rehabilitation has the potential to provide...
master thesis 2021
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Gijsman, Hein (author)
Loneliness is a large and growing problem among adolescents. Body image has a strong relationship with loneliness, especially among young people. Therefore, a promising way to increase social wellbeing among this group is by increasing body satisfaction. This report presents various aspects that should be taken into account when designing an...
master thesis 2021
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Lampe, Suzanne (author)
Many parents of Children with Special Needs (CSN parents) struggle with finding the right balance in their life between doing all their responsibilities, taking care of their child with special needs and taking care of themselves. As a result, they take less care of themselves, by eliminate their needs. Therefore, the aim was to design a serious...
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Fonseca, Xavier (author)
This thesis broadens current understanding of how location-based games can promote meaningful social interaction in citizens' own neighbourhoods. It investigates social cohesion and the role of social interaction to its promotion, delves into which requirements users have for playing in their neighbourhood and with its citizens, and takes a...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Di Staso, D. (author), Kleiman, F. (author), Crompvoets, Joep (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author)
According to open government principles, public administration should make its data available to the public to create transparency, accountability, and to facilitate participation in public decision-making. Open-Data Policies (ODPs) were developed to encourage the opening of governmental data to the public, but require collaboration and...
conference paper 2021
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Azadi, S. (author), Nourian, Pirouz (author)
We present a modular generative design framework for design processes in thebuilt environment that provides for the unification of participatory design andoptimization to achieve mass-customization and evidence-based design. Thepaper articulates this framework mathematically as three meta proceduresframing the typical design problems as multi...
conference paper 2021
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Kniestedt, I. (author), Gómez Maureira, Marcello A. (author), Lefter, I. (author), Lukosch, Stephan (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
Validation of serious games tends to focus on evaluating their design as a whole. While this helps to assess whether a particular combination of game mechanics is successful, it provides little insight into how individual mechanics contribute or detract from a serious game's purpose or a player's game experience. This study analyses the effect...
journal article 2021
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Fonseca, Xavier (author), Slingerland, G. (author), Lukosch, S.G. (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
Digital serious games have shown to be effective in promoting citizen engagement and social interaction. The reasons for their success are, however, unknown. This paper proposes design recommendations to support designers of serious games for meaningful social interaction, based on player preferences, needs and desires, based on literature...
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Di Staso, D. (author), Kleiman, F. (author), Crompvoets, Joep (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author)
The implementation of open data policies requires the efforts of many public employees across different levels of government, who may be unaware of the benefits and risks of open data. Serious games have demonstrated potential for training in a professional environment. For this research, a collaborative digital serious game about open data...
conference paper 2021
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Champlin, C.J. (author), Flacke, Johannes (author), Dewulf, Geert P.M.R. (author)
A frequent criticism of knowledge-based planning tools is the apparent mismatch between information frameworks used in their spatial models and the information needs of planning actors. Increasingly, these actors are contributing their context-specific knowledge during the development of such tools. Transferring this knowledge from actors to the...
journal article 2021
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