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Continuous Reproducibility in GNSS Signal Processing

Fernández-Prades, Carles and Vilà-Valls, Jordi and Arribas, Javier and Ramos, Antonio Continuous Reproducibility in GNSS Signal Processing. (2018) IEEE Access, 6. 20451-20463. ISSN 2169-3536

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2822835

Abstract

This paper discusses the reproducibility of scientific experiments in which global navigation satellite system (GNSS) signals play a role. After analyzing the factors that impact the reproducibility of an experiment in the given context, this paper proposes a methodology that, leveraging on software containerization technologies and the best practices from professional software development, ensures the automated reproduction of scientific experiments involving GNSS data and software-defined GNSS receivers, including the generation of figures or tables of a research publication, while fostering scientific collaboration and contributing to mitigate the effects of software aging in mutating computer environments. In order to show a practical implementation of the proposed work flow, the authors propose a simple experiment based on a freely available open source software-defined receiver and the automation of its execution in a popular online platform.

Item Type:Article
HAL Id:hal-03203240
Audience (journal):International peer-reviewed journal
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Institution:Other partners > Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya - CTTC (SPAIN)
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Deposited On:19 Apr 2021 14:29

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