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We are in the midst of another big revolution called BLOCKCHAIN, a distributed database that maintains an ever-growing list of records, called blocks. This innovation landscape represents only 12 years of work by an elite group of geeks, cryptographers and mathematicians. In times to come, blockchain will permeate every human pursuit, making proce...
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The abundance of new touchpoints (e.g., mobile apps, price comparison portals), stakeholders (e.g., manufacturers, other customers), and technologies (e.g., artificial intelligence, virtual reality) that shape today’s customer journey have rendered retailing more complex, fast-moving, and competitive than ever before. In light of the high demands o...
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With the help of technology and the Internet, foreign language students can learn vocabulary more conveniently than ever before. Meanwhile, increasing attention is being paid to mobile-assisted language learning (MALL). In this regard, the current study compared the effectiveness of digital flashcards in the form of an app and conventional paper fl...
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The different controls of water hyacinth, an invasive species of tropical and subtropical environ-ments, have demonstrated some limitations requiring additional monitoring tasks to maintain the ecological balance. Therefore, quantifying and valuing this aquatic biomass becomes a sustainable management alternative. However, the water hyacinth estima...
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During the Covid-19 epidemic, health facilities were important to everyone including students, however, the government hospitals and clinics were located in the city centre away from PMU and UITM Mukah. Added with the movement control order (MCO), only 80% of staff on duty, this makes students hard to contact the medical officer and fail to get pro...
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Computer reservation systems revolutionized the travel and hospitality industry. The evolution of the internet, the smartphone and other technologies provide significant convenience and savings to travel consumers. Travel websites that allow travellers to find the best deals, self-guided tour audio apps and real-time updates on flight times and arr...
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Background: Early determination of COVID-19 severity and health outcomes could facilitate better treatment of patients. Different methods and tools have been developed for predicting outcomes of COVID-19, but they are difficult to use in routine clinical practice. Methods: We conducted a prospective cohort study of inpatients aged 20-92 years, d...
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Children do not just learn in the classroom. They engage in “informal learning” every day just by spending time with their family and peers. However, while researchers know this occurs, less is known about the science of this learning—how this learning works. This is so because investigators lack access to those moments of informal learning. In thi...
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The growing number of mental health smartphone applications has led to increased interest in how these tools might support users in different models of care. However, research on the use of these interventions in real-world settings has been scarce. It is important to understand how apps are used in a deployment setting, especially among population...
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Dyslexia is a learning disorder that hinders spelling, communication and reading comprehension in such a way that its objective proposes to design a mobile application for children with dyslexia in primary education using augmented reality. In the methodology, Design Thinking is used to help us solve the problems of users with group work and decisi...
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Barriers to mental health care, including stigma, costs, and mental health professional shortages, have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Smartphone apps have the potential to increase scalability and improve access to mental health information, support, and interventions. However, evaluating these apps and selecting ones for use in care r...
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This paper proposes a PhotoStory: a mobile-based application to record the transformation of buildings, including the condition of the buildings and the surrounding environment, whether caused by natural disasters or other factors. There are still limited systems available for people to see the changes in historical buildings. Some existing applica...
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People with disabilities have a variety of obstacles and barriers in their daily life, making it difficult to execute routine tasks. The purpose of this paper is to improve their living conditions by empowering existing apps and creating an app that delivers up-to-date, accurate, and user-friendly accessibility information. Mobile adaption is incre...
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En este estudio hacemos una exploración de la autorepresentación digital de la feminidad hegemónica a través de Tinder, una aplicación móvil bastante conocida y usada en el mundo como medio para concertar citas en línea. En ella se promueve publicitariamente que cada persona tiene decisión abierta en sus interacciones con otras personas, bajo la pr...
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People with disabilities have a variety of obstacles and barriers in their daily life, making it difficult to execute routine tasks. The purpose of this paper is to improve their living conditions by empowering existing apps and creating an app that delivers up-to-date, accurate, and user-friendly accessibility information. Mobile adaption is incre...
