Preprints (not yet peer-reviewed)

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Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) is one of the most serious types of cyber attacks, which is a new and more complex version of multi-step attack. Within the APT life cycle, the most common technique used to get the point of entry is spear-phishing emails which...

["Computer Networks and Communications","Security and Privacy"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2998v2
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The optimal selection of a natural reserve (OSRN) is an optimisation problem with a binary domain. To solve this problem the metaheuristic algorithm Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) has been chosen. The PSO algorithm has been designed to solve problems in real...

["Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems","Algorithms and Analysis of Algorithms","Artificial Intelligence","Autonomous Systems","Optimization Theory and Computation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26941v2
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We propose a simple neural network model which can learn relation between sentences by passing their representations obtained from Long Short Term Memory(LSTM) through a Relation Network. The Relation Network module tries to extract similarity between multiple...

["Artificial Intelligence","Data Science","Natural Language and Speech"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26847v2
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As open access to publications continues to gather momentum we should continuously question whether it is moving in the right direction. A novel intervention in this space is the creation of open access publishing platforms commissioned by funding organisations....

["Computer Networks and Communications","Social Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26954v1
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Biodiversity information is made available through numerous databases that each have their own data models, web services, and data types. Combining data across databases leads to new insights, but is not easy because each database uses its own system of identifiers....

["Bioinformatics","Databases"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26951v1
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A problem facing healthcare record systems throughout the world is how to share the medical data with more stakeholders for various purposes without sacrificing data privacy and integrity. Blockchain, operating in a state of consensus, is the underpinning technology...

["Computer Networks and Communications","Cryptography","Data Science","Security and Privacy"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26942v1
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Statistical books are an opportunity for accessing relatively deeper insights into statistics and software even outside the introductory classroom setting. There are however many resources available to the practitioner in addition to the traditional text model....

["Bioinformatics","Computer Education","Data Science","Programming Languages"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26924v1
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We introduce SignalGP, a technique for creating digital organisms that harnesses the event-driven programming paradigm. These organisms can evolve to automatically react to signals from the environment or from other agents in a biologically-inspired manner. In...

["Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems","Agents and Multi-Agent Systems","Artificial Intelligence"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26921v1
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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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Fine-scale evolutionary dynamics can be challenging to tease out when focused on broad brush strokes of whole populations over long time spans. We propose a suite of diagnostic metrics that operate on lineages and phylogenies in digital evolution experiments with...

["Computational Biology","Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26883v1
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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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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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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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Many data include time or have longitudinal dimensionalilty. When these data include an index of time, i.e. measures at regular or periodically successive intervals, statistics that use time sequencing in some capacity are appropriate. Consequently, investing time...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26842v1
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