Questions tagged [meta-faq]

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Profusion of threads on log transform - find candidates for FAQ tag

We regularly get questions about log transforming dependent variables, which in some quarters appears to be seen as a magic silver bullet that solves all problems, because apparently, "everything ...
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Profusion of threads on imbalanced data - can we merge/deem canonical any?

We appear to have a number of overlapping threads on imbalanced data. Here are just a few of the more highly-upvoted ones: Are unbalanced datasets problematic, and (how) does oversampling (purport to) ...
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I attempted to make a FAQ-style question; does it make sense?

There have been several discussions on meta about how to organize frequently asked questions, and one idea is that one can simply write and answer such a question, creating a thread that can later be ...
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Should we start maintaining a community FAQ?

The official FAQ is intentionally minimal and concerned with how the site works. In comments, we often point to questions on this meta site for guidelines, etc. Taking a page from the SO/meta-SO ...
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