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Nikolopoulos, Dionysis (author)
There is an increasing attention towards link prediction in complex networks both in physical and computer science communities. Particularly Online Social Networks (OSNs) are
becoming the most popular platforms for information sharing, content creation and communication between users on the Internet. However, most of the research was done...
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Jargot, Dominik (author)
Nowadays, autonomous driving is a trending topic in the automotive field. One of the most crucial challenges of autonomous driving research is environment perception. Currently, many techniques achieve satisfactory performance in 2D object detection using camera images. Nevertheless, such 2D object detection might be not sufficient for autonomous...
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Leunge, Laurens (author)
In the Netherlands, robust dike and dam design is a major concern in the context of flood defence. Due to heterogeneity of the subsoil on which these structures are founded, the validity range of in situ tests decreases drastically. Consequently, large uncertainties regarding spatial variation of soil stratification and soil layer parameters are...
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van Dijk, Mick (author)
Global medical use of azole antifungals and echinocandins has led to an enormous increase in resistant Candida species, that are most commonly associated with fungal infections. A possible mechanism causing resistance are single or simultaneous point mutations in the genes responsible for encoding antifungal target enzymes. The aim of...
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Vaporidis, Dimitrios-Marios (author)
In this Master Thesis project, the objective is to study how can Supervised Machine Learning be used to detect text-based rumours for humanitarian activities in Twitter. A model was developed in this project in order to classify a tweet at question whether is a rumour or not and whether is relevant to humanitarian activities or not. The findings...
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Husić, Ajdin (author)
The novelty-raahn algorithm has been shown to effectively learn a desired behavior from raw inputs by connecting an autoencoder with a Hebbian network. Hebbian learning is compelling for its biological plausibility and simplicity. It changes the weight of a connection based only on the activations of neurons it connects, and can effectively...
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Gulikers, Tom (author)
Engineering fields such as aerospace rely heavily on the Finite Element Method (FEM) as a modelling tool. In combination with the scale and complexity of the structures typically involved here, computational cost remains a traditional issue. To perform FEM analyses of such structures efficiently nonetheless, engineers rely on techniques such as...
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Milias, Vasileios (author)
The digital representations of physical places, known as Points-Of-Interest (POIs), have been the core element of various studies and platforms such as online mapping services (e.g. Google Maps) and location based social networks (e.g. Foursquare). The use of POIs as proxies of the real-world-places facilitates the study of places, urban...
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Koolen, Sven (author)
Icing conditions are some of the critical operating phenomena that an aircraft engine can encounter within its flight envelope.22,000 feet is recognized in the industry as the upper limit for the existence of super-cooled liquid water. Above this level, the particles are no longer in liquid water form, but rather ice crystals, snowflakes,...
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Dhar, Aniket (author)
Convolutional neural networks are showing incredible performance in image classification, segmentation, object detection and other computer vision applications in recent years. But they lack understanding of affine transformations to input data. In this work, we introduce rotational invariant
convolutional neural networks that learn...
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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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Jacobs, Freek (author)
Machine learning applications are increasingly being implemented in socio-technical safety-critical systems, but the safety of these applications is not well understood. This thesis used a mixed-method design and applied four methods to explore the field of machine learning and safety. With the results of these four methods, a framework was...
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Soto Muñoz Ledo, Sergio (author)
As the elderly world population increases, caregivers are switching to remote care and monitoring solutions to enable their patients to live autonomously at home for as long as possible. Such services are based on detecting and recognizing Activities of Daily Living (ADL) by using diverse types of sensors at the elder's home that transmit...
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Zhou, Lizhongyang (author)
It is desirable to predict construction cost with a high level of accuracy in the early phase to compare the budgetary with feasibility determinations. Additionally, it is required to be as quick as possible. However, the accuracy of the cost estimation depends on the design details which are extremely limited in such an early phase, rendering...
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Balayn, Agathe (author)
Training machine learning (ML) models for natural language processing usually requires lots of data that is often acquired through crowdsourcing. In crowdsourcing, crowd workers annotate data samples according to one or more properties, such as the sentiment of a sentence, the violence of a video segment, the aesthetics of an image, ... To...
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Diez Sanhueza, Rafael (author)
Turbulence modelling corresponds to one of the greatest unsolved problems in physics and mathematics. This phenomenon is marked by the emergence of chaotic vortex structures in the solution of the Navier-Stokes equations, and it corresponds to the leading-order effect in the majority of the flows observed in nature. Due to the importance of...
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Penubaku, Manav (author)
An estimated 40,000 people have trauma related above knee amputations in the United States alone. A transfemoral prosthesis is an artificial limb that replaces the amputated limb. Although trauma related amputations are going down annually, there is still the need for prostheses that are capable of restoring normal biological knee function....
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Kolthof, Daan (author)
In several machine learning problems, a relatively small subproblem is present in which combinations of (negating) objects or structures result in a negation or otherwise other classification compared to when these (negating) objects are not present. To be more specific, a variant of the XOR problem is present in a small amount of objects in...
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Helmiriawan, Helmi (author)
Modern refineries typically use a high number of sensors that generate an enormous amount of data about the condition of the plants. This generated data can be used to perform predictive maintenance, an approach to predict impending failures and mitigate downtime in refineries. This research analyzes the scalability of machine learning methods...
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Garbacz, Mateusz (author)
Being capable to foresee the future of a given financial asset as an investor, may lead to significant economic profits. Therefore, stock market prediction is a field that has been extensively developed by numerous researchers and companies. Recently, however, a new branch of financial assets has emerged, namely cryptocurrencies. As a...
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