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de Wildt, T.E. (author)
This thesis introduces an approach to support the long-term social acceptance of energy systems by addressing value conflicts embedded in regulatory and technical designs. When designing energy systems, the realisation of some values can conflict with the realisation of other values. The decision to deploy energy systems therefore inevitably...
doctoral thesis 2020
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Milchram, C. (author)
Smart grids within the transition to sustainable energy systems Smart grid systems are widely considered as crucial in the energy transition, because they allow for greater flexibility in bridging temporal gaps between electricity supply and demand in renewable energy systems. To do so, the systems make use of information and communication...
doctoral thesis 2020
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Gong, X. (author)
Using social media data, such as Twitter and Instagram, I identify relevant information, develop data models, estimate and analyse crowds’ characteristics in city events, including demographic and city-role composition, Spatial-temporal distribution, sentiment estimation, Points of Interest preferences, word use, crowd size and density...
doctoral thesis 2020
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d’Hont, Floortje (author)
In this research, we set out to investigate the phenomenon of ‘co-design’ and explore the applicability of co-design in the complex coastal context. We have turned to investigating design-oriented, collaborative activities aimed at innovative coastal solutions (co-design) and how they strengthen the development of solutions for coastal problems....
doctoral thesis 2020
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Ding, D. (author)
Social skills are often an integral part of functioning in modern society, and therefore, in the past decades, social skills training has received considerable research attraction. Various physical and digital approaches have been developed to improve people’s performance in social interaction. Among these approaches, social skills training...
doctoral thesis 2020
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Jansen, Jack (author), Subramanyam, Shishir (author), Bouqueau, Romain (author), Cernigliaro, Gianluca (author), Cabré, Marc Martos (author), Pérez, Fernando (author), Cesar, Pablo (author)
The advent of affordable 3D capture and display hardware is making volumetric videoconferencing feasible. This technology increases the immersion of the participants, breaking the flat restriction of 2D screens, by allowing them to collaborate and interact in shared virtual reality spaces. In this paper we introduce the design and development...
conference paper 2020
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Costarelli, I.S. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author), Mugnano, Silvia (author)
Governments’ attempts to link the provision of welfare services to (more) responsible self-conduct of citizens (i.e. responsibilization) is seen as a distinctive feature of the post-welfare state. Responsibilization often requires welfare receivers to comply with specific duties or behavioural patterns (i.e. conditionality). Except for UK-based...
journal article 2020
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Jonkman, Arend (author)
Housing policy changes in the Netherlands have been in line with OECD and IMF policy advice to increase market dynamism by downsizing the large social rental sector. The impact of such policies on households, however, is rarely acknowledged. Therefore, in this article, distributive effects on social housing tenants in Amsterdam between 2004 and...
journal article 2020
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Bai, N. (author), Azadi, S. (author), Nourian, Pirouz (author), Pereira Roders, A. (author)
The paper reports the formulation, the design, and the results of a serious game developed for structuring negotiations concerning the redevelopment of a university campus with various stakeholders. The main aim of this research was to formulate the redevelopment planning problem as an abstract and discrete decision-making problem involving...
conference paper 2020
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Fonseca, Xavier (author), Lukosch, S.G. (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
Location-based games (LBGs) successfully promote playful experiences engaging millions of players throughout the world. The potential of embedding such location-based experiences in educational practice has been recognised but not yet fully embraced. LBGs and educational location-based applications have been used to enhance critical thinking,...
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Zhang, Jiayun (author), Chen, Y. (author), Gong, Qingyuan (author), Ding, Aaron Yi (author), Xiao, Yu (author), Wang, Xin (author), Hui, Pan (author)
We perform an initial study on the working time of software developers in IT companies across China and the United States by investigating the timestamps of commit activities on GitHub. We identify three temporal patterns shown in commit activities among these companies. We find that Chinese companies are more likely to follow long working...
journal article 2020
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Duker, A.E.C. (author), Mawoyo, T.A. (author), Bolding, A. (author), de Fraiture, C. (author), van der Zaag, P. (author)
In recent years more recognition is given to the benefits and risks of private smallholder irrigation development across sub-Saharan Africa. It is acknowledged for its capacity to adapt to local circumstances and challenges. This study assesses the heterogeneous character of private smallholder irrigation in the challenging environment of...
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Mulholland, Cara (author), Chan, P.W.C. (author), Canning, Kate (author), Ejohwomu, Obuks (author)
Studies of project success have generally recognised the role that stakeholder management plays in shaping a collective understanding of value. While these studies have typically focused on new builds, few studies have examined stakeholder management at the end of the life of a built asset. This paper draws on a single megaproject case study...
journal article 2020
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Kalmar, E. (author), Stenfert, H.H. (author)
In this series of comments, we argue for Science Communication as an enabler of transdisciplinary, integrative collaboration in the context of today’s complex, multi-stakeholder issues. Participatory design, as a collaborative method, is effective in achieving mutual learning, shared understandings, integrating disciplines and creating solutions...
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Thaler, Thomas (author), Doorn, N. (author), Hartmann, Thomas (author)
In view of the anticipated climate change, many countries face increasing risks of flooding. Since the end of the 20<sup>th</sup> century, the traditional hard flood protection measures have been increasingly complemented with spatial flood risk reduction measures. These measures, though in the public interest and as such, benefitting many...
journal article 2020
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Chen, Y. (author), Qu, L. (author)
The rapid development of Chinese megacities in the last decades have been mainly characterized by top-down planning and large-scale urban development and redevelopment, as well as by using place-making as a tool for city branding. This approach has also been used in other countries and has been constantly criticized for replacing old...
journal article 2020
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Colenberg, S.E. (author), Appel-Meulenbroek, Rianne (author), Romero Herrera, N.A. (author), Keyson, D.V. (author)
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to aid conceptualization of social well-being at work by identifying its components in a contemporary office context, so adequate measures can be developed to monitor social well-being and to assess the impact of interventions in the workplace. Design/methodology/approach: This study used existing...
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Copeland, S.M. (author), Comes, M. (author), Bach, Sylvia (author), Nagenborg, Michael (author), Schulte, Yannic (author), Doorn, N. (author)
More than any other facet of resilience, social resilience raises the inherent tension within the concept between identity or persistence, and transformation. Is a community the people who make it up, or the geography or physical infrastructure they share? What about the resilience of communities that transform, as a result of a sudden...
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Johannessen, A. (author), Mostert, E. (author)
Social learning, especially triple-loop social learning involving institutional and governance changes, has great potential to address urban water issues such as flooding, drought, and pollution. It facilitates urban transition and the adoption of more systemic approaches and innovations. Social learning in water governance is a growing field...
journal article 2020
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Rahman, Muhammad Fazalul (author), Murukannaiah, P.K. (author), Sharma, Naveen (author)
Vacant lots are municipally-owned land parcels which were acquired post-abandonment or due to tax foreclosures. With time, failure to sell or find alternate uses for vacant lots results in them causing adverse effects on the health and safety of residents, and cost the city both directly and indirectly. Although existing research has tried to...
conference paper 2020
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