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Do reviewers auto-suggest to close as “needs more focus” when multiple question marks are present?

I've been bothered by this issue for a while, but this question (Should I normalise image pixel wise for a pretrained model) in particular made me think that this might be the case. The question can ...
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Opinion Based but relevant

As Data Science, we base much of our work on intuition and experimentation and this reflects on the kind of questions that end up been asked around DSSE. Many times we want a recommendation or discuss ...
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What steps, as a community, should we take to correct the flow of questions between StackOverflow and DSSE?

For the first time in a while I went to StackOverflow, looking for question to answer under the python tag. I found many questions, including some with high ...
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How to proceed when a bountied question should be closed

Right now, there are two bountied questions in DSSE Chain Function in Backprograpagation: which is in need for clarification and 'TabularLIME' is not defined Azure DataBricks: which is off-topic The ...
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Closing question based on inactivity

I want to know if there is a way to vote for closing questions based on inactivity from OP's side. There are more than 9000 unanswered question on https://datascience.stackexchange.com where some of ...
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Edit questions that only update hyperlinks

Lately I have been seeing a lot of edits that only transform a URL into a hyperlink. It sometimes helps the ease of reading, and makes it look a little bit better, but most of the times I feel that is ...
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Do we have a 'canonical' question for “how to avoid overfitting”?

I've encountered this question looking for "some guideline about how to manage the over-fitting problem". OP has enough specifics in their question for me to give a specific answer, but I ...
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Misspelled sematic-similarity tag

I came across the sematic-similarity tag. It is seldom used but it should be spelt correctly at least. Can someone update the tag?
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Difference between hyperparameter and hyperparameter-tuning tags

It seems that there are two similar tags: hyperparameter and hyperparameter-tuning (see below) Both tags are used at relatively ...
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Should accepting an answer also upvote that answer?

I realized that currently, it's possible to accept/upvote in a completely separate way. I don't think the following situations make any sense: user downvotes the answer but accepts it as best the ...
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How to flag post which indicates a commercial purpose?

How should I flag a post which indicates a commercial purpose? Some posts have expressions like: "for my client", "it's part of project in my job", etc. Are posts like these compatible with the SE ...
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Is my question legal to ask on Data Science Stack Exchange?

I would just like to know if Data Science Stack Exchange is a proper place to ask my question. I'm pasting it below. I'm a data analyst, I studied maths and statistics and I've been working as an ...
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Is the tag 'web-scrapping' really correct?

I recently used the tag web-scrapping, having first read it as 'web-scraping'. I realised it actually says 'web-scrapping'. Since I guess that does not really make sense, I guess it is a typo? Can we ...
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What can I do to improve my question about gibbs sampling?

So a while back, I ask a question about Gibbs sampling, but got no response. If I use Gibbs sampling with a Bayesian model, what do I have to check is memoryless? My question is really about a ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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How to improve a question about adapting algorithm?

My question about adapting a binary tree algorithm to make it a multi-class algorithm has been closed without a comment. I have edited it, I would like to improve it to have it reopen but I can't ...
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Are questions about data integration on topic on this site?

Data integration, according to Wikipedia, is Data integration involves combining data residing in different sources and providing users with a unified view of them. So at least part of it seems ...
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Are questions about AI history on-topic?

I'm interested in the evolution of neural networks. Therefore I would like to ask questions like "Who was the first to describe a perceptron with more than one output node?" Are these kind of ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Are questions about papers on-topic?

I've seen that there was a discussion a few years ago about papers on Data Science SE and I'd like to revive it. I am a bit fuzzy about whether questions about papers are or should be considered on-...
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natural-language-process and nlp

I've noticed that there is a tag called natural-language-process that has been used more than 170 times already. Should it be made a synonym of the nlp tag which ...
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Feature request: “intuitive” tag

I come to see many questions which in essence mostly ask for some intuition about a concept. Actually, I would argue that most of the top questions on this site could be considered intuition question, ...
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Should math and mathematics be tag synonyms?

There are two tags, math and mathematics, which I believe should be made synonyms of each other. On another note, they do not have usage guidelines. My assumption would be that a question tagged with ...
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Q: Should suggesting tag synonyms be more accessible?

Context I saw a question with the tag k-nn for K-Nearest Neighbors. I thought it was a typo and that it should be changed to knn...
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Why do we have an MLP tag?

Ran across a question with the mlp tag today. As of asking this question, the mlp tag has 52 questions and no tag description, ...
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What more is needed to permanently suspend a user for systematic, intentional, and planned plagiarism across SE?

