Today we got to talk to Titus Brown, former Computer scientist/microbiologists in MSU who moved to UC-Davis, and now working on Data-intensive Biology, on how to determine an authorship. Authorship is becoming more of a issue when it comes to massive collaborative work. Some of the traditional rules followed by most biological/medical journals may not be appropriate… Continue reading 03/03/2016 How to decide authorship on a software paper or massive collaborative projects?
Every once in a while, PhD students and young researchers may come across the situation of asking for external grey data to continue with our research. This has always been a dilemma and extremely vague to operate without clear rules. As open science researchers we want to make most dataset widely and easily accessible for researcher… Continue reading 02/11/16 Grey data liberation
On 02/04/16 Thursday afternoon, Andrew, Logan, Boha and I (Saisi) got together in the conference room and talked our firefly dataset (https://figshare.com/articles/LTER_Lampyrid_data/2068098) for the first time. The discussion was productive, and we obtained: 1. the metadata and DRP (Data Reuse Plan) information of the dataset. 2.Hypothesis on data analysis and paper drafting, and questions for… Continue reading 02/04/16 Firefly dataset discussion