18 February 2014 A mobile phone user interface for image-based dietary assessment
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Many chronic diseases, including obesity and cancer, are related to diet. Such diseases may be prevented and/or successfully treated by accurately monitoring and assessing food and beverage intakes. Existing dietary assessment methods such as the 24-hour dietary recall and the food frequency questionnaire, are burdensome and not generally accurate. In this paper, we present a user interface for a mobile telephone food record that relies on taking images, using the built-in camera, as the primary method of recording. We describe the design and implementation of this user interface while stressing the solutions we devised to meet the requirements imposed by the image analysis process, yet keeping the user interface easy to use.
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Ziad Ahmad, Nitin Khanna, Deborah A. Kerr, Carol J. Boushey, Edward J. Delp, "A mobile phone user interface for image-based dietary assessment", Proc. SPIE 9030, Mobile Devices and Multimedia: Enabling Technologies, Algorithms, and Applications 2014, 903007 (18 February 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2041334; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2041334
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