Peer-reviewed Articles - Computer sci

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Background Each year, patient nonadherence to treatment advice costs the US healthcare system more than $300 billion and results in 250,000 deaths. Developing virtual consultations to promote adherence could improve public health while cutting healthcare costs...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Agents and Multi-Agent Systems","Graphics","Multimedia","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.168
7 citations
502 downloads
4,508 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
198 downloads
1,339 views

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
2 citations
586 downloads
2,473 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
11 citations
1,642 downloads
38,703 views

Biases against women in the workplace have been documented in a variety of studies. This paper presents a large scale study on gender bias, where we compare acceptance rates of contributions from men versus women in an open source software community. Surprisingly,...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Social Computing","Programming Languages","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.111
4 citations
640 downloads
1,976 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
10 citations
542 downloads
4,623 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
572 downloads
1,564 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
8 citations
927 downloads
2,763 views

Due to the rapid development of information technology, the Internet has gradually become a part of everyday life. People would like to communicate with friends to share their opinions on social networks. The diverse behavior on socials networks is an ideal reflection...

["Artificial Intelligence","Natural Language and Speech","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.81
9 citations
923 downloads
4,262 views

Drug repositioning methods attempt to identify novel therapeutic indications for marketed drugs. Strategies include the use of side-effects to assign new disease indications, based on the premise that both therapeutic effects and side-effects are measurable physiological...

["Bioinformatics","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Computational Biology","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.46
7 citations
728 downloads
2,438 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
1,215 downloads
2,358 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
23 citations
2,138 downloads
19,445 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
15 citations
586 downloads
3,936 views

Affects—emotions and moods—have an impact on cognitive activities and the working performance of individuals. Development tasks are undertaken through cognitive processes, yet software engineering research lacks theory on affects and their impact on software development...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Social Computing","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.18
2 citations
298 downloads
2,159 views

This paper describes how scholars in Chinese Interpreting Studies (CIS) interact with each other and form discrete circles of influence. It also discusses what it means to be an influential scholar in the community, and the relationship between an author’s choice...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Digital Libraries","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.14

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