IG Reproducibility RDA 8th Plenary meeting

Meeting title Reproducibility of Data-Enabled Research: Update and Progress

Please give a short introduction describing the activities and the scope of the group

The Reproducibility IG was founded in 2014 and aims to discuss issues regarding the replication and verification of research results derived from data. For example can a reader access the data and computational scripts that generate the figures and tables in a published article?

This meeting is intended to build on previous discussions and advance both use cases and tools related to reproducibility in computational and data-enabled research. We also plan to discuss potential collaborations with other IGs and WGs that support reproducibility.

Please provide additional links to informative material related to your group i.e. group page, Case statement, working documents etc

The RDA webpage for this IG.

Please list the meeting objectives


The objectives of the meeting are:
• To review and update the use cases
• To review and update a compilation of tools that enable reproducibility
• Discuss future directions for both
• Identify other RDA IGs and WGs that are addressing aspects of the problems inherent in facilitating reproducibility

Meeting agenda

Agenda (moderation: Bernie Schutz and Victoria Stodden) 
1. Discussion of potential use cases
2. Discussion of existing tools for reproducibility
3. Identification of possible application of tools to new problem areas, for example across different research domains
4. Discussion of tool shortcomings and missing tool features
5. Discussion of goals such as community adoption of tools.

The minutes of the meeting will be published after the session as an attachment to the session’s web page.

Audience: Please specify who is your target audience and how they should prepare for the meeting

Targeted audience and how to prepare for the meeting: 

We invite researchers who wish to preserve the knowledge surrounding their results, those who have experience in doing so, and those who study knowledge preservation schema and infrastructure to contribute to the discussion.

Group chair serving as contact person Victoria Stodden