Peer-reviewed Articles

1 citation
362 downloads
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Most of today’s scientific research relies on computers and software for processing scientific information. Examples of such computer-aided research are the analysis of experimental data or the simulation of phenomena based on theoretical models. With the rapid...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Digital Libraries","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.158
254 downloads
1,422 views

We study the problem of combining active learning suggestions to identify informative training examples by empirically comparing methods on benchmark datasets. Many active learning heuristics for classification problems have been proposed to help us pick which...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.157
7 citations
799 downloads
2,032 views

The increased interest in analyzing and explaining gender inequalities in tech, media, and academia highlights the need for accurate inference methods to predict a person’s gender from their name. Several such services exist that provide access to large databases...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Databases","Digital Libraries"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.156
210 downloads
971 views

We describe the Coefficient-Flow algorithm for calculating the bounding chain of an $(n-1)$-boundary on an $n$-manifold-like simplicial complex $S$. We prove its correctness and show that it has a computational time complexity of O(|S(n−1)|) (where S(n−1) is the...

["Algorithms and Analysis of Algorithms","Data Science","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.153
2 citations
339 downloads
1,062 views

Background Clustering is one of the most common techniques in data analysis and seeks to group together data points that are similar in some measure. Although there are many computer programs available for performing clustering, a single web resource that provides...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.155
1 citation
466 downloads
1,245 views

A spatial data infrastructure (SDI) is a framework of geospatial data, metadata, users and tools intended to provide an efficient and flexible way to use spatial information. One of the key software components of an SDI is the catalogue service which is needed...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.152
5 citations
1,681 downloads
3,282 views

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
216 downloads
972 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
277 downloads
1,171 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
765 downloads
2,213 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
228 downloads
897 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
2 citations
360 downloads
1,670 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
10 citations
997 downloads
7,391 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
2 citations
517 downloads
1,783 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
6 citations
893 downloads
5,290 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

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