Peer-reviewed Articles - Computer sci

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This paper presents the Tools4MSP software package, a Python-based Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) for geospatial analysis in support of Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) and marine environmental management. The suite was initially developed within the ADRIPLAN...

["Data Science","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.165
100 downloads
580 views

This paper presents a novel prototype platform that uses the same LaTeX mark-up language, commonly used to typeset mathematical content, as an input language for modeling optimization problems of various classes. The platform converts the LaTeX model into a formal...

["Optimization Theory and Computation","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Programming Languages","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.161
119 downloads
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Numerical solutions of equation-based simulations require computationally intensive tasks such as evaluation of model equations, linear algebra operations and solution of systems of linear equations. The focus in this work is on parallel evaluation of model equations...

["Distributed and Parallel Computing","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.160
73 downloads
771 views

Background Several new programming languages and technologies have emerged in the past few decades in order to ease the task of modelling complex systems. Modelling the dynamics of complex systems requires various levels of abstractions and reductive measures in...

["Computational Biology","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Programming Languages"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.159
184 downloads
1,013 views

Most of today’s scientific research relies on computers and software for processing scientific information. Examples of such computer-aided research are the analysis of experimental data or the simulation of phenomena based on theoretical models. With the rapid...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Digital Libraries","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.158
119 downloads
587 views

We describe the Coefficient-Flow algorithm for calculating the bounding chain of an $(n-1)$-boundary on an $n$-manifold-like simplicial complex $S$. We prove its correctness and show that it has a computational time complexity of O(|S(n−1)|) (where S(n−1) is the...

["Algorithms and Analysis of Algorithms","Data Science","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.153
95 downloads
575 views

The sparse matrix-vector product (SpMV) is a fundamental operation in many scientific applications from various fields. The High Performance Computing (HPC) community has therefore continuously invested a lot of effort to provide an efficient SpMV kernel on modern...

["Distributed and Parallel Computing","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.151
288 downloads
1,404 views

Most of Python and R scientific packages incorporate compiled scientific libraries to speed up the code and reuse legacy libraries. While several semi-automatic solutions exist to wrap these compiled libraries, the process of wrapping a large library is cumbersome...

["Data Science","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Programming Languages","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.149
3 citations
513 downloads
4,296 views

This article describes the motivation, design, and progress of the Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS). JOSS is a free and open-access journal that publishes articles describing research software. It has the dual goals of improving the quality of the software...

["Data Science","Digital Libraries","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.147
5 citations
434 downloads
4,122 views

Computer science offers a large set of tools for prototyping, writing, running, testing, validating, sharing and reproducing results; however, computational science lags behind. In the best case, authors may provide their source code as a compressed archive and...

["Data Science","Digital Libraries","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.142
142 downloads
1,130 views

The accurate knowledge of Heat Transfer Coefficients is essential for the design of precise heat transfer operations. The determination of these values requires Inverse Heat Transfer Calculations, which are usually based on heuristic optimisation techniques, like...

["Distributed and Parallel Computing","Graphics","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.138
147 downloads
1,349 views

The unit of experimental measurement in a variety of scientific applications is the one-dimensional (1D) continuum: a dependent variable whose value is measured repeatedly, often at regular intervals, in time or space. A variety of software packages exist for computing...

["Scientific Computing and Simulation","Programming Languages"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.125
303 downloads
1,754 views

Objects of more than three dimensions can be used to model geographic phenomena that occur in space, time and scale. For instance, a single 4D object can be used to represent the changes in a 3D object’s shape across time or all its optimal representations at various...

["Graphics","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.123
63 citations
4,372 downloads
17,592 views

SymPy is an open source computer algebra system written in pure Python. It is built with a focus on extensibility and ease of use, through both interactive and programmatic applications. These characteristics have led SymPy to become a popular symbolic library...

["Scientific Computing and Simulation","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.103
2 citations
235 downloads
1,638 views

Synthesizing human movement is useful for most applications where the use of avatars is required. These movements should be as realistic as possible and thus must take into account anthropometric characteristics (weight, height, etc.), gender, and the performance...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Graphics","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.102

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