Peer-reviewed Articles - Computer sci

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Open-source lab equipment is becoming more widespread with the popularization of fabrication tools such as 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC machines, open source microcontrollers and open source software. Although many pieces of common laboratory equipment have...

["Network Science and Online Social Networks","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.139
150 downloads
846 views

Betweenness, a widely employed centrality measure in network science, is a decent proxy for investigating network loads and rankings. However, its extremely high computational cost greatly hinders its applicability in large networks. Although several parallel algorithms...

["Distributed and Parallel Computing","Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.140
2 citations
358 downloads
1,842 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
3 citations
447 downloads
1,643 views

Online Social Networks (OSNs) have been widely adopted as a means of news dissemination, event reporting, opinion expression and discussion. As a result, news and events are being constantly reported and discussed online through OSNs such as Twitter. However, the...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Network Science and Online Social Networks","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.107
3 citations
215 downloads
1,162 views

Opportunistic data forwarding significantly increases the throughput in multi-hop wireless mesh networks by utilizing the broadcast nature of wireless transmissions and the fluctuation of link qualities. Network coding strengthens the robustness of data transmissions...

["Computer Networks and Communications","Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.89
6 citations
440 downloads
3,723 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
385 downloads
1,224 views

This report shares the experience during selection, implementation and maintenance phases of an electronic laboratory notebook (ELN) in a public–private partnership project and comments on user’s feedback. In particular, we address which time constraints for roll-out...

["Computer Education","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","Network Science and Online Social Networks","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.83
3 citations
308 downloads
1,437 views

We study the interplay between a dynamical process and the structure of the network on which it unfolds using the parameterized Laplacian framework. This framework allows for defining and characterizing an ensemble of dynamical processes on a network beyond what...

["Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.57
5 citations
656 downloads
2,012 views

One of the main motivations behind social network analysis is the quest for understanding opinion formation and diffusion. Previous models have limitations, as they typically assume opinion interaction mechanisms based on thresholds which are either fixed or evolve...

["Network Science and Online Social Networks","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.42
6 citations
1,009 downloads
1,969 views

Academic publication metadata can be used to analyze the collaboration, productivity and hot topic trends of a research community. In this paper, we study a specific group of authors, namely the top active authors. They are defined as the top 1% authors with uninterrupted...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Digital Libraries","Network Science and Online Social Networks","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.41
15 citations
1,779 downloads
17,233 views

Social media have become a prevalent channel to access information, spread ideas, and influence opinions. However, it has been suggested that social and algorithmic filtering may cause exposure to less diverse points of view. Here we quantitatively measure this...

["Network Science and Online Social Networks","Social Computing","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.38
8 citations
1,273 downloads
2,336 views

Background. Regular physical activity can substantially improve the physical wellbeing of older adults, preventing several chronic diseases and increasing cognitive performance and mood. However, research has shown that older adults are the most sedentary segment...

["Emerging Technologies","Human-Computer Interaction","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.30
2 citations
363 downloads
1,768 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
23 citations
1,161 downloads
8,843 views

Social media has become the main vehicle of information production and consumption online. Millions of users every day log on their Facebook or Twitter accounts to get updates and news, read about their topics of interest, and become exposed to new opportunities...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.26
6 citations
1,629 downloads
45,138 views

In the massive online worlds of social media, users frequently rely on organizing themselves around specific topics of interest to find and engage with like-minded people. However, navigating these massive worlds and finding topics of specific interest often proves...

["Network Science and Online Social Networks","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.4

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