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Why so few people vote and is there any way to encourage voting?
10 votes

I guess we can only speculate about the reasons. This site is more "practical" than crossvalidation. So questions necessarily are relevant to a smaller audience. And we have a lot of "beginner" ...

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Community Moderator Election has been cancelled
10 votes

Could we have banner on top of the page (throughout the entire election process) instead of the little box on the side? I think the election (and meta posts in general) wasn't displayed prominently ...

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Why is there a penalty for downvoting answers?
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The logic (outlined a bit in this blog post) is basically as follows: SE values answers more than questions. That's why there is no penalty for downvoting questions (and less reputation gain for ...

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Should we burninate unbalanced-classes tag and merge it with class-imbalance?
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4 votes

Sounds reasonable. I went over the questions with the unbalanced-classes tag and agree they refer to the same thing. I'll go ahead and merge the two making class-imbalance the target tag.

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Is the tag 'web-scrapping' really correct?
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4 votes

I renamed it. Thanks. Could take a moment to update.

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Community Promotion Ads — 2020
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Rejected Tag Wiki
4 votes

The rejection reasons sound like valid criticisms to me. In particular, since this tag seems more relevant for StackOverflow, a description for this site should ideally point out when this tag should ...

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2019 Potential Moderator Election Community Interest Check
4 votes

I would be willing to nominate myself as well

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Hands-on Moderation is essential for this community to continue
4 votes

I understand the comments about low quality questions on this site. They increase the effort to moderate the site and make it seem to people browsing the site for the first time that there is not a ...

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Both my comment on original question and a new question was deleted, what is the way ahead?
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3 votes

The deletion of your first answer was appropriate since answers are not intended for follow-up questions or to circumvent reputation requirements for commenting. The new question has been closed, not ...

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Tag Request - PLS
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3 votes

here is the tag: https://datascience.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/partial-least-squares

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How to protest a down vote?
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3 votes

You can take to meta (as you did) and try to explain why you thought it was downvoted "incorrectly". However, downvotes are subjective and stackexchange relies on a model of community self-...

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How to improve a question about adapting algorithm?
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I closed the question because it is/was mainly code with little to no explanation. Besides the title there is no question about the code itself. For example there is an error shown in your code. Do ...

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Are questions about standard vocabularies, data and metadata formats, and ontologies on topic here?
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They probably belong to this spectrum of questions that could be on topic on multiple sites. Questions about portability lean more towards the implementation side and are possibly more appropriate for ...

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What exactly a moderator dashboard looks like?
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3 votes

The dashboard shows (mostly very basic looking lists of) moderator (in)activity flags flagged, locked and migrated posts some analytics data about the site and a bunch of info about moderation tools ...

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Difference between hyperparameter and hyperparameter-tuning tags
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In general, you can merge tags when you have enough total reputation and a positive answer score for the tag under consideration. A positive answer score is sufficient to vote on tag synonyms. ...

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2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
1 votes

How do you ensure a community welcoming to new users while preventing a high number of low-quality questions?

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2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
1 votes

What role do you see moderation playing in differentiating this site from stackexchange sites like stackoverflow, ai.stackexchange or crossvalidated and what guidelines are you following to achieve it?...

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2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire
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oW_ For a small site like ours, often it is difficult for 5 members to visit the close vote review queues in a reasonable period of time. As a moderator your close vote is binding. So, voting to ...

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