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Liscio, E. (author)
Human values are the abstract motivations that drive our opinions and actions. AI agents ought to align their behavior with our value preferences (the relative importance we ascribe to different values) to co-exist with us in our society. However, value preferences differ across individuals and are dependent on context. To reflect diversity in...
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Vogel, Ricardo (author)
Several useful technologies to help people with dementia already exist. Robotic pets, for example, have been shown to alleviate negative symptoms associated with dementia. Most robotic pets, however, only have pet-like functionality. This is useful on its own, but adding additional care functionality would be helpful. A different useful tool for...
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Kostakonti, Sofia (author)
With the advancement of technology and the integration of Large Language Models, interactive robots are entrusted with more significant tasks that contribute to human well-being. This transition is particularly significant in educational settings, where social robots assume diverse roles such as teacher, tutor, and instructional tool, aiming to...
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Huang, H. (author)
As far as a historic city is concerned, a city is a dynamic complex which consists of many different interrelated and interactive elements. It is unreasonable to assess urban heritage by using a single value category. The evaluation of urban heritage values needs to develop a theoretical framework to represent the relationships between different...
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van Alkemade, Ianthe (author)
This project responds to the increasing challenges in Dutch elderly care amid an undeniable ageing demographic. Between now and 2040, the number of individuals aged 80 and over will nearly double, and one in four people will need to work in the healthcare sector to satisfy the increasing demands. <br/><br/>The current system of elderly care is...
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van Diemen, Bram (author)
This graduation project takes place in Kampala, Uganda, in collaboration with Design without Borders Africa (Dwb).<br/><br/>The aim of the project is threefold:<br/>Create social impact in the domain of value exchange in the public space of Kampala,<br/>Apply the Vision in Product design (ViP) method for the first time in the designer’s career...
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Roy, Ankush (author)
Extreme precipitation, like floods and landslides, poses major risks to safety and the economy, underscoring the need for sophisticated weather forecasting to predict these events accurately, enhancing readiness and resilience. Nowcasting, which uses real-time atmospheric data to predict short-term weather, is key in addressing this challenge....
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Ale Ebrahim Dehkordi, Molood (author)
In society, institutions are the foundation that governs human behaviour through rules, norms, and regulations. The actions and interactions of individuals are shaped by these institutions, forming a cyclic system with numerous parameters and factors. Altering any of these factors, triggers the entire system to transition into a new state that...
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Saveur, Tom (author)
The promotion of desirable behaviours, such as socially appropriate or health-promoting actions, can be bolstered through a deeper understanding and awareness of the values that underpin the associated behavioural choices. Various implementations for promoting behaviour change based on goals already exist in Human-Robot Interaction, but, since...
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Frangu, Alesia (author)
Infrastructure and urban development projects continue to experience problems and tensions when it comes to external stakeholders, even though the importance of collaboration and dialogue between the external stakeholders and project developers is being increasingly stressed. There seems to be a lack of supporting policy and management...
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Jaff, Mani (author)
The prevalence of mental health issues among adolescents and young adults is increasing, with social media usage identified as a potential contributing factor. As technology becomes more integral to daily life, the design decisions of social media platforms emerge as significant determinants of users' mental well-being.<br/>Despite awareness of...
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Theodorakis, Petros (author)
There is no argument against the need to achieve other value types in infrastructure projects to meet the actors' expectations and broader organizational goals. The value engineering approach, later adjusted under the term 'value management,' achieves desired functions at the lowest cost through a set of workshop activities. Integrating value...
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Verhagen, Alexandra (author)
Accurate capacity planning is essential to ensure uninterrupted services and network stability through peak hours for the transport core network of KPN. This involves a trade-off between minimizing the risks of capacity shortages and costs of capacity expansions. High network loads are occurring more frequently and their magnitude is increasing....
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van Marion, Francesca (author)
This thesis examines the integration of Cultural Intelligence (CQ) in entrepreneurial education, specifically in the Minor in International Entrepreneurship and Development program at TU Delft. It identifies a significant gap in the current curriculum regarding CQ training, crucial for navigating the culturally diverse landscape of global...
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van Laar, Colin (author)
In a rapidly changing business landscape, innovation has become a critical priority for companies, with start-ups outpacing traditional corporations in speed and agility to innovate. Despite their potential, these start-ups often face high failure rates and struggle to cross the “valley of death” due to gaps in resources and commercialization...
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Amin, Shan (author)
Integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into Japan's life insurance sector marks a significant move towards data-centric precision, reflecting the nation's shift towards Society 5.0. In this domain, AI is revolutionizing decision-making processes and enhancing operational efficiency, with applications ranging from fraud detection in credit card...
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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 &amp; 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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de Heus, Frank (author)
This research explores the interdependent public-private relationship during the front-end of urban (re)development projects. During this process the municipality calls up on the developer's ability to drive change and innovation through the co-creation of value propositions. Inevitable conflicts emerge because of value pluralism and play a...
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Rosenberg, Sofie (author)
In recent years, shopping malls are facing an increasing amount of vacancy problems, due to the rise in online shopping. The research within this project looked into the visitors’ perspective concerning the functional, architectural, identifiable and social values of three shopping malls in the Netherlands. The outcome of the research shows that...
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Moens, Joël (author)
This research and design explores holistic sustainability as a remedy for long term development of modern shopping malls in the Netherlands. Shopping malls are susceptible to changes and sometimes fail to create an equal balance between the environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainability, leading to vacant shops and lower quality of...
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