We downloaded the files stored in Zenodo (link in paper), opened the .Rproj locally (in RStudio) and simply ran the RNotebook files following the order that they appeared in the main text.
We are both fairly familiar with R, and general structure of a reproducible project (having .Rproj, README files). One of us was not familiar with the field, but that did not hamper the reproduction of the study.
No software, but a couple of R packages.
R (and RStudio).
We had minor challenges. These relate to identifying how the content of the notebooks related to specific sections of the main text. However, the notebooks were so well documented that we managed to do it by reading the contents.
bioscan-functions.Rshould be in the
README.mdor, at least, the main text should inform the order to run the RNotebooks (
None, actually the text is a good example of how to document code and make the reasoning behind analyses very explicit.