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Do we need even more math-related stackexchange sites?

Proposal: Mathematical ideas We already have Mathematics Mathoverflow Mathematics Educators How many more stackexchange sites about math do we need?
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How can I join the private beta site of astronomy?

I have committed the proposal of this site from commitment zone and now it is going to be a private site but after 3 days of private beta zone there is no invitation link in my e mail address. Is it ...
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I want to commit to game theory proposal but

Proposal: Game Theory Are questions on topics in operational research/optimal control/optimal stopping welcome here? The current definition is rather narrow and I want to know the answer to these ...
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Are free-time astronomers welcome?

Will the Astronomy QA site be targeted for hobby/free-time astronomers also?
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Notice on old closed site, about new proposed site? Invite to commit?

Proposal: Astronomy There seems to be a gulf between the old, closed Astronomy site, and this new, up and coming Astronomy proposal. Can't someone put a link on the old site to point to the new? ...
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Similar Q&A site (and why we can do better)

Proposal: Aviation Note that there is already an OSQA site that has a similar scope (Circle to Land) - there's some good content there but it's devolved into a spam pit from lack of maintenance/...
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Is it good for AI.SE to overlap significantly with other SE sites? Should the amount overlap be reduced?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence I have a few concerns about the AI proposal. 1. The site content doesn't match the description. The AI.SE proposal has the description Beta Q&A site for ...
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Epidemiology is on-topic at Medical Sciences

Proposal: Epidemiology Epidemiology is on-topic at Medical Sciences Stack Exchange. The epidemiology tag there currently has 64 questions.
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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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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 Econometrics inside Economics Proposal?

Econometrics is related to Economics Science also Statistics. Is it possible that it be an independent proposal like as Game Theory ? Can we enter Econometrics questions in Economics proposal?
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Where does computational geometry sit?

I'm wondering on which site / proposal computational geomtry should sit? I'm not sure it has the critical mass to have a site all to it's self but I can see the need for a defined site where ...
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Is there a way to add support less than a full committment?

I very much want the Game Theory proposal to succeed, because g.t. is an area in which I occasionally have questions--usually during periods in which I'm actively studying a related area (e.g. ...
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Is Hydro(geo)logy on topic?

Proposal: Geoscience Are questions about hydrology and hydrogeology on topic here?
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How to treat questions about astrology or aliens?

Proposal: Astronomy From time to time when I say that I work in astronomy, I get questions about alien life (mostly) and more rarely about effect of planets and stars on our life. I wouldn't be ...
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Will the history of computing/computer science be considered on topic for History of Math & Science?

I don't see any example questions among the 87 thus far about computing/computer science. Is the history of these considered to be on-topic here? Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics
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Ideas for questions

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics Users are only allowed 5 questions, but may have more in mind. I suggest we pool them here, for people with available questions but no ideas to take ...
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Alternative names Math LSE, take two

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education This is a thread in preparation for the vote on the names. Meanwhile there are already many proposed names and the idea of this thread is that ...
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Rebooting Economics.SE site

Proposal: Economics I am starting this discussion because I truly believe that a Q&A site related to economics and econometrics can be a success. Right. So why the first attempt failed? I ...
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Why can't the old Astronomy Proposal be revived using the audience of this proposal

Proposal: Astronomy As many of you might be aware that there was an old Astronomy proposal which was closed in the beta phase. And now there is this proposal which is in commitment phase. Why can't ...
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Is Behaviorism within our scope?

Proposal: Cognitive Sciences Behaviorism has widely been regarded as an affront to Cognitive Psychology but many findings of Behaviorism are still extremely relevant to psychology today. Are ...
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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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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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Questions about astrophotography

Proposal: Astronomy & Astrophysics Should questions about astrophotography be asked here or in Photo.SE? I raise the point, because as an amateur astronomer and and keen photographer I personally ...
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What happened to the Medical Imaging / Neuroimaging proposal?

