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Barbagroup reproducibility syllabus

Lockheed P-80A airplane (1946). Credit: NASA Commons. —A reminder to test your code.

Also published on the Medium publication "Hacker Noon."  After my short piece, “A hard road to reproducibility,” appeared in Science, I received several emails and Twitter mentions asking for more specific tips—both about tools and documents we use in the group to train the team about reproducibility. In answer to popular demand, then, I have... Continue »

Barba for SIAM CSE Vice-Chair

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Activity Group in Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) is electing new officers for 2017–2018. Prof. Lorena A. Barba was nominated for the position of Vice-Chair. Here are Barba's election statement and SIAM biography. Members of SIAG/CSE received voting instructions via email on Oct. 31. Voting is open until Dec. 2,... Continue »

The hard road to reproducibility

Science 07 Oct 2016 cover

by Lorena A. Barba Science 07 Oct 2016: Vol. 354, Issue 6308, pp. 142 DOI: 10.1126/science.354.6308.142 Early in my Ph.D. studies, my supervisor assigned me the task of running computer code written by a previous student who was graduated and gone. It was hell. I had to sort through many different versions of the code,... Continue »