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Schokkin, Marije (author)
The intensive care unit (ICU) is a special department of the hospital that admits critically ill patients who need intensive monitoring, supporting, and/or take-over of one or more of their vital functions. The patients are monitored and supported by medical equipment as well as a team of intensivists, nurses and other medical staff members 24/7...
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Flach, Emil (author)
Smart homes have existed for decades, with Bill Gate's home built in 1997 being a notable example. The rapid developments in technology have made all electronics cheaper and made the Internet of Things possible. The Internet of Things has brought many new products and services to the market and revived the dream of a "smart home" for the average...
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Meijer, Marloes (author)
This project has explored how design can be of added value in early phases of innovation in the context of the startup studio We Are Builders. Insights were gathered from multiple sources to analyse the project scope and explore opportunities. The goal of this graduation assignment is to create a method to execute ideation that We Are Builders...
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Hens, Joris (author)
The importance of value-based health care
Worldwide, health care systems are struggling to control costs while improving care outcomes. An ageing population, increase in chronic patients and shortage in care professionals result in high burdens on our health care systems. Current health care systems are organized around delivering quantity....
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Beckers, Sanne (author)
We are getting close to the so called peak of oil and this will result in a shortage of oil and therefore oil products. We can assume that the oil industry will get in decline, therefore we should think about the heritage that the oil industry will leave behind. An iconic element of the petrol industry is the oil storage tank. We can knock these...
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Mamaqi Kapllani, Kevin (author)
In the Netherlands alone, an estimated 730,000 persons are currently diagnosed with coronary heart disease (CHD), 120,000 with heart failure, and 260,000 with atrial fibrillation. As of 2014, cardiovascular disease accounted for 27% of all deaths1. The cardiology department of the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) has a regional role in...
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Malsattar, Nirav (author)
In this report, I have explained my iterative design process using research through design approach. This project focuses on the context of Artificial intelligence and design collaboration. It also represents a design method of integrating human and non – human biases while...
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van Diest, Charlotte (author)
The aim of this thesis is to explore how designers can create well-being for all through product or service design. Well-being for all can be achieved through designing with the focus on Consumer Wisdom. Consumer Wisdom is defined as the pursuit of well-being for oneself and for others through mindful management of consumption-related choices...
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Hammoud, Housam (author)
This paper presents a new theoretical approach to design a polycentric electricity sector. The study focuses on Lebanon and its electricity sector, and tries to reform the sector using a proposed polycentric structure. The study utilises the polycentric indicators and general structure, along with organisational modes, and electricity market...
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Kroezen, Dave (author)
Online Reinforcement Learning is a possible solution for adaptive nonlinear flight control. In this research an Adaptive Critic Design (ACD) based on Dual Heuristic Dynamic Programming (DHP) is developed and implemented on a simulated Cessna Citation 550 aircraft. Using an online identified system model approximation, the method is independent...
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van der Bles, Roel (author)
The subject of this master thesis is the development of a design tool to help Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam B.V. arrange the machinery spaces (engine room, switchboard rooms, separator rooms) aboard their vessels early in their design process. It applies the field of automatic design generation to a step in Vuyk’s design process to save time and...
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van Bekkum, Marijn (author)
In this report you will read about the design of the Codex Bonaire, an engine room experience design of the Bonaire. The Bonaire is a steam powered sailing ship being renovated in Den Helder to be a museum. This project is focused on creating an experience in the engine room that visualises the engine room without building it physically. The...
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Simons, Dasha (author)
Artificial intelligence (AI) is an emerging field which unleashes massive new (business) opportunities. The potential growth and broad application of the AI technology has great economic benefits however also severe societal implications. Simultaneously, ethical challenges arise with its development. Questions of values and ethics are becoming...
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Sun, Chuan (author)
The design of polar expedition cruise ship is not a trivial task to the naval architect due to the complex nature of the ship itself. Concept exploration are hereby required to improve the understanding of the design problem and identify its challenge as well as possible solutions. However, it is always difficult to generate the technically...
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Schuurman, Melanie (author)
Voice-technology is, as the name entails, technology that enables the exchange of information through voice. As this technology is currently growing in adoption and usage of customers, the popularity at organizations and researchers is increasing noticeably as well. Normally new intelligence is associated with impressive high-end capabilities....
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Alphenaar, Wikke (author)
This master thesis is the result of a graduation project for the master Design for Interaction at Delft University of Technology. The aim of this project was to design a concept that improves the parental experience at the Intensive Care Neonatology (ICN) at the Amsterdam UMC. The experiences at the ICN can strongly influence the parental well...
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Middelhoek, Amber (author)
This master thesis describes the process of introducing a healthy vending concept in the Dutch market. This concept enables PepsiCo Benelux to increase the sales and visibility of their healthier product portfolio. This is done by introducing a new sales strategy: healthy vending machines which serve as a solution for daily snacking. It offers a...
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van Laake, Daniel (author)
Increasing renewable electricity production calls for innovative methods to store electricity as well as a desire for electrification of processes that currently rely on fossil fuels. Zero Emission Fuels is a company that is developing a system to convert carbon dioxide and water from the air into methanol, a liquid hydrocarbon fuel, using...
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de Rond, Maartje (author)
This project focuses on contributing to a feeling of connectedness for people in the mid to late stages of dementia living in a nursing home. Feeling connected is still important for people living with dementia. They may suffer from disabilities caused by their disease, losing their memory and ability to make decisions, but there are also things...
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Conversano, Irene (author)
One in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives (WHO, 2001). Around 450 million people currently suffer from such conditions, placing mental disorders among the leading causes of ill- health and disability worldwide, in particular in low-income countries, where many barriers to...
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