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Rinaldi, Lorenzo (author), Golinucci, Nicolò (author), Guerrieri, Giulia (author), Sanvito, F.D. (author), Rocco, Matteo Vincenzo (author), Colombo, Emanuela (author)
Investing in low-carbon technologies, including light-duty vehicles, is a strategy to decarbonize the residential sector and private mobility. This work aims to assess the parameters driving the economic convenience of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) for a household, and what are the economic implications of BEV adoption on the total cost of...
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Taulelle, Clément (author)
Housing, industry, and transport are equally responsible for CO2 emissions into the atmosphere on a global scale. In the home, air conditioning is a major source of these emissions. This dissertation looks at the innovation that this technology represented in the early 1930s. Using texts, advertisements and analyses of houses built at the time,...
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Duyts, Sybe (author)
This project focuses on developing a functional wearable prototype that can monitor changes in breathing behaviour by integrating textile sensors. The project was initiated by Mediventic, a healthcare industry start-up aiming to simplify the diagnoses and treatment of Chronic Hyperventilation Syndrome (CHVS) by creating affordable home-use smart...
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van der Maarel, Stefan (author)
Traditional financial companies play a central role in ensuring financial stability and reliability. However, these companies face institutional problems due to inefficiencies, lack of transparency and limited innovation. For this reason, the use of distributed ledger technology, or blockchain, has been explored as an alternative and its...
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van der Wel, Iris (author)
Data-driven health research, specifically the development of AI models, is hampered by poor data availability and associated administrative burdens, caused complex and fragmented data protection regulation. To reap the benefits of using high quality health data, while safeguarding data protection of patients, the synthetic data generation is...
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van Gend, Thijmen (author)
Privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs) have historically been used for safeguarding individual privacy from both public and private interference. But lately, tech companies have started using PETs as one instrument for the expansion of their power over different actors, as appears to be unfolding in the case of Amazon’s Sidewalk service: a United...
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Dhirde, Mayur (author)
The offshore wind industry is rapidly advancing, expected to play a crucial role in renewable energy production, with a growing emphasis on addressing associated environmental concerns, particularly the impact of underwater noise generated during the installation of wind turbines. In response, bubble curtain technology (BCT) has emerged as a...
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Kerckhoff, Fin (author)
Emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, big data analytics, blockchain, and the internet of things offer interesting opportunities to automate business processes. With the potential to streamline operations like claims management, underwriting, and customer service, these advancements appear to be especially promising for insurance...
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Xu, Hongxin (author)
Strong intergenerational relationships can provide emotional support and stability for both grandparents and grandchildren. Technology tools have been proven to be beneficial in connecting grandchildren and grandparents. Prior work mainly examined how to use technology to connect children and their grandparents over a distance. Those collocated...
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Kljaić, Korina (author)
The thesis focuses on creating a solution aimed at reducing suffering in earthquake prone regions. The research done resulted in the development of Embrace, a wearable communication device designed to alleviate human suffering during seismic events in seismically active regions like Zagreb. Commencing with an exploration of challenges faced by...
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Kolff, Fenna (author)
The world is witnessing unprecedented climate changes, which have worsened over the past couple of years. Despite significant progress in renewable energy, achieving a reduction of global warming remains challenging. Renewable energy sources like solar, wind, and hydroelectric technologies offer promising solutions, but challenges persist due to...
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Martinez Rodriguez, Valeria (author)
WASH interventions are essential to support human health, prosperity, and dignity, as they provide the base for an adequate standard of living. In many low- and middle- income countries, especially in rural and low-income areas, decentralized wastewater treatment systems (DEWATS) can offer a solution to convey, treat, and dispose of or reuse...
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Ghasia, Zahra (author)
The use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) has seen a breakthrough in clinical research for personalized treatments (Hamburg & Collins, 2010.) Despite the potential advantages of vast EHR data available, constraints of privacy and legislation hinder its use (Rieke et al., 2020.) Health data exists in an interconnected healthcare system ...
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YU, HAIHAN (author)
Since its emergence in 2008, blockchain technology has significantly expanded its scope, impacting various industries beyond its initial cryptocurrency applications. Its potential to enhance established practices is increasingly recognized, yet its application in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry has been relatively...
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Memović, Samir (author)
This study explores the use and demand for offices in the Netherlands in 2050. Employees and employers have not found a balance in hybrid working, resulting in significant hidden vacancy. This refers to office space that is leased but not utilized, leading to ineffective office management. Real estate managers lack a guide to formulate a future...
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Bruggen, Femke (author)
Cervical Cancer (CC) is a preventable disease and is easily treated when detected early. Yet it is the second most prevalent cancer related death in Cameroon, causing an estimated 1787 deaths each year (Woks et al, 2023). Cameroon has implemented no national strategy to prevent this disease and so screening practices that are in place are...
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Chang, Janet (author), Jaskula, Klaudia (author), Papadonikolaki, E. (author), Rovas, Dimitrios (author), Parlikad, Ajith Kumar (author)
Purpose<br/>This research investigates the distinct characteristics of blockchain technology to safeguard against the deterioration of handover information quality in the post-construction phase. The significance of effective management of handover information is highlighted by global building failures, such as the Grenfell Tower fire in London,...
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Rizun, Nina (author), Alexopoulos, Charalampos (author), Saxena, Stuti (author), Kleiman, F. (author), Matheus, R. (author)
The academic interest in the Open Government Data (OGD) domain has been burgeoning over the years. Conceding that the prime focus of an OGD initiative is its further re-use for value creation and innovation by stakeholders, the present study seeks to underscore the role of HEXACO personality traits on behavioral intention (BI) to adopt and...
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Iuorio, Luca (author)
This article discusses the socio-technical process of dam construction in the United States from the early 20th century to the present. It examines how marginal places have been the object of industrial modifications through the inventiveness and entrepreneurship of social groups and local individuals who, supported by federal measures, have...
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de Vos, M.A. (author), Ishmaev, G. (author), Pouwelse, J.A. (author)
The popularity of blockchain technology has bootstrapped many “Web3” applications, e.g., Ethereum and IPFS, that apply distributed ledger technology to store transactions. The amount of transactions generated and stored in such Web3 applications is significant and, in its raw form, usually not searchable by users. Existing Web3 transaction...
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