Preprints (not yet peer-reviewed)

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In this article, firstly the open source framework NASA World Wind is introduced. NASA World Wind comes mainly with two versions. The Java version is well established in the market and has many customers. On the other hand the new version, which is the Web version,...

["Spatial and Geographic Information Systems","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2139v5
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The timely publication of scientific results is essential for dynamic advances in science. The ubiquitous availability of computers which are connected to a global network made the rapid and low-cost distribution of information through electronic channels possible....

["Human-Computer Interaction","Computer Education","Computer Networks and Communications","Digital Libraries","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2648v2
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A detailed review of a recent data science book by Hadley Wickham and Garrett Grolemund is developed herein. Technical book reviews should provide a guide to the readers, a sense of the appropriate audience, the specifics of the software/language, and identify...

["Computational Biology","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2873v1
22 downloads
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Despite recent algorithmic improvements, learning the optimal structure of a Bayesian network from data is typically infeasible past a few dozen variables. Fortunately, domain knowledge can frequently be exploited to achieve dramatic computational savings, and...

["Artificial Intelligence","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Distributed and Parallel Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2872v1
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"Publication forms the core structure supporting the development and transmission of scientific knowledge" (Galbraith2015). Yet, with the WorldWideWeb a dominant part of current scientific publication and information-dissemination, internet "publication" is still...

["Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems","Computer Education","Computer Networks and Communications","Digital Libraries","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1568v13
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The visual impact of wind farm layouts has seen little consideration in the literature on the wind farm layout optimisation problem to date. Most existing algorithms focus on optimising layouts for power or cost of energy alone. In this paper, we consider the geometry...

["Artificial Intelligence"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2864v1
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Emerging viruses cause a lot of fatalities as they jump to humans from other species. Here we develop a novel technique to computationally estimate an important parameter of within-host viral infection: the lifespan of infected cells. Our approach is general and...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2621v2
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The rapid growth of small Internet connected devices, known as the Internet of Things (IoT), is creating a new set of challenges to create secure, private infrastructures. This paper reviews the current literature on the challenges and approaches to security and...

["Computer Networks and Communications","Embedded Computing","Real-Time and Embedded Systems","Security and Privacy","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1241v2
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Computational analyses for research usually consist of a complicated orchestration of data flows, software libraries, visualization, selection of adequate parameters, etc. Structuring these complex activities into a collaboration of simple, reproducible and well...

["Bioinformatics","Distributed and Parallel Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2849v1
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Over the past 18 months, we have been working on a dashboard concept that enables researchers a means of interacting with existing research. This work was motivated by the National Data Service (NDS), which is an emerging vision of how scientists and researchers...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Computer Architecture","Data Science","World Wide Web and Web Science","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2845v1
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Objects of more than three dimensions can be used to model geographic phenomena that occur in space, time and scale. For instance, a single 4D object can be used to represent the changes in a 3D object's shape across time or all its optimal representations at various...

["Graphics","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2844v1
544 downloads
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ATLAS (Automatic Tool for Local Assembly Structures) is a comprehensive multi-omics data analysis pipeline that is massively parallel and scalable. ATLAS contains a modular analysis pipeline for assembly, annotation, quantification and genome binning of metagenomics...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Data Science","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2843v1
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Modern biomedical research aims at drawing biological conclusions from large, highly complex biological datasets. Nowadays, it is common practice to make extensive use of high-throughput technologies that produce big amounts of heterogeneous data. In addition to...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Data Science","Databases","Distributed and Parallel Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2839v1
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This study investigates the effects of using a large data set on supervised machine learning classifiers in the domain of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS). To investigate this effect 12 machine learning algorithms have been applied. These algorithms are: (1) Adaboost,...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2838v1
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Climate and biodiversity systems are closely interlaced across a wide range of scales. To better understand the mutual interaction between climate change and biodiversity there is a strong need for multidisciplinary skills, tools and a large variety of heterogeneous,...

["Data Science","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2834v1
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