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In a digital world in the making, digital natives develop new learning profiles, interests, and way of working. Simultaneously teachers are facing students with lack of engagement and motivation with quite traditional learning process that has probably to be reframed...

["Computer Education","Databases","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems","Programming Languages"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27247v1
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DataBases (DB) are a widespread source of data, useful for many applications in different scientific fields. The present contribution describes an automatic procedure to access, download and store open access data from different sources, to be processed in a GIS...

["Data Science","Databases","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems","Programming Languages"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27227v1
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This paper presents part of the European FEDER Project TCVPYR, which aims to promote tourism in the French Pyrenees region by leveraging elements of its cultural heritage. The TCVPYR is a multidisciplinary project involving scientists from various domains, including:...

["Data Science","Databases","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27189v1
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Biodiversity information is made available through numerous databases that each have their own data models, web services, and data types. Combining data across databases leads to new insights, but is not easy because each database uses its own system of identifiers....

["Bioinformatics","Databases"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26951v1
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Motivated by a desire to curb "predatory" publishing, we created FlourishOA, a one-stop shop for authors, publishers, funders, librarians, and policy makers to find high-quality, cost-effective Open Access (OA) journals. FlourishOA provides Article Processing Charge...

["Algorithms and Analysis of Algorithms","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Databases"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26586v1
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The volume of collected genetic data has been growing exponentially in the past few years and we need to improve the way we store, analyze and visualize it in order to be able to draw relevant conclusions that could improve the life quality of people. Extracting...

["Bioinformatics","Databases","Software Engineering","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3325v1
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REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is one of the most popular web-based applications to support data capture for research studies and registries. i2b2 (Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside) is a widely adopted data warehouse to re-use clinical...

["Data Science","Databases"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3294v1
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Melanoma is a highly immunogenic tumor. Therefore, in recent years physicians have incorporated drugs that alter the immune system into their therapeutic arsenal against this disease, revolutionizing in the treatment of patients in an advanced stage of the disease....

["Bioinformatics","Algorithms and Analysis of Algorithms","Databases","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3260v2
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We present in this article a lightweight ontology named PGxO and a set of rules for its instantiation, which we developed as a frame for reconciling and tracing pharmacogenomics (PGx) knowledge. PGx studies how genomic variations impact variations in drug response...

["Bioinformatics","Artificial Intelligence","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Databases","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3140v1
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Background. There is huge amount of full-text biomedical literatures available in public repositories like PubMed Central (PMC). However, a substantial number of the papers are in Portable Document Format (PDF) and do not provide plain text format ready for text...

["Bioinformatics","Data Science","Databases","Digital Libraries","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2993v1
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Modern biomedical research aims at drawing biological conclusions from large, highly complex biological datasets. Nowadays, it is common practice to make extensive use of high-throughput technologies that produce big amounts of heterogeneous data. In addition to...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Data Science","Databases","Distributed and Parallel Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2839v1
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Data in the life sciences are extremely diverse and are stored in a broad spectrum of repositories ranging from those designed for particular data types (such as KEGG for pathway data or UniProt for protein data) to those that are general-purpose (such as FigShare,...

["Bioinformatics","Data Science","Databases","Emerging Technologies","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2522v2
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The definition of the structural basis of the conformational preferences of the genetically encoded aminoacid residues is crucial to decipher the physical code of protein folding and would have a huge impact on our understanding of protein structure and function....

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Databases"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2665v1
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The new LaMMA Open Data platform (http://dati.lamma.toscana.it) allows data download related to information delivered / managed by the Consortium, encouraging the reuse both at technical and legal level. At the moment the Database is a main collection of more than...

["Databases","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2247v3
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A Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) is a framework of geospatial data, metadata, users and tools intended to provide an efficient and flexible way to use spatial information. One of the key software components of an SDI is the catalogue service which is needed...

["Databases","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2238v7
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