Predicting Reproducibility: Rise of the Machines

[Excerpts are taken from the article “Estimating the deep replicability of scientific findings using human and artificial intelligence” by Yang Yang, Wu Youyou, and Brian Uzzi, published in PNAS] “…we trained an artificial intelligence model to estimate a paper’s replicability using…

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It May Be Intelligent, But Is It Reproducible?

[Excerpts taken from the article, “Artificial Intelligence Confronts a ‘Reproducibility’ Crisis’” by Gregory Barber, published at] “A few years ago, Joelle Pineau, a computer science professor at McGill, was helping her students design a new algorithm when they fell…

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IN THE NEWS: Forbes (August 12, 2018)

[From the article, “Will Facebook’s New Research Initiative Make The Replication Crisis Worse?” by Kalev Leetaru, published online at] “The era of “big data” has transformed our understanding of the human world, making it possible for researchers to study billions…

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