233 downloads
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Cities around the world have converged on structural and environmental characteristics that exert similar eco-evolutionary pressures on local communities. However, evaluating how urban biodiversity responds to urban intensification remains poorly understood because...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27472v2
100 downloads
136 views

Background. The 2010 reform of the Italian university system introduced the National Scientific Habilitation (ASN) as a requirement for applying to permanent professor positions. Since the CVs of the 59149 candidates and the results of their assessments have been...

["Data Science","Digital Libraries"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27582v1
36 downloads
301 views

Scientific collaboration has become a common behaviour in academia. Various recommendation strategies have been designed to provide relevant collaborators for the target scholars. However, scholars are no longer satisfied with the acquainted collaborator recommendations,...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Network Science and Online Social Networks","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.178
55 downloads
228 views

The individual electronic identification (EID) of cattle based on RFID technology (134.2 kHz ISO standard 11784) will definitely enter into force in European countries as an official means of animal identification from July 2019. Integrating EID with 3D digital...

["Bioinformatics","Computer Vision","Data Science","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.179
79 downloads
130 views

Background. Physical activity (PA) is increasingly being recognized as a major factor related to the development or prevention of many diseases, as an intervention to cure or delay disease and for patient assessment in diagnostics, as a clinical outcome measure...

["Bioinformatics","Clinical Trials","Computational Science","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27558v1
234 downloads
952 views

Ecology has reached the point where data science competitions, in which multiple groups solve the same problem using the same data by different methods, will be productive for advancing quantitative methods for tasks such as species identification from remote sensing...

["Ecology","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Forestry","Spatial and Geographic Information Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5843
192 downloads
358 views

Tree species classification using hyperspectral imagery is a challenging task due to the high spectral similarity between species and large intra-species variability. This paper proposes a solution using the Multiple Instance Adaptive Cosine Estimator (MI-ACE)...

["Plant Science","Computational Science","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6405
189 downloads
444 views

The conditioned Latin hypercube sampling (cLHS) algorithm is popularly used for planning field sampling surveys in order to understand the spatial behavior of natural phenomena such as soils. This technical note collates, summarizes, and extends existing solutions...

["Agricultural Science","Soil Science","Statistics","Data Science","Spatial and Geographic Information Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6451
62 downloads
142 views

Pacific island coral reef ecosystems are particularly threatened by anthropogenic stresses we can manage in the context of global threats we cannot control. State agencies are challenged to sample coastal waters at the spatial and temporal resolution needed to...

["Marine Biology","Data Science","Natural Resource Management","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27548v1
86 downloads
162 views

The protein-protein interaction network of seven pleiotropic proteins (PIN7) contains proteins with multiple functions in the aging and age-related diseases (TPPII, CDK2, MYBBP1A, p53, SIRT6, SIRT7, and BSG). At the present work, the pathway enrichment, the gene...

["Biochemistry","Bioinformatics","Molecular Biology","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27547v1
106 downloads
185 views

This paper focuses on the recognition of Activities of Daily Living (ADL) applying pattern recognition techniques to the data acquired by the accelerometer available in the mobile devices. The recognition of ADL is composed by several stages, including data acquisition,...

["Algorithms and Analysis of Algorithms","Artificial Intelligence","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27225v2
102 downloads
365 views

Many data processing systems are naturally modeled as pipelines, where data flows though a network of computational procedures. This representation is particularly suitable for computer vision algorithms, which in most cases possess complex logic and a big number...

["Computer Vision","Data Science","Robotics","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.176
131 downloads
372 views

One reason for the widespread success of random forests (RFs) is their ability to analyze most datasets without preprocessing. For example, in contrast to many other statistical methods and machine learning approaches, no recoding such as dummy coding is required...

["Statistics","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6339
119 downloads
580 views

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
63 downloads
311 views

The pig is a well-studied model animal of biomedical and agricultural importance. Genes of this species, Sus scrofa, are known from experiments and predictions, and collected at the NCBI reference sequence database section. Gene reconstruction from transcribed...

["Agricultural Science","Bioinformatics","Genomics","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6374

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