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Oggel, Annabel (author)
Recognition justice is a form of justice that is achieved when people from different backgrounds can participate in society as peers, without having to assimilate to a dominant party. It is currently not being represented in climate change or conflict models.<br/><br/>This research aims to conceptualise recognition justice for use in agent-based...
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Pelka, S. (author)
The potential of households to adapt their energy use to the conditions of the energy system remains largely untapped due to shortcomings in consumer governance (i.e., the organization of household energy use). A lack of price signals and services leads to uncoordinated household energy use. Various proposals exist for updating consumer...
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Oldenhuis, Job (author)
The drilling industry faces the challenge of moving away from conventional maintenance strategies to maximise operational efficiency. This thesis introduces a holistic approach to land drilling rig Predictive Maintenance (PdM), integrating component maintenance into system-level decision-making. By taking the operations of the whole system into...
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Kostakonti, Sofia (author)
With the advancement of technology and the integration of Large Language Models, interactive robots are entrusted with more significant tasks that contribute to human well-being. This transition is particularly significant in educational settings, where social robots assume diverse roles such as teacher, tutor, and instructional tool, aiming to...
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Ale Ebrahim Dehkordi, Molood (author)
In society, institutions are the foundation that governs human behaviour through rules, norms, and regulations. The actions and interactions of individuals are shaped by these institutions, forming a cyclic system with numerous parameters and factors. Altering any of these factors, triggers the entire system to transition into a new state that...
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Saveur, Tom (author)
The promotion of desirable behaviours, such as socially appropriate or health-promoting actions, can be bolstered through a deeper understanding and awareness of the values that underpin the associated behavioural choices. Various implementations for promoting behaviour change based on goals already exist in Human-Robot Interaction, but, since...
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Raghoenath, Rahul (author)
The In-House Creative Studio faces a significant challenge due to an increasing workload among its team of creatives, which includes visual designers, concept creators, copywriters, producers, photographers, and project/event managers. This team may only experience slight expansion, despite the growing demand for campaign and event materials...
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Wang, Sunwei (author)
With the increasing development of artificial intelligence (AI), there is a more significant opportunity for humans and agents to collaborate in teamwork. In Human-Agent Teamwork (HAT) settings, collaboration requires communication, and the agent displaying emotion can impact how human teammates communicate and work together with the agent. This...
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Taberna, A. (author)
Amid the Anthropocene, the escalating threat of flooding, driven by extreme rainfall and sea-level rise, challenges societies worldwide. In the last two decades, floods have impacted billions and inflicted colossal economic losses. Concurrently, the global trend towards urbanization predicts that by 2050, about 70\% of the global population will...
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Nugnes, Vincenzo (author)
This paper presents a System of Systems Engineering approach to aircraft design. For this purpose, conventional design disciplines are coupled with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation (ABMS) defining a unique optimization problem. The proposed methodology is applied to design seaplanes for an on-demand transportation system connecting the Greek...
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Lee, Hyunmin (author)
The hospitality industry, struggling with significant staff shortages, has increasingly turned to service robots as a solution. However, the prevalent service robot’s design with anthropomorphic appearance is considered inharmonious with the fine-dining restaurant ambiance and may harm the guests’ perception of the service. An alternative...
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Sanchez Jimenez, I.J. (author), Ribo-Perez, D.G. (author), Cvetkovic, M. (author), Kochems, J. (author), Schimeczek, C. (author), De Vries, Laurens (author)
Future power systems, in which generation will come almost entirely from variable Renewable Energy Sources (vRES), will be characterized by weather-driven supply and flexible demand. In a simulation of the future Dutch power system, we analyze whether there are sufficient incentives for market-driven investors to provide a sufficient level of...
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Berndt, Alexander (author), Van Duijkeren, Niels (author), Palmieri, Luigi (author), Kleiner, Alexander (author), Keviczky, T. (author)
The trajectory planning for a fleet of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) on a roadmap is commonly referred to as the multi-agent path finding (MAPF) problem, the solution to which dictates each AGV's spatial and temporal location until it reaches its goal without collision. When executing MAPF plans in dynamic workspaces, AGVs can be...
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Achter, Sebastian (author), Borit, Melania (author), Cottineau, C. (author), Meyer, Matthias (author), Polhill, J. Gareth (author), Radchuk, Viktoriia (author)
Agent-based models (ABMs) are increasingly utilized in ecology and related fields, yet concerns persist regarding the lack of consideration for lessons learned from previous models. This study explores the potential of systematically conducted ABM reviews to contribute to cumulative science and theory development by synthesizing individual ABM...
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Tierolf, Lars (author), Haer, Toon (author), Athanasiou, Panagiotis (author), Luijendijk, Arjen (author), Botzen, W. J. Wouter (author), Aerts, Jeroen C.J.H. (author)
In this study, we present a novel modeling framework that provides a stylized representation of coastal adaptation and migration dynamics under sea level rise (SLR). We develop an agent-based model that simulates household and government agents adapting to shoreline change and increasing coastal flood risk. This model is coupled to a gravity...
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Leffler, David (author), Burghout, Wilco (author), Cats, O. (author), Jenelius, Erik (author)
Over the past decade, there has been a surge of interest in the application of agent-based simulation models to evaluate flexible transit solutions characterized by different degrees of short-term flexibility in routing and scheduling. A central modelling decision in the development is how one chooses to represent the mode- and route-choices...
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de Wildt, T.E. (author), van de Poel, I.R. (author)
Value and moral change have increasingly become topics of interest in the philosophical literature. Several theoretical accounts have been proposed. These are usually based on certain theoretical and conceptual assumptions. Their strengths and weaknesses are often difficult to determine and compare because they are based on limited empirical...
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Lu, Miaojia (author), Yan, Xinyu (author), Sharif Azadeh, S. (author), Wang, P. (author)
The volume of instant delivery has witnessed a significant growth in recent years. Given the involvement of numerous heterogeneous stakeholders, instant delivery operations are inherently characterized by dynamics and uncertainties. This study introduces two order dispatching strategies, namely task buffering and dynamic batching, as...
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Vilaça, M.V. (author), Correia, Gonçalo (author), Coelho, Margarida C. (author)
Shared Automated Electric Vehicles (SAEVs) are poised to revolutionize future transportation. However, potential drawbacks, including increased vehicle usage and the projected shorter vehicle lifespan, introduce critical factors that may impact efficiency and environmental benefits. This research introduces a framework that integrates Agent...
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Lv, Leyang (author), Zhang, Xiangyu (author), Šavija, B. (author), Zhang, Mingzhong (author), Han, Kaihang (author), Zhang, Honghzhi (author), Pei, Chun (author), Zhu, Jihua (author), Xing, Feng (author)
Self-healing concrete using encapsulated healing agent has shown great potential in enhancing concrete durability. However, the capsules are expensive to make and can lower the mechanical properties of concrete. In this study, a new type of manufactured aggregate that employs waste-derived fly ash cenosphere as a carrier of healing agent (SH...
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