53 downloads
163 views

Soil temperature and moisture have a close relationship, the accurate controlling of which is important for crop growth. Mechanistic models built by previous studies need exhaustive parameters and seldom consider time stochasticity and lagging effect. To circumvent...

["Agricultural Science","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7101
60 downloads
141 views

Background. Sympatric plant species that share pollinators may have similar mating systems because their floral traits are subject to comparable canalization imposed by pollinators. However, if each sympatric species bears specialized floral morphology, each species...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27792v1
69 downloads
157 views

Tailskin fibroblasts from multiple genotypes of slow aging mice have been shown to be resistant to a broad spectrum of toxicants. The molecular determinants for this in vitro effect, as well as for the delayed/ decelerated senescence of these mice, are uncertain....

["Biochemistry","Cell Biology","Neuroscience","Geriatrics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27791v1
55 downloads
103 views

Online learning is an essential tool for predictive analysis based on continuous, endless data streams. Adopting Bayesian inference for online settings allows hierarchical modeling while representing the uncertainty of model parameters. Existing online inference...

["Artificial Intelligence","Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27790v1
159 downloads
214 views

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

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