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API methods are not used alone, but in groups and following patterns. However, despite being a key information for API users, most usage patterns are not described in official API documents. In this article, we report a study that evaluates the feasibility of automatically...

["Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.12
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With few exceptions, the field of Machine Learning (ML) research has largely ignored the browser as a computational engine. Beyond an educational resource for ML, the browser has vast potential to not only improve the state-of-the-art in ML research, but also,...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Emerging Technologies","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","World Wide Web and Web Science","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.11
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In this work, we developed an automated system to detect potentially illegal elephant ivory items for sale on eBay. Two law enforcement experts, with specific knowledge of elephant ivory identification, manually classified items on sale in the Antiques section...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.10
23 downloads
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Terrestrial predators have been shown to aggregate along stream margins during periods when the emergence of adult aquatic insects is high. Such aggregation may be especially evident when terrestrial surroundings are relatively unproductive, and there are steep...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Environmental Sciences","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1134
33 downloads
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Palaeopathology offers unique insight to the healing strategies of extinct organisms, permitting questions concerning bone physiology to be answered in greater depth. Unfortunately, most palaeopathological studies are confined to external morphological interpretations...

["Paleontology","Veterinary Medicine","Zoology","Histology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1130
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Bacterial populations present in Hg-rich environments have evolved biological mechanisms to detoxify methylmercury and other organometallic mercury compounds. The most common resistance mechanism relies on the H+-assisted cleavage of the Hg–C bond of methylmercury...

["Biochemistry","Biophysics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1127
11 downloads
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The rove beetle Triacrus dilatus is found in the Atlantic forest of South America and lives in the refuse piles of the paper wasp Agelaia vicina. Adults of T. dilatus are among the largest rove beetles, frequently measuring over 3 cm, and exhibit remarkable variation...

["Entomology","Evolutionary Studies","Taxonomy","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1123
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Others have analysed the relationship between inadequate behaviour by healthcare professionals in the diagnosis of dyslipidaemia (diagnostic inertia) and the history of cardiovascular risk factors. However, since no study has assessed cardiovascular risk scores...

["Diabetes and Endocrinology","Epidemiology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1109
6 downloads
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Emotion concepts are built through situated experience. Abstract word meaning is grounded in this affective knowledge, giving words the potential to evoke emotional feelings and reactions (e.g., Vigliocco et al., 2009). In the present work we explore whether words...

["Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1100
13 downloads
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A sample of caecal effluent was obtained from a female patient who had undergone a routine colonoscopic examination. Bacteria were isolated anaerobically from the sample, and screened against the remaining filtered caecal effluent in an attempt to isolate bacteriophages...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Genomics","Microbiology","Virology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1061
69 downloads
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There is a lack of stability in language difficulties across early childhood: most late talkers (LTs) resolve their difficulties by pre-school; and a significant number of children who were not LTs subsequently manifest language difficulties. Greater reliability...

["Child Development, Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1098
76 downloads
479 views

Coral reefs surrounding the islands lying close to the coast are unique to the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) in that they are frequently exposed to disturbance events including floods caused by cyclonic rainfall, strong winds and occasional periods of prolonged above-average...

["Ecology","Genetics","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1092
21 downloads
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More than 600 herbarium samples from four distantly related groups of flowering plants were used for DNA extraction and subsequent measurements of DNA purity and concentration. We did not find any significant relation between DNA purity and the age of the sample....

["Plant Science","Taxonomy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1087
47 downloads
685 views

This article provides an overview of the recent literature on the use of internet-based testing to address important questions in perception research. Our goal is to provide a starting point for the perception researcher who is keen on assessing this tool for their...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Ethical Issues","Science and Medical Education","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1058
78 downloads
513 views

Conservation genomics has become an increasingly popular term, yet it remains unclear whether the non-invasive sampling that is essential for many conservation-related studies is compatible with the minimum requirements for harnessing next-generation sequencing...

["Conservation Biology","Ecology","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Genomics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1106

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