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Mulder, Mats (author)
Previous research on diversity in recommender systems define diversity as the opposite of similarity and propose methods that are based on topic diversity. Diversity in news media, however, is understood as multiperspectivity and scholars generally agree that fostering diversity is the key responsibility of the press in a democratic society....
master thesis 2020
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Pocchiari, M. (author)
Recommender Systems assist the user by suggesting items to be consumed based on the user's history. The topic of diversity in recommendation gained momentum in recent years as additional criterion besides recommendation accuracy, to improve user satisfaction. Accuracy and diversity in recommender systems coexist in a delicate trade-off due to...
master thesis 2020
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Muijlwijk, S. (author)
This graduation project is focused on a re-interpretation of the design of a high-rise building from an urban design perspective, to contribute to a more inclusive city. This is captured by the main research question: In which manner could the design of a high-rise building in the context of the Binckhorst The Hague, from the perspective of...
master thesis 2020
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Abu Ezzat, M. (author)
This thesis introduces the public Condenser, Spaces of Familiarity in the ultramodern district as a counter-reaction against the changing patterns of public, cultural and social practices, associated with the societal change taking place recently. Spaces of familiarity are the spaces where different patterns of social and cultural practices are...
master thesis 2020
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van Woudenberg, Tom (author)
In the design of steel structures, optimisation methods promise cheap, light and sustainable structures. However, the resulting designs tend to have a high diversity of profiles, making them unbuildable. Furthermore, the optimisation problem is mathematically complex, leading to a long and potentially unsolvable optimisation process. Grouping...
master thesis 2020
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Engelsma, Yde (author)
Project Orbit is a masterplan to fundamentally change the closed of relationship between the residential area of the Second Avenue and the medical area along the First Avenue in Midtown, New York. The project is comprised of the creation of a public plaza with a subway station and leisure uses; the repurposing of two listed buildings, for...
master thesis 2020
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Mulleners, bas (author)
This building focuses on living together and creating a community for the Expats in Amsterdam. By creating units that include smaller residential communities with transition zones for private-, community- and public life in the city. The building attempts to provide a stimulus for the emergence of a more tangible new community. Housing...
master thesis 2019
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van Baren, Sven (author)
Assessing the human impacts on biodiversity is important for conserving biodiversity. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a tool to assess the impact product service systems have on the environment. To critically asses the human impact of land use on biodiversity in LCA, characterisation factors (CF) are needed to translate area and type of land use...
master thesis 2019
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van Merle, Oukje (author)
Connectivity within residential diversity is seen of high importance in current times of increasing polarization around economic and ethnic diversity. Due to an (1) erosion of institutions such as family and churches, (2) an increase of homogeneous networks, (3) a rise of urban places without clear links to each other, and (4) an upcoming...
master thesis 2019
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Klein Horsman, Maud (author)
In response to the contemporary lifestyle of the Dutch people the Dutch labor market is changing. They want flexible working hours and –spaces which suits their flexible lifestyle. A response to these changes is the arise of the group ‘zzp’ers’. This group exists out of people that carries out work for their own account or risk and who does not...
master thesis 2019
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Risselada, Dirk (author)
The Deployable SpaceTelescope Project was started at Delft University of Technology in 2014. The projectaims to develop an ultra-high resolution Earth Observation telescope with aresolution of 0.25m, but with a much lower mass and volume than its competitorscurrently in operation. In order to meet the stringent mass...
master thesis 2019
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Ghanmode, Ishan (author)
In today’s digital world, users are often confronted with an abundance of information. Whether the user is looking to compare online prices for products, searching for new movies to watch or music to listen, the available information at hand exceeds the amount of information which the user wants to consider before making a choice. For this,...
master thesis 2018
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Lu, Feng (author)
Current research on personality and diversity based Recommender Systems (RecSys) are mostly separated. In most diversity-based Recommender Systems, researchers usually endeavored to achieve an optimal balance between accuracy and diversity while they commonly set a same diversity level for all users. Different diversity needs for users with...
master thesis 2018
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Tzika-Kostopoulou, Panagiota (author)
Our current cities, especially the metropolitan ones are becoming more and more diverse. According to literature diversity and tolerance are considered as a key aspects for economic prosperity (R. Florida,2011). However reality proves another aspect, since neighborhoods where diversity prevails are usually characterized as deprived, an aspect...
master thesis 2018
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Kortman, Anne Sophie (author), Boraei, Sara (author), Dillon Peynado, Thomas (author), Peters, Boaz (author), Song, Yue (author)
The Amsterdam Metropolitan area, and especially Amsterdam city, attracts large amounts of people due to the diverse economy opportunities, cultural and recreational activities, and the strong connection of the region by public transport and road network. The need for space, resources, and mobility are increasing and will keep increasing due to...
student report 2018
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Behpour, Maryam (author)
Bridging diversities is a research and design project about the correlation of social and spatial diversities in an urban public space: The Rembrandt park in Amsterdam. This project brings together the physical diversity of the park with the diversity of its users and questions the compatibility of both.<br/><br/>The topic of diversities and in...
master thesis 2018
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van Gils, Marthe (author)
This research project was concerned with an interdisciplinary design-based research to an exposition of the world aimed to reveal an inclusive understanding of the world, by the means of architecture.<br/>The research objective found its origin in a critical analysis of the World Expo. It was identified that this phenomenon advertised a Western...
master thesis 2018
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Erçel, Dincer (author)
De vluchtelingencrisis zorgt voor een grotere druk op de sociale huurwoning markt, mede hierdoor heerst er een negatief sentiment tegen het opnemen van vluchtelingen. Door de behoeften op verschillende schalen te inventariseren en te handelen in gemeenschappelijke belang kan er gezorgd worden voor het omvormen van deze negatieve sentiment naar...
master thesis 2018
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Trujillo Cuellar, Roberto (author)
In-depth water diversion is a chemical EOR method that has been winning acceptance over the last years because of several reasons. One of them is the fact that sodium silicate, active component, is considered a green chemical. Moreover, this component has shown the ability to generate thermally activated plugs at far away distances from the...
master thesis 2017
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van Gils, Marthe (author)
This research project was concerned with an interdisciplinary design-based research to an exposition of the world aimed to reveal an inclusive understanding of the world, by the means of architecture.<br/>The research objective found its origin in a critical analysis of the World Expo. It was identified that this phenomenon advertised a Western...
master thesis 2017
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