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Prasad, Rahul (author)
Twenty years ago, American-style shareholder capitalism, with its focus on maximising shareholders’ value (MSV), was widening its lead (in terms of economic growth) over European-style stakeholder capitalism. American enterprises were widely viewed as the most innovative and productive, its capital markets the most efficient, its labour markets...
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Pak, Sophie (author)
In this thesis, the applicability of a novel method – the Participatory Value Evaluation method – to the transition towards zero natural gas use at the local level of the case study neighborhood Hengstdal in Nijmegen was researched. The main objective of this thesis is to contribute to the development of the PVE method by researching the...
master thesis 2018
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van der Zee, Carina (author)
This thesis gathers, develops and evaluates several characterizations of multivariate tail dependence. It is established that the stable tail dependence function (STDF) is a suitable copula-based dependence function that fully captures the multivariate extremal dependence structure in all dimensions d≥2 and can be used to visualize the tail...
master thesis 2018
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Soltani, Pedram (author)
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Leeuwestein, Linda (author)
In this research, the returns of four cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple and Ethereum) were analyzed in order to answer the following research question: “How do the returns of Bitcoin and other altcoins behave over time, and what can we say about extreme values for losses and profits?” With respect to volatility, cryptocurrencies can...
bachelor thesis 2018
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Tuinhof, Tjits (author)
The wind energy industry is growing significantly, which increases the number of decommissioned wind turbines as well. The blades of wind turbines are mainly made of fiber reinforced thermoset polymer composite, which is difficult to recycle. Most blades currently end up in landfill or incineration which is a waste of this high value material....
master thesis 2018
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van der Vlugt, Yanna (author)
Over the past three decades, the singular value decomposition has been increasingly used for various big data applications. As it allows for rank reduction of the input data matrix, it is not only able to compress the information contained, but can even reveal underlying patterns in the data through feature identification. This thesis explores...
bachelor thesis 2018
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Böing, Donald (author)
In the last decennia, the world has seen a staggering increase in urbanization in coastal areas. Socio-economic pressure in coastal areas is increasing, while extreme weather events become more common. This thesis focuses on the development of coastal areas in order to combat the rising threats of flood risk and socio-economic pressure. Through...
master thesis 2018
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Roodbeen, Nadieh (author)
After it’s invention in 1886, the car has left us with amazing opportunities and progress. But it has become very clear that today’s degree of car use is not sustainable in terms of land and energy use and emissions. Big developments are about to shake up the automotive world, but they do not bring the change that is needed. A traffic jam of...
master thesis 2018
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Bakker, Herco (author)
This thesis focuses on the Klein Vaticaan area of Zutphen. The Klein Vaticaan was part of the Roman Catholic community within Zutphen, and consisted of an ensemble of buildings located in the neighborhood of the Nieuwstad. The Klein Vaticaan grew significantly throughout the years; at its peak it was roughly the whole eastern part of the...
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Pater, Maarten (author)
This thesis represents the result of a graduation project for the master programme Strategic Project Design of Delft University of Technology, carried out in collaboration with INNOPAY. The approach that is used to successfully complete the graduation project, is based on the Double Diamond model. According to the conducted iterative design...
master thesis 2018
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Fioole, Lisanne (author)

A sit-snowboard is a weight supporting mechanism that allows people with lower extremity impairments to perform the sport of snowboarding. Comfort and control of the Twinrider (the only sit-snowboard on the market) are insufficient for advanced riders who reach higher speeds and ride more bumpy slopes. The goal of this study...

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van der Goes, Feyo (author)
Startups are the possible corporates of the future and entrepreneurs are the millionaires of the future. To obtain these future corporates as a customer, ING wants to be there for them at the start. Therefore ING has set the goal to become “the startup bank of the Netherlands”. ING wants to offer startups more than a bank account; access to...
master thesis 2018
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Vos, Dorine (author)
When people think of the public library, they mostly imagine a silent place full of books; a place open to anyone who wants to access information without being disturbed. This collective idea of the public library does not correspond any longer to the way public libraries are used, designed, built and managed. In the recent years many new ways...
master thesis 2018
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Tulling, Dawn (author)
The client and contractor have to take on a new role in Best Value projects, and this is not as comfortable or intuitive for everyone. People can behave irrationally in conflicts, but conflicts are bound to happen in projects. The objective of this research was to design a set of actions to prevent conflicts in Best Value projects. The first...
master thesis 2018
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Bruinsma, Simme (author)
Everybody knows concrete.... the building material that ones meant the future. Imagine it’s most extreme forms. I’m thinking of Sovjet concrete sculptures! Brutalist Architecture! And then think about what it would take to break parts of these adement concrete structures down. That is what this project is all about.
Welcome to ‘A Concrete...
master thesis 2018
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Arntz, Sarah (author)
In the course of 2018, the revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) will become noticeable in people’s day to day use of digital financial services. The PSD2 requires banks to provide third parties access to users’ payment account information, if a user requests to do so. This enables both banks as third parties to bring users’ account...
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Mikati, Ibrahim (author)
Given the substantial growth of the shale industry over the last decade, understanding flow in confined spaces will play a primordial role in the future of the upstream petroleum sector. Most compositional simulators are designed for standard (unconfined) reservoirs. Additional physical phenomena occurring in confined spaces such as capillary...
master thesis 2018
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Hulsinga, Derk-Jan (author)
Hearing aids as a form of audio preprocessing is increasingly common in everyday life. The goal of this thesis is to implement a blind approach to the cocktail party problem and challenge some of the regular assumptions made in literature. We approach the problemas wideband FD-BSS. From this field of research, the common assumption of contineous...
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Maxouri, Daniela (author)
Smart grid systems (SGSs) are often considered as enablers to the transition to a sustainable economy and power system, because they integrate ICT with renewable energy into the electricity grid. Seemingly, there are societal concerns regarding the impact of SGSs, which underlie ethical values. Due to a lack of understanding and thus...
master thesis 2018
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