reproducible research in the neurosciences
Robert W. Cox
rwcox at post.its.mcw.edu
Wed Apr 10 08:58:33 EST 1996
Richard Vickery (Richard.Vickery at unsw.edu.au) wrote:
: Although this is a good idea in principle, I think that in practice it will be
: very difficult. [....]
In functional MRI, a typical data set from a 2 hour imaging experiment is
about 500 MB (double if you take the raw data instead of the reconstructed
images). A typical paper from our groups will have 20-40 such experiments.
To post the data online would thus require setting aside at least 10 GB of
disk space. While I think this is a good idea, it is not practical for now.
We are always fighting lack of disk space -- and we have 6 9 GB Seagate
drives on our analysis workstations.
Robert W. Cox, PhD
Biophysics Research Institute / Medical College of Wisconsin
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