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Configuring Sphinx from scratch: making your own documentation and making your documentation your own

Sadie Bartholomew
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In this demonstration we will build a mature documentation system from scratch for a dummy project using the Sphinx documentation generator, the infrastructure of choice for the documentation of a huge number of modern software projects, including of Python itself.

Talks

Help! I'm a Research Software Manager!

Jonathan Dursi
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Research software development teams are too important to be managed poorly. But no one teaches us to be good managers — especially in academia.

Towards an NLP Pipeline for Conflict Narrative Detection

Stephen Anning, Dr. George Konstantinidis, Dr. Craig Webber
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This abstract proposes a talk about PhD research into developing an NLP pipeline for Conflict Narrative Detection. In response to increased incidences of online abuse, a new industry of hate speech detection using NLP has emerged. Accordingly, we tested NLP technologies used by this industry to d...

From experimental software to research infrastructure maturity

Carsten Thiel
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The challenges facing research software development are manifold and have long been a major topic at RSE conferences.

Towards Knowledge Graphs of Research Software metadata

Daniel Garijo, Yolanda Gil, Maximiliano Osorio, Varun Ratnakar, Deborah Khider
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Research software is a key asset for understanding, reusing and reproducing results in computational sciences. An increasing amount of software is stored in code repositories, which usually contain human readable instructions indicating how to use it and set it up. However, developers and researc...

UXF - Framework for creating Virtual Reality human behavior experiments in Unity

Dr. Jack Brookes, Matthew Warburton, Prof. Mark Mon-Williams, Dr. Faisal Mushtaq
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Recent advances in technology has meant that Virtual Reality (VR) is now a feasible tool for performing human behaviour experiments. Scientists dream of being able to have full control over human sensory inputs, as well as complete measurement of responses. VR is coming closer to fulfilling this ...