Modeling and simulation for pediatric sleep and education performance correlations

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Abstract

Sleep deficiency is a fundamental problem that impacts neurocognitive growth, behavioral changes, disease development and performance among young children. Existing investigations of sleep disorder rely heavily on clinical based "snapshot" measurements that provide little information on the underlying dynamics of the sleep disorder impacts, possible interventions and treatments. How to quantify and characterize sleep disturbance, how to incorporate teacher reports and school performance, and how to establish the comparison of the prevalence of sleep disorders across various studies are the main challenges in this research area. This paper introduces a new modeling simulation framework that uses real time sleep and activity sensors as input, together with school teachers' evaluations, and student performance, to simulate and predict students' performance based on their sleeping time and activity levels.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSimulation Series
EditorsJerzy W. Rozenblit, Johannes Sametinger
PublisherThe Society for Modeling and Simulation International
Pages34-37
Number of pages4
Edition6
ISBN (Electronic)9781510823150, 9781510823167, 9781510823174, 9781510823181, 9781510823204, 9781510824232, 9781510824249, 9781510824256
StatePublished - 2016
Event3rd Modeling and Simulation in Medicine Symposium, MSM 2016, Part of the 2016 Spring Simulation Multi-Conference, SpringSim 2016 - Pasadena, United States
Duration: Apr 3 2016Apr 6 2016

Publication series

NameSimulation Series
Number6
Volume48
ISSN (Print)0735-9276

Conference

Conference3rd Modeling and Simulation in Medicine Symposium, MSM 2016, Part of the 2016 Spring Simulation Multi-Conference, SpringSim 2016
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityPasadena
Period4/3/164/6/16

Keywords

  • Accelerometer
  • Actigraphy
  • Pediatric sleep
  • School education
  • Sensor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications

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