IN THE NEWS: Wired (February 15, 2019)

[From the article “DARPA Wants to Solve Science’s Reproducibility Crisis With AI” by Adam Rogers, published in Wired] “A Darpa program called Systematizing Confidence in Open Research and Evidence—yes, SCORE—aims to assign a “credibility score” … to research findings in the…

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Huge Replication Project in Social and Behavioral Sciences Looking for Collaborators

[From the press release “Can machines determine the credibility of research claims? The Center for Open Science joins a new DARPA program to find out” from the Center for Open Science] “The Center for Open Science (COS) has been selected…

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The Best Offense for Determining Research Reliability is a Good (Dept. of) Defense?

[From the article “Q&A Adam Russell: Can automated tools reliably rate research reproducibility?” by Dalmeet Singh Chawla, published at] “Recently the United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) solicited research proposals on developing automated tools that assign confidence…

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