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Kumar, Jaya (author)
In recent years, personalized recommender systems have been facing criticism in research due to their ability to trap users in their circle of choices, called "filter-bubble", thereby limiting their exposure to novel content. In solving the issue of filter-bubble, past research has focused on providing explanations to users about how a...
master thesis 2018
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Hulsinga, Derk-Jan (author)
Hearing aids as a form of audio preprocessing is increasingly common in everyday life. The goal of this thesis is to implement a blind approach to the cocktail party problem and challenge some of the regular assumptions made in literature. We approach the problemas wideband FD-BSS. From this field of research, the common assumption of contineous...
master thesis 2018
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Mahabir, Ashvant (author)
Graphs are used to model irregular data structures and serve as models to represent/capture the interrelationships between data. The data in graphs are also referred as graph signals. Graph signal processing (GSP) can then be applied which basically extends classical signal processing to solve problems. Anomaly detection is an example of such a...
master thesis 2017
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Aardoom, Lisanne (author)
This graduation project describes the research and design process of taking on several challenges that arise in the context of blind people in the museum. Research showed that blind people are interested in going to museums and exhibitions in general. But most museums do not provide enough information for them to enjoy a museum experience.
master thesis 2017
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Heitbrink, E.F. (author)
It is estimated that approximately 320,000 people in the Netherlands are visually impaired, some of which also have other physical or mental disabilities. The combination of disabilities can have profound impact on a person’s daily life. One of the encountered difficulties is a disrupted time perception. With a visual impairment the sensory...
master thesis 2016
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Tsapi, A. (author)
Novice drivers attract a lot of the attention in terms of their involvement in traffic accidents, especially during the first period of driving. In the Netherlands, rash rates have been increasing for the inexperienced drivers during the last years, resulting in crash rates that are five times higher than the rates of experienced drivers....
master thesis 2015
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Willemsen, D.R.S. (author)
Currently 75% of children with a visual impairment attend regular schools. Schools are digitizing, which poses both advantages as well as threads to the education of students who are blind. With help of VoiceOver or refreshable braille displays, digital textual information has become accessible to the student, however, there is no solution...
master thesis 2015
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Jagtman, S. (author)
A Braille display is an alternative interface that is used to make computers, tablets and phones accessible for the blind. This interface enables those that can read and write in Braille to navigate through and access digital information which is usually viewed on a screen. More advanced Braille displays are also equipped with input keys, so...
master thesis 2013
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Blokdijk, R. (author)
Not being able to rely on one’s eyes is a condition that reduces the quality of life, for we live in a visually oriented world. This is especially important when looking at personal mobility. The aim of this graduation project is to design a new product that can improve the quality of life of a visually impaired person (VIP). Analysis of the...
master thesis 2012
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Doria, F.M. (author)
Recording & projecting architecture A project for the city of Rome The research empirically explores the semantic value of images and the potential of image-based communication in respect to new-media culture, computation and to the ongoing process of dematerialization, focusing on how these processes affect current interpretation of the City...
master thesis 2012
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Gudadhe, A.S. (author)
Situation: The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that worldwide, 285 million people are visually impaired due to various causes; 39 million of them are blind, a majority of them living in developing countries (WHO June 2012). This project stems from reflection into their lives. Literature forms one of the integral medium of acquiring...
master thesis 2012
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Vis, S. (author)
This master thesis shows the process of the design and implementation of new products and services for blind and deaf people. In the analysis phase interviews are done with blind and deaf to gain insight into the targetgroup regarding their needs and problems. Focus is on problems with mobile communication or that can be solved with mobile...
master thesis 2012
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Klencke, S.E. (author)
In the Netherlands there are approximately 10.000 visually impaired people younger than 24. This can make following classes in school quite challenging. They have trouble reading the blackboard, reading books and handouts and missing non-verbal communication of their teacher with the class. Missing out on a lot of information and always paying...
master thesis 2012
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Wang, X. (author)
Compared with people with normal vision, blind and visually impaired people (B&VI) suffer from not only limited accessibility to public buildings but also poor experience of these buildings. However, the keen senses of sound and touch of B&VI, which are honed through daily practice and compensated by the loss of vision in brain, could be...
master thesis 2012
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Xiao, M. (author)
The limited accessibility to public buildings and being lack in rich experience of these buildings are the main troubles for blind and visually impaired (B&VI) people when exposed to the unfamiliar surroundings without sufficient guidance. Neither of the current navigation tools nor the accessibility design could fulfill both the functional as...
master thesis 2012
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Cruz Lopez, P.B. (author)
A venetian blind, which can be located in front or in between the façade panes, is proposed to do the task of a shading system and solar thermal collector, transferring the collected heat through a thermal network, so that it can be stored and used later for solar heating and cooling purposes. It is proposed that such venetian blind is enabled...
master thesis 2011
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Schäfer, M. (author)
For my graduation project in ExploreLab at the TuDelft, I have been given all the freedom to create my own assignment. With the guidance of Klaske Havik, Patrick Healy and Elise van Dooren, I have created this project which is a search for tools which can implement the experience of space within the design process. I have done this by using...
master thesis 2010
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Boelhouwer, W. (author), Jacobs, S. (author)
Het splitsen van een opname van een mix van verschillende geluidsbronnen in afzonderlijke stromen is een grote uitdaging. Het doel van deze thesis is om een beeld te geven van twee uit andere velden bekende strategieën toegepast op geluid. Van deze strategieën worden de werking, de randvoorwaarden en de resultaten beschreven.
bachelor thesis 2010
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Liu, D. (author)
In recent years, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have played an increasingly more important role for light illumination. Beyond the basic function of pure illumination via intensity control of xed color light, LED technology additionally allows control over the light color and illumination pattern. In order to realize these functions of intelligent...
master thesis 2010
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Van der Vegte, W.F. (author)
Dit rapport behandelt een ontwerp voor een beeldscherm, bedoeld om grafische voorstellingen in een voor blinden waarneembare vorm te presenteren. Dit gebeurt d.m.v. een tactiel reliëf, opgebouwd uit 60x120 = 7.200 beeldpunten op een onderhnge afstand van 21/2 mm, dat binnen acht seconden ververst dient te kunnen worden. De fabricagekostprijs van...
master thesis 1992
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