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How to answer R questions

It's inevitable that we will get lots of R questions in this forum. Should we: Bounce them all to SO Answer all questions, even when it's clearly programming and not statistics. Answer the question ...
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Should we allow more computing questions

I've been thinking about whether this site should incorporate more computing questions. I think the current position of this site can be summarised by this question (which I asked!). Why change I ...
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What does Cross Validated aim to be, who is it for?

There has been a lot of discussion about software-related questions on CV (see here or here for examples...). And yet there is still no clear idea and guidance on what CV is, what it strives to be and ...
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Is machine learning a part of statistical analysis?

The is always a disputable thing, especially within "pure statisticians". I personally think they are inevitable connected. In a practical view, it would generate a lot of questions, and making a ...
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ML questions: here or at Data Science?

Should questions about machine learning (ML) be asked here or at Data Science.SE? When Data Science was still a proposal, the discussion indicated these questions should be asked here. Later ...
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Are the “Machine Learning” questions on topic?

Please take a look at this proposal: Machine Learning > On Topic I would like your opinion if these on-topic questions would be welcomed on this site: I am using a neural network with the ...
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I object to the closing of the following question

I see no other forum to raise this, so I'm raising it here. Question: Is there any consensus or literature on the proportion of font parameters within plots? I feel that this is a reasonable thing to ...
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Defining clearer house rules on software-related questions

Given the various issues regarding handling of software-related questions (see here for one jumping-off point), can we curate a set of house rules that encapsulates what Question the community would ...
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Incoming… Machine Learning Questions

There has been strong support to officially merge Machine Learning with Cross Validated. Later this week, we will be migrating questions from the Machine Learning and making it an official part of ...
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What happened to the idea to start an R-specific StackExchange site?

As adequately addressed in R-specific StackExchange site or greater integration of R community within CV?, there has been a discussion on whether or not to start an R-specific StackExchange site (an ...
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What standard should be applied in deciding whether a question requires sufficient 'statistical expertise' to be posted to CV?

The FAQ currently states: If the language is statistically oriented (such as R, SAS, Stata, SPSS, etc.), then decide based on the nature of your question: if it needs statistical expertise to ...
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“Where to publish” questions: on-topic?

Are questions asking about venues for publishing statistical or machine learning-related articles on-topic at CV? Here is an example: Where to publish reasonable article in Deep Reinforcement Learning?...
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Are questions about terminology off topic?

I just discovered this site, and I had a question that has been bugging me for a while. My question isn't so much about a concept as it is about terminology, so I thought I'd check whether this kind ...
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Are notation questions off-topic?

I was wondering if the Stats.SE community would know of a more compact way of writing $$(X_1, X_2, \dots, X_n) \sim F$$ since I use it so often, but there's nothing inherently difficult about the ...
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Is this question too local?

A question was recently asked about statistical classes in the NYC area. I automatically thought that it should be closed as it was too localised - unsurprisingly the questioner disagrees ;) My ...

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