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A rapid assessment of the areal extent of landslide disasters is one of the main challenges facing by the scientific community. Satellite radar data represent a powerful tool for the rapid detection of landslides over large spatial scales, even in case of persistent...

["Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27212v2
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Building more open-ended evolutionary systems can simultaneously advance our understanding of biology, artificial life, and evolutionary computation. In order to do so, however, we need a way to determine when we are moving closer to this goal. We propose a set...

["Computational Biology","Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems","Agents and Multi-Agent Systems","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27249v3
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The emergence of new replicating entities from the union of simpler entities represent some of the most profound events in natural evolutionary history. Such transitions in individuality are essential to the evolution of the most complex forms of life. As such,...

["Agents and Multi-Agent Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27275v2
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Machine learning is a field of study that uses computational and statistical techniques to enable computers to learn. When machine learning is applied, it functions as an instrument that can solve problems or expand knowledge about the surrounding world. Increasingly,...

["Artificial Intelligence","Computer Vision","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Multimedia"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27280v1
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Hundo is a software package that performs quality control and annotation of ribosomal RNA and internal transcribed spacer sequence reads. It provides a comprehensive suite of tools and options that aim to reduce the effort of performing robust sequence annotation...

["Bioinformatics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27272v1
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In this article we consider a certain sub class of Integer Equal Flow problem, which are known NP hard. Currently there exist no direct solutions for the same. It is a common problem in various inventory management systems. Here we discuss a local minima solution...

["Data Science","Optimization Theory and Computation","Theory and Formal Methods"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27264v1
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The analysis of literary works has experienced a surge in computer-assisted processing. To obtain insights into the community structures and social interactions portrayed in novels the creation of social networks from novels has gained popularity. Many methods...

["Computational Linguistics","Digital Libraries","Network Science and Online Social Networks"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27263v1
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This GI-Dagstuhl seminar addressed the problem of visualizing performance-related data of systems and the software that they run. Due to the scale of performance-related data and the open-ended nature of analyzing it, visualization is often the only feasible way...

["Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27253v1
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According to predictions bases on a climate-driven large-scale model the areas surrounding Lake Léman and, to some extent, the Swiss Plateau are suitable for the spread of Ae. albopictus North of the Alps, while other areas in Switzerland (e.g., the city of Zürich)...

["Computer Networks and Communications","Data Science","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27251v1
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In a digital world in the making, digital natives develop new learning profiles, interests, and way of working. Simultaneously teachers are facing students with lack of engagement and motivation with quite traditional learning process that has probably to be reframed...

["Computer Education","Databases","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems","Programming Languages"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27247v1
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This paper presents the design, realization and evaluation of a Map Design course conducted using an open source GIS (QGIS) to students of the bachelor in Visual Communication. The specific challenge was teaching approaches from Social Science and Humanities (SSH)...

["Computer Education","Graphics","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27237v1
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GeoWall is an innovative interactive physical wall based on advanced Open technologies that enables the dissemination of scientific contents to a wide public. The system, in line with Open Science principles, aims to promote the link between science, local impacts,...

["Multimedia","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27236v1
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This paper describes a method that uses georeferenced landscape pictures extracted from open picture collections for the determination of the population's interest in spatial features. The automated method takes into account the coordinates of the camera position...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Computer Vision","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27234v1
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This paper focuses on the recognition of Activities of Daily Living (ADL) applying pattern recognition techniques to the data acquired by the accelerometer available in the mobile devices. The recognition of ADL is composed by several stages, including data acquisition,...

["Algorithms and Analysis of Algorithms","Artificial Intelligence","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27225v1
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DataBases (DB) are a widespread source of data, useful for many applications in different scientific fields. The present contribution describes an automatic procedure to access, download and store open access data from different sources, to be processed in a GIS...

["Data Science","Databases","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems","Programming Languages"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27227v1
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