In the last few hours, I have raised four (4) flags in SO and five (5) flags in Data Science SE (DSSE), all of them concerning systematic plagiarism (and attempts of) by a specific user. In brief: ...
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Want tag for graphviz

It would be great if there were a tag for questions about graphviz within jupyter notebooks. This would be applicable to the question How to display graph with MathJax in jupyter notebook?.
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How to share data on Stack Overflow?

While working on this question, I asked the submitter for their data, so I could play with it, and the answer was: fine, how can I share it? I have no idea :p Looking on SO, I saw this question, but ...
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What is the correct action for questions containing code screenshot?

I was wondering what is the recommended way to deal with questions made of code screenshots? For instance this one or that one I assume that this is a bad idea from the perspective of SE text search ...
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Cannot find a question with title when I mark as duplicate

I try to flag a question as duplicate. When I add the title on the search bar, it doesn't return the one I want to mark with. The question I want to vote for closing How to merge two csv files using ...
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Ideas: How to get more active users and improve the community of DS

After a long discussion I had with the moderator oW_ about the community status in Data Science Site, I decided to gather some ideas and propose them here. Note: My personal view is that a moderator ...
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Rejected Tag Wiki

For the last several months, I spend some time once every while to improve the Tag Wiki of Data Science Site. In most of the cases, I look on other Stack Exchange sites if they have a decent Tag ...
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Why so few people vote and is there any way to encourage voting?

I've been discovering DataScienceSE for about two months and although I kind of like the topic, my impression is that this SE is not doing great. I've been active on a few other SE sites for some time ...
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Requesting tag for Conceptnet

Could you create a tag for conceptnet (http://conceptnet.io/). It would help with conceptnet related questions. Thanks.
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Correct Flag (if any) for this Question

I stumbled across this question and I'm unsure of how to handle this. This question was answered in the comments, so if this was the only "issue" - I would normally just comment to the users involved ...
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Feature request: Creating a new tag

I came accross this channel from my question: How to start with Speaker Verification? Actually in the question in the above link i was asking 'How to kick-start with the model development and what ...
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Why is there a penalty for downvoting answers?

I understand that for question asking, if quality is low or it looks like there was not sufficient effort or time put into asking a question it can be downvoted. My question is: why is there a ...
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What is your process for migrating questions?

Came across How to check whether a word is abbreviated or not using Python? this question you migrated to Open Data this morning. This is not an Open Data question; it may not be a Data Science ...
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Are questions about standard vocabularies, data and metadata formats, and ontologies on topic here?

Are questions such as: What metadata is required to make a specific data product useable (and how should I format it?) How can I make sure my raster data complies with standard X? What type of ...
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The user gets reputation points for editing after having 1000 points?

As I have seen, +2 reputation points are given when a user's edit suggestion is approved by their peers. Once a user gets 1000 reputation points, he has the possibility of editing without being peer-...
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Feature Request: Create new tags during question edit

Is there a way to add a new tag without adding it in a new question? I think the site would benefit from the tag addition of "isolation-forest" as I have seen a few of these questions pop up recently. ...
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How can I propose an edit to the help center on “ What topics can I ask about here?”

I would like to propose that the Help Center topic What topics can I ask about here? be eddited to the following: What topics can I ask about here? Please look around to see if your question has ...
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Lost Reputation from something I don't remember ever posting

the reputation loss is minimal (2 pts) but still, I can't remember the post responsible for it. The log says: -2 removed How to Programming for Data Science by using KNN But I don't remember: ...
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Where in this website could user share a dataset?

Dataset sharing is a very important part of data science, it allows people to solve problems other users have had, allows to know data retrieving techniques, etc. Just like the dataset tab in kaggle. ...
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What exactly a moderator dashboard looks like?

Congratulations to all the elected Moderators. We are really excited to have you as our community moderators. I (and hopefully other members too) am really eager to have a glimpse of what the latest ...
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Accept Late Answers

While there is some overlap with the question Should answer acceptance restricted who has asked the question? the background I am going to provide is a bit different. The are Askers that are unlikely ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election Results

Data Science's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the three new moderators are: They'll be the new moderator team shortly—please thank them for ...
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How can we define what is and what is not on topic?

Data Science is a pretty broad subject and defining what is on topic or not seems quite hard. This difficult is reflected on our help-center that does not specify what is on topic but rather give few ...
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On-topic: Image Processing?

Disclaimer 1: There were other questions related to the broad nature of our help-center in regard to what is on-topic, none of them have a good or clearly answer, in my opinion. Data Science in its ...
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2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...

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