Preprints (not yet peer-reviewed)

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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
149 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
868 downloads
1,503 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
184 downloads
562 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
279 downloads
1,276 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
233 downloads
501 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
448 downloads
1,930 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
344 downloads
1,327 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
77 downloads
400 views

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
280 downloads
571 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
58 downloads
273 views

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
81 downloads
343 views

The lessons learned during six years of experience in design, development, and operation of four Science Gateway (SG) generations motivated us to develop yet another generation of platforms coined “Rosemary”. At the core of Rosemary the three fundamental SG functions,...

["Bioinformatics","Digital Libraries","Distributed and Parallel Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2576v1
126 downloads
489 views

Science is in continuous evolution and so are the methodologies and approaches scientists tend to apply by calling for appropriate supporting environments. This is in part due to the limitations of the existing practices and in part due to the new possibilities...

["Data Science","Digital Libraries","Distributed and Parallel Computing","Network Science and Online Social Networks","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2511v1
476 downloads
2,518 views

Software is a critical part of modern research and yet there is little support across the scholarly ecosystem for its acknowledgement and citation. Inspired by the activities of the FORCE11 working group focused on data citation, this document summarizes the recommendations...

["Digital Libraries","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2169v4
1,638 downloads
3,545 views

Data is the central currency of science, but the nature of scientific data has changed dramatically with the rapid pace of technology. This change has led to the development of a wide variety of data formats, dataset sizes, data complexity, data use cases, and...

["Bioinformatics","Digital Libraries","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1448v2
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