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Background Stroke is a significant contributor of worldwide disability and morbidity with substantial economic consequences. Rehabilitation is a vital component of stroke recovery, but inpatient stroke rehabilitation programs can struggle to meet the recommended hours of therapy per day outlined by the Canadian Stroke Best Practices and American He...
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Purpose of Review Given that allergic rhinitis (AR) commonly coexists with other diseases, the present narrative review attempts a brief presentation of current theories on multimorbidities in relation to phenotypes, genotypes, age, and treatment responses with the term “multimorbidities” indicating the uncertainty regarding the primary defect, org...
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Regarding to the smart city infrastructures, there is a demand for big data processing and its further usage. This data can be gained by various means. There are many IoT devices in the city, which can communicate and share the information about the environment which they are situated in. Moreover every personal mobile device can also participate i...
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Mobile health platforms have shown promise in the management of various mental health conditions (including stress, anxiety, and depression) and cognitive behavioral strategies emerged as a popular and effective option offered by the platforms. This paper presents the protocol of a study aimed to test the effectiveness of a mobile platform that use...
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Background: Bariatric surgery offers an opportunity for physical activity (PA) promotion due to patients' increased ability to engage in PA. Technology-based PA interventions are promising tools for promoting PA to support patients in this key period. The Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology 2 (UTAUT2) model is a recognized theoretic...
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The “free” business model prevails in mobile apps available through the major channels, hinting at the possibility that users “pay” for the use of the mobile apps by sharing their private data with the developers and platform providers. Several types of personal data and permissions of mobile applications were analyzed. We examined 636 apps in seve...
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Digital technologies are being increasingly utilized in healthcare to provide pertinent and timely information for primary prevention, such as vaccination. This study aimed to conduct a systematic review to describe and assess current digital health interventions to promote HPV vaccination among adolescents and parents of adolescents, and to recomm...
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App reviews considered as the major concern over the internet. It influences the user’s mind before purchasing the app. However, such user reviews might contain technical information about the app that can be valuable for the developers and software companies. Due to pervasive use of mobile apps, large amount of data is created by users on daily ba...
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Los servicios móviles de mensajería instantánea, particularmente Telegram, se están convirtiendo en una nueva herramienta para los políticos en su comunicación con la ciudadanía. Esta investigación pretende conocer las principales funciones atribuidas a Telegram, las temáticas de los mensajes y los recursos multimedia usados en campaña electoral. P...
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Obesity among children is a rising concern throughout the world. In the U.S., rates of childhood obesity are the highest among children from diverse and economically disadvantaged households. Obesity in adolescence increases the risk of negative physical and psychological health consequences. Mobile-app-based health interventions have been found to...
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The aim of this qualitative action research is to explore Saudi Arabian undergraduate students’ perspectives on the implications of a self-organized learning environment (SOLE) using mobile phones. Data were gathered from interviews and focus groups with a convenience sample of 27 undergraduate students as well as the researcher’s reflective journa...
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Communication, Technology, and Society have an effective role in building globalization. Marketing communications, emerging technologies, and intelligent societies present in globalization are making many impacts on the life of the world. Digital technology is able to make it easy for people to find information, find groups and provide responses wi...
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Background: Overweight and obesity have been linked to several serious health problems and medical conditions. With more than a quarter of the young population having weight problems, the impacts of overweight and obesity on this age group are particularly critical. Mobile health (mHealth) apps that support and encourage positive health behaviors...
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Background Breastfeeding should begin as soon as possible after birth and continue exclusively to 6 months of age. In Vietnam, as in many other countries, breastfeeding is decreasing because of modern lifestyles and the promotion of infant formula. It is important to provide mothers, family members, and the community with the knowledge and strategi...
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Purpose This study aims to investigate the effects of two visual design principles, repetition and compositional lines, in a food image on purchase intention in the context of a mobile food delivery app and test the effect of crossmodal correspondences between vision and taste as a processing mechanism. Design/methodology/approach In this study, t...
