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Shi, Q. (author), Zhu, Jianbo (author), Hertogh, M.J.C.M. (author), Sheng, Zhaohan (author)

As one of the most important sustainability project management practices, prefabrication has been drawing increasing attention to project construction practitioners. However, due to the needs of high technology and large capital investment, there is a great challenge for suppliers to adopt prefabrication in mega project construction....

journal article 2018
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Tajalizadehkhoob, S. (author)
In theory, hosting providers can play an important role in fighting cybercrime and misuse. This is because many online threats, be they high-profile or mundane, use online storage infrastructure maintained by hosting providers at the core of their criminal operations.
However, in practice, we see large differences in the security measures...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Dröes, Martijn (author), Ziermans, Boris O. (author), Koppels, Philip W. (author)
Using a unique transactions dataset, this paper examines the determinants of lease incentives in the Amsterdam office market. The study focusses on the type of landlord involved (institutional/privately owned) and whether the tenant or landlord used an advisor to help them with the transaction. The results show that an institutional landlord,...
conference paper 2017
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Mugge, R. (author), Jockin, B.G.W. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author)
As smartphones are being replaced at an increasing rate, it becomes more and more important to find ways to reuse (parts of) existing phones. This research investigates the potential of selling refurbished smartphones using a quantitative study. An online survey was conducted questioning 250 respondents, in which the perceived consumer risks and...
journal article 2017
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Preston, John (author), van de Velde, D.M. (author)
This workshop reviewed recent good and bad practice with respect to market initiatives in public transport, with consideration of express coach, rail, local bus and unconventional modes. The options for market-led initiatives, and the associated regulatory requirements, were re-assessed with a new model posited, inspired by the ski-lift industry...
journal article 2016
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de Reuver, G.A. (author), van der Lei, T.E. (author), Lukszo, Z. (author)

Grid operators increasingly have to collaborate with other actors in order to realize smart grid innovations. For routine maintenance, grid operators typically acquire technologies in one-off transactions, but the innovative nature of smart grid projects may require more collaborate relationships. This paper studies how a transactional versus...

journal article 2016
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Mastropietro, P. (author)
Capacity remuneration mechanisms (CRMs) are “climbing” regulatory agendas in all liberalised power sectors, especially in the European Union. CRMs are introduced to improve system reliability and to minimise power shortages to an economically efficient extent. These schemes will have a central role in future power systems. This PhD thesis...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Dröes, M. (author), Biermans, B.O. (author), Koppels, P.W. (author)
Using a unique transactions dataset, this paper examines the determinants of lease incentives in the Amsterdam office market. The study focusses on the type of landlord involved (institutional/privately owned) and whether the tenant or landlord used an advisor to help them with the transaction. The results show that an institutional landlord,...
conference paper 2016
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Fan, K. (author), Qian, Q.K. (author), Chan, E.H.W. (author)
Gross Floor Area (GFA) concession scheme, as a planning incentive, is developed from the notion of “make developers pay” in UK in 1990. It rewards developers additional GFA in exchange for public amenities so that government could save that amount of money. This paper carries out a review of GFA concession scheme in Hong Kong and Singapore to...
conference paper 2015
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Capotă, M. (author)
doctoral thesis 2015
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Lone, Q.B. (author), Moreira Moura, G.C. (author), Van Eeten, M.J.G. (author)
ISPs form a centralized point to control botnet infections. However, they do not have enough incentives to invest in mitigation of botnets. In this paper, we propose an approach based on comparative metrics to incentivize ISPs to mitigate botnets.
conference paper 2014
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Jia, L. (author), Chen, X (author), Chu, X (author), Pouwelse, J.A. (author), Epema, D.H.J. (author)
Many private BitTorrent communities employ Sharing Ratio Enforcement
(SRE) schemes to incentivize users to contribute. It has been demonstrated
that users in private communities are highly dedicated and that they seed much
longer than users in communities where SRE is not employed. While most pre-
vious studies focus on showing...
journal article 2014
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Groot, N.B. (author)
One of the major challenges in optimization-based control of large-scale intelligent infrastructural networks such as traffic networks is to find efficient multilevel optimization schemes through which decisions can be made by agents or controllers of different interacting layers. The hierarchical game on which this dissertation is focused can...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Jia, L. (author)
Online networks like email, Facebook, LinkedIn, Wikipedia, eBay, and BitTorrent-like Peer-to-Peer (P2P) systems have become popular and powerful infrastructures for communication. They involve potentially large numbers of humans with their collective inputs and decisions, and they often rely on the cooperation and the contribution of their users...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Rose, T.M. (author), Volker, L. (author)
Formal incentives systems aim to encourage improved performance by offering a reward for the achievement of project-specific goals. Despite argued benefits of incentive systems on project delivery outcomes, there remains debate over how incentive systems can be designed to encourage the formation of strong project relationships within a complex...
conference paper 2013
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Volker, L. (author), Rose, T.M. (author)
Despite a general belief that incentive mechanisms can improve value for money during procurement and performance during project execution, empirical research on the actual effects is nascent. This research focuses on the design and implementation of incentive mechanisms in four different infrastructure projects: two road reconstructions in the...
conference paper 2012
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Leendertse, W. (author), Arts, J. (author), De Ridder, H. (author)
The core business of governmental organizations like Rijkswaterstaat in the Netherlands is the optimal management of road-end waterway networks. The coming years many maintenance, renewal and extension projects will be executed in these networks. Projects give a disturbance in functionality of the network. Network management is to keep this...
journal article 2012
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Sillem, S. (author), Lin, P.H. (author), Ale, B.J.M. (author), Hudson, P.T.W. (author)
A core part of the risk modelling program for the Oil and Gas industry being carried out at Delft University of Technology is the influence of humans, within an organisation, as well as the technical factors. Specific attention is given to the incentive structure of operators, staff and managers, which in previous models had only been indicated...
conference paper 2012
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Noroozian, A. (author), De Weerdt, M.M. (author), Witteveen, C. (author)
The fundamental problem with P2P networks is that quality of service depends on altruistic resource sharing by participating peers. Many peers freeride on the generosity of others. Current solutions like sharing ratio enforcement and reputation systems are complex, exploitable, inaccurate or unfair at times. The need to design scalable...
conference paper 2012
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Rahman, R. (author)
It has gradually become clear that Peer-to-Peer (P2P) systems should not be conceived in the manner of conventional computing systems. Consequently, over the years, ideas from social science in general and economics in particular have made their way to P2P systems to deal with the novel challenges that such systems throw up. In Chapter 2 of this...
doctoral thesis 2011
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