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Open PhD student position in Digital Humanities, Helsinki/Finland

We are looking for an independent and  highly motivated PhD candidate to join our Digital Humanities research team in University of Helsinki, Finland in fall 2016. The position provides a unique opportunity to gain widely applicable research skills and make … Continue reading

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Shakespeare! Cervantes! 400! A statistical analysis of the early modern printing of the Bard and Don Quixote

We are a team of an early modern intellectual historian (Mikko Tolonen) and a computational scientist and bioinformatician (Leo Lahti). Often on Friday nights we skype to discuss digital humanities, a field that nicely combines our mutual interests in science … Continue reading

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RPA: fully scalable preprocessing method for short oligonucleotide microarray atlases

How to preprocess 20,000 CEL files (or more) on an ordinary desktop computer in a few hours? Our new Online-RPA algorithm – developed in collaboration with the EBI functional genomics group and recently published in Nucleic Acids Research (2013) –  … Continue reading

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Selecting open license in the academia

Confusingly many open licenses are available. A key issue for academics is to ensure the widest possible reuse of the material by setting minimal restrictions on the end user. I  collected an Open Licensing Memo to help newcomers with selecting … Continue reading

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Defining the baseline for publication sharing

Recent blog posts by Bill Gasarch and improved version by Daniel Lemire are calling for an explicit manifesto to promote standard sharing practices: Store your work in an open archive such as arXiv; provide RSS feeds; Post improvements to your work; … Continue reading

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Welcome to opencomp blog! This will be about science, curiosity, and exploration. Your comments and feedback are welcome.

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