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Published in iPhylo

DataCite have released the Data Citation Corpus, together with a dashboard that summarises the corpus. This is billed as: The goal is to build a citation database between scholarly articles and data, such as datasets in repositories, sequences in GenBank, protein structures in PDB, etc. Access to the corpus can be obtained by submitting a form, then having a (very pleasant) conversation with DataCite about the nature of the corpus.

Published in rOpenSci - open tools for open science
Author Jeroen Ooms

A few weeks ago, prof Matt Crump wrote a blog post in which he explores tools to handle MIDI data in R, in preparation for a cognition experiment that involves creating musical stimuli. In the article he ends up using a mix of external command line tools ffmpeg and fluidsynth and a python module.

Published in Stories by Adam Day on Medium
Author Adam Day

So, we’ve established that papermills like to use templates. We see templates in referee reports and in the text of cookie-cutter research papers. There’s an important insight here:Templates are used in legit academic behaviour as well as in industrial research fraud.

The package waywiser maintained by Mike Mahoney provides ergonomic methods for assessing spatial models.Assessing predictive models of spatial data can be challenging,both because these models are typically built for extrapolating outside the original region represented by training data and due to potential spatially structured errors,with “hot spots” of higher than expected error clustered geographically due to spatial structure in the

Published in Stories by Research Graph on Medium
Author Research Graph

The AI Helper Turning Mountains of Data into Bite-Sized Instructions Author: Aland Astudillo https://orcid.org/0009-0008-8672-3168 LLMs have been changing the way the entire world deals with problems and day-by-day tasks. To make them better for specific applications, they need huge amounts of data and complex and expensive approaches to training them.

Published in Open Access Brandenburg
Author Anja Zeltner

Die Vernetzungs- und Kompetenzstelle Open Access Brandenburg (VuK) hat auf Github einen Datensatz mit verlagsseitigen Kostenaufschlüsselungen zu insgesamt 33 Fördervorgängen in anonymisierter Form veröffentlicht. Grundlage sind die Daten zu Open-Access-Büchern, die in den Jahren 2021 bis 2023 durch den Publikationsfonds für Open-Access-Monografien des Landes Brandenburg gefördert wurden.