Monthly Archives: April 2012

Presenting your Data

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Now that you have decided how to organize your data, how do you present it?  Today’s information is based in part on A.V. Abela‘s popular Chart Chooser diagram which is also available in an interactive form.  Although the chart chooser … Continue reading

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Organizing Data in your Paper

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Last time, I mentioned that if you have multiple experiments that you should decide on an order and then stick to that order.  So how do you decide on an order?  Let’s say this is your data You might decide … Continue reading

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Writing and Fractals

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Last time I mentioned that the four main parts of a scientific article are Introduction, Methods, Results, and Conclusions.  This is all fine and dandy when you’re writing a 12-20 page paper, but what if you’re writing something longer like … Continue reading

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Scientific Papers and the Research Process

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Since the last four posts were on databases, I thought I would spend the next four posts on scientific writing.  Today, I start with the basics:  the structure of a scientific paper. Scientific papers follow an idealized form of the … Continue reading

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