You can use this Google form to streamline your thinking process:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1TfO6v-7okTSGlAgJe5KrG3M3_PSFov0y989FpjedEaY/edit?usp=sharing (Links to an external site.)
If you do it manually
Types of analysis (models)
How many calories are in a food item?
What are the nutrients of the foods?
Names of food
Images of food items
It will identify calories of food based on:
Image recognition for food items.
Name recognition of foods based on name.
Associate food items with calories, fat, sugar, carbohydrates.
What kind of modeling will be applied to which type of data? Make a list of data-model pairings.
Calories – Graphs or physical data/numbers/percentages of daily value of calories
Nutrients – Graphs or physical data/numbers/percentages of daily value of calories
Names of food – Unstructured data
Pictures of food – Classification of image data
What kind of function or visualization can a model create? Make a list of model-application pairings.
Microsoft Power BI – to create our own reports and dashboard
Excel – to create models and graphs
When can the user use the application/visualization?
The user can use the application/visualization when they are searching the kind of food they are putting into their body. The amount of calories they are consuming. The macro nutrients that a specific food has.
Where will the visualization and applications be deployed, for example, mobile phones, the web, or IoT devices?
The visualization/application will be deployed on mobile phones. It will show pictures, data, graphs, and other information all on a mobile app.
Why is the visualization or application useful to the user?
The visualization/application is useful to the user because it makes an abstract concept more easily understood. It also makes consuming custom data more accessible and easy to understand such as the exact calories a food has and specifically the kind of food they are eating.
How will the people/the community use this application or visualization to make changes?
People using this app will use it to make changes in the food they consume and which will lead them to a healthier diet and ultimately to lose weight. This results in better relationships with food and a healthier lifestyle.