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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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DataScope is a web-based tool for generating interactive visual dashboards on large scale multidimensional datasets. Users can use these dashboards to explore data and create cohorts for downstream analysis. We describe DataScope's architecture, design considerations...

["Bioinformatics","Human-Computer Interaction","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26441v1
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Finding useful patterns in datasets has attracted considerable interest in the field of visual analytics. One of the most common tasks is the identification and representation of clusters. However, this is non-trivial in heterogeneous datasets since the data needs...

["Data Science","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3448v1
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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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Melanoma is a highly immunogenic tumor. Therefore, in recent years physicians have incorporated drugs that alter the immune system into their therapeutic arsenal against this disease, revolutionizing in the treatment of patients in an advanced stage of the disease....

["Bioinformatics","Algorithms and Analysis of Algorithms","Databases","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3260v2
1,173 downloads
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The 2013 arrival of SportVU player tracking data in all NBA arenas introduced an overwhelming amount of on-court information - information which the league is still learning how to maximize for insights into player performance and basketball strategy. Knowing where...

["Data Science","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3201v1
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The HUBzero platform is an infrastructure enabling online scientific communities to collaborate and share information and computational resources as they explore scientific phenomena. HUBzero has been adopted by the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering...

["Data Science","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2819v1
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This paper discusses about a tool PredictTestbench, which is an R package which provides a testbench to do comparison of prediction methods. This package compares a proposed time series prediction method with other default methods like Autoregressive integrated...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Software Engineering","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2251v1
1,266 downloads
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Bibliometric analysis is a statistical method to summarize the amount of scientific activity in a domain. Insights can be derived from bibliometrics to understand the development trend of the research domain. R is an open sourced programming language specialized...

["Digital Libraries","Graphics","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1879v1
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Plant breeders and educators working with the International Potato Center (CIP) needed freely available statistical tools. In response, we created first a set of scripts for specific tasks using the open source statistical software R. Based on this we eventually...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1404v1
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Dysfunctional protein complexes are often associated with diseases. To develop effective treatments it is essential to understand the composition, formation and functionality of protein complexes. Novel techniques like complexome profiling give an overview of possible...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1303v1
333 downloads
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Loss of vision is a severe impairment to the dominant sensory system. It often has a catastrophic effect upon the sufferer, with knock-on effects to their standard of living, their ability to support themselves, and their care-givers lives. Research into visual...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Computer Vision","Emerging Technologies","Multimedia","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1289v2
84 downloads
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In this communication a representation of the links between DNA-relatives based on Graph Theory is applied to the analysis of personal genomic data to obtain genealogical information. The method is tested on real data and discussed its applicability to the field...

["Computational Biology","Artificial Intelligence","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1201v1
407 downloads
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Higher education courses with large student enrollments are commonly offered in multiple sections by multiple instructors. Monitoring consistency of teaching activities across sections is crucial in achieving equity for all students, and in developing strategies...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Data Science","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.964v1
260 downloads
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The growing number of genotyped populations, the advent of high-throughput phenotyping techniques and the development of GWAS analysis software has rapidly accelerated the number of GWAS experimental results. Candidate gene discovery from these results files is...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.902v1
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