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Passive Dietary Monitoring

Lo FPW, Qiu J, Wang Z, Chen J, Bo X, Yuan W, Giannarou S, Frost G and B Lo, “Dietary Assessment with Multimodal ChatGPT: A Systematic Analysis", in IEEE JBHI, 2024.

Osei P K et al., “Energy and Nutrient Intakes of Mothers and Children Assessed by Weighed Food Intake Compared to Recommended Intakes in Rural and Urban Households in Ghana”, ASN Nutrition 2024 Conference, Jun 29- Jul 2 Chicago, USA

S. E. Fard et al., "Development of a Method for Compliance Detection in Wearable Sensors," 2023 International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Energy Technologies (ICECET), Cape Town, South Africa, 2023, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/ICECET58911.2023.10389483.

Jia, W., Li, B., Xu, Q., Chen, G., Mao, Z.H., McCrory, M.A., Baranowski, T., Burke, L.E., Lo, B., Anderson, A.K. and Frost, G., 2024. “Image-based volume estimation for food in a bowl” Journal of Food Engineering, Volume 372, 2024, p.111943, ISSN 0260-8774,

Modou L. Jobarteh, Megan A. McCrory, Benny Lo, Konstantinos K.  Triantafyllidis, Jianing Qiu, Jennifer P. Griffin, Edward Sazonov, Mingui Sun, Wenyan Jia, Tom Baranowski, Alex K. Anderson, Kathryn Maitland, Gary Frost, “Evaluation of acceptability, functionality, and validity of a passive image-based dietary intake assessment method in individuals of Ghanaian and Kenyan origin living in London, UK: A pilot study”, In Nutrients 2023, 15(18), 4075;

Ghosh Tonmoy, McCrory Megan A., Marden Tyson, Higgins Janine, Anderson Alex Kojo, Domfe Christabel Ampong, Jia Wenyan, Lo Benny, Frost Gary, Steiner-Asiedu Matilda, Baranowski Tom, Sun Mingui, Sazonov Edward, “I2N: image to nutrients, a sensor guided semi-automated tool for annotation of images for nutrition analysis of eating episodes”, In Frontiers in Nutrition, vol.10, 2023, doi: 10.3389/fnut.2023.1191962

Wenyan Jia, et al., "Portion Size Estimation of Food in a Bowl From Images", In ASN Nutrition 2023, July 22-25, 2023 in Boston, MA, USA

Christabel A. Domfe, et al., "A Comparative Study of Shared Plate Eating and Obesity Prevalence in Urban and Rural Households in Ghana Using a Wearable Camera," In ASN Nutrition 2023, July 22-25, 2023 in Boston, MA, USA

Jianing Qiu, Frank P.-W. Lo, Xiao Gu, Modou L. Jobarteh, Wenyan Jia, Tom Baranowski, Matilda Steiner-Asiedu, Alex K. Anderson, Megan A McCrory, Edward Sazonov, Mingui Sun, Gary Frost, and Benny Lo, “Egocentric Image Captioning for Privacy-Preserved Passive Dietary Intake Monitoring,” in the IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 2023

Frank Po Wen Lo, Yao Guo, Yingnan Sun, Jianing Qiu, and Benny Ping Lai Lo. An Intelligent Nutritional Assessment System for Handheld Food Items via Weakly-Supervised Point Cloud Completion”, in IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (IEEE TMM), 2022, doi: 10.1109/TMM.2022.3199911.

Jiachuan Peng, Peilun Shi, Jianing Qiu, Xinwei Ju, Frank Lo, Xiao Gu, Modou Jobarteh, Wenyan Jia, Tom Baranowski, Matida Steiner-Asiedu, Alex Anderson, Megan McCrory, Edward Sazonov, Mingui Sun, Gary Frost and Benny Lo, “Clustering Egocentric Images in Passive Dietary Monitoring with Self-Supervised Learning,”, in IEEE International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI22), Ioannina, Greece, Sep 27-30 2022

Jianing Qiu, Frank P.-W. Lo, and Benny Lo, “A Computer Vision-based Passive Dietary Intake Monitoring System for Assessing Dietary Intake in Low-and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs)”, In 7th Annual Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy Week, Jun 28-30 2022, Online & South Africa

Cerminaro, C., Sazonov, E., McCrory, M., Steiner-Asiedu, M., Bhaskar, V., Gallo, S., Laing, E., Jia, W., Sun, M., Baranowski, T., Frost, G., Lo, B., Anderson, A. (2022). "Feasibility of the automatic ingestion monitor (AIM-2) for infant feeding assessment: A pilot study among breast-feeding mothers from Ghana." Public Health Nutrition, 25(10), 2897-2907. doi:10.1017/S1368980022001264

