Preprints (not yet peer-reviewed)

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Mobile Cloud Computing (MCC) is a recent technological development, which has emerged from two popular technology trends; mobile computing and cloud. In essence it revolutionises the capabilities of mobile devices by integrating both storage and processing of the...

["Computer Networks and Communications","Distributed and Parallel Computing","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27050v1
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Potential benefits of multiscreen and multiple device environments were assessed using three different computing environments. A single factor, within-subject study was conducted with 18 engineering students in a laboratory experiment. Three levels for the computing...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26826v1
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The advancement of technology that have been produced for Internet of Things (IoT) security has grown significantly and exponentially over the years. This has caused a major impact in the world of IoT security as technological companies have to keep up with the...

["Embedded Computing","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","Security and Privacy"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26504v1
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Transferring a huge amount of data between different network locations over the network links depends on the heterogeneous wireless network. Such a network consists of several networks with different access technologies. Traditionally, a mobile device may be moved...

["Computer Networks and Communications","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2970v1
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Software energy consumption is a performance related non-functional requirement that complicates building software on mobile devices today. Energy hogging applications are a liability to both the end-user and software developer. Measuring software energy consumption...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2419v3
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This paper explores recent improvements in 802.11p multi-channel protocol in vehicular ad-hoc networks. We provide definitions for a vehicular network and explore the operation of 802.11 within a vehicular network. We also study on areas of improvements of this...

["Distributed and Parallel Computing","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2633v1
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How users rate a mobile app via star ratings and user reviews is of utmost importance for the success of an app. Recent studies and surveys show that users rely heavily on star ratings and user reviews that are provided by other users, for deciding which app to...

["Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2589v1
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The journey to digital field mapping in the geosciences academic world is far from ending. When it started some years ago, many geoscientists were skeptical about the use of digital tools in the field. Nowadays, the work done in this decade shows clearly that this...

["Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2258v3
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Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) is a recent trend that has been successfully used in order to collect and share geographic information. This method is of interest for scientists who are in need of data and who want to get people involved in their cause....

["Human-Computer Interaction","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1992v2
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This report shares the experience during selection, implementation and maintenance phases of an electronic laboratory notebook (ELN) in a public private partnership project and comment on user feedback. In particular, we address which time constraints for roll-out...

["Computer Education","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","Network Science and Online Social Networks","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2325v1
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In recent years the increasingly frequent use of the Web service, the advent of the cloud computing, the exponential growing of mobile devices with the introduction of pervasive and ubiquitous computing and the emergence of extreme distributed systems have brought...

["Computer Networks and Communications","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1749v2
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Server energy consumption has been a subject of research for more than a decade now. With Internet scaling rapidly all over the world, more servers are being added continuously. With global warming and financial cost associated with running servers, it has now...

["Computer Networks and Communications","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","World Wide Web and Web Science","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2027v1
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In this article, we briefly describe various tools and approaches that algebraic geometry has to offer to straighten bent objects. throughout this article we will consider a specific example of a bent or curved piece of paper which in our case acts very much like...

["Computer Vision","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1618v1
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Recent technological advancements have enabled mobile devices to provide mobile users with substantial capability and accessibility. Energy is evidently one of the most critical resources for such devices; in spite of the substantial gain in popularity of mobile...

["Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","World Wide Web and Web Science","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1280v1
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Energy consumption is a major concern when developing and evolving mobile applications. The user wishes to access fast and powerful mobile applications, which is usually in contrast to optimized battery life and heat generation. The software engineering community...

["Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","Programming Languages","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1219v2
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