Peer-reviewed Articles

3 citations
348 downloads
2,017 views

Background Large scale metagenomic projects aim to extract biodiversity knowledge between different environmental conditions. Current methods for comparing microbial communities face important limitations. Those based on taxonomical or functional assignation rely...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.94
163 downloads
858 views

End-user programming (EUP) is a common approach for helping ordinary people create small programs for their professional or daily tasks. Since end-users may not have programming skills or strong motivation for learning them, tools should provide what end-users...

["Human\u2013Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.91
350 downloads
829 views

Statistical analyses of biomechanical finite element (FE) simulations are frequently conducted on scalar metrics extracted from anatomically homologous regions, like maximum von Mises stresses from demarcated bone areas. The advantages of this approach are numerical...

["Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.96
184 downloads
684 views

Two cross-sectional studies investigated the effects of competition and cooperation with virtual players on exercise performance in an immersive virtual reality (VR) cycle exergame. Study 1 examined the effects of: (1) self-competition whereby participants played...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Emerging Technologies"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.92
8 citations
3,638 downloads
28,920 views

Recent advances in Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning provide us with the tools to build predictive models that can be used to unveil patterns driving judicial decisions. This can be useful, for both lawyers and judges, as an assisting tool to rapidly...

["Artificial Intelligence","Computational Linguistics","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Natural Language and Speech"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.93
3 citations
235 downloads
1,126 views

Software development is becoming more and more collaborative, emphasizing the role of end-users in the development process to make sure the final product will satisfy customer needs. This is especially relevant when developing Domain-Specific Modeling Languages...

["Programming Languages","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.84
3 citations
361 downloads
1,694 views

Ascribing function to sequence in the absence of biological data is an ongoing challenge in bioinformatics. Differentiating the toxins of venomous animals from homologues having other physiological functions is particularly problematic as there are no universally...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.90
2 citations
274 downloads
1,623 views

We present encube—a qualitative, quantitative and comparative visualisation and analysis system, with application to high-resolution, immersive three-dimensional environments and desktop displays. encube extends previous comparative visualisation systems by considering:...

["Graphics","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.88
180 downloads
818 views

Opportunistic data forwarding significantly increases the throughput in multi-hop wireless mesh networks by utilizing the broadcast nature of wireless transmissions and the fluctuation of link qualities. Network coding strengthens the robustness of data transmissions...

["Computer Networks and Communications","Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.89
4 citations
361 downloads
2,891 views

The study of social phenomena is becoming increasingly reliant on big data from online social networks. Broad access to social media data, however, requires software development skills that not all researchers possess. Here we present the IUNI Observatory on Social...

["Data Science","Network Science and Online Social Networks","Social Computing","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.87
14 citations
705 downloads
6,025 views

Software is a critical part of modern research and yet there is little support across the scholarly ecosystem for its acknowledgement and citation. Inspired by the activities of the FORCE11 working group focused on data citation, this document summarizes the recommendations...

["Digital Libraries","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.86
245 downloads
863 views

This report shares the experience during selection, implementation and maintenance phases of an electronic laboratory notebook (ELN) in a public–private partnership project and comments on user’s feedback. In particular, we address which time constraints for roll-out...

["Computer Education","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","Network Science and Online Social Networks","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.83
139 downloads
825 views

The reality gap is the discrepancy between simulation and reality—the same behavioural algorithm results in different robot swarm behaviours in simulation and in reality (with real robots). In this paper, we study the effect of the reality gap on the psychophysiological...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems","Agents and Multi-Agent Systems","Artificial Intelligence","Robotics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.82
2 citations
521 downloads
1,657 views

Due to the rapid development of information technology, the Internet has gradually become a part of everyday life. People would like to communicate with friends to share their opinions on social networks. The diverse behavior on socials networks is an ideal reflection...

["Artificial Intelligence","Natural Language and Speech","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.81
156 downloads
1,578 views

GRNsight is a web application and service for visualizing models of gene regulatory networks (GRNs). A gene regulatory network (GRN) consists of genes, transcription factors, and the regulatory connections between them which govern the level of expression of mRNA...

["Bioinformatics","Graphics","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.85

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