How Scientists Attend to and Process Anomalies during Data Analysis

  • Susan B. Trickett Christian D. Schunn J. Gregory Trafton
  • Published 2003
We used an "in vivo" methodology to investigate how scientists working alone or with a single colleague in informal data analysis sessions deal with anomalous data. We focused on the extent to which several scientists paid attention to anomalies, both immediately and over time, and the processes by which they addressed them. We found that the scientists… CONTINUE READING