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Where should I go for non-Q&A DSP discussions?

I've been apart of DSP stack exchange for a handful of years now and have received (and occasionally provided) useful answers to technical/academic type questions. However, I often cut many of these ...
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EE homework is kicking my behind

EE student here, having a hell of a time with some homework. Is this the right place to ask for some help or guidance?
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Title edits to title case

A user has been editing questions, which is generally a good thing and they are a good contributor, but they often edit the question title to title case. This has approximately doubled the number of ...
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About that discussion policy

Okay, so there seems to be a local policy of "discussions" in commentary need to be sent to the "chat room" corner. Even if the discussion is spot on topic with the question and answers posted. Why ...
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Two tags for compressed sensing. Why not merge them?

We have tags compressed-sensing and compressive-sensing. Why not merge them?
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what is this “user removed” thing?

From time to time I remember having seen negative-points on my sum, indicated by the phrase "user removed". Eventhough still annoying, that's not much of a problem. Nevertheless, you just wonder the ...
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Two tags for SDR. Why not merge them?

We have tags sdr and software-defined-radio. Why not merge them?
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Is it allowed to “bump” a post to attempt to get any kind of response?

I have a question about my Signal Processing Stack Exchange post: How do 2D DCT basis functions interact to produce 8x8 JPEG tiles? I feel this is a valid question (maybe not! i'm an outsider to the ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Custom off-topic reasons: what to use as #3?

The Stack Exchange sites like Signal Processing allow for three custom (and one default) off-topic reason. The default is: and our currently-used two custom ones are: and There is currently an ...
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How much of Image Processing does Signal Processing Handle?

sorry to make this meta post sound like a domain problem. I'd have asked on the main site if that were (only) the case. I'm interested in how relavent DIP, NIP and CV are here. This community seems ...
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Multiple self-deletion of content

A few times now, I've been seeing flags of high-reputation users deleting valuable content. Following the guidance here and here, I've been rolling back such deletions and, if it comes to it, locking ...
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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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Signal Processing updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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How good are “we” at recognising and responding to stress?

The starting point for this post is this question and the behaviour of the poster. The person is clearly stressed and is starting to become irritated. The reason behind their stressful situation is ...
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Proposing a collective DSP.SE curated resource

I have often come across posts, articles, papers that I have thought that they would be of interest to this community. Here is one example (posted in the chat earlier this year) and here is a more ...
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Why was this question migrated to SO?

This question was migrated to SO. I was wondering why, since it's not a particularly good fit for SO: Image of (pseudo?) code: a big no-no. Asking to read paper by a 3rd party and find an error in it:...
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I know it's painful, but could someone check my math?

regarding this answer. it also seems to me that this result should have been obtained and published somewhere or documented in a book somewhere, but i dunno where. if someone knows of a reference, i ...
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anyone care to look at this and comment?

Alias-free digital nonlinear filter design i am really trying to hold my tongue. in fact, i am openly declaring that i don't grok the answer and would simply like it explained in language we all ...
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Culture of knowledge and academic discourse on this board

I would like to inform everybody that you are losing me as a contributing member of this community. I cannot stand the hostility against non-engineering (but rather math oriented) approaches to DSP ...
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DSP Concepts Visually Explained

One of my all-time favorite SE questions is Visually stunning math concepts which are easy to explain. Has there been any similar post on DSP.SE? Would this be an appropriate thing to post?
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hay Fat32, thank you for pushing me over the edge into 5 digits

now with all this rep, i got "Access to Moderator tools". so what good are "Moderator tools"? can i kick someone's butt outa here? throw my weight around? what good is having rep if i can't make ...
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Is there a way to edit a question or answer for a typographic reason and not have the thread placed at the top?

I wanna be able to indulge my OCD and "fix" some posts (questions or answers) without the presumption that there is something "new" that deserves attention.
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Rename the `Hilbert` Tag into `Hilbert-Transform`

There is a tag named hilbert which is used mainly in the context of Hilbert Transform. I suggest renaming it into hilbert-transform (Merging it with the current hilbert-transform tag). The Hilbert ...
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should i get ina scruff with this person, or what?

2x oversampling by inserting zeros? his/her user page has this: "La Conquista Stackexchange is a collection of stupids playing smart. I never met so many stupids in my whole life."
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How do we respond to less than full disclosure

I just deleted my answer to Count fish passing through a canal I answered under the assumption that this was a school project but the OP eventually mentioned he had a commercial intent. I feel I ...
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Notice: I've just removed all [tag:audio-processing] tags; blacklist?

Since audio was used with but two of the 12 questions, that tag seems very redundant. I'd recommend a tag blacklist for that, just to avoid it being added later on. It's an intrinsic tag. related: ...
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Why are questions asking for terms off-topic?

