Table 1. Examples of differences that affect the approach to reproducibility in distinct scientific domains.
Degree of determinism
Signal to measurement-error ratio
Complexity of designs and measurement tools
Closeness of fit between hypothesis and exper
imental design or data
Statistical or analytic methods to test hypotheses
Typical heterogeneity of experimental results
Culture of replication, transparency, and cumu
lating knowledge
Statistical criteria for truth claims
Purposes to which findings will be put and
consequences of false conclusions