Jorge L. Garcia

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BACKGROUND The high prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity is a health problem worldwide. In developing countries, we lack information on the extent of the problem and the risk factors involved. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence rates of overweight and obesity and of abdominal obesity, and their relationship with physical activity, poverty,(More)
This paper presents two cases of study where ergonomic evaluations were conducted in work stations related with the operation of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) equipment: Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Milling Machine and (CNC) Lathe. The Marley and Kumar (1996) Body Map format among 10 workers was conducted for pain in discomfort study and(More)
This work introduces a new approach for aspect based sentiment analysis task. Its main purpose is to automatically assign the correct polarity for the aspect term in a phrase. It is a probabilistic automata where each state consists of all the nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs found in an annotated corpora. Each one of them contains the number of(More)
In many professional service firms, new associates work long hours while competing in up-or-out promotion contests. Our model explores why these firms require young professionals to take on heavy workloads while simultaneously facing significant risks of dismissal. We argue that the productivity of skilled partners in professional service firms (e.g. law,(More)
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