The question What is the moment when all oscillators aligned to make a jump called? asks for correct term and is closed as off-topic. According to What topics can I ask about here? - Help Center, I ...
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Signal processing: a science or a technology on StackExchange?

I have always thought about signal processing as a blended discipline. We already had the debate here, several times,for instance in: What is Signal Processing? Signal Processing or Computer Science ...
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How can we be more welcoming?

This recent SO blog post got me thinking about how DSP.SE can be more welcoming of newcomers of all flavors. The specific sorts of questioners that I believe we need to encourage more are: Homework ...
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Celebration: using anniversaries to open and publicize DSP topics

We are celebrating in France the 250th anniversary of Joseph Fourier, who is relatively little known as a mathematician. He had many activities, including being a Prefect (Governor), published little ...
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Deleted comment etiquette

Take the situation where somebody asks a simple offshoot question in a comment to an answer. You give a quick answer to the question in a following comment, including an @ attribution. The asker ...
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Migration Rationale Question

Honestly, I'm not trying to be a pest, but I am a bit confused. My previous question to Meta, Deletion Rationale Clarification, seems to have concluded that the driving rationale behind the deletion ...
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Deletion Rationale Clarification

Yesterday I gave what I believe to be a valuable answer to a posted questions: Get the dominant frequency of motion to correlate with tempo BPM of a song This morning I find that the user has ...
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Open Review Use Case

This question appeared on the board earlier today. While I think that it is an interesting idea, I am not sure how much does it fit with the nature of the board at the moment. My perception would be ...
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Are work-related questions on-topic?

I'm still at University, but I would really like to know if it is possible to find any work related to DSP where I live (Buenos Aires, Argenitna). I don't think South America is the right place to ...
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How to handle “On-Topic” but not “in-form” questions?

This question popped up at least twice in my review list and I struggled to provide a response I would feel comfortable with and this was not the only review that puzzled me lately. The question is ...
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How to deal with unfair downvotes?

This is my first post on meta, so I'm not sure if it's on-topic. Feel free to tell me if I have to delete it. I'm feeling a bit upset, because my two top-voted posts (my top-voted question and top-...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 [duplicate]

It's almost February in 2018, which isn't supposed to be the proper time to cycle these, but for this year it'll be once again, so we'll be refreshing the Community Promotion Ads for this year now! ...
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How to deal with self-advertising posts?

This answer is on-topic, but the poster fails to disclose that they are the author of the site. Stack Exchange policy discourages this. What is the appropriate action in this case? The action I've ...
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How to craft a question that won't attract negative votes, with input from the community?

Today I destroyed the account of a user who openly admitted that the account was created as a throwaway account because they knew their question would attract negative votes. Creating such an account ...
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Self-answering without peer-review: benefit or harmful

I posted a question and after some subsequent time, i added my own answer. There was no participation of any other parties. I added my own solution to the problem in question, solely for the benefit ...
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User deletes text of their own question — what to do?

The text of this question was replaced by "nt nt nt..." by the OP. Should we rollback the edit (at the risk of an indefinite back-and-forth with the OP), or delete the question? Or something else? ...
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Is this site suitable for Color Theory?

Some time ago, I had a laptop from Dell. I installed Ubuntu and went to GNOME Color Manager. I set the ICC profile of the display to the default, but the default profile seemed to be broken. (The ...
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Tag “survailence” should be “surveillance”

Can tag names be edited? I didn't see a way to change it, I hope it's possible... (The SE system is really bad at allowing users to report small problems like this: I can't suggest a tag synonym, ...
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Any idea why the $\tt hat$ “$\hat{}$” is a bit off?

I am noticing that the hat accent in $\textrm{"\hat"}$ is a bit off for the past days, going top-right as an exponent. And that's for both inline and display mode. Even the entry on the famous MathJax ...
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How much should one elaborate?

I view this site as having a primary respondent that is the OP of a question. Thus, I try to limit myself to the question asked and not go into details about related things that may have to do with ...
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Stack Exchange Signal processing in the real life

Current answers: Finland, Helsinki, Olli Niemitalo France, Greater Paris area (Nanterre), Laurent Duval The Netherlands, Eindhoven area, Matt L. United Kingdom (South Wales), A_A USA, Connecticut, ...
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How do you study Signal Processing? (and other math intensive topics)

I've been dabbling with Signal processing for a little over a year and a half. Despite having a BS and a MS in Computer Science, I have a shit math background. Right now I'm going through Richard ...
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tag called “canny-edge-detector”

What is that? Can someone toss in a description? "The question body does not meet our quality standards. Please make sure that it completely describes your problem - including what you have ...