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SkinAnalyzer: Preliminärt arbete om proaktiv cancervård via elektronisk hälsoapplikation
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology, Department of Media Technology.
2017 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
SkinAnalyzer : Preliminary work on proactive cancer care through electronic health applications (English)
Abstract [sv]

Följande kandidatuppsats undersöker hur en elektronisk hälsoapplikation kan utformasför att öka medvetenheten om den personliga dagliga hälsan, fokuserat på huden och atthålla den frisk. Det sker genom att en prototyp har utformats där användaren genombilder samt text får instruktioner för att utföra en självkontroll. Prototypen innehållerockså en bildregistrering där användaren kan ladda upp bilder på en leverfläck ochgenom registreringen kan om leverfläcken utvecklas över tid. Syftet med prototypen äratt undersöka om en elektronisk hälsoapplikation utformad med fokus på återkopplingkan göra det möjligt för en person som inte är utbildad inom ämnet att undersöka sinhud samt se och följa förändring i en leverfläck genom bildanalys. Detta undersöktesgenom två tester. Ett frågeformulär där svarspersonen fick försöka avgöra om enleverfläck var frisk eller inte. Ett användartest där testpersonen fick testa bildanalysen,det som testades var om personen kunde ladda upp en bild samt se skillnad i bildernagenom bildregistreringen.Resultatet visar att majoriteten av enkätsvaren var korrekta svar, närmare bestämt 76,9procent. Personerna kunde identifiera om leverfläcken var frisk eller sjuk med hjälp avinformationen som tilldelades. Resultatet av användartesten visade att personerna kundeladda upp en bild på webbplatsen och sedan förstå bildanalysen.

Abstract [en]

This bachelor thesis examins how a electronic health application can be made toincrease awareness about personal daily health, with focus on individual skin andkeeping it healthy. This was made by creating a prototype where the user get usefulinformation on how to perform a self examination through text and images. Theprototype also contains functionality that allows the user to upload images of a moleand by an image registration follow possible changes over long periods of time. Thepurpose of the prototype is to investigate if an electronic health application with focuson feedback can make it possible for a person who is not educated in this area to examinthe skin and also discover possible changes over time with the image registration. Twotests were made to examin if this was possible. The first test was an questionnaire wherethe respondet tried to determine if a mole was healthy or not. The second test was a usertest where the test person got to try out the functionality with image registration in theprototype. The person got to upload an image and see the differences through the imageregistration.The results showed that the majority of the collected repsonses from the quetsionnairewas correct, with a percentage of 76,9 correct answers. The respondent could identify ifthe mole was healthy or not through the information that was presented. The results ofthe user test showed that all test persons could perform and understand the functionalityof uploading an image and then analyze the results throgh image registration.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2017. , p. 26
Keyword [en]
Electronic health, personal health technologies, interactive health communication, media technology, malignant melanoma, image registration
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Media Engineering
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-60531OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-60531DiVA, id: diva2:1071962
Subject / course
Media Technology
Educational program
Interactive Digital Media, 180 credits
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Available from: 2017-02-13 Created: 2017-02-06 Last updated: 2017-02-13Bibliographically approved

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