JASA demands code and data be supplied as a condition of publication


The Journal of the American Statistical Association (“JASA”) has announced in this month’s Amstat News that effective 1st September 2016 “… will require code and data as a minimum standard for reproducibility of statistical scientific research.” Trends were heading this way, but it is excellent to see a major journal insisting upon it as standard practice.

There appear to be some weasel words allowing publications having “proprietary data” to move forward, insisting upon code nevertheless. I can only imagine that publications opting for that path will be seen as less established, solid, or compelling.

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