Preprints (not yet peer-reviewed)

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Today there are no grammar systems, which allow the creation of a fundamentally new word and concept. All existing grammar systems only work by referring to previously chosen terms, on the bases of which all definitions are created. Implementation of operation...

["Artificial Intelligence","Computational Linguistics","Natural Language and Speech"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1576v3
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Configuration files are widely used by scientists and researchers to configure the parameters and initial settings for their computer programs. We present here a Python package that adds physical quantities to these parameters and validate them against user defined...

["Scientific Computing and Simulation","Programming Languages","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3418v1
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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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Several ball tracking algorithms have been reported in literature. However, most of them use high-quality video and multiple cameras, and the emphasis has been on coordinating the cameras or visualizing the tracking results. This paper aims to develop a system...

["Artificial Intelligence","Computer Vision"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3402v1
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The analysis of large numbers of sequences requires the reduction of ambiguities during the analytical work to ensure that the effort will focus only on confirmed sequences. Performing this work automatically may help to minimize potential errors associated with...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3364v1
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In plant mitochondria an essential mechanism for gene expression is RNA editing, often influencing the synthesis of functional proteins. RNA editing alters the linearity of genetic information transfer, intro- ducing differences between RNAs and their coding DNA...

["Bioinformatics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3362v1
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The immune system protects a host from foreign pathogens. In rare cases, the immune system can attack the cells of the host organism causing autoimmune diseases. We outline a computational framework that combines bioinformatics and network analysis with an emerging...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3217v3
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The conditional mutual information \(I(X;Y|Z)\) measures the average information that X and Y contain about each other given Z. This is an important primitive in many learning problems including conditional independence testing, graphical model inference, causal...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3345v1
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We present a linear time-varying Luenberger observer (LTVLO) using compartmental models to estimate the unmeasurable states in patients with type 1 diabetes. The LTVLO proposed is based on the linearization in an operation point of the virtual patient (VP), where...

["Algorithms and Analysis of Algorithms","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Theory and Formal Methods"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3341v1
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Personalized medicine is in great part enabled by the progress in data acquisition technologies for modern biology, such as next-generation sequencing (NGS). Conventional NGS processing workflows are composed by independent tools implementing shared-memory parallelism...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Distributed and Parallel Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3338v1
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Computational models in biology encode molecular and cell biological processes. These models often can be represented as biochemical reaction networks. Studying such networks, one is mostly interested in systems that share similar reactions and mechanisms. Typical...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1479v3
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It has been estimated that up to 80% of all data stored in health care databases may have spatial components. To fully exploit such components, there is a need of improving existing tools or developing novel spatio-temporal functionalities. Geographic information...

["Data Science","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3335v1
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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.3334v1
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The methods proposed in the literature for RNA comparison focus mainly on pseudoknot free structures. The comparison of pseudoknotted structures is still a challenge. In this work, we propose a new algebraic representation of RNA secondary structures based on relations...

["Bioinformatics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3327v1
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The volume of collected genetic data has been growing exponentially in the past few years and we need to improve the way we store, analyze and visualize it in order to be able to draw relevant conclusions that could improve the life quality of people. Extracting...

["Bioinformatics","Databases","Software Engineering","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3325v1
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