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Many people prefer running to keep in shape. In recent years many self-tracking and self-optimization gadgets has become popular especially for running. We are interested in the quality of running because individual running style has an impact on the running performance...

["Bioengineering","Bioinformatics","Anatomy and Physiology","Orthopedics","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.976v1
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This paper takes a scientometric approach to examining one of Chinese Interpreting Studies’ (CIS) most productive sources of research, MA theses, with the aim of answering the following questions: How has the discipline changed over time? What fields and theories...

["Science Policy","Statistics","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.958v1
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There is no denying that the growth of interpreting as an industry in China has been an explosive one. The increasing need for economic and political cooperation has spurred the demand for interpreters to bridge the linguistic and cultural divides that exist between...

["Science Policy","Statistics","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.951v1
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Collaboration forms an integral aspect of global research endeavors, where co-authorship derived from bibliographic records provides the building block for mapping research collaboration networks. Bibliometric techniques and social network analysis tools were applied...

["Statistics","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.936v1
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Mobile accelerometry is more and more being used in clinical trials as a tool to measure outcomes related to physical activity. However, it is still difficult to integrate exercise therapy in controlled clinical trials. We want to explore the option to use a unified...

["Bioengineering","Bioinformatics","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.929v1
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The ”Gait-&Balance-Box” suggests a standardization for clinical walk and balance tests with the aim to improve quality, applicability and comparability. Heart of the patient monitoring is the actibeltblue, an autonomous wireless accelerometer that is worn like...

["Bioengineering","Bioinformatics","Evidence Based Medicine","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.928v1
406 downloads
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This article provides an overview of the literature on the use of internet-based testing to address questions in perception research. Internet-based testing has several advantages over in-lab research, including the ability to reach a relatively broad set of participants...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Ethical Issues","Science and Medical Education","Science Policy","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.921v1
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Background: Establishing health-related causal relationships is a central pursuit in biomedical research. Yet, the interdependent non-linearity of biological systems renders causal dynamics laborious and at times impractical to disentangle. This pursuit is further...

["Bioinformatics","Mathematical Biology","Computational Science","Coupled Natural and Human Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.583v2
687 downloads
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One necessary step of metagenome analysis is to assign sequences to classes according to their taxonomic origins. Unsupervised binning method is one of the two binning categories. However existing unsupervised binning methods yield to estimate the species number...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.839v1
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Concurrent decision-making model (CDM) of interaction networks with more than two antagonistic components represents various biological systems, such as gene interaction, species competition and mental cognition. The CDM model assumes sigmoid kinetics where every...

["Bioinformatics","Biophysics","Computational Biology","Mathematical Biology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.382v3
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Biological data analysis is frequently performed with command line software. While this practice provides considerable flexibility for computationally savy individuals, such as investigators trained in bioinformatics, this also creates a barrier to the widespread...

["Bioinformatics","Human-Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.511v2
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This thesis describes the work that has been carried out in connection with my Masters at the University of Copenhagen. This work has led to new dispersion and hydrogen bond corrections to the PM6 method, PM6-D3H+, and its implementation in the GAMESS program....

["Biochemistry","Biophysics","Drugs and Devices","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.799v1
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The COMBINE archive is a digital container format for files related to a virtual experiment in computational biology. It eases the management of numerous files related to a simulation study, fosters collaboration, and ultimately enables the exchange of reproducible...

["Computational Biology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.792v1
1,099 downloads
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Background: Research is published in indexed, online scholarly journals so that published knowledge can be easily found and built upon by others. Most scholars rely on relatively few online indexing service providers to search for relevant scholarly content. It...

["Computational Biology","Evolutionary Studies","Taxonomy","Zoology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.773v1
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Background. Integration of reductionist and holistic approaches is one of the great challenges for mathematical modeling. Mathematical models of complex systems are divided into black-box, white-box and grey-box types. A black-box model is completely nonmechanistic...

["Biophysics","Computational Biology","Ecology","Mathematical Biology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.762v1
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