News tagged with datasets

Making the most out of biological observations data

Creating and maintaining a biodiversity data collection has been a much-needed worldwide exercise for years, yet there is no single standard on how to do this. This has led to a myriad of datasets often incompatible with ...

dateMar 22, 2016 in Other
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Simple errors limit scientific scrutiny

Researchers have found more than half of the public datasets provided with scientific papers are incomplete, which prevents reproducibility tests and follow-up studies.

dateNov 11, 2015 in Other
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When counting is hard

Counting is hard. But when it comes to research data, not in the way we thought it was (example 1, example 2, example 3. The Making Data Count (MDC) project aims to go further – measurement. But to do so, we must start ...

dateSep 02, 2015 in Other
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