Peer-reviewed Articles

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Today’s computational researchers are expected to be highly proficient in using software to solve a wide range of problems ranging from processing large datasets to developing personalized treatment strategies from a growing range of options. Researchers are well...

["Computer Education","Data Science","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.175
2 citations
344 downloads
856 views

We address the problem of inferring the causal direction between two variables by comparing the least-squares errors of the predictions in both possible directions. Under the assumption of an independence between the function relating cause and effect, the conditional...

["Artificial Intelligence","Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.169
2 citations
249 downloads
775 views

We present a study on co-authorship network representation based on network embedding together with additional information on topic modeling of research papers and new edge embedding operator. We use the link prediction (LP) model for constructing a recommender...

["Artificial Intelligence","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Digital Libraries","Network Science and Online Social Networks","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.172
191 downloads
566 views

Error detection is a fundamental need in most computer networks and communication systems in order to combat the effect of noise. Error detection techniques have also been incorporated with lossless data compression algorithms for transmission across communication...

["Autonomous Systems","Computer Networks and Communications","Data Science","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.171
2 citations
209 downloads
821 views

Background The world’s last uncontacted indigenous societies in Amazonia have only intermittent and often hostile interactions with the outside world. Knowledge of their locations is essential for urgent protection efforts, but their extreme isolation, small populations,...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.170
249 downloads
1,235 views

Background Each year, patient nonadherence to treatment advice costs the US healthcare system more than $300 billion and results in 250,000 deaths. Developing virtual consultations to promote adherence could improve public health while cutting healthcare costs...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Agents and Multi-Agent Systems","Graphics","Multimedia","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.168
1 citation
368 downloads
994 views

A learning algorithm is proposed for the task of Arabic Handwritten Character and Digit recognition. The architecture consists on an ensemble of different Convolutional Neural Networks. The proposed training algorithm uses a combination of adaptive gradient descent...

["Algorithms and Analysis of Algorithms","Artificial Intelligence","Computer Vision","Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.167
207 downloads
914 views

Background Automated driving is often proposed as a solution to human errors. However, fully automated driving has not yet reached the point where it can be implemented in real traffic. This study focused on adaptively allocating steering control either to the...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Multimedia"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.166
2 citations
290 downloads
1,254 views

This paper presents the Tools4MSP software package, a Python-based Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) for geospatial analysis in support of Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) and marine environmental management. The suite was initially developed within the ADRIPLAN...

["Data Science","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.165
1 citation
267 downloads
2,036 views

Biodiversity information is made available through numerous databases that each have their own data models, web services, and data types. Combining data across databases leads to new insights, but is not easy because each database uses its own system of identifiers....

["Bioinformatics","Databases"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.164
251 downloads
1,653 views

Research software, which includes both source code and executables used as part of the research process, presents a significant challenge for efforts aimed at ensuring reproducibility. In order to inform such efforts, we conducted a survey to better understand...

["Digital Libraries"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.163
234 downloads
856 views

Potential benefits of multiscreen and multiple device environments were assessed using three different computing environments. A single factor, within-subject study was conducted with 18 engineering students in a laboratory experiment. Three levels for the computing...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.162
406 downloads
1,950 views

This paper presents a novel prototype platform that uses the same LaTeX mark-up language, commonly used to typeset mathematical content, as an input language for modeling optimization problems of various classes. The platform converts the LaTeX model into a formal...

["Optimization Theory and Computation","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Programming Languages","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.161
311 downloads
1,271 views

Numerical solutions of equation-based simulations require computationally intensive tasks such as evaluation of model equations, linear algebra operations and solution of systems of linear equations. The focus in this work is on parallel evaluation of model equations...

["Distributed and Parallel Computing","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.160
211 downloads
1,388 views

Background Several new programming languages and technologies have emerged in the past few decades in order to ease the task of modelling complex systems. Modelling the dynamics of complex systems requires various levels of abstractions and reductive measures in...

["Computational Biology","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Programming Languages"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.159

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