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Questions tagged [migration]

"Migration" is the process of moving threads from one Stack Exchange site to another.

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Improve closure-to-migrate voting

We often get questions that focus on how to do something using R (or Python, rarely SAS, MS Excel or others), with little to no statistical content. Such questions are off-topic and should be closed. ...
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Why are some questions locked by the Community user?

This is in a way a followup on We have a very large & widening gap between questions and answers. How do we fix it?. As a response to that, I am trying to downvote/close some old post we probably ...
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How to improve the following question

A new user asked this question: Neural Network for Foreign Exchange Prediction In my opinion it's quite good as a first question, but it's hard to answer. I'd like the help the OP improve it. ...
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How do I properly make the distinction between DataScience and CrossValidated when migrating from AI?

I'm an admin on SE:AI. We tend to get a lot of questions that are more properly SE:Data Science or SE:Cross Validated subjects. Because it's difficult to stem the tide (Stack has a lot of hackers ...
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Would it make sense to add Data Science SE to the list of suggested sites for migration of a question?

I just flagged: R solution for high performance and large datasets for closing since it's quite obviously off-topic (I can't really see as instructions for setting up a Spark server from R Studio ...
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What happens to reputation if an upvoted answer is moved to another SE site?

As per object: if a question which received some upvotes is moved to another SE site, what happens to the OP reputation? Does her/his reputation on CV decreases, and the reputation on the other site ...
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When should programming questions be closed as off-topic, and when migrated to SO?

Questions can be closed as off topic because they are not about statistics or focus on programming. This is distinct from questions which are about programming and belong on StackOverflow. There is ...
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Duplicates? Where should I put my question?

I asked a question about Neural Networks in the Signal Processing site Question However now, checking the different sites I wonder if this is more on topic in Cross Validated? And second, What is ...
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Is it a good idea to leave an explanatory comment after flagging a question for migration to another SE site?

If I flag a question because I think it's more about programming than about statistics, does it make sense to leave a comment explaining why I think so? I usually don't do that (I don't flag and then ...
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Should I answer a question that seems off-topic here?

I have what I feel is a very good answer for question Summary of manyglm model objects running too slowly in R; can I speed them up?. However, this does look like a question for Stack Overflow, more ...
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What are the criteria applied to conclude this migrated Q was off topic? How do we draw the line?

This post was migrated to mathematics: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/2166949/deriving-a-1-alpha100-confidence-interval-for-theta-pivotal-quantity (Its revision history on CV can be seen ...
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Should a “Neural Network” Stackexchange site be created?

Currently, many questions related to artificial neural networks and deep learning are hosted in the CrossValidated site. However, it seems to me that both the quality and quantity of answers to these ...
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Best way to migrate a question?

I asked this question a couple of weeks ago: Defining the normal distribution It hasn't received much attention and I've just become aware that there's a 'Math Educators' Beta SE where it would ...
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Question migrated from StackOverflow put on hold after 1 second with no comments?

As explained here, I asked a question on Stack Overflow. A user with high reputation suggested me to move the question to Cross-Validated, and since in meantime the question had received 3 votes to ...
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Shouldn't we be able to migrate Excel questions to SuperUser.com?

Currently we have no way of migrating Excel questions anywhere. They would be off-topic in most of the cases for http://stackoverflow.com, so we shouldn't migrate them there. However, it seems that ...
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“Question belongs on another site” close reason removed?

I was trying to flag https://stats.stackexchange.com/q/211306/36229 to be moved to Stackoverflow, but the option seems to have disappeared. Was it removed? Did I just miss it? I'm using the mobile ...
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Migrating programming questions to StackOverflow

Yesterday, I asked this question: https://stats.stackexchange.com/questions/199283/train-test-split-in-rs-caret-package which was promptly downvoted and closed due to being off topic. I understand ...
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Migration that went wrong

Recently we migrated question about repeating simulation function in R to SO. Initially I voted to migrate it to SO, however then it got quite nice answer by Xi'an that focused on its statistical ...
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Can any of the people involved in the migration of this question explain why?

This question was just migrated to stackoverflow (well, an hour ago). As far as I can see a great deal of it's pretty solidly on topic here. "What is this function called?" is not a SO question, it'...
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Shouldn't we name the caret tag “r-caret” for consistency with SO?

