Peer-reviewed Articles - Computer sci

1 citation
327 downloads
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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
152 downloads
943 views

Over the last decades, clinical decision support systems have been gaining importance. They help clinicians to make effective use of the overload of available information to obtain correct diagnoses and appropriate treatments. However, their power often comes at...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Optimization Theory and Computation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.150
10 citations
1,383 downloads
7,315 views

We present a CUDA-based implementation of a decision tree construction algorithm within the gradient boosting library XGBoost. The tree construction algorithm is executed entirely on the graphics processing unit (GPU) and shows high performance with a variety of...

["Artificial Intelligence","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.127
455 downloads
2,015 views

Despite recent algorithmic improvements, learning the optimal structure of a Bayesian network from data is typically infeasible past a few dozen variables. Fortunately, domain knowledge can frequently be exploited to achieve dramatic computational savings, and...

["Artificial Intelligence","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Distributed and Parallel Computing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.122
498 downloads
1,965 views

Music transcription involves the transformation of an audio recording to common music notation, colloquially referred to as sheet music. Manually transcribing audio recordings is a difficult and time-consuming process, even for experienced musicians. In response,...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.109
30 citations
6,019 downloads
41,338 views

Recent advances in Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning provide us with the tools to build predictive models that can be used to unveil patterns driving judicial decisions. This can be useful, for both lawyers and judges, as an assisting tool to rapidly...

["Artificial Intelligence","Computational Linguistics","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Natural Language and Speech"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.93
15 citations
490 downloads
3,811 views

A successful software project is the result of a complex process involving, above all, people. Developers are the key factors for the success of a software development process, not merely as executors of tasks, but as protagonists and core of the whole development...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.73
103 citations
5,536 downloads
32,035 views

Probabilistic programming allows for automatic Bayesian inference on user-defined probabilistic models. Recent advances in Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) sampling allow inference on increasingly complex models. This class of MCMC, known as Hamiltonian Monte Carlo,...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.55
6 citations
1,247 downloads
2,383 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
604 downloads
1,402 views

No order correlation or similarity metric exists in nominal data, and there will always be more redundancy in a nominal dataset, which means that an efficient mutual information-based nominal-data feature selection method is relatively difficult to find. In this...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.24
31 citations
1,393 downloads
10,535 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
2 citations
313 downloads
2,194 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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