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Predicting States of Receptivity for Just-in-time Adaptive Interventions
Recent advancements in mobile sensing technologies have led to novel intervention concepts, including just-in-time adaptive interventions (JITAI). The JITAI concept shows great potential because it aims to provide [...]
Ally: A Digital Assistant to Lift Your Level of Activity
Background: Smartphones enable the implementation of just-in-time adaptive interventions (JITAIs) that tailor the delivery of health interventions over time to user-varying and time-varying context characteristics. Ideally, JITAIs [...]
myStep: Assessment of Small Incentives to Promote Physical Activity
Introduction: There has been limited research investigating whether small financial incentives can promote participation, behavior change, and engagement in physical activity promotion programs. This study [...]
Investigating privacy-related phenomena, prior research has often pointed to discrepancies between users’ privacy concerns and disclosing behaviors, denoted as the privacy paradox. That is, users tend [...]