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Prakash, Sawan (author)
Emotions and moral values have gained attention in recent researches in philosophy and ethics of engineering. This is due to its usefulness in assessing the technological risks imposed towards its user or society. Furthermore, moral emotions assist in reflection of moral values and research stress upon involving emotions in design practices....
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Peterson Villalobos, Bertram (author)
In 2017, Hurricane Maria proved how fragile Puerto Rico’s grid is to natural disasters. The consequence of this fragility was the longest power blackout in the history of the U.S., which affected 3.3 million people, lasted for 3.4 billion customer-hours, and resulted in economic losses estimated in 95 billion USD. The solution, then, is energy...
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Xu, Chenye (author)
This project aims at designing a gait test station for children. The gait test station tests children’s walking in Child Brain Lab at Sophia Children’s hospital. The children in this project are at the age of 4-10 with different capacities.<br/>There are two scopes in this project, the service scope of the gait test and the experience scope of...
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Rodriguez Angel, Elda (author)
This research provides insight into the implementation of CCS in industrial production from a consumer perspective (i.e., the cost impact on the final product). The impact of implementing CCS in two different industries (e.g., cement and steel) to produce a final product is analyzed. Also, this research provides insight into CCS implementation...
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Tong, Sijie (author)
Data donation is a potential means of feeding more data into data-driven projects. However, little is known about how it differs from existing data collection methods used by designers and what influences individuals’ act of donating data to design projects. By conducting expert interviews with a prototype of the Data Donation System and user...
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Kaptein, Lionel (author)
Many grand challenges like climate change or health security cannot be solved by only the policymakers. Support and expertise of citizens is needed to solve these challenges (Gerton &amp; Mitchell, 2019). Due to the demand for public participation, Participatory Value Evaluation (PVE) fulfils the needs of involving many participants in a...
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Ramesh, A. (author)
Recent developments in information technology such as artificial intelligence and machine learning allow the storage and processing of gigabytes of personal data allowing the possibility of a range of negative effects. Centralized digital solutions have proved to have massive data leaks in the past. Blockchain technology is proposed as a...
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Randsdorp, D.C.R. (author)
This study investigates paternalistic and non-paternalistic altruistic preferences in the Willingness to Allocate Public Budget approach (WTAPB) in a transport context. To the best of my knowledge the extent to which citizens are willing to sacrifice effects for themselves to realize effects for other people, has not been studied in a WTAPB...
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de Koning, Jeroen (author)
There is a big demand for housing in the Netherlands and a significant portion of that demand can be facilitated through urban redevelopments. Urban development is hindered by financial barriers that cause public financial deficits. Stimulating urban redevelopment can be achieved by stimulating feasibility. The developers’ contribution is a...
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Sadeghi, M. (author)
The design project, that is part of the Heritage &amp; Architecture graduation studio, is dealing with the transformation of the ensemble area ‘Plots in the wood’. This area lays in the centre of the former military complex of Hembrug in Zaandam. The design leads to transform this area to residential and commercial area, which is combined with...
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Lazo, C.B. (author)
Algorithmic decision-making (ADM) is becoming increasingly prevalent in society, due to the rapid technological developments in Artificial Intelligence. ADM make substantially impactful decisions about people: diagnosing whether we have a disease, what news and which ads we get to see, whether we<br/>are eligible for a job, benefits, a college...
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Ekhtiar, T. (author)
This project focuses on designing a new EEG experience for children visiting the Child Brain Lab at the Sophia Children’s Hospital. The Child Brain Lab will be a new space to do pediatric research for different neurological and psychological disorders. In this space there will be stations where children will do different brain tests, and one...
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Nouws, S.J.J. (author)
Participatory Value Evaluation (PVE) is a webtool-based participation method that is used to increase participation by others than the usual suspects. In PVE, respondents are asked to allocate a budget or points to a portfolio of projects that reflect real policy options, therewith evaluating the projects by stating their preferences. However,...
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van Roessel, L. (author)
Active inference is a process theory arising from neuroscience which casts perception, action, planning and learning under one optimisation criterion: minimisation of free energy. Current literature on the implementation of discrete state-space active inference focuses on scalability, the comparison to reinforcement learning and its performance...
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Kuyper, J.D. (author)
This study proposes a novel coordination approach for the purpose of formation flying in civil aviation. Inspired by the natural phenomenon of bird flight, formation flying has proven to reduce the aerodynamic drag of trailing aircraft that follow the wake of a leader. We investigate the network scale fuel-savings potential of this operational...
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Manzanares Milord, G. (author)
The building industry is responsible for 36% of global final energy use (Global Alliance for Building and Construction, 2018), 39% of CO2 Emissions (Global Alliance for Building and Construction, 2017) and 50% of global waste in just cities (Ellen Macarthur Foundation, 2017). This is mainly due to the linear economy model which is still the...
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Fusaro, A. (author)
Historical campuses enabled post-Age of Enlightenment organizations’ operations and allowed them to adapt with times, supporting their processes of adaptive reuse transformation throughout the institutions’ recursive managerial cycles. However, the radical reforms which concerned these organizations since the second half of the 20th century,...
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Murre, B.M.N. (author)
An increasing demand for mobility due to natural growth in demand and an urbanizing Randstad region create a demand for a higher quality and higher capacity system of public transportation in the Netherlands. Funding for improvements is however lacking threatening the development of needed homes in the region as new development locations lack...
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Langhout, T.J. (author), van Leeuwen, S.A.J. (author), Ort, C.I. (author), Volkers, W.S. (author)
The Deal Analytics group of PricewaterhouseCoopers Amsterdam has requested a tool for automatising the business-to-business customer analysis. This analysis was performed manually, which left room for performance improvement. This report discusses how the a product was developed which automates the analyses After two weeks of initial research, a...
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Rancati, Cristian (author)
As Sennett states, vernacular urbanism is looking for ways in which new forms can emerge from the old ones but still being related to them. in the same way this thesis work tries to combine today's necessities of an expanding city like Addis Ababa with the identity and the historical values of its historical city center.
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