Unanswered Questions

22 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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Use scicomp like our collective computational science blog/encyclopaedia!

I'd like to call everybody's attention to a recent Stack Overflow blog post by Joel Spolsky, the CEO of the StackExchange Network. In it, he explicitly encourages a more blog-like approach to using ...
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Tag graph for scicomp

I made a graph of connections between the top tags on scicomp, using this code and Gephi. Enjoy!
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Replace 'numerics' tag

I would like to see the numerics tag replaced, because it 'works' only because of a mutual misunderstanding. As for science, 'Numerics' refers to the investigation of numeric patterns. The first ...
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Announcing a moderator election

Summary: Computational Science Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on May 6 to bring in one more moderator. For full details of the process, see the announcement on ...
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Tag Merge Request: fem & finite element

I think we should merge the fem tag into the finite-element. Any objections?
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Computational modelling vs. mathematical modelling

My request for discussion is prompted by this recent SciComp.SE post, Definition of incompressible flow, and relates to the scope of the forum. As commented there I feel the topic falls just far ...
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OpenFOAM SE Proposal

As there are many people on scicomp interested in CFD applications, I want to announce to you all that there is an active proposal on SE for OpenFOAM. OpenFOAM is a widely used open-source C++ based ...
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Chemistry.SE is now in public beta!

Just a quick word to let you know that Chemistry.SE has now launched into public beta. We welcome computational chemistry questions there too, so the boundary between the two sites is something we ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Users are indexed as sitemaps by Google Search

Is it possible to put up proper sitemaps for Google search, instead of some random users?
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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arXiv trackbacks from Computational Science SE - are possible!

A very long time ago, a feature for providing arXiv trackbacks has been requested. There is also a highly upvoted Meta StackExchange discussion, requesting the same functionality. Unfortunately, it ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Efficiency vs. performance

In short, what is the difference between the efficiency and performance tags? Are they different enough to keep them separate or should one be a synonym of the other? According to Wikipedia, ...
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Off-site Computational Science community promotion ads

Hi Computational Science! I'm currently updating a meta.physics.se post that encourages members to support other scientific SE sites. Several of those sites are in Area 51 and get an automatic advert ...

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