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Segers, Lennard (author)
Customs authorities are responsible for secure cross-border activities and collection of duties. To that extent, customs authorities perform risk assessment. The customs declaration on which risk assessment is based often lacks detailed data or is incorrect. Therefore, customs authorities are in need of new ways to improve risk assessment. One...
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Teeuwen, Max (author)
The Netherlands has always been in close proximity to water, whether its rivers or the sea. This proximity to water and the need for land to settle and farm, led to vast amounts of land reclamation by constructing dykes along the water features to prevent flooding of the new earned land. This newly reclaimed land started to subside over the...
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van Touw, Lot (author)
The quality of oral care among frail elderly people in nursing homes is low. Due to reduced mobility or cognitive functioning, elderly people fail to complete the oral care ritual sufficiently. Once this happens, caregivers are obliged to take over this task. Unfortunately, in many cases this does not happen due to the difficulty of the task,...
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van Bergenhenegouwen, Niels (author)
In the Netherlands, a lot of traffic congestion occurs on motorways. This problem is most severe nearby larger cities. Utrecht is one of these cities. To improve traffic flow in this area, a huge masterplan is designed by Rijkswaterstaat called “A27/A12 Ring Utrecht”. One part of this masterplan consists of the motorway A27 at Amelisweerd. Here,...
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Baas, Vincent (author)
This thesis focuses on improving the performance of ventures through collaboration and knowledge sharing. Many huge multinational companies are struggling to keep their innovation funnel filled and to transform their ventures into successful new businesses. One of the challenges that Internal Corporate Ventures are facing is the lack of overview...
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Fisser, Joël (author)
Mimetic discretisation techniques are a growing field in computational physics research. Among these techniques, the recently developed mimetic spectral element method allows for exact discretisation of metric independent relations. This has been proven numerically in various mixed formulations, for instance the mixed velocity-vorticity-pressure...
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Uwland, Jeroen (author)
Hallmark Cards has a long tradition as a global brand and has designed and sold a countless amount of greeting cards. However Hallmark is also under pressure, because the greeting card industry is declining and the younger target group is using more and more social media to send quick messages and to congratulate each other. Therefore, Hallmark...
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Halbmeijer, Laura (author)
The coastline of the United States has been threatened by significant erosion for the past decades. A study in 2000 predicted that 25% of the houses located within 150 meters of the shoreline will be destroyed by erosion in 2060. The east coast of the US experiences an average erosion rate of roughly one meter per year. Moreover, the Atlantic...
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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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Jong, Lynn-Jade (author)
Transvenous lead extractions (TLEs) are minimally invasive procedures in which pacing or implantable cardioverter defibrillator leads are extracted under guidance of 2D X-ray fluoroscopy. Despite the fact that fluoroscopy is currently the gold standard for TLEs, it has several limitations in terms of visualization of anatomical structures, areas...
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Stikkelorum, Sascha (author)
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Kalenter, Deniz (author)
The “affordability of housing” is generally defined as affordable housing for those with median household income (Eurostat, 2018). If not addressed effectively by policymakers, the unaffordable housing gap is expected to affect 1.6 billion people around the world by the year 2025 (McKinsey, 2014). The unaffordable housing in Amsterdam...
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Granato, Giovanni (author)
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Kocaoğlu, Alper (author)
It is expected that automation and income inequality will have a major impact on the world economy in the 2020’s and beyond. A research conducted by Bain (K. Harris, Kimson, & Schwedel, 2018) claimed that the impact of the economic disruption, which could be triggered by the collision of income inequality and automation, might be more...
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Hofmeister, Deniz (author)
Humans teach each other by recollecting one's own experiences and sharing them with others. The intention being that the person being taught, does not need to experience those things first-hand to be able to learn from them. A large portion of human learning is in some form derived from this concept. This has inspired this report.
Recent...
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Sikkes, Vincent (author)
This research focused on improving a current traveltime estimation system called
the Trajectplanner. This system simulates the movements of inland ships on a
network model of the Dutch inland waterways in order to calculate and to
estimate the Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) for every ship that sails the inland
waterways ...
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Vis, Bas (author)
Atherosclerotic plaque rupture is the main cause of acute myocardial infarction and stroke, the two leading causes of death worldwide. Rupture of plaque tissue is a mechanical event, where plaque stress or strain locally exceeds its strength. Biomechanical studies agree with histopathological findings that a large lipid pool and thin fibrous cap...
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Avila de Luis, Rodrigo (author)
An innovative approach for thermal analysis and design of small satellites consisting in the study of its thermal behavior and properties from a global perspective is investigated in this research project. Spacecraft analysis and design is usually carried out in a tailored manner, based on the particular characteristics of each mission. The...
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van de Geer, Cedric (author)
Malaria is a major problem in sub-Saharan Africa, with as a result over 400,000 deaths each year. With pesticide resistance on the rise, new methods have to be developed that will reduce malaria transmission. The mosquito trapping method, in combination with bed nets, has been proved to be effective. The M-Tego is a mosquito trap embodiment...
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Guidi, Marina (author)
From the beginning of the 21st century, thin glass has been used as a screen protector for electronic devices and smartphones. During the last 10 years, several studies have been carried out to introduce the thin glass in the building industry. The advantages of this material are light weight, high strength and high flexibility. On the other...
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