What kind of research data are they processing with it? http://openscience.alpine-geckos.at/courses/social-network-analyses/empirical-network-analysis/ For a social network analysis training, Stefan Kasberger, used Gephi to visualize the data of global migration in the twentieth century. Have they published any scripts or hacks for the software? No, although the researcher did experience limitations with the current code. Is there … Continue reading
Who is the researcher and what are they researching? As an “advanced ape” Anthony Salvagno has evolved along side of open science to become an active open researcher. http://research.iheartanthony.com/about-me What tools (software) are they using in their research? WordPress is the host of his open notebook, but he uses a combination of systems (including Figshare … Continue reading
Open Research (OR) = Open, live collaboration of the research cycle. What separates open research from open access and open data? Open research is unlike open access and open data as it is expected to change and grow with the fruition of the project.
This is my first experience with contributing to an open data, so I tried all three: Crowdcrafting / PyBossa Zooniverse SciStarter It was very easy to participate or decide to participate with any of the projects. SciStarter required a signup, which was a slight deterrent. It would be nice to be able to sign in … Continue reading
What is the issue at hand? US implement of an Open Access (OA) policy. Who is talking about the issue? Many researchers and organizations are being impacted by open access mandates from all over the world. The European nations took a strong stance in support of open access research publications and recently the US has … Continue reading
Assessing the openness of NASA’s Life Science Data Repositories Can you view datasets at no cost? Must you sign up to view the data? All datasets found were free of charge and did not require sign-up. Is there a tool on the website for you to view or manipulate the data? No. You must download … Continue reading