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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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We propose a simple Neural Network model which can learn relation between sentences by modeling the task as Earth Mover's Distance(EMD) calculation. Underlying hypothesis is that a neural module can learn to approximate the flow optimization in EMD calculation...

["Artificial Intelligence","Data Science","Natural Language and Speech"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26847v1
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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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Potential benefits of multiscreen and multiple device environments were assessed using three different computing environments. A single factor, within-subject study was conducted with 18 engineering students in a laboratory experiment. Three levels for the computing...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26826v1
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IRT models are often applied when observed items are used to measure a unidimensional latent variable. Originally used in educational research, IRT models are now widely used when focus is on physical functioning or psychological well-being. Modern applications...

["Data Science","Graphics","Programming Languages"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26740v1
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Research software, which includes both the source code and executables used as part of the research process, presents a significant challenge for efforts aimed at ensuring reproducibility. In order to inform such efforts, we conducted a survey to better understand...

["Digital Libraries"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26727v1
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Our work addresses the problem of automatically recognising a Sign Language alphabet from a given still image obtained under arbitrary illumination. To solve this problem, we designed a computational framework that is founded on the notion that shape features are...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Computer Vision"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26725v1
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Background. Over the last few decades, in developing nations including India, there have been rapid developments in information and communication technologies with progress towards sustainable development goals facilitating universal access to education. With the...

["Emerging Technologies","Scientific Computing and Simulation","World Wide Web and Web Science","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26715v1
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Nowadays, there is a large number of machine learning models that could be used for various areas. However, different research targets are usually sensitive to the type of models. For a specific prediction target, the predictive accuracy of a machine learning model...

["Artificial Intelligence","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26714v1
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Most of today’s scientific research relies on computers and software not only for administrational tasks, but also for processing scientific information. Examples of such computer-aided research are the analysis of experimental data or the simulation of phenomena...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Digital Libraries","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26633v1
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Many people make their opinions available on the Internet nowadays, and researchers have been proposing methods to automate the task of classifying textual reviews as positive or negative. Usual supervised learning techniques have been adopted to accomplish such...

["Computational Linguistics","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Natural Language and Speech","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26618v1
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R has many capabilities most of which are not known by many users, yet waiting to be discovered. For this reason we provide more tips on how to write really efficient code without having to program in C++, programming advice, and tips to avoid errors and numerical...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Computational Linguistics","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26605v1
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Background. Automatic contradiction detection or conflicting statements detection in text consists of identifying discrepancy, inconsistency and defiance in text and has several real world applications in questions and answering systems, multi-document summarization,...

["Artificial Intelligence","Computational Linguistics","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26589v1
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