Preprints (not yet peer-reviewed)

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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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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
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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
870 downloads
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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
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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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