I was the original proposer for this site, and I don't mind if it's been merged, but I can't find any trace of it and there is no trace of it in my account. Anyone?
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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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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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Which Geo/Earth Sciences proposal to support?

Proposal: Geoscience We are leaning towards creating a community for the EarthCube audience, basically collaborative 'cyberinfrstracture' for the Earth Sciences. Specifically we are working on the ...
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New proposal: Experimental Physics [closed]

I've created a new proposal, Experimental or Applied Physics, for the huge range of practical questions that experimentalists are often tackling (vacuum, electronics, optics, fabrication, etc.), and ...
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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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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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LaTeX support for economics Stack Exchange [closed]

Proposal: Economics What is the likelihood that we can get LaTeX enabled for the Economics Stack Exchange beta (as it is on the TeX SE, Math SE, and others)? Does anyone with a better knowledge of ...
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Will history of medicine be on topic?

Example questions: "Who, if anyone, prior to Blalock and Thomas attempted open heart surgery?" "Between Galen and the Renaissance (say 1450AD), what evidence do we have for how Galenic humorism was ...
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Creating research paper study groups

Proposal: Open Science I would like to know whether creating study groups for individual research papers will come under the scope of Open Science site? Actually my question is similar to :...
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What to expect after reaching 200 commiters

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education Based on this question and answer, beta proposals are generally started on a Wednesday or Tuesday a week after the proposal reaches 200 ...
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More followers wanted!

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics The number of new followers per day seems to be dropping. At this rate, we'll likely make it to the required 60, but it would be nice not to scrape past. ...
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Any reasons you would disagree this being a valid sub-category of Chemistry.SE and/or Biology.SE?

Proposal: Laboratory Techniques and Safety When I saw the proposal "Laboratory Techniques and Safety", something told me that it might be a valid sub-category at Chemistry.SE. To be sure I wasn't ...
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Theoretical Physics: a sub-section for research (and research-level review) papers? [closed]

Proposal: Theoretical Physics I Propose: a dedicated sub-section for questions on research and review papers in the field, limited to theoretical and mathematical physics and related pure-mathematics ...
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Philosophy isn't just logic … [closed]

Proposal: Philosophy Just as a thought, philosophy includes other areas than logic, such as aesthetics (appreciation of 'beauty', notably music), and epistemology (basis for 'knowledge', notably ...
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What questions (if any) should we consider to be ”too soft”?

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education Teaching mathematics is different from teaching most other subjects in many aspects, one of them arguably being that it is better fitted for ...
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Population ecology

Proposal: Biology Should population ecology be also part of this this site?
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A user who posted 11 times in the Beta is not being recognized as having “fulfilled commitment” but users with fewer than 10 posts are

Proposal: Matter Modeling Meilani posted 11 times during Beta but is not being listed as having "Fulfilled Commitment". She was active during the commitment phase, having even answered a ...
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Can a Stack Exchange employee please connect these accounts to their network profiles?

Proposal: Materials Modeling Gergely Juhasz: Area51: https://area51.stackexchange.com/users/208530/gergely-juhasz Network: https://stackexchange.com/users/1177849/greg Erick Daniel Cardenas-Mendes: ...
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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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Should normative (economic) questions be allowed?

Proposal: Economics Should we allow normative questions on the site or will they be too prone to political debate?
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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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How to promote Health StackExchange proposal?

I think it would be a good idea to promote this proposal to existing groups who may already be interested in the topic. Of particular importance is finding people who will have good health knowledge ...
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Should questions on history of Astronomy and past astronomical methods be allowed too?

Proposal: Astronomy & Astrophysics I haven't found it in the description, but is there room for outdated astronomical methods and theories too? To clarify, I wouldn't want here any horoscope-...
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Would methodology review be a subject of this site?

The Code Review SE allows programmers to submit code snippets for peer review. Might the Economics SE offer a similar function? For example, one could submit a short and focused set of methods and ...

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