A social networking application for psycho-therapy support

Buchmann R., Stanca L., Pop I.

9th WSEAS International Conference on Applied Informatics and Communications, Moscow, Russia, 20 - 22 August 2009, pp.139-140 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Moscow
  • Country: Russia
  • Page Numbers: pp.139-140
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: No


Diseases of modem society are felt by a growing number of citizens of the world and thus implicitly of Romania. These diseases have existed throughout history but are catalyzed by the functional and informational stress of the modem society. In this context, the paper proposes a "polymorphic" application model based on the Ruby on Rails framework, destined to be used as a substitute for a medical cabinet, specifically a psycho-therapy cabinet. The application is a social networking on-line service with medical purpose and increased communication possibilities, and provides statistical tools such as correlations, recommendation systems and clustering over a person's network or an entire virtual community