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Riccio, Andrea (author)
This thesis describes the design journey that resulted in a post-pandemic vision for distributed teams and the development of a concept to fulfil the lack of spontaneous encounters in hybrid working environments. The research follows two different approaches, the double-diamond and the Dive method and includes extensive literature review, remote...
master thesis 2021
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Rometsch, F.A.A.S.D.T. (author)
Humans are embarking on a new era of space exploration with the plan of sending crewed spacecraft beyond Low Earth Orbit (LEO), to the Moon, Mars and beyond. NASA is committed to land astronauts on the lunar surface by the year 2024. The goal of NASA's lunar exploration program - Artemis, a collaboration with commercial and international...
master thesis 2020
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Mittal, Divyae (author)
In recent time, there has been a rise in the number of coworking and activity-based working spaces. This increase has brought a high return to the real-estate developers but at the same time has compromised with occupant satisfaction. It brings an additional challenge for the architects and designer to look into the user-centred design for...
master thesis 2020
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He, Zimeng (author)
This master graduation project explores the possibilities for enhancing passenger’s in-flight sleep experience during different stages in an economic class in a long-haul flight. The main purpose of this project is to get deeper understanding of sleep in cabin from passenger’s perspective, and try to use interactive design help them throughout...
master thesis 2020
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Janssen, Mark (author)
Doing groceries is an inherent part of family life (Pettersson, Olsson, & Fjellström, 2004). Families are recognized as a unit for food choice and consumption. The influence of family members on food choices happens throughout family life and takes place in the private home or in the public sphere, mainly grocery stores. Picnic is an online...
master thesis 2020
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Veeneman, Wijnand (author), van Kuijk, J.I. (author), Hiemstra-van Mastrigt, S. (author)
The boundaries between collective and individual transport are fading. Current solutions for payment and planning of trips are suboptimal for journeys that span across individual, collective and shared transport modalities. The discussion around these innovations often tends towards public authorities needing to strengthen their integrating role...
book chapter 2020
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Ortiz Nicolas, Juan Carlos (author), Schoormans, J.P.L. (author)
A study to understand the experience of autonomy with durable products was undertaken based on qualitative research. The study involved thirteen participants, who selected a durable product that enhanced autonomy. Using in-depth interviews, the map of experience and interaction properties the experience was studied. Our findings indicate that...
journal article 2019
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Van Smoorenburg, Astrid N. (author), Hertroijs, Dorijn F.L. (author), Dekkers, T. (author), Elissen, Arianne M.J. (author), Melles, M. (author)
Background: The number of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients and related treatment costs are rapidly increasing. Consequentially, more cost-effective and efficient strategies for the treatment of T2DM are needed. One such strategy is improving patients' self-management. As patients are more and more expected to self-manage their disease...
journal article 2019
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Licher, Yvonne (author), Visser, Jan Simon (author), Van, G.Y. (author), Diehl, J.C. (author)
In low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), diagnostics are not always available in remote areas. Hospitals and healthcare centres are often too far from the community, and waiting times are up to a few hours even for relatively simple procedures. Moreover, travelling to the healthcare centre and taking the diagnostic test is frequently...
conference paper 2019
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van Kuijk, J.I. (author), Daalhuizen, J.J. (author), Christiaans, H.H.C.M. (author)
In a case study of the development of three electronic consumer products, we traced the origins of usability issues. Based on the data collected, an initial, explanatory framework was induced of important drivers of usability in product design. We conclude that – while usability methods mostly focus on gaining knowledge about users and...
journal article 2019
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Klein, Patrick (author), van der Vegte, Wilhelm Frederik (author), Hribernik, Karl (author), Klaus-Dieter, Thoben (author)
By applying data analytics to product usage information (PUI) from combinations of different channels, companies can get a more complete picture of their products' and services' Mid-Of-Life. All data, which is gathered within the usage phase of a product and which relates to a more comprehensive understanding of the usability of the product...
journal article 2019
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van der Ploeg, Hanna (author)
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the Netherlands. Since 1989, every two years, Het Rijksinstituut van Volksgezondheid en Milieu (RIVM) organizes a breast cancer screening for women between 50 and 75 years old. The Dutch government organizes the screening because the advantages at the general population level are...
master thesis 2018
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Yoon, J. (author)
In human-product interactions, pleasure has many different shades. We can, for example, be proud of using an eco-friendly detergent, be all aflutter in anticipation of a planned trip when looking at a calendar application or experience a feeling of cathartic relief when playing a mobile phone game. Although these experiences are all pleasurable,...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Bastiaansen, S.J.B.M. (author), Price, R.A. (author), Govers, P.C.M. (author), Machielsen, Tjeerd (author)
<br/>Recent studies on the added value that design provides to firms has led to widespread interest amongst the business community to develop design. However, knowledge of how organizations of varying industry types actually make use of design to generate competitive advantages remains limited. This study investigates a small- to medium-sized...
conference paper 2018
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Mesland, E. (author)
PeerPost: a peer-to-peer PostNL delivery service This graduation project, executed for PostNL, started with the need for a future proof PostNL location. The aim was to give an advice and vision on what such a location should entail. Furthermore, the elements needed to make it function were to be designed. The design brief raised the question...
master thesis 2017
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Baldassarre, B.R. (author), Calabretta, G. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Jaśkiewicz, T.J. (author)
With an increasing population, a growing middle class and increased resource use, our current ways of living and doing business are unsustainable. Next to the implementation of innovative technology, sustainable development based on innovative business models, better understating of customer needs and behavioural change are crucial. This...
journal article 2017
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Yoon, J. (author), Pohlmeyer, A.E. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author)
The range of positive emotions experienced in human-product interactions is multifarious. Differentiating positive emotions (e.g., joy, love, hope, and interest) and having an awareness of associated expressive interaction qualities (e.g., playful, careful, persistent and focused interaction) can support designers to influence users'...
journal article 2017
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Ozkaramanli, D. (author), Ozcan Vieira, E. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author)
This paper suggests that designers can frame user behaviour in terms of the conflicts between long-term goals and immediate desires (i.e. self-control dilemmas), and address these conflicts by facilitating the pursuit of long-term goals. A phenomenological study provided an understanding of self-control dilemmas and the strategies people use to...
journal article 2017
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Psychoula, I. (author)
The number of people affected by dementia is expected to rise to 135.5 million people over the course of the next two decades. Awaiting the discovery of a treatment able to cure dementia, current treatments focus on improving the social, physical, and emotional well-being of people with dementia. This thesis project aims to contribute to the...
master thesis 2016
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Mink, A. (author)
Many of the Design for Development outcomes which are unsuited to the users and their environment are based on poorly defined needs and preferences. Product designers are trained to take the user perspective into account, but they are not specifically trained to conduct ethnographic research. Thereby, they have limited time and resources to...
doctoral thesis 2016
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