Peer-reviewed Articles - Computer sci

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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
46 downloads
298 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
99 downloads
718 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
2 citations
364 downloads
3,202 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
3 citations
348 downloads
3,621 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
93 downloads
916 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
108 downloads
1,164 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
259 downloads
1,326 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
42 citations
3,271 downloads
15,417 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
203 downloads
1,411 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
1 citation
476 downloads
1,896 views

We propose here a working unit for teaching basic concepts of structural bioinformatics and evolution through the example of a wooden snake puzzle, strikingly similar to toy models widely used in the literature of protein folding. In our experience, developed at...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Computer Education","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.100
1 citation
435 downloads
1,174 views

Statistical analyses of biomechanical finite element (FE) simulations are frequently conducted on scalar metrics extracted from anatomically homologous regions, like maximum von Mises stresses from demarcated bone areas. The advantages of this approach are numerical...

["Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.96
2 citations
346 downloads
2,290 views

We present encube—a qualitative, quantitative and comparative visualisation and analysis system, with application to high-resolution, immersive three-dimensional environments and desktop displays. encube extends previous comparative visualisation systems by considering:...

["Graphics","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.88
6 citations
578 downloads
2,474 views

Clawpack is a software package designed to solve nonlinear hyperbolic partial differential equations using high-resolution finite volume methods based on Riemann solvers and limiters. The package includes a number of variants aimed at different applications and...

["Distributed and Parallel Computing","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.68
3 citations
666 downloads
2,732 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

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