Optimized Behavioral Interventions: What Does System Identification and Control Engineering Have to Offer?

  title={Optimized Behavioral Interventions: What Does System Identification and Control Engineering Have to Offer?},
  author={Daniel E. Rivera},
  journal={IFAC Proceedings Volumes},
  • D. Rivera
  • Published 1 July 2012
  • Psychology
  • IFAC Proceedings Volumes
Abstract The last decade has witnessed an increasing interest in applying systems science concepts for problems in behavioral health, and using these to inform the design, analysis, and implementation of optimized interventions. How can system identification and control engineering impact interventions for chronic, relapsing disorders such as drug abuse, cigarette smoking and obesity? The paper addresses this question by focusing on the problem of time-varying “adaptive” interventions. In an… 
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