Reproducible Research Automation

This lesson shows how to use automation in R to improve the reproducibility of research by automating tasks.


Details for installation are found in the Setup instructions


Setup Download files required for the lesson
00:00 1. Introduction to automation What tools will we be using?
How can we use these tools to improve reproducibility?
00:40 2. Functions What is a function?
How do functions help us with reproducibility?
How do I write a function in R?
01:20 3. Functions for data How can I use base R to import data?
How can I build my own functions to bettwe import data?
02:00 4. Functions for figures How can I use functions to generate figures
How can I ensure my functions work properly
02:40 5. Testing How can I use unit testing to ensure the data is in the correct format
03:20 6. Putting it all together and getting organized How can I choose a folder structure that will make report writing easier?
04:00 Finish

The actual schedule may vary slightly depending on the topics and exercises chosen by the instructor.