Doubting What to Eat: A Computational Model for Food Choice Using Different Valuing Perspectives

  • Altaf H. AbroEmail author
  • Jan Treur
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9950)


In this paper a computational model for the decision making process of food choices is presented that takes into account a number of aspects on which a decision can be based, for example, a temptation triggered by the food itself, a desire for food triggered by being hungry, valuing by the expected basic satisfaction feeling, and valuing by the expected goal satisfaction feeling.


Computational model Food choice Hebbian learning Desire 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Behavioural Informatics GroupVrije Universiteit AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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