Tag Archives: reproducibility

Assessing Credibility Via Reproducibility

In my previous post on Assessing Credibility in Scientific Research, I described several ways that credibility might be tracked with respect to a paper and the methods and materials used. William Gunn at Mendeley, recently pointed me to a project that … Continue reading

Posted in Informatics, Science Blogging | Tagged | Leave a comment

Reproducibility and Provenance

One of the key problems with reproducibility in scientific research is understanding and preserving the provenance of the data, and any digital methods used to turn raw data into actionable information. The following paper recently appeared in PLoS Computational Biology … Continue reading

Posted in Bioinformatics, Informatics, Science Blogging | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Assessing Credibility in Scientific Research

Over the past few years, pharmaceutical companies have come to increasingly rely external research to help fill their pipelines.  This greater reliance on academic research is not without it’s risks — chief amongst these is the lack of reproducibility. Amgen … Continue reading

Posted in Bioinformatics, Cancer Research, Informatics, Science Blogging | Tagged , , | Leave a comment