swMATH ID: 34101
Software Authors: Yiqiang Chen, Jindong Wang, Chaohui Yu, Wen Gao, Xin Qin
Description: FedHealth: A Federated Transfer Learning Framework for Wearable Healthcare. With the rapid development of computing technology, wearable devices such as smart phones and wristbands make it easy to get access to people’s health information including activities, sleep, sports, etc. Smart healthcare achieves great success by training machine learning models on a large quantity of user data. However, there are two critical challenges. Firstly, user data often exists in the form of isolated islands, making it difficult to perform aggregation without compromising privacy security. Secondly, the models trained on the cloud fail on personalization. In this paper, we propose FedHealth, the first federated transfer learning framework for wearable healthcare to tackle these challenges. FedHealth performs data aggregation through federated learning, and then builds personalized models by transfer learning. It is able to achieve accurate and personalized healthcare without compromising privacy and security. Experiments demonstrate that FedHealth produces higher accuracy (5.3
Homepage: https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.09173
Keywords: Machine Learning; arXiv_cs.LG; Artificial Intelligence; arXiv_cs.AI; arXiv_cs.NE
Related Software: SCAFFOLD; FetchSGD; MNIST; ExpertMatcher; Horovod; PaddleFL; LEAF; MXNet; EMNIST; TensorFlow; PyTorch; mpi4py; TFF; PySyft; FedML; PrivateLR
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