159 downloads
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Word vector representations are a crucial part of natural language processing (NLP) and human computer interaction. In this paper, we propose a novel word vector representation, Confusion2Vec, motivated from the human speech production and perception that encodes...

["Artificial Intelligence","Natural Language and Speech"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.195
104 downloads
200 views

A comparative analysis of two risk assessment (RA) frameworks developed to support the implementation of the international Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) and European Regulation on Invasive Alien Species (IAS) was performed. This analysis revealed both...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Environmental Impacts","Biological Oceanography"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6965
66 downloads
488 views

One of the best ex situ conservation strategies for wild germplasm is in vitro conservation of genetic banks. The success of in vitro conservation relies heavily on the micropropagation or performance of the species of interest. In the context of global change,...

["Biodiversity","Biotechnology","Conservation Biology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7017
129 downloads
155 views

Background Microbes have been recognized as important symbionts to regulate host life. The animal gut harbors abundance and diverse bacteria. Numerous internal and external factors influence intestinal bacterial communities, including diet, seasonal fluctuations...

["Ecology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7045
57 downloads
163 views

Background Vegetation succession is one of the major driving processes of grassland degradation. Stoichiometry significantly contributes to vegetation dynamics. However, a knowledge gap exists in how soil nutrients and root enzymes influence the stoichiometric...

["Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7047
60 downloads
135 views

This paper is focused on the automatic extraction of persons and their attributes (gender, year of born) from album of photos and videos. A two-stage approach is proposed in which, firstly, the convolutional neural network simultaneously predicts age/gender from...

["Artificial Intelligence","Computer Vision"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.197
69 downloads
170 views

WRKY proteins belong to one of the largest families of transcription factors. They have important functions in plant growth and development, signal transduction and stress responses. However, little information is available regarding the WRKY family in drumstick...

["Genetics","Plant Science","Forestry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7063
140 downloads
167 views

Background The Oxford Acute Severity of Illness Score (OASIS) has shown fair prognosis predictive value in critically ill patients, but its predictive value has not been assessed in septic patients. Objective The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance...

["Emergency and Critical Care","Hematology","Infectious Diseases","Internal Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7083
71 downloads
177 views

Background The plasminogen activation system plays a pivotal role in regulating tumorigenesis. In this work, we aim to identify key regulators of plasminogen activation associated with tumorigenesis and explore potential mechanisms in gastric cancer (GC). Methods...

["Bioinformatics","Genomics","Gastroenterology and Hepatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7091
62 downloads
102 views

Background Studies have shown that the occurrence and development of IgA nephropathy (IgAN) are genetically susceptible, but the relationship between vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphisms and renal function in IgAN patients is unclear. Methods We investigated...

["Diabetes and Endocrinology","Nephrology","Medical Genetics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7092
65 downloads
279 views

Kinematic behavior during fast cervical rotations is a useful parameter for assessing sensorimotor control performances in neck-pain patients. However, the influence of age in asymptomatic individuals from children to older people still needs to be explored. Our...

["Anesthesiology and Pain Management","Evidence Based Medicine","Geriatrics","Kinesiology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7095
66 downloads
148 views

The rise of high-throughput methods in genomic research greatly expanded our knowledge about the functionality of the genome. At the same time, the amount of available genomic position data increased massively, e.g., through genome-wide profiling of protein binding,...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.198
62 downloads
116 views

Appropriate embedding transformation of sentences can aid in downstream tasks such as NLP and emotion and behavior analysis. Such efforts evolved from word vectors which were trained in an unsupervised manner using large-scale corpora. Recent research, however,...

["Artificial Intelligence","Natural Language and Speech"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.200
87 downloads
140 views

The type II toxin antitoxin (TA) system is the most well-studied TA system and is widely distributed in bacteria, especially pathogens such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Type II TA system plays an important role in many cellular processes, including maintaining...

["Microbiology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27770v2
48 downloads
90 views

The present manuscript explores signalling and metabolic pathways which mediate functions of Tripeptidyl-peptidase 2 (TPP2) using the analysis of its protein-protein interaction network. The protein interaction data were retrieved partially from our previous experimental...

["Biochemistry","Bioinformatics","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27789v1

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