Peer-reviewed Articles - Computer sci

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Biodiversity information is made available through numerous databases that each have their own data models, web services, and data types. Combining data across databases leads to new insights, but is not easy because each database uses its own system of identifiers....

["Bioinformatics","Databases"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.164
151 downloads
987 views

The increased interest in analyzing and explaining gender inequalities in tech, media, and academia highlights the need for accurate inference methods to predict a person’s gender from their name. Several such services exist that provide access to large databases...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Databases","Digital Libraries"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.156
4 citations
652 downloads
3,658 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
79 citations
1,809 downloads
11,443 views

OncoLnc is a tool for interactively exploring survival correlations, and for downloading clinical data coupled to expression data for mRNAs, miRNAs, or long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs). OncoLnc contains survival data for 8,647 patients from 21 cancer studies performed...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Databases"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.67
1 citation
541 downloads
2,485 views

PhilDB is an open-source time series database that supports storage of time series datasets that are dynamic; that is, it records updates to existing values in a log as they occur. PhilDB eases loading of data for the user by utilising an intelligent data write...

["Data Science","Databases"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.52
2 citations
223 downloads
1,228 views

Recent additions to the repertoire of gene expression regulatory mechanisms are polyadenylate (polyA) tracks encoding for poly-lysine runs in protein sequences. Such tracks stall the translation apparatus and induce frameshifting independently of the effects of...

["Bioinformatics","Databases"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.45
1 citation
328 downloads
1,438 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
2 citations
393 downloads
1,979 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

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