Scientists, institutions and journals have been increasingly evaluated statistically, by metrics that focus on the number of published reports rather than on their content, raising a concern that ...
We are, as a culture, obsessed with counting things. From the number of "likes" and "followers" we have to the number of "retweets" and "shares" we get. It's how we measure our popularity and in ...
The Journal of Open Research Software (JORS) is an open access journal, which publishes peer reviewed software papers. Software papers describe open source software for research with high reuse pot...
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Novel software development approaches are embracing abstraction and automation techniques. It is claimed that abstraction and automation techniques increase the productivity, improve the reusabilit...
While reading the final report of the reproducibility workshop at XSEDE14, I noticed a statement that I encounter frequently in discussions about reproducible research:
"One general consensus was ...
Evolutionary artificial life systems have demonstrated many exciting behaviors. However, there is a general consensus that these systems are missing some element of the consistent evolutionary inno...
GitHub is on the brink of growing from a platform for software projects, and into a mainstream collaboration platform for other domains as well. An unexpected area where GitHub's collaborative work...
TL;DR summary: it’s perfectly possible to do a within-subject design for ‘social’ priming.
This is going to be an attempt at a more serious post, about some actual research I have done. Moreover, I...
Blog and podcast use is rising among learners in
the health professions. The lack of a standardized method to assess the quality
of these resources prompted a research agenda aimed at solving this ...
Meta-analyses offer great opportunities for computational modelers which are currently underappreciated. Since researchers in the field of language development are beginning to aggregate and analyz...
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