• Mark HoogendoornEmail author
  • Burkhardt Funk
Part of the Cognitive Systems Monographs book series (COSMOS, volume 35)


This chapter provides a basic introduction into the two domains that are pivotal in this book: the quantified self and machine learning. It explains the need and purpose of the book and introduces the basic definitions and notations. On top of that, an overview of the book is given and a reader’s guide is provided.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceVrije Universiteit AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Institut für WirtschaftsinformatikLeuphana Universität LüneburgLüneburgGermany

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