Preprints (not yet peer-reviewed)

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Bitcoin is a crypto currency system that has been rapidly adopted due to its anonymity and decentralized properties. Blockchain is the underpinning technology that maintains the Bitcoin transaction ledger. The blockchain network operates in a state of consensus,...

["Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems","Autonomous Systems","Cryptography","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26911v1
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Web traffic is highly jittery and unpredictable. Load balancer plays a significant role in mitigating the uncertainty in web environments. With the growing adoption of cloud computing infrastructure, software load balancer becomes more common in recent years. Current...

["Computer Networks and Communications","Distributed and Parallel Computing","Network Science and Online Social Networks","World Wide Web and Web Science","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26875v1
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A new layer of complexity, constituted of networks of information token recurrence, has been identified in socio-technical systems such as the Wikipedia online community and the Zooniverse citizen science platform. The identification of this complexity reveals...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Network Science and Online Social Networks","Social Computing","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2789v2
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Due to the constant innovations in communications tools, several educational institutions are continually evaluating the adoption of new communication tools (NCT) for their adopted learning platforms (LP). Notably, many educational institutions are interested in...

["Computer Education","Network Science and Online Social Networks","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3114v2
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MTopGo is a novel algorithm of module identification for PPI Network analysis, it is designed to consider two key aspects of these models, the topological properties of the network and the apriori knowledge about the proteins involved, represented by GO annotations....

["Bioinformatics","Algorithms and Analysis of Algorithms","Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3289v1
223 downloads
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Severe weather impact identification and monitoring through social media data is a good challenge for data science. In last years we assisted to an increase of natural disasters, also due to climate change. Many works showed that during such events people tend...

["Data Science","Emerging Technologies","Natural Language and Speech","Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2241v2
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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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Established in 2002, nanoHUB.org continues to attract a large community of users for computational tools and learning materials related to nanotechnology [1, 2]. Over the last 12 months, nanoHUB has engaged over 1.4 million visitors and 13,000 simulation users...

["Network Science and Online Social Networks","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2525v1
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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
158 downloads
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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
553 downloads
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The study of social phenomena is becoming increasingly reliant on big data from online social networks. Broad access to social media data, however, requires software development skills that not all researchers possess. Here we present the IUNI Observatory on Social...

["Data Science","Network Science and Online Social Networks","Social Computing","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2008v1
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One of the main motivations behind social network analysis is the quest for understanding opinion formation and diffusion. Previous models have limitations, as they typically assume opinion interaction mechanisms based on thresholds which are either fixed or evolve...

["Network Science and Online Social Networks","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1322v2
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The rate of change \(\partial M/\partial t\) of some metric \(M\) measured as one of the kinematic properties of a network described by a graph \(G\) transitioning from \(G(V_{t}, E_{t})\) to \(G(V_{t+\partial t}, E_{t+\partial t})\) over time range \(\partial...

["Network Science and Online Social Networks","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1374v1
900 downloads
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Central Place and Central Flow Theory are geographic principles explaining why and how cities develop across large regional spaces. Central Place Theory postulates that cities self-organize into a spatial hierarchy were small numbers of very large ‘Central Places’...

["Data Science","Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1342v1
501 downloads
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Social networks are growing day by day. Users of the social networks are generating values for these networks. All the users can’t be considered equal as they have different social network impact value. In this paper we analyze the social impact of a user and propose...

["Data Science","Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1154v1
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