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Towards Measuring Stress with Smartphones and Wearable Devices During Workday and Sleep.

Muaremi A, Arnrich B, Tröster G - Bionanoscience (2013)

Bottom Line: But, when the person constantly experiences high workload over a longer period of time and is not able to recover, then work may lead to prolonged negative effects and might cause serious illnesses like chronic stress disease.Using only smartphone features, we get an accuracy of 55 %, and using only heart rate variability features, we get an accuracy of 59 %.The combination of all features leads to a rate of 61 % for a three-stress level (low, moderate, and high perceived stress) classification problem.

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Affiliation: Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Zurich, Gloriastrasse 35, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland.

ABSTRACT

Work should be a source of health, pride, and happiness, in the sense of enhancing motivation and strengthening personal development. Healthy and motivated employees perform better and remain loyal to the company for a longer time. But, when the person constantly experiences high workload over a longer period of time and is not able to recover, then work may lead to prolonged negative effects and might cause serious illnesses like chronic stress disease. In this work, we present a solution for assessing the stress experience of people, using features derived from smartphones and wearable chest belts. In particular, we use information from audio, physical activity, and communication data collected during workday and heart rate variability data collected at night during sleep to build multinomial logistic regression models. We evaluate our system in a real work environment and in daily-routine scenarios of 35 employees over a period of 4 months and apply the leave-one-day-out cross-validation method for each user individually to estimate the prediction accuracy. Using only smartphone features, we get an accuracy of 55 %, and using only heart rate variability features, we get an accuracy of 59 %. The combination of all features leads to a rate of 61 % for a three-stress level (low, moderate, and high perceived stress) classification problem.

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The stress score distribution of one exemplary user
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Fig4: The stress score distribution of one exemplary user

Mentions: In our case, the input variables are the features, and the model parameters are estimated using training data. The motivation for choosing a three-class model is shown in Fig. 4. The typical stress score distribution can be roughly segmented into three regions, which in our case correspond to three ordinal classes:


Towards Measuring Stress with Smartphones and Wearable Devices During Workday and Sleep.

Muaremi A, Arnrich B, Tröster G - Bionanoscience (2013)

The stress score distribution of one exemplary user
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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Fig4: The stress score distribution of one exemplary user
Mentions: In our case, the input variables are the features, and the model parameters are estimated using training data. The motivation for choosing a three-class model is shown in Fig. 4. The typical stress score distribution can be roughly segmented into three regions, which in our case correspond to three ordinal classes:

Bottom Line: But, when the person constantly experiences high workload over a longer period of time and is not able to recover, then work may lead to prolonged negative effects and might cause serious illnesses like chronic stress disease.Using only smartphone features, we get an accuracy of 55 %, and using only heart rate variability features, we get an accuracy of 59 %.The combination of all features leads to a rate of 61 % for a three-stress level (low, moderate, and high perceived stress) classification problem.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Zurich, Gloriastrasse 35, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland.

ABSTRACT

Work should be a source of health, pride, and happiness, in the sense of enhancing motivation and strengthening personal development. Healthy and motivated employees perform better and remain loyal to the company for a longer time. But, when the person constantly experiences high workload over a longer period of time and is not able to recover, then work may lead to prolonged negative effects and might cause serious illnesses like chronic stress disease. In this work, we present a solution for assessing the stress experience of people, using features derived from smartphones and wearable chest belts. In particular, we use information from audio, physical activity, and communication data collected during workday and heart rate variability data collected at night during sleep to build multinomial logistic regression models. We evaluate our system in a real work environment and in daily-routine scenarios of 35 employees over a period of 4 months and apply the leave-one-day-out cross-validation method for each user individually to estimate the prediction accuracy. Using only smartphone features, we get an accuracy of 55 %, and using only heart rate variability features, we get an accuracy of 59 %. The combination of all features leads to a rate of 61 % for a three-stress level (low, moderate, and high perceived stress) classification problem.

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