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Measuring the Impact of your Astronomy Research Software

federica
April 04, 2018
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Measuring the Impact of your Astronomy Research Software

invited talk at http://eas.unige.ch/EWASS2018/ Software in Astronomy Session

federica

April 04, 2018
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  1. understanding the
    impact of your research
    software
    @fedhere fedhere
    federica b. bianco
    Center for Urban Science and Progress, NYU
    Center for Cosmology and Particle Physics, NYU
    Science Collaborations Coordinator, LSST
    LSST Transient and Variable Stars Science Collaborations Co-Chair

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  2. Urban Scientists
    Center for Urban Science
    and Progress, NYU
    Astrophysical transients expert (!?)
    Center for Cosmology
    and Particle Physics NYU
    LSST Science Collaborations Chair

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  3. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    problem statement

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  4. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    Problem statement
    Academia is a merit based system

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  5. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    Problem statement
    Academia is a merit based system
    tries to be
    recognition

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  6. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    Problem statement
    Of course you should cite the software you use!
    http://sciencecodemanifesto.org/

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  7. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    Problem statement
    Of course you should cite the software you use!
    but it’s not always obvious how
    http://sciencecodemanifesto.org/

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  8. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    Influence == citation ?
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/asi.23538

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  9. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    Influence == citation ?
    90 papers randomly selected in bio
    • did they use software
    • did they cite software
    • how did they cite software
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/asi.23538

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  10. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    Influence == citation ?
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/asi.23538

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  11. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    Influence == citation ?
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/asi.23538

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  12. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    Influence == citation ?
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/asi.23538

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  13. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    Influence == citation ?
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/asi.23538

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  14. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    Influence == citation ?
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/asi.23538

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  15. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    Influence == citation ?
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/asi.23538

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  16. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    Influence == citation ?
    We have seen this problem before:
    how to measure the impact of research data?
    http://www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/how-guides/cite-datasets

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  17. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    Influence == citation ?
    https://www.force11.org

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  18. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    solutions (maybe)

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  19. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    http://depsy.org/
    Influence == citation ?

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  20. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    http://depsy.org/
    Influence == citation ?

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  21. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    http://depsy.org/
    Depsy helps build the software-intensive science of the future by
    promoting credit for software as a fundamental building block of science.
    data driven measures of software influence

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  22. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    http://depsy.org/
    http://depsy.org/
    Depsy helps build the software-intensive science of the future by
    promoting credit for software as a fundamental building block of science.
    data driven measures of software influence

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  23. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    http://depsy.org/
    http://depsy.org/
    Depsy helps build the software-intensive science of the future by
    promoting credit for software as a fundamental building block of science.
    data driven measures of software influence

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  24. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    http://depsy.org/
    http://depsy.org/
    Depsy helps build the software-intensive science of the future by
    promoting credit for software as a fundamental building block of science.
    data driven measures of software influence

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  25. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    http://depsy.org/
    http://depsy.org/
    Depsy helps build the software-intensive science of the future by
    promoting credit for software as a fundamental building block of science.
    data driven measures of software influence

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  26. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    http://depsy.org/
    http://depsy.org/
    Depsy helps build the software-intensive science of the future by
    promoting credit for software as a fundamental building block of science.
    data driven measures of software influence

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  27. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere

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  28. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere

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  29. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    data driven measures of software influence
    Depsy is dead… long live Depsy (and deep learning!)

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  30. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    help your users help you
    maybe the solution is in your own hands instead:

    how can you foster good citation practices for your software?

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  31. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    help your users help you
    maybe the solution is in your own hands instead:

    how can you foster good citation practices for your software?
    • Get a DOI

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  32. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    help your users help you
    maybe the solution is in your own hands instead:

    how can you foster good citation practices for your software?
    • Get a DOI
    • Give users instructions on
    how to cite your software
    federica bianco NYU

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  33. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    help your users help you
    maybe the solution is in your own hands instead:

    how can you foster good citation practices for your software?
    • Get a DOI
    • Give users instructions on
    how to cite your software

    View full-size slide

  34. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    help your users help you
    maybe the solution is in your own hands instead:

    how can you foster good citation practices for your software?
    • Get a DOI
    • Give users instructions on
    how to cite your software

    View full-size slide

  35. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    help your users help you
    maybe the solution is in your own hands instead:

    how can you foster good citation practices for your software?
    • Get a DOI
    • Give users instructions on
    how to cite your software
    - more data driven approaches

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  36. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    http://citeas.org/
    help your users help you

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  37. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    help your users help you
    maybe the solution is in your own hands instead:

    how can you foster good citation practices for your software?
    • Get a DOI
    • Give users instructions on
    how to cite your software
    • Use tools on your software development platform to measure impact (wont higher your H-index but can go on your CV!)

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  38. federica bianco NYU
    @fedhere
    https://research-software.org/citation/introduction
    bottom line

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