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Traditional Chinese Medical Face Diagnosis System Visualized by Augmented Reality Interface Design

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This research analyzes the esoteric traditional Asian medical face diagnosis theories to bridge medicine with technology and the arts. It then shows the screen’s health results by augmented reality technology (AR) with art and consultation knowledge. Computer vision performs recognition operations to distinguish the face’s faults, such as marks, acne, and color that appeared in specific positions. The data that meet the feature definition accurately determine which objective complexion image to be translated and correspond to the Asian medical theory. The resulting image is displayed on the screen interface to users through AR. Users can reflect on self-health from the artistic expression of the self-color spectrum. 6 TCM doctors surveyed the face diagnosis template for qualitative credibility. Follow up by the prototype design and then posted on the webpage to recruit 100 volunteers to answer the quantitative survey. More gamification than the medical diagnosis to prevent ignoring the severe symptoms based on the findings of the face recognition of Asian Medical varies from different theories and has mutual interaction simultaneously.

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  • Asian medical
  • Face diagnosis
  • Augmented reality
  • Computer vision
  • Gamification

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Thanks to Doctor Chuan‐Yu Chen for providing idea, fruitful discussions and sponsor on this research project. This work was partially funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan (NSC- 109–2410-H-119 -005-).

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Day, JM., Way, DL., Day, W., Lo, HL., Chang, CY. (2021). Traditional Chinese Medical Face Diagnosis System Visualized by Augmented Reality Interface Design. In: Ahram, T.Z., Falcão, C.S. (eds) Advances in Usability, User Experience, Wearable and Assistive Technology. AHFE 2021. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 275. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-80091-8_29

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