Shouldn't we name the caret tag r-caret for consistency with SO? (The main reason is compatibility. Another minor reason is we frequently migrate questions CV <-> SO. So if you migrate SO->CV, the ...
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I think we need to talk about the SO/CV interface again

Two hours ago (ish), a new user posted this question on two-tailed F-values - how to do them in R. He (or she, but I'm going to say he) was told to take it to SO. So, he did what he can see to do -- ...
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Redirecting “looking for package in R” to SO

I noticed that multiple questions that ask about R packages are voted to migrate to SO (I also do this). This is consistent with the fact that CV is not about programming. On the other hand, "I am ...
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Inconsistency with closure and migration

There were two very similar posts on CV - this and the one it (almost) duplicates (at least, if you count the Q in comments, it's a duplicate). I marked the linked one as a duplicate and was in the ...
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Reopening and migrating a valid coding question from Crossvalidated to Stackoverflow

I have come across a vibrant question - how does one visualize results of post hoc Nemenyi tests - on Crossvalidated. This question is often raised in my institute and by students or peers at ...
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Migrating software syntax to StackOverflow or DataScience?

This is a provocative question: should we send "How do I do this in R/SAS/Python/Stata/SPSS" questions to the DataScience, now that it's open? Data cleaning is never a programming question, as it ...
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Bridge Moderators and an Increasing Trend of SO to CV Migration-worthy Questions [closed]

I've noticed that it is difficult to get questions migrated from SO to CV. I've already read that this doesn't occur often 'in the wild' but as 'Big Data' and 'Analytics' become trendy in the software ...
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Why was this question migrated to SO?

This question is clearly off-topic on Stack Overflow (it asks for package recommendations). However, as the answer shows it should be (possibly with some minor revision) a good fit for CV. So why was ...
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Tag-related problems with migrations from MathOverflow

Recently there were some discussions on MathOverflow and Mathematics and Meta Stack Overflow related to an automatic check on tags that is performed when a question is migrated: It is checked if at ...
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Question incorrectly migrated

The question "Gaussian kernel density estimation with fixed covariance (with python)" was incorrectly migrated to StackOverflow. Can we have it restored to Cross-Validated? Based on this meta ...
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Can we clarify the off-topic closing options?

Evidently, when we vote to close a question as off-topic and appropriate for Stack Overflow, the thread will not actually be migrated unless we select: ...
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Why was this question migrated to StackOverflow? It does not mention programming at all

I have already flagged this question on StackOverflow, but I am not sure if a flag on that site gets anyone's attention on this site. I can't get the question's original (CrossValidated) link now, ...
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What is on topic on Cross Validated?

There have been many threads on CV-meta about whether questions are on-topic, off-topic, are too-localized, etc. For example: Are "find the distribution" questions on topic? Is a ...
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Are “find the distribution” questions on topic?

Disclaimer: I am not a regular participant in Cross Validated, but a moderator on Maths. We received a flag stating that this question should be migrated here. It is of the form: "given a data set, ...
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Why was this migrated to StackOverflow?

I believe that this question belongs on CV since it is not a question on how to write code, but the error probably results from the specified model. Why was it migrated?
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Can my question be moved to CrossValidated please?

Can my question be moved to CrossValidated please? I have flagged the question on SO and asked it to be moved here. Reason: the package author is active on CV but not SO. He has kindly given some ...
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Feedback on Migrating Questions [closed]

This is a quick note on point totals when a recent question was migrated. Here's the link: https://stats.stackexchange.com/posts/8164/revisions During the migration, my total dropped 175 points in ...
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How to ask question related to the use of R?

Given the place of the R software in applied statistics, we expect that questions related to this statistical package will regularly come on this site, as has been done in the past. As a follow-up on ...
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Please do not migrate low quality questions

Greetings from your friendly neighbors who frequent the r tag over at StackOverflow! We are all familiar with the fact that questions involving R will often straddle the two sites, and so a certain ...
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Economics.SE is closing, can we salvage some of the questions?

I hadn't even heard that there was an Economics Stack Exchange site before I learned that it will be closed down next week along with a bunch of other quiescent beta sites. It now looks like many of ...
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Probability questions: reaching stats.SE, math.SE, and MO audiences

There have already been a few questions on the relationship among stats.SE, math.SE, and MO. It seems that mathematical probability questions are equally acceptable on all three. Some meta posts ...
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Can I suggest that a question be migrated to another stack exchange site?

I saw a question that belongs more to quantitative-finance.SE than to stats.SE. Is there a way to migrate questions across SE sites? If there isn't, is it appropriate to suggest the user ask on ...
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How much programming here?

Of course in context of R-versus-Clojure, I felt it needs external discussion. So, I believe that there are two possible sorts of such questions: An algorithmic question like, "How to implement X?" ...