Tag Archives: reproducible research

The value of re-analysis

I just saw this really nice post over on John Cook's blog. He talks about how it is a valuable exercise to re-type code for examples you find in a book or on a blog. I completely agree that this … Continue reading

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Pro Tips for Grad Students in Statistics/Biostatistics (Part 1)

I just finished teaching a Ph.D. level applied statistical methods course here at Hopkins. As part of the course, I gave one “pro-tip” a day; something I wish I had learned in graduate school that has helped me in becoming … Continue reading

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figshare and don't trust celebrities stating facts

A couple of links: figshare is a site where scientists can share data sets/figures/code. One of the goals is to encourage researchers to share negative results as well. I think this is a great idea - I often find negative results … Continue reading

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Where do you get your data?

Here’s a question I get fairly frequently from various types of people: Where do you get your data? This is sometimes followed up quickly with “Can we use some of your data?” My contention is that if someone asks you … Continue reading

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Reproducible Research in Computational Science

First of all, thanks to Rafa for scooping me with my own article. Not sure if that’s reverse scooping or recursive scooping or…. The latest issue of Science has a special section on Data Replication and Reproducibility. As part of the … Continue reading

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Reproducible Research and Turkey

Over the Thanksgiving recent break I naturally started thinking about reproducible research in between salting the turkey and making the turkey stock. Clearly, these things are all related.  I sometimes get the sense that many people see reproducibility as essentially … Continue reading

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