Initial steps towards reproducible research

In anticipation of next week’s Reproducible Science Hackathon at NESCent, I was thinking about Christie Bahlai’s post on “Baby steps for the open-curious.”

Moving from Ye Olde Standard Computational Science Practice to a fully reproducible workflow seems a monumental task, but partially reproducible is better than not-at-all reproducible, and it’d be good to give people some advice on how to get started – to encourage them to get started.

So, I spent some time today writing another of my minimal tutorials, on initial steps towards reproducible research.

It’s a bit rough, and it could really use some examples, but it helped me to get my thoughts together for the Hackathon and hopefully will be useful to people (and something to build upon).

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One Response to “Initial steps towards reproducible research”

  1. anon1 Says:

    We’ve all heard of the h-index http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H-index is there a similar index for reproducibility?

    If there isn’t could we start one?

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