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Spijkers, Peter (author)
Speech is the most natural and most comfortable method of communication for most people (Tadeusiewicz, 2010). So why not use speech for digital communications between company and customers? This graduation assignment aimed to examine this by questioning how voice technology could possibly enhance the dialogue between TUI and its customers.
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Bolier, Marc (author)
The master graduation project focusses on accelerating the transition towards the circular economy. Specifically it is a design for an intervention on an existing building on the Marineterrein making it into start-up incubator in a way consistent with the thought frame of the Circular economy. The project is a exploration of the role of the...
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van Unen, Jeroen (author)
A traditional Trombe wall is known as a high thermal-mass wall, situated behind a window of a room and separated by an air cavity. The idea behind using a Trombe wall is that heat, ventilation and comfort can be passively generated by using the ‘free’ energy of the sun. The surface of the wall absorbs solar radiation when the sun shines, stores...
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van Helvoort, Derron (author)
Additive manufacturing allows material structuring, supporting the fabrication of multiple-level structures or metamaterials. Through the lens of classical stress reduction, nature’s cellular solid structures feature stress-homogenizing nodal topologies. Avian long bones are an example. Research into the mechanics of open cell cellular solids...
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Huang, Chengyu (author)
Optogenetics is a biological technique that uses light to control cells in living tissues, typically neurons, that have been genetically modified to express light-sensitive ion channels. Using this technique, neuroscientists can investigate the neural circuits underlying neurological diseases with a higher spatio-temporal resolution when...
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de Jong, Robin (author)
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has been working on the reduction of emissions in sea shipping. This has been done by stricter regulations over the past years in the form of emission limits. An important element which determines the success of this reduction, is the enforcement of the emission limits. A drawback of the current...
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Brummer, Menno (author)
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Verhoeckx, Josien (author)
TThis project started out as a quest to find a meaningful application for the electroluminescent material: a phenomenom where a plane of phosphor is lit up when an alternating current is run through it. The material has several unique properties which make it perfect for application on smart wearables:It emits light, it is paper thin, it is...
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Effendi, Izma (author)
More than ever, there is a growing importance of renewable energy technology (RET) as a part of the global energy source. With the increasing need of a cleaner energy and abundance incentives from the government, the evolution of innovating firms who are developing radical innovations related to RET products has been expanding, especially in the...
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Rao, Shashank (author)
Sleep is a natural state of our mind and body during which our muscles heal and our memories are consolidated. It is such a habitual phenomenon that we have been viewing it as another ordinary task in our day-to-day life. However, owing to the current fast-paced, technology-driven generation, we are letting ourselves be sleep-deprived, giving...
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Pandarahally Venugopal, Jayanth (author)
The increasing awareness towards environmental protection demands industries to enact viable solutions in their operations, one such example is the introduction of the concept of “Green Supply chain management” in supply chain operations. The supply chain process operates as a link connecting firms and industries to deliver a product or service...
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Voorendt, Jesper (author)
Behavioral treatment shows long-term success among children with AD(H)D, but is often expensive and hard to bring into practice. Flowy is a wristband that supports behavioral interventions by giving rhythmic vibrations as reminders for behavioral change.
Rhythmic vibrations on the wrist have shown to have a calming effect, and can alert...
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Ribbens, Frank (author)
The competiveness between businesses is continuously increasing and multi-sided platforms seek to reduce cost, increase efficiency and improve the quality of products and services. This research explored the role of blockchain technology as a driver for business model innovation of multi-sided platforms. This case study contributed to scientific...
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Noris Martinez, Leonel (author)
Power outages can damage severely critical infrastructures such as telecommunication networks, financial services, water supplies and hospitals and completely shutting down production at companies. While most power blackouts usually last from some minutes to few hours, some can last days or even weeks. Furthermore, it is likely that these kinds...
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Manrique, Sebastián (author)
This report explores the topic of ‘designing for trust in blockchain solutions’ as part of the technology’s adoption by clients of Cognizant. The result is a game that provides clients with a first insight into the new form of trust relationships that blockchain brings.

In recent years blockchain has gotten attention from public,...
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Scholte, Abe (author)
Blockchain technology can be transformational to a lot of business sectors. Businesses have attempted to extract value from blockchain technology but failed to do so. An unexplored blockchain business initiative is Tokenized Ecosystems. Startups using Tokenized Ecosystems have the potential to disrubt incumbent businesses. Yet, it is unclear how...
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Rajkov, Dusan (author)
Due to the complexity of aircraft spare part management, the aviation supply chain and ecosystem are not deemed as transparent as desired. As a result, participants face additional cost of communication and compliancy as proprietary component data is not made immediately accessible. To solve these problems, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO)...
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Quintana Diaz, Rayco (author)
The crises of global warming, air pollution, acid rain and the running out of oil make the investigation into alternative fuel technologies crucial. New technologies are being investigated on a global scale in an attempt to address these problems. This thesis investigates the use of hydrogen-diesel dual-fuel engines and fuel cells. The economic...
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Zhang, Xinjie (author)
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that can develop after having experienced a traumatic event and in which a person experiences trauma-related symptoms or impairments in everyday functioning that last for at least a month and sometimes for life (Friedman, F2015). In order to be diagnosed with PTSD, a person must have...
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Arman, Siti Arna Arifah (author)
Role of digital infrastructures to improve data exchange on trade lanes becomes more critical as complex border procedures contribute to inefficiency of the international supply chain. However, digital infrastructures innovation in international trade (DTI) has not reached the implementation phase. We are interested to analyse digital trade...
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