Preprints (not yet peer-reviewed)

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Open source projects may face a forking situation at some point during their life-cycle. The traditional view is that forks are a waste of project resources and should be avoided. However, in a wider technological and organisational context, forks can be a way...

["Scientific Computing and Simulation","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27159v1
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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
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This paper addresses two questions related to reproducibility within the context of research related to computer science. First, requirements on reproducibility are analyzed based on a survey addressed to researchers in the academic and private sector. The survey...

["Data Science","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27082v1
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Open Government Data (OGD) is seen as a way to promote transparency, as well as to provide information to the population by opening data related to various government sectors and processes. By using applications developed with this type of data, citizens gain knowledge...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Social Computing","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27073v1
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Function-as-a-Service (FaaS) describes cloud computing services that make infrastructure components transparent to application developers, thus falling in the larger group of “serverless” computing models. When using FaaS offerings, such as AWS Lambda, developers...

["Distributed and Parallel Computing","World Wide Web and Web Science","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27005v1
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Clustering is a scientific method which finds the clusters of data and many related methods are traditionally researched for long terms. Bayesian nonparametrics is statistics which can treat models having infinite parameters. Chinese restaurant process is used...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26533v2
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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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With an unprecedented growth in the biomedical literature, keeping up to date with the new developments presents an immense challenge. Publications are often studied in isolation of the established literature, with interpretation being subjective and often introducing...

["Bioinformatics","Algorithms and Analysis of Algorithms","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Software Engineering","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26869v1
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This paper reports the results of an evaluation of the Software Sustainability Institute’s Fellowship Programme, which focused on understanding the benefits that the fellowship has afforded its recipients. The evaluation took the form of a survey open to people...

["Social Computing","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26849v1
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Background. Over the last few decades, in developing nations including India, there have been rapid developments in information and communication technologies with progress towards sustainable development goals facilitating universal access to education. With the...

["Emerging Technologies","Scientific Computing and Simulation","World Wide Web and Web Science","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26715v1
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Stack Overflow has become a fundamental element of developer toolset. Such influence increase has been accompanied by an effort from Stack Overflow community to keep the quality of its content. One of the problems which jeopardizes that quality is the continuous...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Social Computing","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26555v1
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Measuring software to get information about its properties and quality is one of the main issues in modern software engineering. The aim of this paper is to present a dataset of metrics associated to 113 versions of Tomcat. We describe the dataset along with the...

["Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26491v1
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Rigorous performance engineering traditionally assumes measuring on bare-metal environments to control for as many confounding factors as possible. Unfortunately, some researchers and practitioners might not have access, knowledge, or funds to operate dedicated...

["Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3507v1
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Configuration files are widely used by scientists and researchers to configure the parameters and initial settings for their computer programs. We present here a Python package that adds physical quantities to these parameters and validate them against user defined...

["Scientific Computing and Simulation","Programming Languages","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3418v1
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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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