Towards the Adoption of Agent-Based Modelling and Simulation in Mobile Health Systems for the Self-Management of Chronic Diseases


Sara Montagna, Andrea Omicini, Francesco Degli Angeli, Michele Donati

The impact of mobile technologies on healthcare is particularly evident in the case of self-management of chronic diseases, where they can decrease spending and improve the patient quality of life. In this position paper we propose the adoption of agent-based modelling and simulation techniques as built-in tools to dynamically monitor patient health state and provide feedbacks for self-management. To demonstrate the feasibility of our proposal we focus on Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus as our case study, and provide some preliminary simulation results.

(keywords) m-Health; self-management of chronic diseases; agent-based modelling and simulation; diabetes mellitus
WOA 2016 – 17th Workshop “From Objects to Agents”, CEUR Workshop Proceedings (AI*IA Series) 1664, pages 100-105, 29-30 July 2016.
Corrado Santoro, Fabrizio Messina, Massimiliano De Benedetti (eds.), Sun SITE Central Europe, RWTH Aachen University
Proceedings of the 17th Workshop “From Objects to Agents“ co-located with 18th European Agent Systems Summer School (EASSS 2016)
@inproceedings{mhealthselfman-woa2016,
Author = {Montagna, Sara and Omicini, Andrea and Degli Angeli, Francesco and Donati, Michele},
Booktitle = {WOA 2016 -- 17th Workshop ``From Objects to Agents''},
Editor = {Santoro, Corrado and Messina, Fabrizio and De Benedetti, Massimiliano},
Keywords = {m-Health; self-management of chronic diseases; agent-based modelling and simulation; diabetes mellitus},
Issn = {1613-0073},
Location = {Catania, Italy},
Month = {29--30~} # jul,
Note = {Proceedings of the 17th Workshop ``From Objects to Agents'' co-located with 18th European Agent Systems Summer School (EASSS 2016)},
Pages = {100--105},
Publisher = {Sun SITE Central Europe, RWTH Aachen University},
ScopusId = {2-s2.0-84985911905},
Series = {CEUR Workshop Proceedings},
Subseries = {AI*IA Series},
Title = {Towards the Adoption of Agent-Based Modelling and Simulation in Mobile Health Systems for the Self-Management of Chronic Diseases},
Url = {http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1664/w17.pdf},
Volume = 1664,
Year = 2016}

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Towards the Adoption of Agent-Based Modelling and Simulation in Mobile Health Systems for the Self-Management of Chronic Diseases

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Sara Montagna, Andrea Omicini, Francesco Degli Angeli, Michele Donati

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Corrado Santoro, Fabrizio Messina, Massimiliano De Benedetti

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conf/woa/MontagnaOAD16

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11585/562429

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2-s2.0-84985911905

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1613-0073

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mhealthselfman-woa2016
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