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Asking for book suggestions on-topic?

Would a question asking for a list of good computer vision text books be on-topic? There is not a single "correct" answer here, but the answers can be ranked by votes. EDIT: Let me expand a bit. I ...
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Order and consistency in tagging

This post is primarily to get a consensus on appropriate tag name conventions. Signal processing is a very diverse field and not everyone might be familiar with all acronyms (other than basic ones). I ...
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Is there a way for a mere mortal to delete tags?

I was looking through some of the questions today and it looks like some of the newly created tags are completely unnecessary, the lowpass-filter tag here, sinusoidal tag here, highpass-filter tag ...
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What to do with Q&A's like this which are ill composed, inaccurate and contain full of half truths

I am refering to this particular question. I had suggested a link to MFCC on Wikipedia in a comment but to see no improvement. If i put myself in the shoes of an expert, I feel extremely annoyed and ...
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Statistical testing of quantities particular to signal processing

This is in the spirit of Where to draw the line between programming, signal processing, and mathematics?, but I'm wondering if a question on the statistical analysis of a particular calculation would ...
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Should we encourage participants to complete their Signals Bio? Will this information help formulate a site strategy?

Every stackexchange account has a unique biography section where users can fill with stories relevant to the site. Especially in sites such as Signal Processing, which is a big topic and contains ...
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What’s the “elevator pitch” for our site?

We need this to be able to help market this site quickly to other people, so what can we come up with as a good elevator pitch for this site? It'll help with things like the name and URL of the site ...
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Can we control which alternative sites get suggested when something is marked as “off topic”?

I've marked something as off topic today, but this meta was the only suggestion in the list web sites to move the question to. Do we build up this list ourselves? If yes, what are some suggestions to ...
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Where to draw the line between programming, signal processing, and mathematics?

I just asked this question: What approximation techniques exist for the square super-root function?, and there's some discussion in the comments (which I think is warranted) as to whether it's too ...
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What should our FAQ contain?

We need to lay out what's on topic and what's off topic. If you know something is likely to be partially on topic go ahead and list it here as being off-topic. Let's get the structure well laid out.
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Should we pay more attention to tag wikis?

I say that at initial stages of the Beta, people who create tags should try and create their wikis as well. I know some of us are doing it already. Otherwise it will be very difficult for a few people ...
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Should we allow questions that are marginally related to DSP but requires a different expertise to solve? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are questions on numerical analysis on-topic? I'm referring to this question What approximation techniques exist for the square super-root function? The OP hints that it ...
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What about high answer quality?

There has been a large amount of warning about making sure we get started with high quality questions, but what about high quality answers? I think so far the answers we have been getting are just ok ...
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How do we promote the site?

Where's the best place to promote the site? That's what we're gonna need to really drag in a lot of people pretty quickly. Are there magazines that we need to buy ad-space in or is there a specific ...
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What is our stance on “Where can I find code for x?”

Question at hand: https://dsp.stackexchange.com/questions/3/any-good-open-source-implementation-for-hand-tracking The question immediately got a down-vote, my assumption is that it received it ...
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Should we re-ask questions that were asked on other sites?

I've asked signal processing related questions on other sites before this one existed. Should I re-ask them here? Should I flag them to be migrated? Examples: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...