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The Science category includes proposals in subjects like the applied, natural, cognitive, formal, and social sciences.

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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 ...
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Difference between complex networks as science of ecosystems rather than a branch of physics portal?

Complex networks can be described as a sub-area of physics and mathematics, where you study how things entangle with each other. After Barabasi and Newman (in my personal point of view) complex ...
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Should I propose a site for Natural Language Processing?

The problem with Natural Language Processing is that this topic is currently spread over at least 4 sites of the Network, including Stackoverflow, Data Science, Cross Validated and Linguistics. ...
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Suggestions and discusions for improvements of all Stack Exchange sites

I cannot find an arena where suggestions can be made and discussed for global changes to the SE system. I strongly believe that the SE system is somewhat flawed and is in desperate need of some ...
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What about Robotics?

It seems Artificial Intelligence is on-topic at Robotics SE. The central problems (or goals) of Artificial Intelligence research include reasoning, knowledge, planning, learning, communication, and ...
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If this website fails or does not get enough supporters, what backup plans do we have?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence ...Because artificial intelligence does not go away just because this site doesn't attract enough "experts" to sustain existence for longer than a month. It is a ...
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Will machine learning be considered as on-topic?

I know that machine learning is an another section of artificial intelligence. Currently I ask machine learning related doubts in stats.SE but can I ask machine learning related questions like What ...
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Etiquette regarding cross-semination of proposals and S.E.s

I read a post (from 2012) recently in the Linguistics meta that "...The users that committed cannot talk about them in existing sites at the moment....". Before that, I had been going to consider a ...
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Planned and Constructed languages are now on topic on the Linguistics SE

I'm one of the current moderators on the Linguistics site. Our related Conlang proposal has been closed sometime ago and it has now been deleted. Considering this, and the lack of an appropriate ...
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Would retrieval algorithms be on-topic?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence By retrieval algorithms I mean like text search, (approximate) nearest neighbor search. Those algorithms are not usually found in the textbooks of AI but it seems to ...
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This seems to be extremely narrow in scope - could these questions fit well on CogSci.SE?

Proposal: Neuroeconomics Cognitive Sciences already has a tag for neurology with 37 questions and neurology is specifically listed as being on topic in their site description. Cognitive Sciences ...
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Would NLP be on-topic here?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence I have a few questions about NLP (working with SyntaxNet). SyntaxNet is built on TensorFlow, so I presume questions about it would be on-topic on this site?
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What niche does this AI proposal aim to fill?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence "AI" questions are already on-topic on several sites. Engineering questions about tools like TensorFlow, Torch, etc. are on topic on Stack Overflow. In fact Stack ...
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The example questions will not attract experts

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence I find that there is a fundamental problem with this proposal: the quality of example questions is very low and won't attract experts, yet they are upvoted. Here are ...
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Would reposts of AI answers from other sites be acceptable?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence It is clear that many people believe that this proposed site may fail to get out of private beta, mostly because this site has been proposed before, and that there ...
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Is the geology proposal redundant to the Earth Science one?

Proposal: geology Is this redundant to Earth Science?
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Are questions about narrow AIs allowed?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence The title says it all. Are we allowing questions about AGI -- as in, attempting to replicate the intelligence of humans with computers -- or any AI, including narrow ...
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Would the focus of this be technical, philosophical or both?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence Personally I would prefer mainly technical. It seems that a few of the questions involve semi philosophical, and somewhat subjective questions.
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Using Stack Exchange for Survey or Opinion?

Would it be possible to adapt the software powering Stack Overflow for other purposes beyond the tradition Q&A? For example, to run a survey site for public opinion polls where the asker of a ...
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Possible overlap of Empirical Research proposal with Cross Validated site

Proposal: Empirical Research Is all of this already covered sufficiently by the Cross Validated site? Until I checked its tags, I wasn’t aware that survey and experiment design would be on topic ...
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Why yet another trial at an AI project?

A quick search on Area51 shows already two closed AI proposals, one 4 years ago, and one last year. Both were focusing on the technological aspects, and they may have come too early. In 2015, we can ...
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Is “ornithology” too narrow?

Proposal: Ornithology It looks like proposals like this one, such as ichthyology and the old bird watching proposal, haven't gotten enough support to launch. Perhaps a zoology/animals site would do ...
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Possible duplicate of The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Ornithology This is the third or fourth proposal about birds now. As I've pretty much said to all of them, bird watching is already on topic in The Great Outdoors Tags: bird-watching(16 ...
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Isn't AI on-topic on Computer Science?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence The posts under the topics: machine learning, artificial intelligence, knowledge representation, natural language processing are on-topic on Computer Science. So, ...
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The last 10 yards ( 10 more commitments needed )

Proposal: 3D Printing With now just 6 more commitments needed to bring this site to beta it is looking like we are going to make it; with that being said, we are going to need to start spreading the ...
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This would dilute traffic from CS and the DataScience sites

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence This proposal massively overlaps with the scopes of DataScience and ComputerScience. One is in beta and the other recently graduated. So, all it does is just ...
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Why is there no climate change site proposal?

The Green Energy site is the only one that comes close (and not that close!) Is there a secret treasure trove of questions regarding such a site that I have missed? This site would be for ...
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where on topic in this forum

My question under https://area51.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/22297/unified-classical-theory-of-modern-physics/22298#22298 is closed due to being assessed as off-topic. Quote : "If you have a ...
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Numerical methods a duplicate of computational science

Proposal: Numerical Methods Proposal: Computational science Is numerical methods a duplicate of computational science, which is in beta here: https://scicomp.stackexchange.com/ ?
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How do I propose a site on this site? [duplicate]

I can't figure it out. I looked through the faq and couldn't find any information of how to propose a site. Please help I have a couple of good ideas I want to propose.
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Which site would be most suitable for rhetorics subjects?

I have a series of question I would like to ask related to rhetorics, debating and general techniques for persuasion. They range from quickly identifying logical fallacies to rhetorical semantics to ...
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Science Books a duplicate of Writers?

Proposal: Science Books We already have Writers.SE, which ought to help with most aspects of writing, including those of writing science-related books. And most questions about the science about one ...
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How does this differ from physics.se?

Proposal: physical theories It looks to me like everything on-topic for this proposed site would be on-topic for physics.stackexchange.com -- except for the "discussion" bit, which is off-topic ...

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