Peer-reviewed Articles - Biology

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Background Software maintenance is an important activity in the development process where maintenance team members leave and new members join over time. The identification of files which are changed together frequently has been proposed several times. Yet, existing...

["Data Science","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.135
183 downloads
1,117 views

Gathering up-to-date information on food prices is critical in developing regions, as it allows policymakers and development practitioners to rely on accurate data on food security. This study explores the feasibility of utilizing social media as a new data source...

["Data Science","Network Science and Online Social Networks","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.126
336 downloads
2,664 views

We present a CUDA-based implementation of a decision tree construction algorithm within the gradient boosting library XGBoost. The tree construction algorithm is executed entirely on the graphics processing unit (GPU) and shows high performance with a variety of...

["Artificial Intelligence","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.127
102 downloads
827 views

Despite recent algorithmic improvements, learning the optimal structure of a Bayesian network from data is typically infeasible past a few dozen variables. Fortunately, domain knowledge can frequently be exploited to achieve dramatic computational savings, and...

["Artificial Intelligence","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Distributed and Parallel Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.122
216 downloads
1,642 views

The ability to promptly recognise new research trends is strategic for many stakeholders, including universities, institutional funding bodies, academic publishers and companies. While the literature describes several approaches which aim to identify the emergence...

["Artificial Intelligence","Data Science","Digital Libraries"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.119
140 downloads
616 views

Shotgun metagenomics of microbial communities reveal information about strains of relevance for applications in medicine, biotechnology and ecology. Recovering their genomes is a crucial but very challenging step due to the complexity of the underlying biological...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.117
1 citation
262 downloads
1,450 views

Data in the life sciences are extremely diverse and are stored in a broad spectrum of repositories ranging from those designed for particular data types (such as KEGG for pathway data or UniProt for protein data) to those that are general-purpose (such as FigShare,...

["Bioinformatics","Data Science","Databases","Emerging Technologies","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.110
219 downloads
902 views

Music transcription involves the transformation of an audio recording to common music notation, colloquially referred to as sheet music. Manually transcribing audio recordings is a difficult and time-consuming process, even for experienced musicians. In response,...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.109
1 citation
301 downloads
1,634 views

Metastatic cutaneous melanoma is an aggressive skin cancer with some progression-slowing treatments but no known cure. The omics data explosion has created many possible drug candidates; however, filtering criteria remain challenging, and systems biology approaches...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Data Science","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.106
1 citation
170 downloads
976 views

While most challenges organized so far in the Semantic Web domain are focused on comparing tools with respect to different criteria such as their features and competencies, or exploiting semantically enriched data, the Semantic Web Evaluation Challenges series,...

["Data Science","Digital Libraries","Emerging Technologies","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.105
8 citations
3,531 downloads
28,257 views

Recent advances in Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning provide us with the tools to build predictive models that can be used to unveil patterns driving judicial decisions. This can be useful, for both lawyers and judges, as an assisting tool to rapidly...

["Artificial Intelligence","Computational Linguistics","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Natural Language and Speech"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.93
2 citations
342 downloads
2,774 views

The study of social phenomena is becoming increasingly reliant on big data from online social networks. Broad access to social media data, however, requires software development skills that not all researchers possess. Here we present the IUNI Observatory on Social...

["Data Science","Network Science and Online Social Networks","Social Computing","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.87
5 citations
311 downloads
2,617 views

A successful software project is the result of a complex process involving, above all, people. Developers are the key factors for the success of a software development process, not merely as executors of tasks, but as protagonists and core of the whole development...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.73
1 citation
436 downloads
2,076 views

Three-dimensional (3D) data of many kinds is produced at an increasing rate throughout all scientific disciplines. The Portable Document Format (PDF) is the de-facto standard for the exchange of electronic documents and allows for embedding three-dimensional models....

["Computer Vision","Data Science","Digital Libraries","Emerging Technologies","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.64
1 citation
266 downloads
1,892 views

Annotation of bioassay protocols using semantic web vocabulary is a way to make experiment descriptions machine-readable. Protocols are communicated using concise scientific English, which precludes most kinds of analysis by software algorithms. Given the availability...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Human-Computer Interaction","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.61

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