Jose Padilla

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We conduct a detailed investigation of the relationship among the obesity rate of urban areas and expressions of happiness, diet and physical activity on social media. We do so by analyzing a massive, geo-tagged data set comprising over 200 million words generated over the course of 2012 and 2013 on the social network service Twitter. Among many results, we(More)
The body of knowledge related to modeling and simulation (M&S) comes from a variety of constituents: (1) practitioners and users, (2) tool developers and (3) theorists and methodologists. Previous work has shown that categorizing M&S as a concentration in an existing, broader disciple is inadequate because it does not provide a uniform basis for research(More)
BACKGROUND Algorithms combining both clinical and genetic data have been developed to improve oral anticoagulant therapy. Three polymorphisms in two genes, VKORC1 and CYP2C9, are the main coumarin dose determinants and no additional polymorphisms of any relevant pharmacogenetic importance have been identified. OBJECTIVES To identify new genetic variations(More)
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