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Submitting Reproducible Code for Peer Review in Gigantum

Posted by The Gigantum Team on May 18, 2020 4:18:42 PM

This post is a high-level overview for using Gigantum to submit reproducible code in support of a manuscript under peer review.

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Topics: Science, Reproducibility, Open Science

Making Reproducibility Reproducible

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Reproducibility doesn’t have to be magic, anymore. This image is provided by Abstruse Goose under the Creative Commons License

TL;DR - We believe the following

  • Approaches to the transmission of scientific knowledge are currently broken, mainly due to the criticality of software in modern research.
  • Calling re-execution of static results “reproducibility” isn’t enough. Reproducibility should be functionally equivalent to collaboration.
  • Academic emphasis on best practices is ineffective and should switch to a product based approach that minimizes effort rather than maximizes it.
  • By focusing on the needs of the end user, people can actually improve how scientific knowledge is communicated and shared.
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Topics: Science, Reproducibility, Data Science, Containers, Jupyter