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2/3 of your example questions are about the Materials Modeling software ABAQUS. Maybe they could be example questions for a Materials Modeling SE?

Proposal: Finite Element Analysis. Proposal: Materials Modeling @FabioSpaghetti: I see that this proposal was shut down because of 100% of the questions could be asked in the Engineering page. Maybe ...
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We have a sponsor willing to donate a lot of money, is this even possible/allowed before being approved for Beta?

Proposal: Materials Modeling There's actually two companies now (one much more serious, the other one less serious but still worth mentioning). There's still some things that are unclear though. I ...
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How can this proposal be clearly distinguished from Chemistry, Physics, Computational Science, …?

Proposal: Materials Modeling At the time of writing, most of the questions proposed so far fit very well within the scope of existing sites (not only one of them, but two or more). I wonder what ...
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Discussion about Education vs. Mathematics Teaching and Pedagogy

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education Proposal: Education This question was originally about Math Teaching being a duplicate of Mathematics, but the discussion turned to comparing ...
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Why is a general/original softmax loss not preferred in FR (face recognition)? [closed]

In some papers I've read that softmax loss is not preferred in FR since it does not give a good inter-class and intra-class margins, but could not understand 'why?'. So can someone explain, why ...
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When will we launch? UPDATE (launched date delayed)

Proposal: Operations Research I know new betas usually launch on Tuesdays. Looks like we won’t launch today, so, will we need to wait until next week?
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What should our site be called?

Proposal: Operations Research UPDATE: Stack Exchange has made a final decision on the name of this site: It will be Operations Research. Further discussion below is welcome, but bear in mind that the ...
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Please make sure you link your other Stack Exchange accounts!

Proposal: Operations Research If you have an account on any other Stack Exchange site (Stack Overflow, tex.SE, math.SE, etc.), please make sure it is linked to your commitment to the OR site on Area ...
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Will OR.SE have MathJax? [closed]

Proposal: Operations Research When OR.SE enters private beta, will MathJax be enabled from the start? I know that in 2014, there was some debate about whether this should happen from the start, or ...
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OR: Strategies for getting 100+ committers with 200+ rep

Proposal: Operations Research To progress to the next phase of the launch, we need at least 100 committers who have at least 200 reputation on other Stack Exchange sites. This is likely to be our ...
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Our site name changed. Is it final?

Proposal: Operations Research Last night Stack Exchange changed our site name and URL from "Operations Research and Analytics" to "Operations Research". Should we assume that is the final name? If ...
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Is this idea acceptable for helping to promote new site?

We are trying to launch a SE site on Operations Research (OR) and Analytics. We very quickly got the required number of followers and up-voted questions in the Definition phase, and very quickly got ...
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Change proposed forum title “Operations Research and Analytics” to “Operations Research and Prescriptive Analytics”

Proposal: Operations Research and Analytics If the forum title were "Operations Research and Proposed Analytics" rather than "Operations Research and Analytics", it would be clearer that the forum is ...
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Audience for the proposed Operations Research and Analytics site

The subtitle for the site mentions "operations research and analytics educators, researchers, and professionals." I would like to open the doors a bit wider, to include students (and yes, I know some ...
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When can “example questions” be answered?

My understanding is that there are a limited number of things a user can do for those to whom I send a link to my proposal. Get an SE account (Yay!) Follow It for our proposal (Yay!) Ask new example ...
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Do we really need another physics site?

Proposal: Layman Physics Isn't Layman Physics just a subset of Physics SE?
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Bar and Restaurant Science

I am looking forward to opening my first restaurant soon and am quickly having to learn many aspects of it and have many questions. I typed in Business and nothing came up here. Is this to broad or ...
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What is the most relevant stack for GNSS (GPS, Glonass, Galileo…) questions?

Is there a stack that encompasses GNSS (e.g. GPS) technologies. I see: GIS, Electrical Engineering, Space Exploration, Ham Radio, possibly other... are related, but it's difficult to imagine ...
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How can we better serve the CS community on Stack Overflow?

Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) Gotta admit, I see the point of this. From the look of the proposed questions so far, this would be a solid resource for CS students, who may well find ...
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Can I propose my proposal again if it gets deleted for unpopularity?

Proposal: Trains If my proposal ended today, could I create it again the next day?
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What is the scope of solar energy science and economy?

Some of the students involved in either Solar Challenge U, Planet Stewardship Research, or TranSeed Labs indicated that they wanted to begin a Solar Energy Science and Economy Q&A site. Being a ...
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“Formal Math” - Do you allow sites that don't follow the usual Stack Exchange protocols?

Following discussion with trusted colleagues I am thinking about setting up a site for working on formalized mathematics. To quote John Harrison: It is generally accepted that in principle it’s ...
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Editorial line for a new Q&A site

I am considering using a SE site as an alternative to a scientific journal publication for short results, since it has the advantage of allowing an active feedback from the community. However, I ...
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Don't allow votes as duplicates of closed proposals/beta sites

Proposal: Economics I noticed that the economics proposal was marked as a duplicate of Economics (Update: no longer listed as a possible duplicate), which seems reasonable if you don't check the link,...
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The Bone Yard. Question limbo, SE Rule boot camp, or low-quality purgatory. A place where questions go to die?

