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Chokshi, Shasan (author)
This thesis aims to explore various possibilities in grid-structures by introducing atypical line geometries and examine its feasibility in a built environment. The proposition is derived from the larger purpose of adapting native design characteristics in modern built environment. Focusing on the Asian context, one of the essential...
master thesis 2020
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Farrokhzadeh, S. (author), Hashemi Monfared, Seyed Arman (author), Azizyan, Gholamreza (author), Sardar Shahraki, Ali (author), Ertsen, M.W. (author), Abraham, E. (author)
Severe water scarcity in recent years has magnified the economic, social, and environmental significance of water stress globally, making optimal planning in water resources necessary for sustainable socio-economic development. One of the regions that is most affected by this is the Sistan region and its Hamoun wetland, located in south-east...
journal article 2020
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Jaggi, Vanisha (author), Bouman, Nikki (author), Khattat, Mostafa (author), Stoel, Fianne (author), Kanis, Job (author)
OKademy is a start-up that wants to improve the healthcare in the Netherlands by improving the process by which graduated medical students are being matched to a hospital team. This is needed since there is a lack of surgery<br/>assistants, while graduate students need to wait on average six months to start their work in a hospital. To match...
bachelor thesis 2020
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Wang, N. (author), Heijnen, P.W. (author), Imhof, Pieter (author)
Renewable energy investment is a complex process where multiple actors are often involved with their own, sometimes conflicting, interests. Here we propose a multi-actor multi-objective regional energy system planning approach to help actors gain mutual understanding regarding each other’s optimal investment wishes, in order to advance the...
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Madadi, B. (author), Aksakalli, Vural (author)
Globalization and subsequent increase in seaborne trade have necessitated efficient planning and management of world's anchorage areas. These areas serve as a temporary stay area for commercial vessels for various reasons such as waiting for passage or port, fuel services, and bad weather conditions. The research question we consider in this...
journal article 2020
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Magalhaes de Medeiros, E. (author), Noorman, H.J. (author), Maciel Filho, Rubens (author), Posada Duque, J.A. (author)
In this work, a model was developed to predict the performance of a bubble column reactor for syngas fermentation and the subsequent recovery of anhydrous ethanol. The model was embedded in an optimization framework which employs surrogate models (artificial neural networks) and multi-objective genetic algorithm to optimize different process...
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Xiong, W. (author), van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author), Yang, Kewei (author)
Design and operationalization for Search and Rescue (SAR) activities are unstructured and complex multi-criteria decision-making problems, especially for maritime emergency scenario. There is a lack of decision support methods based on intelligent algorithms to shorten the response time and to reduce the loss of life and property. The primary...
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Yang, D. (author), Di Stefano, Danilo (author), Turrin, M. (author), Sariyildiz, I.S. (author), Sun, Yimin (author)
Simulation-Based Multi-Objective Optimization (SBMOO) methods are being increasingly used in conceptual architectural design. They mostly focus on the solving, rather than the re-formulation, of a Multi-Objective Optimization (MOO) problem. However, Optimization Problem Re-Formulation (Re-OPF) is necessary for treating ill-defined conceptual...
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Zhao, X. (author), Bai, Shunwen (author), Tu, Yinan (author), Zhang, X. (author), Spanjers, H. (author)
Life cycle assessment (LCA) has proven to be a useful tool in assessing environmental technologies in a retrospective manner. To fully uncover the environmental improvement potential while advancing technologies under technical and environmental constraints, this study recommended approaching the LCA proactively to assess the progress of...
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Dehghanipour, A. (author), Schoups, G.H.W. (author), Zahabiyoun, Bagher (author), Babazadeh, Hossein (author)
Competition for water between agriculture and the environment is a growing problem in irrigated regions across the globe, especially in endorheic basins with downstream freshwater lakes impacted by upstream irrigation withdrawals. This study presents and applies a novel simulation-optimization (SO) approach for identifying water management...
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Kubalik, Jiai (author), Derner, Erik (author), Babuska, R. (author)
In symbolic regression, the search for analytic models is typically driven purely by the prediction error observed on the training data samples. However, when the data samples do not sufficiently cover the input space, the prediction error does not provide sufficient guidance toward desired models. Standard symbolic regression techniques then...
conference paper 2020
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Kappelle, Derk (author)
When considering techniques for producing the Pareto front of a <i>Multi-Objective Optimization Problem</i> (MOOP), there exists a trade-off between the effectiveness of the method in obtaining the Pareto front and the computational cost required to achieve that. For a method to be effective, the generated solutions must result in a true...
master thesis 2019
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Goldschmeding, Marcel (author)
The introduction of control systems in the automotive industry has significantly increased safety. Improved control over the vehicle dynamics has been shown to contribute to substantial reductions in the number of deaths and serious injuries resulting from road traffic crashes. The introduction of Electronic Stability Control yielded impressive...
master thesis 2019
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Imhof, Pieter (author)
The energy system is undergoing a grand transition. In 2019, the Dutch government presented the national climate accord stating that in 2030, 70% of all energy needs to come from a renewable source. In this accord, strong emphasis is put on a regional approach to the energy transition. Across the country, regions are picking up the gauntlet and...
master thesis 2019
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Papadogeorgos, Ioannis (author)
The Dutch container glass industry is an energy- and capital-intensive industry which accounts for about 350 kt of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions on an annual basis. The fluctuating energy prices during the past decades as well as the implementation of the European Emission trading scheme (ETS) are pushing towards the deep decarbonisation of...
master thesis 2019
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Vo-Duy, T. (author), Duong-Gia, D. (author), Ho-Huu, V. (author), Nguyen-Thoi, T. (author)
This paper proposes an effective couple method for solving reliability-based multi-objective optimization problems of truss structures with static and dynamic constraints. The proposed coupling method integrates a single-loop deterministic method (SLDM) into the nondominated sorting genetic algorithm II (NSGA-II) algorithm to give the so...
journal article 2019
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Eslami Baladeh, Aliakbar (author), Cheraghi, Morteza (author), Khakzad, N. (author)
Optimal selection of safety measures (SMs) is a challenging task for safety managers due to its importance, complexity, and incapability of traditional approaches in considering all the aspects of SMs optimal selection. Sophisticated mathematical models can be used to overcome the limitations of traditional approaches. However, setting the...
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Ho-Huu, V. (author), Ganić, Emir (author), Hartjes, S. (author), Babić, Obrad (author), Curran, R. (author)
The paper first investigates the influence of daily mobility of population on evaluation of aircraft noise effects. Then, a new air traffic assignment model that considers this activity is proposed. The main objective is to reduce the number of people affected by noise via lowering as much as possible the noise exposure level L <sub>den</sub...
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Narayan, N.S. (author), Chamseddine, Ali (author), Vega-Garita, Victor (author), Qin, Z. (author), Popovic-Gerber, Jelena (author), Bauer, P. (author), Zeman, M. (author)
With almost 1.1 billion people lacking access to electricity, solar-based off-grid products like Solar Home Systems (SHS) have become a promising solution to provide basic electricity needs in un(der)-electrified regions. Therefore, optimal system sizing is a vital task as both oversizing and undersizing a system can be detrimental to system...
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Santis, Patricio (author), Sáez, Doris (author), Cárdenas, Roberto (author), Nunez, Alfredo (author)
Modulated model predictive control (M <sup>2</sup> PC) allows fixed switching frequency operation of power converters, producing lower ripple and lower total harmonic distortion (THD) in the output signals than those obtained using regular model predictive control (MPC) algorithms. However, the design of the M <sup>2</sup> PC algorithm and...
journal article 2019
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