open science

Big data reproducibility issues

Big data reproducibility issues

This piece explains the inherent challenge of providing statistical significant results out of high dimensional data sets. It also suggests a number of strategies to mitigate the problem.

DOIs for my Blogs

The Winnower is a new service that academic bloggers have been waiting for. It is a platform that allow blogs to benefits from many of the services typically provided by regular journals. Academic bloggers can submit their posts for publication...

Publishing preprint on adaptive imaging cytometry using Figshare

Today we submitted to PLoS ONE a manuscript entitled “Adaptive imaging cytometry to estimate parameters of gene networks models in systems and synthetic biology“. The journal has a new data sharing policy that encourages authors to deposit data in a...

Practicing open science by sharing large data set using Figshare

A little over a year ago, I was suggesting that Figshare should offer some paying plans in order to allow some advanced users to upload large files that exceeded the possibilities of free plan (See Figshare: Take my data! Take my money!)....

Article-level metrics and the evolution of scientific impact

Article-level metrics and the evolution of scientific impact

This is one of the first and best papers about the use of article-level metrics. It provides a detailed overview of the different options and their possible adoption challenges, Interestingly, the paper also discusses how to use them to help...

GenoCAD presented at BOSC 2013

Jean Peccoud will give an update on GenoCAD recent developments at the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) that will be held July 19-20 in Berlin as part of the ISMB/ECCB 2013 pre-conference program. Jean Peccoud will also participate in a...

Figshare: Take my data! Take my money!

I love Figshare! We are getting used to the idea of using this wonderful resource for sharing all sorts of information as they become available. It is easy. It provides valuable statistics in real-time. Figshare is progressively becoming an integral part...