Peer-reviewed Articles

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Common tasks in document analysis, such as binarization, line extraction etc., are still considered difficult for highly degraded text documents. Having reliable fundamental information regarding the characters of the document, such as the distribution of character...

["Computer Vision","Digital Libraries"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.39
5 citations
667 downloads
2,250 views

Motivation. Finding relevant scientific literature is one of the essential tasks researchers are facing on a daily basis. Digital libraries and web information retrieval techniques provide rapid access to a vast amount of scientific literature. However, no further...

["Artificial Intelligence","Digital Libraries","Natural Language and Speech"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.37
281 downloads
1,101 views

Reducing the energy footprint of data centers continues to receive significant attention due to both its financial and environmental impact. There are numerous methods that limit the impact of both factors, such as expanding the use of renewable energy or participating...

["Distributed and Parallel Computing","Multimedia","Operating Systems"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.34
8 citations
1,136 downloads
13,673 views

Social media have become a prevalent channel to access information, spread ideas, and influence opinions. However, it has been suggested that social and algorithmic filtering may cause exposure to less diverse points of view. Here we quantitatively measure this...

["Network Science and Online Social Networks","Social Computing","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.38
3 citations
973 downloads
1,587 views

Background. Regular physical activity can substantially improve the physical wellbeing of older adults, preventing several chronic diseases and increasing cognitive performance and mood. However, research has shown that older adults are the most sedentary segment...

["Human\u2013Computer Interaction","Emerging Technologies","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.30
4 citations
287 downloads
1,808 views

Agent-based modeling (ABM) is a bottom-up modeling approach, where each entity of the system being modeled is uniquely represented as an independent decision-making agent. ABMs are very sensitive to implementation details. Thus, it is very easy to inadvertently...

["Agents and Multi-Agent Systems","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Theory and Formal Methods"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.36
203 downloads
820 views

We propose a robust method to convert triangulated surface data into polynomial volume data. Such polynomial representations are required for high-order partial differential solvers, as low-order surface representations would diminish the accuracy of their solution....

["Computer Aided Design","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.35
230 downloads
906 views

CRISPR/Cas9 is emerging as one of the most-used methods of genome modification in organisms ranging from bacteria to human cells. However, the efficiency of editing varies tremendously site-to-site. A recent report identified a novel motif, called the 3′GG motif,...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Data Science","Databases"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.33
1 citation
287 downloads
1,361 views

The number of papers published in journals indexed by the Web of Science core collection is steadily increasing. In recent years, nearly two million new papers were published each year; somewhat more than one million papers when primary research papers are considered...

["Data Science","Databases","Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.32
320 downloads
1,239 views

An activity fundamental to science is building mathematical models. These models are used to both predict the results of future experiments and gain insight into the structure of the system under study. We present an algorithm that automates the model building...

["Artificial Intelligence","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.31
2,961 downloads
1,703 views

The purpose of this paper is to provide a governance structure for IT-related projects in order to assure a safeguarded and timely transition to a productive environment. This transitioning, which rarely exceeds a weekend, is colloquially called ‘cut-over’, ‘rollout’...

["Computer Architecture","Theory and Formal Methods","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.29
1 citation
241 downloads
1,435 views

Since Chrome’s initial release in 2008 it has grown in market share, and now controls roughly half of the desktop browsers market. In contrast with Internet Explorer, the previous dominant browser, this was not achieved by marketing practices such as bundling the...

["World Wide Web and Web Science","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.28
1 citation
308 downloads
858 views

In this communication a representation of the links between DNA-relatives based on Graph Theory is applied to the analysis of personal genomic data to obtain genealogical information. The method is tested on both simulated and real data and its applicability to...

["Computational Biology","Artificial Intelligence","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.27
351 downloads
765 views

No order correlation or similarity metric exists in nominal data, and there will always be more redundancy in a nominal dataset, which means that an efficient mutual information-based nominal-data feature selection method is relatively difficult to find. In this...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.24
589 downloads
1,428 views

Managed Security Services (MSS) have become an essential asset for companies to have in order to protect their infrastructure from hacking attempts such as unauthorized behaviour, denial of service (DoS), malware propagation, and anomalies. A proliferation of attacks...

["Computer Networks and Communications","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Security and Privacy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.25

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