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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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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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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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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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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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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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Possible Duplicate of Cognitive Science

Proposal: Psychology This site is possibly a duplicate of Cognitive Sciences.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Is there a site dedicated to heart health and diseases?

Is there a site for discussing health issues and diseases related to heart? Heart diseases are one of the most important cause of morbidity and mortality. I think there should be a site dedicated to ...
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How are are we to distinguish between Open Science and some of the related fields that may already have sites?

Proposal: Open Science Preamble Science can refer to several topics listed in other Stack Exchange sites. There are a few questions pointing to similarities between (for example) Open Data, however ...
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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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Why a new community about Computational Quantum Chemistry?

Proposal: Computational Quantum Chemistry Computational Quantum Chemistry is an active topic since almost 100 years and has driven development of both hardware and software (see e.g. Hartree). This ...
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Open Science is a duplicate (subset) of academia.SE

Proposal: Open Science I'm going to go further than the related question Should open science questions just be asked on academia.SE? I can't see any reason why this isn't a subset of Academia.SE, ...
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Do we need an official statistics Stack Overflow? Isn't the statistics “Cross Validated” board enough?

Just to throw this out there: is it better to latch onto one of these established boards for statistics, and encourage people to ask questions there, rather than trying to establish a whole new board.....
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What is the potential overlap between Open Source and Open Science?

Proposals: Open Source and Open Science As far as I can tell, there is a significant overlap between Open Source and Open Science. Where exactly does this overlap lie and will this be a problem? As ...
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Is this only about the Latin language or also about its contexts?

Proposal: Latin Language Should this site be only about the Latin language, its grammar and its styles? Or are questions about its context also ontopic: Latin literature (eg discussion of various ...
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Duplicate of Earth Science?

What makes Flat Earth Studies stand out from the existing Beta site Earth Science?
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When will Economics start private beta?

Proposal: Economics Now that Economics has fulfilled it's commitment requirements, and it says 'lauching private beta soon...' - when exactly will this be? What is required to do before then?
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The existence of answers.opencv

This site http://answers.opencv.org works exactly the same as any stackexchange site. I was thinking of creating a proposal about opencv here given that questions are so many that they could sustain ...
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Mathjax in private Beta already

Proposal: Economics Ahem... I understand that MathJax is not automatically implemented in all new SE sites, because it burdens the system in various ways. I am currently reading the relevant thread ...

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