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van den Berg, Tess (author)
We are used to having access to a wide range of products every day of the year. Technology and import enable this offer, as fresh products were initially seasonal bound. The topic of seasonality is often researched and discussed in the light of sustainability and health. The focus is either on how to reduce food miles or why a connection with...
master thesis 2021
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Mercuur, R.A. (author)
Our routines play an important role in a wide range of social challenges such as climate change, disease outbreaks and coordinating the staff and patients of a hospital. Studying these systems via agent-based simulations (ABS) enables researchers to gain insight into complex aspects of these challenges such as human interaction, learning,...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Melnyk, A. (author), Singh, A. (author)
This chapter claims that the global North’s vision of sustainable energy transition (SET), which informs policies and infrastructure developments, holds a partial account of diverse energy-related practices and associated values that are endemic to local communities. Referring to the EU directive, this chapter points towards the implicit bias...
book chapter 2021
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Anselmo, Marco (author)
master thesis 2020
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Ebrahimi Fard, A. (author), Mercuur, R.A. (author), Dignum, M.V. (author), Jonker, C.M. (author), van de Walle, B.A. (author)
Rumour is a collective emergent phenomenon with a potential for provoking a crisis. Modelling approaches have been deployed since five decades ago; however, the focus was mostly on epidemic behaviour of the rumours which does not take into account the differences between agents. We use social practice theory to model agent decision-making in...
conference paper 2020
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Roes, Nena (author)
Agent-based modelling (ABM) is a widespread and commonly used technique for the understanding of social system behaviour. Despite ABM being a commonly used method for the analysis of complex social systems, simulated agents still can best be described as autistic before a specific set of social rules is ascribed to them. This discrepancy leads...
master thesis 2019
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Larsen, John Bruntse (author), Dignum, M.V. (author), Villadsen, Jørgen (author), Dignum, Frank (author)
Understanding the social contexts in which actions and interactions take place is of utmost importance for planning one’s goals and activities. People use social practices as means to make sense of their environment, assessing how that context relates to past, common experiences, culture and capabilities. Social practices can therefore...
conference paper 2018
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Van 't Hof, J. (author)
SCOPE: A disconnection between the production and consumption of energy use makes it difficult for people to engage with the technologies related to energy. This causes that users can only engage with technologies by consuming the functionalities related to them. This is what Borgmann has been defined as the ‘device paradigm’. The goal of this...
master thesis 2016
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Avermaete, T.L.P. (author), Teerds, P.J. (author)
Today's professional field of architecture is characterised by rapid transformation. This heavily affect the role of the architect both within the building industries as well as in society. This article investigates the professional field, in order to develop a reflection on the role of the architect as it can be 'harvested' from the everyday...
book chapter 2016
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Felser, J. (author)
This graduation project aims to make smart charging acceptable and valuable in the EV charging practice. The Dutch government estimates a strong increase in electric vehicles (EV’s) in the Netherlands in the coming decade. The current estimation is 200.000 EV's in 2020 towards 1 million EV's in 2025. This will have a big impact on the...
master thesis 2015
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Kuijer, S.C. (author)
Sustainable design faces challenges at a scale and level of complexity that are ill at ease with design’s mainstream focus on products and users. Recently, social practice theory has been suggested as a promising theoretical framework to inform new ways of designing. In social practice theory, practices – socially shared entities such as...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Gluch, P. (author)
Many organizations within the construction industry are currently developing standardized practices. Increased standardization involves new ways of organizing construction projects, changing interrelations between professional groups, setting a new culture, i.e. challenging the institutionalized way of being. It, for instance, leads to a...
conference paper 2011
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De Jong, L. (author)
master thesis 2011
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Papantoniou, L. (author), De Jong, A.M. (author), Crul, M.R.M. (author), Geelen, D.V. (author), Van Lieshout, M. (author)
Industrial designers are used to applying their skills to modify or change user’s behaviour, inducing attributes to the product to empower/inhibit the use into a certain direction (e.g. scripts). These approaches might bring the desired results, and modify behaviour to one that favors sustainability. Such approaches, however, have a major defect...
conference paper 2010
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Papantoniou, L. (author), De Jong, A. (author), Crul, M. (author), Geelen, D. (author), Van Lieshout, M. (author)
Industrial designers are used to applying their skills to modify or change user’s behaviour, inducing attributes to the product to empower/inhibit the use into a certain direction (e.g. scripts). These approaches might bring the desired results, and modify behaviour to one that favors sustainability. Such approaches, however, have a major defect...
conference paper 2010
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