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Would Cross Validated want Machine Learning Theory questions that are no longer on-topic for Stack Overflow?

They should be migrated here! Already two comments prefer option 1) so that looks a good one.
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Should a "Neural Network" Stackexchange site be created?

Besides the questions on our site, there's already Computer science, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (all of which have questions on neural networks - and that's not even counting the neural ...
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How do I properly make the distinction between DataScience and CrossValidated when migrating from AI?

The official statement of what is on-topic on CV is that we address questions about: statistical analysis, applied or theoretical designing experiments collecting data data ...
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I think we need to talk about the SO/CV interface again

I often, but not always, vote to close many such questions. Why? There is no axiom that all questions have a place somewhere on SE. Questions on the routine use of some language don't belong here ...
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Would it make sense to add Data Science SE to the list of suggested sites for migration of a question?

The migration dialog provides a short list of target sites. These are the sites all users may choose as likely targets. Because it's important to get along with other sites, it is crucial that all ...
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Why do we close programming questions instead of migrating them to SO?

@whuber is right. When I judge that questions would be viable on SO, I'm happy to migrate. But most of the programming-ish questions I see don't seem good enough. In particular, they tend to lack ...
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When should programming questions be closed as off-topic, and when migrated to SO?

This is a (lightly edited) composition of the comments left above by @Scortchi, @whuber, @Glen_b, and Roland (I am marking this answer as CW). I believe they fully answer this question. There is no ...
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Quant.SE is no longer in Beta. Can we add it as a migration target?

I didn't know this, but we are limited to only 3 migration targets. It makes the most sense to allocate these 3 slots to the 3 most prevalent targets, which I assume are Meta.Stats.SE, Math.SE and ...
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I think we need to talk about the SO/CV interface again

Well done Glen for sorting this out! I think the OP in fact got good advice in the very first comment—to clarify their question, that questions purely on programming are for SO, & even what ...
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Should a "Neural Network" Stackexchange site be created?

Should a “Neural Network” Stackexchange site be created? This question has been answered by the response on Area51: Artificial Intelligence - closed after 18 days in beta 4 years ago Artificial ...
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Best way to migrate a question?

I would suggest first consulting What should I do if nobody answers my question? in the help pages. Failing that, simply flag your post for moderator attention. Explain you would like it migrated (...
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What happens to reputation if an upvoted answer is moved to another SE site?

What happens to reputation if an upvoted answer is moved to another SE site? The answer is deleted in the source site and the reputation is revoked. Votes are migrated to the target site with their ...
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Brainstorm: Should we collaborate with an alternative Q&A website? (and how?)

Here's a bump to this thread: Codidact now has a Math.Codidact site, with scope General Q&A about all branches of theoretical and applied mathematics, including closely-adjacent sciences where ...
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Question migrated from StackOverflow with (or without?) OP account

If you look at this user's StackOverflow account, it is new as of today. He does not seem to have any other accounts in the SE system. The way this user is shown on CV is standard when he didn't yet ...
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Inconsistency with closure and migration

This result is certainly inconsistent. But no system works perfectly. The migrated question definitely looks like an SO coding question to me. Even with the comments it is a little ambiguous that ...
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What is on topic on Cross Validated?

Off-topic: "where to publish" Questions on where to publish academic statistical or Machine Learning manuscripts are off-topic, as voted at this question.
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Is it a good idea to leave an explanatory comment after flagging a question for migration to another SE site?

What about this possibility? You could leave a comment about the scope of topics on this site, mention your suggested destination and then suggest that the OP flag it to migrate rather than repost (...
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Why are some questions locked by the Community user?

I think the automatic locking by the Community user is somehow to do with migrations of a question from/to this site being rejected. The rules Community follows have changed over time—see Allow ...
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Question migrated from StackOverflow put on hold after 1 second with no comments?

If you consider the universe of questions which are daily closed or reopened it will not be the first nor the last time to happen. It just happens. If you spend some time in this community you'll ...
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Shouldn't we be able to migrate Excel questions to SuperUser.com?

Only moderators have the ability to migrate questions to any site. SE also imposes a limitation on the number of default sites made available in the migration dialog. The solution is to flag the ...
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Should I answer a question that seems off-topic here?

This is often a delicate decision. Without purporting to survey all the possibilities, I note a continuum of situations here, in terms of merit of question (how far is it a good question answerable ...
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Redirecting "looking for package in R" to SO

I have seen other forums migrating such requests to Software Recommendations, though that forum tends to be a still defining itself and not known for prompt responses or well moderated. Right now as ...
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Migration that went wrong

It looks like the community made the right decision. Xi'an's answer was purely software-oriented, explaining how to use cusum and an iterator in ...
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Brainstorm: Should we collaborate with an alternative Q&A website? (and how?)

Create a general landing page for statistics questions. We could create a statistics landing page where all sites, for instance also datascience.SE, could join together in a single same spot. This is ...
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How to adapt this Philosophy.SE question to fit CV on-topic standards?

I think it’s fine to post as it is, and I look forward to reading replies.
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Why was this reinforcement learning question migrated to AI.SE?

The OP flagged their question and requested migration. I migrated it in response.
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Brainstorm: Should we collaborate with an alternative Q&A website? (and how?)

I am so glad @SextusEmpiricus asked this question, and I have been visiting both sites before this question was posted. That said: Top Answers' Code of Conduct is "Be nice." which seems ripe for ...
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Migrating programming questions to StackOverflow

So that this question ends up with an answer: Am I correct that my question falls into the category of "OR it focuses on programming, debugging, or performing routine operations within a ...
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Can any of the people involved in the migration of this question explain why?

Note: I was one of the close voters. You are right that those questions are in the title. However, I interpreted 'how to fit this model in R?' as the real question. (According to my reading, the ...

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