Open and Reproducible Research: Tools

Date
  • Jan 8, 2015, 1:30 pm4:00 pm
  • Jan 9, 2015, 1:30 pm4:00 pm
Location
Speaker
Event Description

This workshop introduces concepts, software tools, and best practices for making research more open and reproducible using R. Topics include: 1. Motivations for open and and reproducible research 2. Replication and Reproduction 3. Research Pipeline 4. Version control: git and github 5. Literate programming and presentation tools: LaTeX (.Rnw) and Rmarkdown(.Rmd) 6. Dependency management: make 7. Reproducible research check list.

Format

Presentation with quizzes/hands-on exercises

Requirements

Attendees should have some familiarity with R and RStudio, but do not need to bring a laptop because we will be using the PCs in the OPR computer lab which are equipped with all software necessary for the workshop.

Downloads

Presentation Part 1 (PDF) 
Presentation Part 2 (PDF) 
Presentation Part 3 (PDF) 
Examples (github)