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Identical question posted here and on Cross-Validated

The question Simple Neural Network Implementation in Keras has been cross-posted here and on Cross-Validated. I flagged it as a cross-post: it's never ok to cross-post on both sites, see When is it ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 [duplicate]

This site graduated last year, and so as we're rounding out to the end of our first month of the new year, we'll be starting Community Promotion Ads for this site! What are Community Promotion Ads? ...
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Should this site be combined with the Artificial Intelligence stack exchange?

According to my scope of the subjects. Artificial intelligence in a very strict sense should only contain questions pertaining to how we can create truly intelligent (creative, aware, etc.) machines. ...
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What's the difference between this community and Cross Validated? [duplicate]

I'm new to both this community and Cross Validated, and was wondering what is the difference? Which questions fit here and which there?
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Inconsistent values in tags

I want to report a bug that I have seen a lot in Data Science community. Whenever you track your Next tag badge in your dashboard, it does not get updated. When you ...
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How aggressively should we curate tags?

I suggested an edit changing the tag of the only digit-recognition question to ocr (it has 11 questions). In my opinion, there's no use in such tag fragmentation. I've also found methods, it is not ...
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Another Data Science Milestone, our first 10k User!

I am am not sure how to phrase this as a question, so I am not going bother. NeilSlater just crossed the 10k threshold here on Data Science. And I think it is time for a bit of celebration. Please ...
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Should I downvote a question that should be on another StackExchange thread?

I understand the utility of voting. Though I was wondering if a distinction should be made between: off-topic question that should be deleted off-topic question that should be moved to stackoverflow ...
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Voting is Moderation, and we need more Moderation

As discussed by Grace Note we need more moderation if this site is to continue. The easiest form of moderating is to vote. So far, 28 days into this month, we only have 17 users with more than 10 ...
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Can alternative sites now be added to off-topic/migration?

I see this was asked a while ago in Offer Additional Options for "Off Topic" Flag - however this was answered with a clear "no" because we were a beta site at the time. Recently I saw this ...
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Definitive guide for choosing the right SE site to ask a question on?

When you have a Data Science-related question, there are at least 7 relevant StackExchange sites to choose from. So how do you pick the right one? Yes, for each question you can first ask on Meta (...
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The description of the tag feature-extraction is too restrictive and misleading

The current description for the tag feature-extraction is the following: Variables (used for prediction or explication) used in regression or regression-like ...
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I just want to use this site

I have a new account I can't comment, I can't use chat room. All I can do is post bad questions that are bothersome. I occasionally would like to be able to comment on threads I see that I CAN ...
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Can we get a more direct definition of 'What is Data Science' on help Page?

If a question is closed as off-topic, the asker is referred to the help center for advice on what is on-topic. But as of now, the What topics can I ask about here? help page is somewhat self ...
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In which section should I put this question?

Assume the following table. I want to partition it in a way that it never happens to have elements from Field1 and Field2 which are "connected" (i.e. a and 1, a and 2, b and 1) go to a separate ...
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Suggestion on how to improve a question

I'm not an english native speaker and I'm still studying Machine Learning, could you revise my question and tell me if it's clear what I'm asking? I would really appreciate a lot. Which is the format ...
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Hands-on Moderation is essential for this community to continue

Two weeks ago, we cancelled the Moderator election for this site on the grounds that there were insufficient candidates. I posted this meta post to investigate the source of the problem and determine ...
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Community Moderator Election has been cancelled

We regret to inform that due to insufficient nominating candidates, we are currently terminating the ongoing election here on Data Science Stack Exchange. As explained previously, in order for an ...
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We need at least one more candidate for the election to not get terminated [duplicate]

In accordance to Grace's previous post, we need at least n+1 candidates for a successful election, where n is the number of ...
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Why so many noob questions are down voted in Data Science?

I'm new to Data Science and I was surprised to see many basic questions down voted. See this example. The asker has not understood something and actually the comment by @Emre is a good answer and can ...
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Moderator Election - We need more candidates!

In a bit over 3 hours, the nomination phase of the moderator elections is scheduled to end. However, in order for the election to proceed, it is necessary to have at least one more candidate running ...
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Tag 'graphs' - two distinct usages - what to do?

I noticed that the tag 'graphs' is used at least twofold: for questions involving graphs in the sense of nodes and links for questions where 'graphs' means in fact 'charts' For me, this is not good. ...
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Should we start closing resource requests for algorithm implementations, can we have a close reason added?

This question was recently bumped up because someone posted a "me too" non-answer: Looking for this supervised Clustering (SCEC/SRIDHCR) algorithm in R We have others like it, I don't want to single ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election

The 2017 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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2017 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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How to ask a good question on data science SE?

