Preprints (not yet peer-reviewed)

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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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There are numerous models for affective states classification and social behavior description. Despite proving their reliability, some of these classifications turn out to be redundant, while others — insufficient for certain practical purposes. In this paper we...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Science and Medical Education","Human-Computer Interaction","Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26729v1
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Our work addresses the problem of automatically recognising a Sign Language alphabet from a given still image obtained under arbitrary illumination. To solve this problem, we designed a computational framework that is founded on the notion that shape features are...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Computer Vision"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26725v1
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Emotion expression encompasses various types of information, including face and eye movement, voice and body motion. Most of the studies in automated affective recognition use faces as stimuli, less often they include speech and even more rarely gestures. Emotions...

["Neuroscience","Human-Computer Interaction","Computational Science","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26688v1
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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
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The surgical skills required to successfully maintain hemostasis, the control of operative blood, requires considerable deliberate practice. Hemostasis requires the deft orchestration of bi-dexterous tool manipulation. We present our approach to computationally...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Graphics","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3334v2
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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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Identifying the separate parts in ultrasound images such as bone and skin plays the crucial role in synovitis detection task. This paper presents a detector of bone and skin regions in the form of a classifier which is trained on a set of annotated images. Selected...

["Orthopedics","Radiology and Medical Imaging","Rheumatology","Human-Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3519v1
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Objective: The P300 signal is an electroencephalography (EEG) positive deflection observed 300 ms to 600 ms after an infrequent, but expected, stimulus is presented to a subject. The aim of this study was to investigate the capability of Emotiv EPOC+ headset to...

["Bioengineering","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3474v1
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In recent years, with the improvement in imaging technology, the quality of small cameras have significantly improved. Coupled with the introduction of credit-card sized single-board computers such as Raspberry Pi, it is now possible to integrate a small camera...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Artificial Intelligence","Autonomous Systems","Computer Vision"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3410v1
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There are few truly bad ideas in authentic science. We need to embrace science as a process- driven human endeavour to better understand the world around us. Products are important, but through better transparency, we can leverage ideas, good and bad, ours and...

["Ecology","Human-Computer Interaction","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3282v2
552 downloads
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Nowadays Mobile phones are becoming more popular in our daily lives. Mobile technology has a great effect on human life. Our daily tasks are dependent on mobile devices. Memory Management (MM), Security and Performance plays an important role in every handheld...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3344v1
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The leading cause of permanent disability in developed countries is due to neurological injuries, such as stroke. While physical rehabilitation therapy is indispensable for treating neurological disabilities, repetitive and high intensity therapies place high physical...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3255v2
2,453 downloads
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Traditionally, statistical training has focused primarily on mathematical derivations and proofs of statistical tests. The process of developing the technical artifact—that is, the paper, dashboard, or other deliverable—is much less frequently taught, presumably...

["Statistics","Human-Computer Interaction","Computational Science","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3210v1
1,747 downloads
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Over the last three decades data has become ubiquitous and cheap. This transition has accelerated over the last five years and training in statistics, machine learning, and data analysis have struggled to keep up. In April 2014 we launched a program of nine courses,...

["Science and Medical Education","Statistics","Human-Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3195v1
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