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The ability to determine that a particular code or process works as claimed.

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Are experiments described in scientific papers *actually* peer-validated today?

Background: the answers and comments on this question prompted this question. I know that when a new scientific theory is published there is a rush for people to devise experiment to prove or disprove ...
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Graduation letter vs certificate [closed]

Someone graduated from a university few months ago. She asked for certificate but university staff informed that it will take around 9 months to be ready and stamped from authorities. They offered to ...
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Master's Thesis Validity

After completing my Master's Thesis, I continued to learn about the topic and unfortunately what I found is unsettling. I found that the whole hypothesis is wrong. The basic assumption on which we ...
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Are "how", "why" or "is it possible" good for a research question?

I am working on Informatics and I am trying to formulate a research question. The thing is I read a lot of examples where the research question has a lot in common with hypotheses, where 2 ...
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Is it possible to "validate" a simulator without comparing it with the actual tool? [closed]

I am developing a simulator for a data mining tool. The simulator will be an abstract version of the tool so that people can perform their experiments easily. I am doing this project for a post ...
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How do you validate a scientific paper that uses a non-public cell/animal line?

Recently my lab published a paper that uses a mouse line from another lab. Without going into too much detail since not everyone here is a Biologist, this other lab has a mouse with a reporter gene ...
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How should a graduate student email a professor from another country in order to get feedback on their work? [duplicate]

I'm trying to contact with a professor from another country to ask him to see my work and send me a feedback. But I don't know what is better to say that, someone told me that I must "sell myself" and ...
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Do I have to implement published algorithms in the same manner as the original source?

If you want to optimize a technique used in a given publication, is it considered necessary to use the same programming language and data sets?
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