Peer-reviewed Articles

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Cervical cancer remains a significant cause of mortality all around the world, even if it can be prevented and cured by removing affected tissues in early stages. Providing universal and efficient access to cervical screening programs is a challenge that requires...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Artificial Intelligence","Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.154
95 downloads
577 views

The sparse matrix-vector product (SpMV) is a fundamental operation in many scientific applications from various fields. The High Performance Computing (HPC) community has therefore continuously invested a lot of effort to provide an efficient SpMV kernel on modern...

["Distributed and Parallel Computing","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.151
103 downloads
843 views

Over the last decades, clinical decision support systems have been gaining importance. They help clinicians to make effective use of the overload of available information to obtain correct diagnoses and appropriate treatments. However, their power often comes at...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Optimization Theory and Computation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.150
288 downloads
1,411 views

Most of Python and R scientific packages incorporate compiled scientific libraries to speed up the code and reuse legacy libraries. While several semi-automatic solutions exist to wrap these compiled libraries, the process of wrapping a large library is cumbersome...

["Data Science","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Programming Languages","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.149
115 downloads
703 views

Background Labels are a way to add some information on a text, such as functional annotations such as genes on a DNA sequences. V(D)J recombinations are DNA recombinations involving two or three short genes in lymphocytes. Sequencing this short region (500 bp or...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Algorithms and Analysis of Algorithms"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.148
156 downloads
1,171 views

The relationship between a driver’s glance orientation and corresponding head rotation is highly complex due to its nonlinear dependence on the individual, task, and driving context. This paper presents expanded analytic detail and findings from an effort that...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.146
3 citations
520 downloads
4,324 views

This article describes the motivation, design, and progress of the Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS). JOSS is a free and open-access journal that publishes articles describing research software. It has the dual goals of improving the quality of the software...

["Data Science","Digital Libraries","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.147
1 citation
318 downloads
1,248 views

Finding useful patterns in datasets has attracted considerable interest in the field of visual analytics. One of the most common tasks is the identification and representation of clusters. However, this is non-trivial in heterogeneous datasets since the data needs...

["Data Science","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.145
1 citation
549 downloads
3,524 views

We describe best practices for providing convenient, high-speed, secure access to large data via research data portals. We capture these best practices in a new design pattern, the Modern Research Data Portal, that disaggregates the traditional monolithic web-based...

["Computer Networks and Communications","Data Science","Distributed and Parallel Computing","Security and Privacy","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.144
235 downloads
1,560 views

Despite most Spatial Data Infrastructures offering service-based visualization of geospatial data, requirements are often at a very basic level leading to poor quality of maps. This is a general observation for any geospatial architecture as soon as open standards...

["Spatial and Geographic Information Systems","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.143
5 citations
437 downloads
4,131 views

Computer science offers a large set of tools for prototyping, writing, running, testing, validating, sharing and reproducing results; however, computational science lags behind. In the best case, authors may provide their source code as a compressed archive and...

["Data Science","Digital Libraries","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.142
221 downloads
1,163 views

The continuous increase of unbound streaming data poses several challenges to established data stream processing engines. One of the most important challenges is the cost-efficient enactment of stream processing topologies under changing data volume. These data...

["Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems","Distributed and Parallel Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.141
174 downloads
1,186 views

Open-source lab equipment is becoming more widespread with the popularization of fabrication tools such as 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC machines, open source microcontrollers and open source software. Although many pieces of common laboratory equipment have...

["Network Science and Online Social Networks","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.139
214 downloads
1,041 views

Betweenness, a widely employed centrality measure in network science, is a decent proxy for investigating network loads and rankings. However, its extremely high computational cost greatly hinders its applicability in large networks. Although several parallel algorithms...

["Distributed and Parallel Computing","Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.140
476 downloads
2,123 views

With a code injection attack (CIA) an attacker can introduce malicious code into a computer program or system that fails to properly encode data that comes from an untrusted source. A CIA can have different forms depending on the execution context of the application...

["Security and Privacy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.136

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