COMP_SCI 496: Interactive Systems for Health Behavior Change

Quarter Offered

Spring : 2-4:50 M ; Jacobs


Graduate students & Undergrad instructor permission


Health technologies are now being used by providers to improve care and by people as they manage their health in everyday life. This course will survey research at the intersection of ubiquitous computing and health informatics. We will look at how new technologies are being used to collect health data and promote behavior change. Through this seminar course, students will get exposure to the technical approaches for sensing health behaviors in everyday settings, the theories and sociotechnical principles that help in creating effective interventions, and methods for evaluating their success.

INSTRUCTOR: Prof. Jacobs