Confused by “Replicability” Versus “Reproducibility”? You’re Not Alone

“Replication” means a lot of things to a lot of people.  But not necessarily the same thing.  Earlier this year, the National Academy of Sciences published a report on “Reproducibility” that fleshed out some of the subtleties of this concept.  TRN reported on that here.  However, this post is about something that appeared in October of 2015.  The website Language Log published a blog on “Replicability vs. reproducibility — or is it the other way around?” that explains, at least in part, why there is some confusion about what these terms mean.  To read more, click here.

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