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The rapid scientific and technological development of recent decades has led to digital technologies becoming an important part of the lives of the many people who use them to obtain information and find solutions to various problems. The most used digital technologies today include smartphones and mobile applications. Although mobile phones and th...
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This quasi-experimental study aimed to determine the effectiveness of discharge instruction on mobile application toward knowledge and care practice of caregivers of patients with mild traumatic brain injury in low risk before discharge from emergency department in the lower-southern provinces. Purposive sampling was used to select 50 participants...
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Applying robots to mobile application testing is an emerging approach to automated black-box testing. The key to supporting automated robot testing is the efficient modeling of GUI elements. Since the application under testing often contains a large number of similar GUIs, the GUI model obtained often contains many redundant nodes. This causes the...
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The Suicide-Related Coping Scale (SRCS) measures how well a person manages suicidal urges through the use of internal and external coping strategies. Many studies using SRCS, including the original scale validation, used samples of treatment-engaged military veterans or personnel, which may limit the generalizability of study findings to other help...
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PurposeWith the advancement of antiretroviral therapy (ART), HIV/AIDS has become a manageable illness, similar to other chronic conditions. This study examined the associations between HIV stigma and patient-reported outcomes including mental health symptoms, life satisfaction, and quality of life among Black sexual minority men with HIV.Methods We...
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Human Activity Recognition (HAR) enables context-aware user experiences where mobile apps can alter content and interactions depending on user activities. Hence, smartphones have become valuable for HAR as they allow large, and diversified data collection. Although previous work in HAR managed to detect simple activities (i.e., sitting, walking, ru...
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Information and Communication Technology (ICT) plays an imperative role in the e-Governance framework for delivering information and services under government projects. Over the years, the infusion of digital technologies in development schemes triggered a transformation in work-flow system and efficiency in public delivery mechanism. Geospatial to...
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In these recent years, the world has witnessed a kind of social exclusion and the inability to communicate directly due to the Corona Virus Covid 19 (COVID-19) pandemic, and the consequent difficulty of communicating with patients with hospitals led to the need to use modern technology to solve and facilitate the problem of people communicating wit...
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Trust in information and communication technology devices is an important factor, consid�ering the role of technology in carrying out supporting tasks in everyday human activities. The level of trust in technology will influence its application and adoption. Recognizing the importance of trust in technology, researchers in this study will examine t...
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El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar la experiencia de los profesores de Educación Física del área urbana y rural de Perú en el transcurso del confinamiento por la pandemia COVID-19. El diseño utilizado fue de tipo descriptivo, transversal con enfoque cuali-cuantitativo; participaron 55 hombres y 18 mujeres (Medad = 42,5). El 63,3 % de los prof...
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Since the end of 2019, the contagious disease COVID-19, which originated in the city of Wuhan, China; It affected every country in the world. As a measure to prevent the spread of the virus, the Peruvian government ordered quarantine and social distancing; As a consequence, people's economy and social life were affected, increasing stress, depressi...
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ระบบบริการการแพทย์ฉุกเฉินและการวางแผนการบริการ เป็นการนำเอาทรัพยากรที่มีอยู่มาพัฒนา เพื่อให้เกิดการรักษาพยาบาลฉุกเฉินที่มีความรวดเร็วเพื่อลดการเสียชีวิต ความพิการ และอาการแทรกซ้อนจาก การเจ็บป่วยฉุกเฉินเนื่องจากการลำเลียงขนย้ายและการส่งผู้เจ็บป่วยฉุกเฉินให้แก่โรงพยาบาลที่ล่าช้า ซึ่งใน ปัจจุบันการสื่อสารเพื่อแจ้งเหตุในการใช้ระบบบริการการแพทย์ฉุกเฉิน...
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Designing visually appealing layouts for multimedia documents containing text, graphs and images requires a form of creative intelligence. Modelling the generation of layouts has recently gained attention due to its importance in aesthetics and communication style. In contrast to standard prediction tasks, there are a range of acceptable layouts wh...
