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Intelligent configuration of social support networks around depressed persons

Ab. Aziz, Azizi and Klein, Michel C. A. and Treur, Jan (2011) Intelligent configuration of social support networks around depressed persons. In: 13th Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIME 2011), July 2-6, 2011, Bled, Slovenia.

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Helping someone who is depressed can be very important to the depressed person.A number of supportive family members or friends can often make a big difference.This paper addresses how a social support network can be formed, taking the needs of the support recipient and the possibilities of the potential support providers into account.To do so, dynamic models about the preferences and needs of both support providers and support recipients are exploited. The outcome of this is used as input for a configuration process of a support network. In a case study, it is show how such an intelligently formed network results in a reduced long term stress level.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Agent-Based Modeling, Configuration, Cognitive Models, Social Support Networks, Unipolar Depression.
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Azizi Ab Aziz
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2014 08:31
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2014 08:31
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/10557

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