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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Expand Scope of Acceptable Data Science Questions?

This is my first time posting on meta so please excuse my question/comment if it needs to be changed in any way. I am a regular user of SE Data Science but recently have discovered that a lot of ...
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Enable code prettifying for DS SE/fix these tags that have no default

It seems like code prettifying is not enabled for this SE. I came across this question and thought that the lack of syntax highlighting might just be because no default highlighter is defined for ...
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Can we get a “cite” link?

I have seen citation buttons in some stack exchange sites, e.g. cs.stackexchange.com: when you click on it, it looks like this: I like this very much. Can we have it for datascience.stackexchange as ...
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Code Snippet Regular Expression

I have a suggestion. I don't think it is difficult for the owners of the web site to enable the highlighting for code snippets. It is already enabled in Stackoverflow. As of now code snippets on Data ...
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Paper Explanation Part

I have a suggestion. Data Science consists of so many different fields which are updated ever day. I know StackOverflow has cancelled it but once it had a ...
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Tags request: rdf, sparql, owl, rdfs

When I search I find multiple questions containing "sparql" or other terms. Here is my request for creating following tags: rds, sparql, owl, rdfs - all related with graph databases, datasets and ...
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Data Science logo improvement

Data Science is just an absolutely rad field. Why can't this site get a proper, fancy logo just like Stack Overflow, Ask Different, CrossValidated and so on...!? Maybe is it just because it's still ...
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Limitation of the Data Science site's migration process

Currently, Data Science site has no ability to specify what StackExchange site a question should be migrated to. This feature exists on some other sites, for example, Cross Validated. I think that ...
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Offer Additional Options for “Off Topic” Flag

There are frequently questions which are off topic posted on this site. It would be nice to be able to flag them with additional information for the moderators. For example, there are frequently ...
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More flagging options needed

This site has a relatively large amount of off-topic questions which should be better moved to SO or CV. But currently in Flagging > Closing > Off-Topic > Migration, the only listed site is meta-...
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Should we lower reputation requirement for comments?

I'm running into a chicken/egg problem in this community. I often need to leave comments to get more details to answer questions, but I don't have enough reputation points to leave comments. Is ...
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Can we get syntax highlighting?

I just answered my first question here on Data Science Stack Exchange. I am a somewhat regular user on SO and Programmers.SE. By that I mean that I have some experience using this kind of sites, and ...
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Can we get some more off-topic close reasons?

Currently the only options for flagging as off topic are: Blatantly off-topic/nothing to do with data science Migrate to DS meta At the very least, we could use a general-purpose "belongs on another ...
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Can we get TeX support?

Like on math.stackexchange, where (for example) I can type $\sqrt{2}$ for square root of 2? If we want to be able to quote equations from data science research ...