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RESUMEN: La caminabilidad de calles o barrios puede ser evaluada de dos formas: por medio de modelos, usando bases de datos geográficas sobre el uso de suelo, tal como lo hace Walkscore.com, o a través de encuestas focalizadas en peatones. Ambas evaluaciones de caminabilidad ayudan a planificar barrios con mejor accesibilidad, diseñar intervencione...
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Efforts to accelerate the success of reducing the Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) and Infant Mortality Rate (IMR), especially those related to maternal health efforts, are increasing cross-sectoral partnerships as outlined in a high-risk pregnant women's mentoring activity by cadres carried out in Malang City known as the GEBRAK (Movement to Secure P...
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BACKGROUND Numerous mobile health apps are marketed globally with specific features including physical activity tracking, motivational feedback and recipe provision. It is important to understand which features individuals prefer and whether these preferences differ between consumer groups. OBJECTIVE First, to identify consumers’ most preferred fe...
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Background: College students are one of the most susceptible age groups to mental health problems. With the growing popularity of mobile health (mHealth), there is an increasing need to investigate its implications for mental health solutions. This review evaluates mHealth interventions for addressing mental health problems among college students....
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Socio-economic indicators provide context for assessing a country's overall condition. These indicators contain information about education, gender, poverty, employment, and other factors. Therefore, reliable and accurate information is critical for social research and government policing. Most data sources available today, such as censuses, have s...
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To identify how digital media are being used by community-led initiatives of the Centro Region of Portugal, and to identify the requirements that a digital platform for mediation between agents in the territory should have, two focus groups were conducted, involving six small-sized community-led initiatives and six larger-sized community-led initia...
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Esta investigación explora el nivel de aceptabilidad de ocho aplicaciones móviles sobre sostenibilidad y cambio climático, desde la perspectiva de líderes barriales, funcionarios del municipio y expertos en tecnologías de la ciudad de Loja (Ecuador). Estos actores respondieron preguntas de entrevistas semiestructuradas y los resultados fueron evalu...
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Delivering essential information for patients concerning medication they’re taking is vital and improves healthcare services. Due to heavy burdens in every pharmacy, patients in Ethiopia do not get proper advice about the medicinal drugs they’re taking from the pharmacist. Moreover, it is far tough to recognize and interpret the various written ins...
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Understanding satisfaction of nutrition education and other services provided in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is needed to ensure the program is responsive to the needs of diverse populations. This study examined the variation of WIC participants’ perceptions and satisfaction with WIC nutrition ed...
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Heart rate variability (HRV) has allowed the implementation of a methodology for daily decision making called day-to-day training, which allows data to be recorded by anyone with a smartphone. The purpose of the present work was to evaluate the validity and reliability of HRV measurements with a new mobile app (Selftraining UMH) in two resting cond...
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With a market share of $13 billion and over 10 million active customer base on the fast evolving e-commerce platforms in Nigeria, Domot Global Logistics Limited (a motorcycle delivery company / bike delivery company / dispatch company / motorcycle logistic company) offers a cost effective, highly efficient and flexible delivery service that will po...
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Background: Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most prevalent mental health problems in children. Behavioral parent training (BPT) is the first-line treatment recommended by clinical guidelines; however, parental dropout is high. Mobile apps could be used as an adjunct to BPT in order to increase treatment adherence, hom...
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Introduction Early life parent-focused interventions can effectively improve infant and child nutrition and movement (physical activity and sedentary behavior) as well as parents' health behaviors. Scale-up of such interventions to real-world settings is essential for population-wide benefits. When progressing to scale-up, intervention components m...
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COVID-19 is a positive-sense single-stranded RNA virus caused by a strain of coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Several noteworthy variants of SARS-CoV-2 were declared by WHO as Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, and Omicron. Till 13/Dec/2022, it has caused 6.65 million death tolls, and over 649 million confirmed pos...
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Thanks to their multifunctionality, mobility and high data processing capacity, smartphones and their mobile applications have become a permanent companion for farmers in everyday life. This paper systematically analyses the mobile applications for agriculture available on the German market. The status quo (n = 1,214 apps) was recorded, systematica...
