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Stannat, Alexander (author)
Online P2P file sharing networks rely on the cooperation of participants to function effectively. Agents upand download files to one another without the need for any central authority. If agents all contribute to the network and share roughly the same amounts of data as they contribute the network will operate, however if some agents decide to...
master thesis 2020
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Verdiesen, E.P. (author), Santoni De Sio, F. (author), Dignum, M.V. (author)
Accountability and responsibility are key concepts in the academic and societal debate on Autonomous Weapon Systems, but these notions are often used as high-level overarching constructs and are not operationalised to be useful in practice. “Meaningful Human Control” is often mentioned as a requirement for the deployment of Autonomous Weapon...
journal article 2020
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Offerman, Rochus (author)
In the last decade, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) activity steadily enlarged, where global deal making continues to rise. While the M&A activity is increasing, it is the technology sector with the fastest growing number of transitions. Even though M&A are widely used for financial research purposes, there is plenty yet to be...
master thesis 2019
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Kleinhans, R.J. (author), Bailey, Nick (author), Lindbergh, Jessica (author)
Purpose<br/>Community-based social enterprises (CBSEs), a spatially defined subset of social enterprise, are independent, not-for-profit organisations managed by community members and committed to delivering long-term benefits to local people. CBSEs respond to austerity and policy reforms by providing services, jobs and other amenities for...
journal article 2019
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Rymarzak, M. (author), den Heijer, A.C. (author), Curvelo Magdaniel, F.T.J. (author), Arkesteijn, M.H. (author)
The purpose of this article is to describe the effects of university governance on campus management based on the examples of the Netherlands and Poland. The study connected theory on campus management with a concept of five dimensions of university governance (autonomy, management, participation, accountability and transparency) into an...
journal article 2019
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Gonçalo Melo, Leonardo (author)
In this thesis two different approaches for the construction of environmental extensions compatible with the MRIO database EUREGIO are compared alongside with the latest liter- ature on consumption-based accounts. To date, few studies have focused on the provision of sub-national accounts at the NUTS2 level of detail and never production-based...
master thesis 2019
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Plomp, Angela (author)
After several incident in which the privacy of patients was violated, the need for<br/>logging of access to medical data is evident. In this master thesis, the first prototype is presented for a blockchain-based access log for medical data. This prototype<br/>uses a novel blockchain to create a tamper-proof log. Patients each have their own...
master thesis 2019
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Krishnakumar, Akhil (author)
Businesses have leveraged Artificial Intelligence (AI) into many of their operational activities such as marketing, sales, and finance for its speed and cost-effectiveness. Lately, AI has also found applications in organizational recruitment processes. Unlike the conventional rule-based systems, present-day AI systems learn from data patterns...
master thesis 2019
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Hunink, Johannes (author), Simons, Gijs (author), Suárez-Almiñana, Sara (author), Solera, Abel (author), Andreu, Joaquín (author), Giuliani, Matteo (author), Zamberletti, Patrizia (author), Grillakis, Manolis (author), Bastiaanssen, W.G.M. (author)
European agriculture and water policies require accurate information on climate change impacts on available water resources. Water accounting, that is a standardized documentation of data on water resources, is a useful tool to provide this information. Pan-European data on climate impacts do not recognize local anthropogenic interventions in...
journal article 2019
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Mecacci, G. (author), Santoni De Sio, F. (author)
In this paper, in line with the general framework of value-sensitive design proposed by the authors, we aim to operationalize the general concept of “Meaningful Human Control” (MHC) in order to pave the way for its translation into more specific design requirements. In particular, we focus on the operationalization of the first of the two...
journal article 2019
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Matheus, R. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author)
The opening of data has been credited for improving transparency and for providing a window on government functioning. Although this relationship is intuitively apparent, it is in fact complex and the mere opening of data might not actually yield transparency. In this paper, a comprehensive model of determinants that enable or impede...
journal article 2019
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Stevens, Hadassa (author)
There is no globally harmonised calculation methodology for GHG emissions in place, which hampers the ability to measure and report the environmental impact of logistics operations. This paper is aimed at developing an adequate GHG emissions accounting methodology for cross-border multi-modal logistics at Heineken and at generalising the...
master thesis 2018
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Juan Maso, Albert (author)
Artificial intelligence is getting more and more advanced. In the future, robots equipped with AI will behave an act similarly as humans do, and this raises concerns about how they are going to be governed. However, scientists are alerting that not enough attention is paid to AI from a sociotechnical point of view. Intelligent systems can...
master thesis 2018
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Albeda, Laurien (author)
Algorithms are all around us. Based on large amounts of data and through automated decision-making processes, they increasingly exercise power over us. As a way of governing this power, we should be able to hold these algorithms and those responsible for implementing them accountable. This research posed the following research question: How can...
master thesis 2018
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Turcios Rodriguez, Elsa (author)
Tracking is a pervasive mechanism across the web which is capable to trace and collect users’ online data. One of the most widely used mechanisms for tracking are cookies, and they are used to deliver online behavioral advertisement. Since these mechanisms pose a threat to privacy, the E-Privacy Directive was created as the regional legal...
master thesis 2018
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Ferrigno, Luca (author)
Today’s market environment is characterized by increasing competition. This competition forces incumbents to innovate if they want to sustain their competitive advantage. Large enterprises start to adopt methodologies pioneered within the startup world, like the lean startup methodology, the innovate. The adoption of this methodology has proven...
master thesis 2018
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Matheus, R. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Maheshwari, D. (author)
Dashboards visualize a consolidated set data for a certain purpose which enables users to see what is happening and to initiate actions. Dashboards can be used by governments to support their decision-making and policy processes or to communicate and interact with the public. The objective of this paper is to understand and to support the...
journal article 2018
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van de Poel, I.R. (author), Sand, M. (author)
The notion of responsible innovation suggests that innovators carry additional responsibilities (to society, stakeholders, users) beyond those commonly suggested. In this paper, we will discuss the meaning of these novel responsibilities focusing on two philosophical problems of attributing such responsibilities to innovators. The first is...
journal article 2018
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Mazo, M. (author), Sharifi K., Arman (author), Adzkiya, D. (author), Hop, C. (author)
Event-Triggered control (ETC) implementations have been proposed to overcome the inefficiencies of periodic (time-triggered) controller designs, namely the over-exploitation of the computing and communication infrastructure. However, the potential of aperiodic Event-Triggered techniques to reuse the freed bandwidth, and to reduce energy...
book chapter 2018
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Mathur, Gaurav (author)
Based on research with entrepreneurs, accountants and technology experts, a vision for the future of entrepreneur-accountant relationship is articulated. This vision is brought to life by the 'Centaur' product concept. Centaur uses Machine Learning to generate actionable financial insights. Voice commands make interaction seamless, and Dynamic...
master thesis 2017
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