I propose a SE site that any answer or question is on topic and never closed or put on hold.Unlike other sites the commonality of these question will be that they need work. This will give th OP the ...
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I'd like to propose a site for holology, antique grandfather clocks, and the restoration of these masterpieces [duplicate]

I took a few pictures of a grandfather clock at a bank branch, and I'd like to upload some pictures in hopes someone might recognise it. However, I can't seem to find the appropriate site to ask. Here'...
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Where to ask questions about bioelectromagnatism science?

I am studying the bioelectromagnatism by myself, so of course I have many questions. I'm wondering where I can find the best stack exchange community to ask?
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Network-related tags on existing sites

For the purposes of: finding example questions getting an idea of the possible scope of this proposal having questions answered right now arguing that this topic is scattered over too many existing ...
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Why is this question not shown up on its proposal?

This question, Network-related tags on existing sites, does not shown up in its proposal, Complex Networks, regardless of its score of 4. Why is that? Proposal: Complex Networks
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Why does Area 51 say Astronomy beta failed?

When I visit http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/51/astronomy it tells me: The Astronomy site didn't have enough activity during the beta. It has been closed, and its content has been ...
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Welcome to the Anthropology.SE proposal!

Proposal: Anthropology Going through the Science sites, I realised there is no Anthropology.SE (yet!). These are some related ones, though. I think it's impossible NOT to have some overlapping, so ...
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Should we include specs of any military equipment?

Proposal: Strategy If we're including military strategy, should we include specs of any military equipment? For example, what are the dimensions of the AK-47, what is it's expected lifetime, it's ...
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Would it be helpful to merge efforts with the geography proposal?

Both seem uncertain of reaching weight, and seem to have similar goals and overlaps. I understand many of the top users of each may not be terribly interested in the topics of others, but each may ...
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Question on Mapmaking Requests

Proposal: Geography Are mapmaking requests allowed in this SE?
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Alternative: Set up our own Discourse site

Scott Chamberlain and I were discussing this on Twitter and Scott suggested setting up a Discourse site which we'd have full control over. There are more details in a gist Scott wrote which you can ...
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There was a previous attempt that did not make it and moved to openscience.uni-bielefeld.de - what would be the advantage of a new attempt here?

There was a previous attempt that did not get enough support. The content was moved to http://openscience.uni-bielefeld.de/ and the community is active there. What would be the advantage to start a ...
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We already have Biostars

Proposal: Bioinformatics We already have Biostars. This will just fragment the community. What purpose would this site serve that Biostars or Seqanswers doesn't?
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Starting new versus joining and supporting existing beta community

Proposal: Air Quality Modeling I found a beta community: https://earthscience.stackexchange.com/ It has several questions related to WRF and CMAQ. We may want to search other stack exchange sites to ...
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Which topics of the following list; would be on-topic (or off topic) in bioinformatics SE? [closed]

Proposal: Bioinformatics List 1: Following are some area closely related to bioinformatics from the view that all them contains things related to "bio" and "computation" Computational biology. ...
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learning platforms

Proposal: Self-directed learning It seems that all questions so far are about learning in general. Will questions about specific platforms be welcomed?
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Does the “data” in the proposal description interfere with opendata.stackexchange?

Proposal: Open Science The current description of the Open Science proposal reads: Proposed Q&A site for the "open science" movement to make scientific research, data and dissemination ...
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Possible Duplicate of Cognitive Science

Proposal: Psychology This site is possibly a duplicate of Cognitive Sciences.
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What’s the focus of the site?

Proposal: Bioinformatics It’s worth thinking in more detail about what the focus of this Q&A website should be, considering that it will overlap considerably with (at least) the following Stack ...
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All healthcare related area 51 proposals. Differences? Similarities? Can they co-exist? How can members of all proposals benefit?

Proposal: Healthcare Industry Proposal: Bioinformatics Proposal: Biomedical Informatics Proposal: Biomedical engineering Proposal: Neuroinformatics Proposal: Public Health & Epidemiology ...
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Remote sensing in Geoscience?

Proposal: Geoscience Is it planned to consider remote sensing in Geoscience? It would be great to aggregate all the related questions into one place and not to scatter them on Stack, Cross Val and ...
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Is someone interested in supporting the creation of a Site for Degrowth?

In reference to the existing Site Sustainable Living, I would like to broaden the topic and thus create a Site for the larger topic of Degrowth. Is someone interested in pursuing this effort?
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Wildlife is On-Topic at The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Wildlife The Great Outdoors SE has a wildlife tag, and it seems to be a fairly active tag, judging by the current questions
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Can we have a Physical Science SE for people with low quality physics questions?

I have many questions dealing with Physics, but these questions were considered low quality contributions by Physics SE. I got my account suspended by them for 30 days on Christmas and when I was let ...
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perhaps a library science page? [duplicate]

I have looked it up and haven't seen anything on the stackexchange network. I believe there should be. As my rep was lowered to below 50, I cannot propose anything.
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Is it allowed to invite people?

I am proposing an area to discuss about GeoGebra software. But I would like to know if is allowed to invite people to follow me. And what about other areas? I am a member in Mathematics, but I would ...