reproducible research

Landscape archaeology and reproducible research at the 2017 Berlin Summer School

For this year’s Day of Archaeology, I’m writing about what I was up to the week before. This is because on the actual Day of Archaeology I am quietly working alone on my computer to prepare a lecture for undergraduates, write some text into a few publication drafts, and send/receive a bunch of emails. Not very exciting to look at and much less fun than what I was doing last week. Last week, I was at the 2017 Summer School on Reproducible Research in Landscape Archaeology at the Freie Universität Berlin (17-21 July), funded and jointly organized by Exc264 TopoiCRC1266, and ISAAKiel. With a group of 16 archaeologists and geographers from Berlin, Kiel and Cologne, we spent the week learning how to make our research more reproducible, and learning advanced geostatistics.