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# Code versioning
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**git**
* Current standard for code versioning
* Maintain versions of your code as it develops
* Local system, which does not require an online repository
* Repositories allow distributed development
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**git@lcsb**
* Recommended, supported repository
* Allows tracking of issues
* Ready for continous integration - code checked on commits to the repository.
* [https://git-r3lab.uni.lu](https://git-r3lab.uni.lu)
**Use at LCSB**
* All analyses code should be in a repository
* Minimally at submission of a manuscript
* Better daily
* Even better "analyses chunkwise"
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Policy! - code in central repository
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# Data housekeeping
## File names
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### General pricinples
* Machine readable
* Human readable
* Plays well with default ordering
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### Separators
* No spaces
* Underscore to separate
* Hyphen to combine
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### Date format follows **ISO 8601**<br>
2018-12-03<br>
2018-12-06_1700
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<b>Bad</b> names
```
PhD-project-Jan19 alldata_final.foo
Finacial detailes BIocore 19/11/12.xls
ATACseq1Londonmapped.bam
```
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<b>Good</b> names
```
Iris-setosa_samples_1927-05-12.csv
PI102_Mouse12_EEG_2018-11-03_1245.tsv
Bioinfiniti_FullProposal_2018-11-15_1655.do
```
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From Jenny Bryan by CC-BY
(https://speakerdeck.com/jennybc/how-to-name-files)
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# Data housekeeping
## File organization
* Have folder organization conventions for your **group**
* Per Paper
* Per Study/Project
* Per Collaborator
* Keep <b>readme files</b> for data
* Title
* Date of Creation/Receipt
* Instrument or software specific information
* People involved
* Relations between multiple files/folders
* Separate files you are actively working from the old ones
* Orient newcomers to the group's conventions
# Data housekeeping
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## When working
* Clarify and separate source and intermediate data
* keep data copies to a **minimum**
* Cleanup post-analysis
* Cleanup copies created for presentations or for sharing
* Handover data to a new responsible when leaving
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# Data housekeeping
## End of project
* data should be kept as a single copy on server-side storage
* no copies on desktops and external devices
* non-proprietary formats
* minimal metadata:
* source
* context of generation
* data structure
* content
* sensitive data (e.g. whole genome) **must** be encrypted
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* If not specified otherwise, data must be kept for **10 years** following project end for reproducibility purposes
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Note: sometimes it is hard to find/understand dataset 10 days old
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## In doubt on data archival?
Contact R<sup>3</sup> for support on archival of datasets using tickets:
* https://service.uni.lu/sp
* Home > Catalog > LCSB > Biocore: Application services > Request for: Support
# Data housekeeping - Summary
* Use institutional media for storage of **all** data
* Research data (particularly sensitive data) should be in a single source location
* Enable encryption for data stored on movable media
* Clarify and separate source and intermediate data
* Disable write access to relevant source data (read-only)
* Backup research data!
* Download Anti-virus software
* Generate checksums
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## Server is your friend!
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# Data and metadata
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## Data
* "*information in digital form that can be transmitted or processed*"
<p align="right">-- Merriam-Webster dictionary</p>
* "*information in an electronic form that can be stored and processed by a computer*"
<p align="right">--Cambridge dictionary</p>
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## Metadata
* data describing other data
* information that is given to describe or help you use other information
* metadata are data
* can be processed and analyzed
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## Metadata examples:
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<li> LabBook </li>
<li> author/owner of the data</li>
<li> origin of the data
<li> data type
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<li> description of content </li>
<li> modification date </li>
<li> description of modification </li>
<li> location </li>
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<li> calibration readings</li>
<li> software/firmware version</li>
<li> data purpose</li>
<li> means of creation</li>
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<center style="color:red">!Insufficient metadata make the data useless!</center>
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Sometimes metadata collection takes more time than data collection
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# LCSB research data
three categories:
* **Primary data**
* scientific data
* measurements, images, observations, notes, surveys, ...
* models, software codes, libraries, ...
* metadata directly describing the data
* data dictionaries
* format, version, coverage descriptions, ...
* **Research record**
* description of the research process, including experiment
* experiment set-up
* followed protocols
* ...
* **Project accompanying documentation**
* ethical approvals, information on the consent)
* collaboration agreements
* intellectual property ownership
* other relevant documentation
# Typical flow of data
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* Experimental results
* Large data sets
* Manually collected data
* External
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<div class="box-title yellow">Intermediate</div>
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* Derived data
* Tidy data
* Curated sets
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* Exploratory
* Model building
* Hypothesis testing
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<div class="box-title green">Dissemination</div>
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* Manuscript, report, presentation, ...
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* Version data sets
* Backup
* Protect
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* Automate your builds
* Use workflow tools (e.g. Snakemake)
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* Multiple iterations.
* Code versioning (Git)
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* Through multiple versions
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flow of the data is downstream (mostly), but you are going back and forth
applies to all data (financial report, lab safety assessment)
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# FAIR (meta)data principles
* dates back to 2014
* well accepted by scientific community
* necessity in data driven science
* officially embraced by EU and G20
* required by funding agencies and journal publishers
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# LCSB How-Tos
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https://howto.lcsb.uni.lu/
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