Healthy Lifestyle Support: The PerKApp Ontology

  • Tania Bailoni
  • Mauro Dragoni
  • Claudio Eccher
  • Marco Guerini
  • Rosa Maimone
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10161)

Abstract

Healthy lifestyle is not only a today trend fostered by the explosion of gluten-free foods (or similar) or by the presence on the market of many devices for monitoring how many steps you do during a day and how many calories you spent in the last twenty-four hours. Following a healthy lifestyle means also to prevent diseases as consequence of an incorrect diet or to avoid chronic pathologies that may occur after sensitive surgeries. In this paper, we present the first version of the PerKApp ontology. Here, we model concepts representing detailed foods properties, with the goal of supporting the construction of intelligent interfaces for domain experts. This ontology is part of the PerKApp project aiming to provide a full-fledged platform supporting the remote lifestyle monitoring of users by providing real-time feedback through persuasive context-based messages when necessary. Beside the ontology, the paper will also provide an overview of the PerKApp project and how the presented ontology will be used.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tania Bailoni
    • 1
  • Mauro Dragoni
    • 1
  • Claudio Eccher
    • 1
  • Marco Guerini
    • 1
  • Rosa Maimone
    • 1
  1. 1.FBK-IRSTTrentoItaly

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