Mobile mentor: weight management platform

Jill Freyne, Dipak Bhandari, Shlomo Berkovsky, Lyle Borlyse, Chris Campbell, Steve Chau

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In recent years health care professionals have been investigating the use of ICT technologies in order to influence the general public to change their attitude and behaviour toward a healthier lifestyle. We present Mobile Mentor, a platform aimed at supporting individuals on goal driven programs through personalized mobile technology. This demonstration focuses on a weight loss prototype, Weight Management Mentor, which supports self regulation through the collection of real time diet and exercise data, self reflection and awareness through its graphical feedback mechanisms, and interaction with a health practitioner or advisor through a central server.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 15th international conference on Intelligent user interfaces, IUI '10
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781605585154
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes
Event15th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, IUI 2010 - Hong Kong, China
Duration: 7 Feb 201010 Feb 2010


Conference15th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, IUI 2010
CityHong Kong


  • Mobile interaction
  • personalized diet
  • tailoring


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