Wenyan Jia, Yiqiu Ren, Boyang Li, Britney Beatrice, Jingda Que, Shunxin Cao, Zekun Wu, Zhi-Hong Mao, Benny Lo, Alex Anderson, Gary Frost, Megan A McCrory, Edward Sazonov, Matilda Steiner-Asiedu, Tom Baranowski, Lora Burke, and Mingui Sun,A Novel Approach to Dining Bowl Reconstruction for Image-Based Food Volume Estimation”, In Sensors 2022, 22, 1493.

Chen Guangzong, Jia Wenyan, Zhao Yifan, Mao Zhi-Hong, Lo Benny, Anderson Alex K., Frost Gary, Jobarteh Modou L., McCrory Megan A., Sazonov Edward, Steiner-Asiedu Matilda, Ansong Richard S., Baranowski Thomas, Burke Lora, Sun Mingui. "Food/Non-Food Classification of Real-Life Egocentric Images in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Based on Image Tagging Features," in Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence, vol 4, p. 28 2021,DOI=10.3389/frai.2021.644712

J Lei, J Qiu, FP.-W. Lo and B Lo, "Assessing Individual Dietary Intake in Food Sharing Scenarios with Food and Human Pose Detection," In Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Multimedia Assisted Dietary Management (MADiMa 2020)

Qiu, Jianing; Lo, Frank Po Wen; Jiang, Shuo; Tsai, Charlie; Sun, Yingnan; Lo, Benny, "Counting Bites and Recognizing Consumed Food from Videos for Passive Dietary Monitoring," in IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 1471-1482, May 2021, doi: 10.1109/JBHI.2020.3022815.

Frank P.-W. Lo, Yingnan Sun, Jianing Qiu and Benny Lo, "Methodologies for Image-based Food Classification and Volume Estimation: A Review," in IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, vol. 24, no. 7, pp. 1926-1939, July 2020, doi: 10.1109/JBHI.2020.2987943.

Lo P, Sun Y, Qiu J and Lo B, "Point2Volume: A Vision-based Dietary Assessment Approach using View Synthesis," in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. doi: 10.1109/TII.2019.2942831

McCrory M, Sun M, Sazonov E, Frost G, Anderson A, Jia W, Jobarteh ML, Maitland K, Steiner-Asiedu M, Ghosh T et al., “Methodology for Objective, Passive, Image- and Sensor-based Assessment of Dietary Intake, Meal-timing, and Food-related Activity in Ghana and Kenya” (P13-028-19), Current Developments in Nutrition, Volume 3, Issue Supplement_1, June 2019, nzz036.P13–028–19,

Jianing Qiu, Siyao Wang, Frank Lo, Yingnan Sun and Benny Lo, "Mining Discriminative Food Regions for Accurate Food Recognition,"  in the Proceedings of BMVC2019

Po Wen Lo, Yingnan Sun, Benny Ping Lai Lo, "Depth Estimation based on a Single Close-up Image with Volumetric Annotations in the Wild: A Pilot Study," in Proceeding of the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, July 8-12, 2019 in Hong Kong, China

Po Wen Lo, Jianing Qiu, Yingnan Sun and Benny Lo, "A Novel Vision-based Approach for Dietary Assessment using Deep Learning View Synthesis," in the Proceeding of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN’19), UIC, Chicago USA, 19-22 May, 2019  (Most Innovative Student Paper Award) 

Jianing Qiu, Po Wen Lo and Benny Lo, "Assessing Individual Dietary Intake in Food Sharing Scenarios with a 360 Camera and Deep Learning,"  in the Proceeding of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN’19), UIC, Chicago USA, 19-22 May, 2019 

Po Wen Lo, Yingnan Sun, Jianing Qiu, Benny Lo, "Food Volume Estimation based on Deep Learning View Synthesis from a  Single Depth Map," Nutrients 2018, 10(12), 2005;doi: 10.3390/nu10122005 

A. Gao, F. P. W. Lo and B. Lo,  "Food volume estimation for quantifying dietary intake with a wearable camera,"  2018 IEEE 15th International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN), Las Vegas, NV, 2018, pp. 110-113 

D. Ravì, B. Lo, G-Z. Yang, "Real-Time Food Intake Classification and Energy Expenditure Estimation on a Mobile Device," In Proceedings of BSN 2015, MIT, Boston, MA, USA, Jun 2015