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Background: Mental health care has been enriched with the progressive use of technology during the last ten years, in particular after the COVID-19 pandemic. Mobile applications (apps) and smartphones have become the most widespread access point for many people who look for self-help in the psychological domain. Objective: We focused on a system...
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Background: Exercise therapy, self-management and education are recommended interventions for hand osteoarthritis (OA), but new delivery systems are needed to solve lack of adherence. Aim: To determine the effects on hand function and pain related measures of a mobile app-delivered intervention, compared with usual care, in patients with symptom...
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At present, emerging technologies, such as machine learning, deep learning, or various forms of artificial intelligence are penetrating different fields of education, including foreign language education (FLE). Moreover, the current young generation was born into the technological environment, and they perceive technologies as being an indispensabl...
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The impact of climate change has been alarming for the crop growth. The extreme weather conditions can stress the crops and reduce the yield of major crops belonging to Poaceae family too, that sustains 50% of the world’s food calorie and 20% of protein intake. Computational approaches, such as artificial intelligence-based techniques have become t...
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Speech enhancement for hearing aids is one of the active research domain in the field of artificial intelligence. Recent developments in multi-channel speech enhancement include Augmented Reality in hearing aids. With all these progress that is actively moving forward for the evolution of hearing aids, the author proposes the use of Quantum Convolu...
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High-quality soil maps are urgently needed by diverse stakeholders, but errors in existing soil maps are often unknown, particularly in countries with limited soil surveys. To address this issue, we used field soil data to assess the accuracy of seven spatial soil databases (Digital Soil Map of the World, Namibian Soil and Terrain Digital Database,...
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Gamification, the application of gaming elements to increase enjoyment and engagement, has the potential to improve the effectiveness of digital health interventions, while the effectiveness of competition gamification components remains poorly understood on residency. To address this gap, we evaluate the effect of smartphone-based gamified team co...
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Nowadays, artificial intelligence (AI) affects our lives every single day and brings with it both benefits and risks for all spheres of human activities, including education. Out of these risks, the most striking seems to be ethical issues of the use of AI, such as misuse of private data or surveillance of people's lives. Therefore, the aim of this...
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Coding for a purpose: helping young people combine journalism, data, design, and code to make media that makes a difference. Educators are urged to teach “code for all”—to make a specialized field accessible for students usually excluded from it. In this book, Clifford Lee and Elisabeth Soep instead ask the question, “Code for what?” What if coding...
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As food choices are usually processed subconsciously, both situational and food environment cues influence choice. This study developed and tested a mobile app to investigate the association between physical and digital environments on snack choices. SnackTrack was designed and used to collect data on the snack choices of 188 users in real-life set...
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The management of chronic diseases requires personalized healthcare that allows older adults to manage their diseases at home. This systematic review aimed to describe the smart home technologies used in the management of chronic diseases in older people. A systematic literature review was conducted on four databases and was reported following the...
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Over the past decade, there has been an increase in the number of mobile apps designed for mental health proposes and mHealth has been perceived as a promising approach to help people with schizophrenia to manage their condition. However, adoption rates are relatively low and long-term user engagement is a major issue. The aim of this study is to i...
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App IO is an app developed for the Italian PA. It is definitely useful for citizens to interact with the PA and to get services that were not digitized yet. Nevertheless, it was not perceived in a good way by the citizens and it has been criticized. As we wanted to find the root that caused all these bad reviews we scraped feedback from mobile app...
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A revised study on the social, legal and security aspect of mobile application development. That is, points of consideration in mobile app development
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Objective: This study proposes to identify and validate weighted sensor stream signatures that predict near-term risk of a major depressive episode and future mood among healthcare workers in Kenya. Approach: The study will deploy a mobile app platform and use novel data science analytic approaches (Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning) to...
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The aim of this study was to introduce the implemented MEDBIZ platform based on the internet of medical things (IoMT) supporting real-time digital health services for precision medicine. In addition, we demonstrated four empirical studies of the digital health ecosystem that could provide real-time healthcare services based on IoMT using real-world...