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Genomic pipelines consist of several pieces of third party software and, because their experimental nature, frequent changes and updates are commonly necessary thus raising serious distribution and reproducibility issues. Docker containers technology offers an...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Genomics","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1171v2
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Background: Healthcare is transformed by the usage of new technologies, like Wearable Devices (WD). Patient generated health data (PGHD) from WDs could be found useful in the management and the research of a chronic disease, like Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Objective:...

["Neurology","Science and Medical Education","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1144v1
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The WHAAM (Web Health Application for Adhd Monitoring) project, funded by the European LLP program, aims at spreading a multimodal and comprehensive cognitive-behavioral treatment for the ADHD. The main deliverable of this project was the WHAAM app, a digital environment...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Ethical Issues","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1136v1
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Background: As the use of social media creates huge amounts of data, the need for big data analysis has to synthesize the information and determine which actions is generated. Online communication channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc provide a wealth...

["Global Health","Public Health","Human-Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1107v1
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In this contribution a new comprehensive approach describing medical curriculum harmonisation will be introduced. Behind the whole concept stays original methodological background, which is trending towards an outcome-based paradigm, together with an engineering...

["Science and Medical Education","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1093v1
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Objective: Bringing together genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and other –omics technologies is an important step towards developing highly personalized medicine. However, instrumentation has advances far beyond expectations and now we are able to generate...

["Computational Biology","Genetics","Genomics","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1021v1
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Coastal areas are characterized by several disturbances due to the presence of numerous anthropic activities that may alter the health status and ecological functioning of Posidonia oceanica meadows. The reduction of seawater transparency and the increase of sedimentation...

["Ecology","Environmental Sciences","Plant Science","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1011v1
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Here we share a rich gait data set collected from fifteen subjects walking at three speeds on an instrumented treadmill. Each trial consists of 120 seconds of normal walking and 480 seconds of walking while being longitudinally perturbed during each stance phase...

["Bioengineering","Kinesiology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.700v4
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Three-taxon analysis in it canonical form can always successfully recognize groups based on putative reversals if latter are coded as separate states before three-taxon permutations are derived from conventional matrices. This way of coding removes incongruence...

["Evolutionary Studies","Taxonomy","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.979v1
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This paper suggests a knew approach for analysing inactive phases in long term measurements using mobile accelerometry attached to a human body. The goal of the work is to provide a commandline tool to automaticaly parse a timestamped list of acceleration data...

["Bioengineering","Bioinformatics","Anatomy and Physiology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.978v1
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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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