The last decade has seen a large explosion of health-related human centered computing research and practice focused on wellness such as provisioning good nutrition. Human genome projects become successfully recognized and DNA sequencing technologies become affordable. While Health Informatics may appear to be the obvious home for these activities, interoperability between DNA gene sequence analysis and nutrition support is less satisfactorily achieved. To promote humans health and wellness, this paper describes two-tied nutrition support system: rule-based and case-based reasoning about gene sequences and nutrients. In addition, this paper also protects human information from unauthorized accesses while preserving its privacy.


Nutrition-net Gene-net Privacy Preservation Rule-based Gene Sequence and Nutrient Reasoning Case-based Reasoning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jong P. Yoon
    • 1
  • Joyce Yoon
    • 2
  1. 1.MATH/CIS DeptMercy CollegeDobbs FerryUSA
  2. 2.Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and SurgeonsColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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