Sharing raw data: another of Francis Galton’s ideasBMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d3035 (Published 17 May 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d3035
- Thomas V Perneger, professor of clinical epidemiology1
- 1University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Francis Galton wrote in 1901, in the first issue of Biometrika: “I have begun to think that no one ought to publish biometric results, without lodging a well arranged and well bound manuscript copy of all his data, in some place where it should be accessible, under reasonable restrictions, to those who desire to verify his work.”1 …
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