Preprints (not yet peer-reviewed)

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The analysis of literary works has experienced a surge in computer-assisted processing. To obtain insights into the community structures and social interactions portrayed in novels the creation of social networks from novels has gained popularity. Many methods...

["Computational Linguistics","Digital Libraries","Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27263v1
69 downloads
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EnviDat is the institutional research data portal of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape WSL. The portal is designed to provide solutions for efficient, unified and managed access to the WSL’s comprehensive reservoir of monitoring and research...

["Data Science","Digital Libraries"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27211v1
54 downloads
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The authors introduce the GRASS GIS add-on module g.citation. The module extends the existing citation capabilities of GRASS GIS, which until now only provide for automated citation of the software project as a whole, authored by the GRASS Development Team, without...

["Digital Libraries","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27206v1
72 downloads
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The codemeta project recently proposed a vocabulary for software metadata. ISO Technical Committee 211 has published a set of metadata standards for geographic data and many kinds of related resources, including software. In order for ISO metadata creators and...

["Digital Libraries","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27153v1
206 downloads
438 views

Research software, which includes both the source code and executables used as part of the research process, presents a significant challenge for efforts aimed at ensuring reproducibility. In order to inform such efforts, we conducted a survey to better understand...

["Digital Libraries"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26727v1
219 downloads
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Most of today’s scientific research relies on computers and software not only for administrational tasks, but also for processing scientific information. Examples of such computer-aided research are the analysis of experimental data or the simulation of phenomena...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Digital Libraries","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26633v1
1,447 downloads
2,778 views

The Code of Practice for Research Data Usage Metrics standardizes the generation and distribution of usage metrics for research data, enabling for the first time the consistent and credible reporting of research data usage. This is the first release of the Code...

["Data Science","Digital Libraries"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26505v1
232 downloads
656 views

Digital repositories bring direct impact and influence on the research community and society but measuring their value using formal metrics remains challenging. their value. It is challenging to define a single perfect metric that covers all quality aspects. Here,...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Digital Libraries","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2688v3
359 downloads
1,441 views

Purpose: this paper introduces the Research Articles in Simplified HTML (or RASH ), which is a Web-first format for writing HTML-based scholarly papers; it is accompanied by the RASH Framework , a set of tools for interacting with RASH-based articles. The paper...

["Digital Libraries","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2513v2
325 downloads
720 views

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
564 downloads
2,085 views

The timely publication of scientific results is essential for dynamic advances in science. The ubiquitous availability of computers which are connected to a global network made the rapid and low-cost distribution of information through electronic channels possible....

["Human-Computer Interaction","Computer Education","Computer Networks and Communications","Digital Libraries","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2648v2
455 downloads
1,520 views

"Publication forms the core structure supporting the development and transmission of scientific knowledge" (Galbraith2015). Yet, with the WorldWideWeb a dominant part of current scientific publication and information-dissemination, internet "publication" is still...

["Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems","Computer Education","Computer Networks and Communications","Digital Libraries","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1568v13
98 downloads
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While most challenges organized so far in the Semantic Web domain are focused on comparing tools with respect to different criteria such as their features and competencies, or exploiting semantically enriched data, the Semantic Web Evaluation Challenges series,...

["Data Science","Digital Libraries","Emerging Technologies","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2616v1
332 downloads
624 views

The ability to recognise new research trends early is strategic for many stakeholders, such as academics, institutional funding bodies, academic publishers and companies. While the state of the art presents several works on the identification of novel research...

["Artificial Intelligence","Data Science","Digital Libraries"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2306v3
72 downloads
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The need of an approach for the definition of a platform-independent medical digital library, using only open-source tools, will be described. To test the need and the success of such an approach, a library will be created, which can later be used in a larger scale...

["Bioinformatics","Computer Vision","Digital Libraries","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2599v1
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