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KARE: a hybrid reasoning approach for promoting active lifestyle


Ali, R and Siddiqi, MH and Lee, S and Kang, BH, KARE: a hybrid reasoning approach for promoting active lifestyle, Proceedings of the ACM IMCOM 2015, 8-10 January, Bali, Indonesia, pp. 1-5. ISBN 978-1-4503-3377-1 (2015) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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DOI: doi:10.1145/2701126.2701156


Healthcare systems provide suitable services in different domains to help people in fitting themselves into their best pattern of life. This study is focused on the development of a hybrid reasoning engine called KARE (knowledge acquisition and reasoning engine) which is the core reasoning module of ATHENA (activity-awareness for human-engaged wellness applications) platform, carried out at UCLab as a project for promoting active lifestyle. This engine recommends food, mental and physical therapy to the ATHENA users that are based on their personal preferences, historical physical, mental and social health information. In KARE, a hybrid approach is used for reasoning which internally combines the predictions of multiple parallel reasoners into a collective decision. Random Forest, Na´ve Bayes and IB1 algorithms are used in parallel in each of the reasoner to generate personalized recommendations for the specified service. The predictions of all the individual reasoners are combined using majority voting scheme to enhance the predictive accuracy of the individual reasoner. The proposed hybrid reasoning approach is tested on real world dataset of weight management, collected under the ATHENA project. The accuracy of correct recommendations for food, physical and mental therapies is 98.7%

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:reasoning, hybrid reasoning, learning, KARE, healthcare, recommendations, active lifestyle
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Artificial intelligence
Research Field:Artificial intelligence not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Information and Communication Services
Objective Group:Information services
Objective Field:Information services not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Kang, BH (Professor Byeong Kang)
ID Code:107240
Year Published:2015
Web of Science® Times Cited:1
Deposited By:Information and Communication Technology
Deposited On:2016-03-08
Last Modified:2017-11-13

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