Brent Huisman

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Particle Physics, Proton Therapy, Treatment verification.

C++, Python, Numpy, Dicom, Qt.

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Noise and productivity

And interesting paper on the relationship between noise pollution and decreased productivity: Noise, Cognitive Function, and Worker Productivity. This paper relates a 10dB noise increase to a 5% productivity decrease, lending credence to the idea that noise is in fact pollution like any other, unfortunately a rather novel and therefore not broadly accepted thesis. A half year ago, Dutch The Correspondent published an article trying to present literature that links noise pollution with decreased (mental) health.