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Plomp, Angela (author)
After several incident in which the privacy of patients was violated, the need for
logging of access to medical data is evident. In this master thesis, the first prototype is presented for a blockchain-based access log for medical data. This prototype
uses a novel blockchain to create a tamper-proof log. Patients each have their own...
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Gribnau, Koen (author), Hemel, Mart-Jan (author), Koevoets, Igor (author), Onrust, Menno (author)
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Becx, Tom (author)
Since the discovery of plumes on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus' southern pole by Cassini in 2005, these phenomena have been observed and simulated by computer models. This study takes a next step in icy-moon plume research and proposes a design for a laboratory set-up that recreates such a plume here on Earth. This set-up consists of a cylindrical...
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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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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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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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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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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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Scheele, Bram (author)
In this thesis, research is performed into parametric design of balanced cantilever bridges within the total road design. The main research question is: What can be achieved by using a parametric model in the preliminary design phase, with the possibility to optimize and compare concrete bridges on material usage, costs and environmental impact?...
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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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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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van der Geest, Lars (author)
This thesis report is focused on the design of a guidance and control system that is able to minimize the deviation from the desired impact point for a firing range of 1 kilometer, given a 30mm spinning gun-launched projectile with a novel actuator design. This actuator is fixed on the projectile and offers a single force that can only be...
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de Jong, Joost (author)
This thesis reports on the research and design of a real-time Time-Varying Model Predictive Control (TVMPC) scheme to stabilize a tilt-rotor aircraft with four independently tilting rotors. The aircraft design stems from a prototype system constructed by the drone technology start-up Avy.
First, a motivation is presented for implementation...
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Bendriş, Bianca (author)
In this work, we model a multi-robot formation planning and control task as an optimization problem, which we solve on-line and in a decentralized manner using the Stochastic Optimal Control (SOC) framework. Typically, the solution of a SOC problem requires solving the Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman (HJB) equation for all system states and controls....
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