Thursday, May 28, 2015

Geoffrey Fairchild, PhD 2014, is part of a team of scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory who "have the ability to forecast the upcoming flu season and other infectious diseases by analyzing views of Wikipedia articles."

"The scientific paper 'Forecasting the 2013-2014 Influenza Season using Wikipedia' is in the Public Library of Science journal Computational Biology. It is by Kyle Hickmann, Geoffrey Fairchild, Reid Priedhorsky, Nicholas Generous, James Hyman, Alina Deshpande, and Sara Del Valle of Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Defense Systems and Analysis Division."

Full article on Los Alamos National Laboratory's webpage.