I have been browsing through the Data Science SE for last couple of months almost everyday along with other SE sites. I noticed that, in general, the questions asked on Data Science SE is often of ...
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Reasons For Constant Downvoting in Deep Learning Questions?

I'm a little confused, I'm a newcomer to the StackExchange community in general and I've been wondering why there's an abundance of downvotes for certain questions that seem to be non-homework and ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Data Science is scheduled for its graduation election next week, July 31st.In connection with that, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the ...
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Rename [scikit] tag to [scikit-learn]

I'm proposing the renaming/synonymizing of [scikit] tag to [scikit-learn]. Why? The tag has the form [scikit-learn] also in Stack Overflow and Cross Validated The tag in its current form can attract ...
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Congratulations! Data Science is graduating!

You've been cleared for graduation by the Stack Exchange Community Team! Data Science met our threshold for graduation-worthy sites and after a review, the Community Team determined that you're good ...
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What is our stance on questions on annotation programs?

What is our stance on questions on annotation programs? Are they on-topic or off-topic? Some examples of such questions below. Example 1: Configure BRAT so that if no ...
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Tag “energy” - is it appropriate for this site?

There are three questions tagged "energy". I first thought they would be related to some (unknown to me) concept of "energy of neural networks" or "energy measure of classification algorthms", or ...
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Tags 'recommendation“ and ”recommender-system"

I see there are tags "recommendation" and "recommender-system". My question for discussion is: Is this on purpose? If not, should we merge them into one, let's say "recommender-system"? There are ...
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What to do about “Are my model ideas for this problem good?” or “What is best model for this problem?” questions

There is a common question type that gets down voted or closed here. Rightly so in my opinion. However, I think the steady stream of similar questions needs somewhere we can point them. Typical ...
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Should the “deep-learning” tag be removed?

It seems as if the deep-learning tag could always be replaced by neural-network. Should we remove the deep-learning tag and add a notice that the neural-network should be used instead?
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Avoiding edit spam for link edit

I noticed an external linked resource had moved and have done a quick search and replace for questions and answers that link the old resource, to prevent broken links. That has pulled some old Q&...
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Any update on our graduation?

This is more specifically a question for the mods. Now that we have a very impressive set of stats (we've been having them since a couple of months now): http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/...
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What should we do when a question posted on DataScience is a duplicate of a question posted on CrossValidated?

What should we do when a question posted on DataScience is a duplicate of a question posted on CrossValidated? (Example (mirror)) Should we leave a comment, copy-paste the answer(s) from ...
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Some concerns about unanswered questions

There are still 29% unanswered questions right now. Based on my observation, there are numbers of questions which have good answers, but as there are no upvotes on these answers or the author don't ...
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The tag “rattle” should be added

It would be nice to be able to track questions related to Rattle . FYI, Rattle: A Graphical User Interface for Data Mining using R http://rattle.togaware.com/
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What percentage of questions here are also on-topic on Cross Validated?

I wonder if anyone has tried to approximate the percentage of questions posted here that are also on-topic on Cross Validated.
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What is the right place to ask question about how to design code for data science using TensorFlow?

I was wondering if this site was a good place to ask about design patterns or ways to design code that works well for data science specifically. I had in mind to post a specific question on good ...
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Why do we have neuralnetwork tag rather than neural-network?

There are deep-learning, machine-learning, data-cleaning tags, why do we have ...
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Is there any way to improve my quesiton?

Sometimes my question gets downvoted, but the downvoter doesn't leave a comment ( as it's not necessary). Is there any way to improve my question under such circumstances?
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Inconsistent capitalization in site's description

The tour describes the site as follows: Data Science Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for Data science professionals, Machine Learning specialists, and those interested in learning ...
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American English, British English, or both?

I've always assumed both are acceptable on Stack Exchange, but just had three edit suggestions (all from same user), two of which just changed "optimiser" to "optimizer".
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Migrating an old question to HSM or math, or not

Ten month ago, I asked What are references explaining Hugo Steinhaus early “data science” work?. It remains unanswered. It seemed to me it was legitimate on SE.DataScience at this time. Although ...
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We just hit another milestone!

So, our site just hit another milestone. We are over 10 questions per day, which means we're increasing in traffic and volume. (Kudos to the mods too!) You can view the stats here. We also have very ...
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Is debugging a machine learning algorithm on-topic here?

I was voting to close this question which is off-topic on programmers.stackexchange.com and was wondering whether or not it would be considered on-topic here (in the end I decided to play it safe and ...
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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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