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Community Promotion Ads 2016

It's 2016 now, and we've made some changes to the sidebar size, and so with it, we now have finally reached the time to start Community Promotion Ads on your graduated site! What are Community ...
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Congratulations! Signal Processing is graduating!

It's a big day. You've been cleared for graduation by the Stack Exchange Community Team! Signal Processing met our threshold for graduation-worthy sites and after a review, the Community Team ...
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Is improper use of “FFT” when the author really means “DFT” worth correcting?

I find it annoying and confusing when people write "FFT", which stands for "fast Fourier transform", when they really mean "discrete Fourier transform", which is abbreviated "DFT". The FFT is a ...
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What types of DSP jobs are out there besides…?

I'm in the middle of looking for a new fulltime gig while consulting in the northeast. Decided not to move west (where there are a ton of jobs) because my extended family is here. I have found that ...
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Should there be a separate Image Processing & Computer Vision SE site?

There is a new proposal in Area 51 to start up an Image Processing & Computer Vision site. I had my doubts about it: Will this mean that DSP.SE and Cross Validated SE will lose members to the ...
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Are there remote sensing experts who attend this community?

Regarding this discussion that took place about 1 year ago and considering all the comments, I want to have a similar discussion here since Signal Processing is a community related to remote sensing ...
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Is remote sensing somehow related to signal processing?

I wonder if remote sensing is related to signal processing and if I can have an advertisement like the following here in this meta site? Are there remote sensing experts who attend this community?
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Is this SAR-related question on-topic?

I wonder where is the best place to ask this question. It is about SAR systems that is used in remote sensing but involves signal processing. The only reason that makes me dubious about asking this ...
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what can be done to enjoin “Community” from repeatedly reincarnating dead questions?

i'm 2 points away from becoming whatever you become at 3500. i think there are other tools that open up for me then. i dunno if i care about that or not. but what i am getting tired of seeing are ...
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What can we do about very low quality question?

I mean, most of the titles aren't even questions. Some people don't even write complete sentences. "Low quality" here is related to the amount of effort put before and during question writing. It has ...
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What should we do for queries for term definitions?

There are quite a few questions like: What is the definition of ...? What is the difference between ... and ...? (asking for definitions of the terms) IMHO these are not DSP questions and should be ...
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Preponderance of Greek authorship in digital signal processing?

If ever there were a 'meta' question...am I just engaging in confirmation bias because it would be strange if this were true or is there an anomalous interest in Greek university faculty in signal ...
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Are questions about physical applicability of noise models appropriate here?

I'd like to ask the following question: Why are physical noise processes (e.g. Johnson noise from a resistor) frequently assumed to be Gaussian processes? It seems that the central limit theorem, ...
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Is this question appropriate?

The question https://dsp.stackexchange.com/questions/24108/what-are-hot-research-topics-in-computer-vision-and-image-processing-for-phd-res doesn't seem appropriate on two accounts: It is too vast ...
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Area of DSP dealing with engineering of realtime systems?

I'm still new to DSP, but it seems like there is a huge gap between DSP theory and actually implementing algorithms on microcontrollers and DSPs. What area of engineering deals with interrupt service ...
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Why there is no forum like DSP educators or tag like teaching?

There is http://www.matheducators.stackexchange.com/ which is a question and answer site for those involved in the field of teaching mathematics. Also, there is a tag https://math.stackexchange....
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Can we use carriage returns in our Answers?

I'm new to The StackExchange. In attempting to answer questions, I type my 'Answer' and hit the 'Submit' key. But then my 'posted' (visable to everyone) answer has text missing from what I typed. ...
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Where do I ask Wireless Communications Questions

Please consider this as a soft question. I am wondering where is the best place to ask questions related to Digital Communications and Wireless Communications. Is there any stack exchange that can ...
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How to deal (if possible) with non-accepted answers?

I think that everyone noticed the problem with questions having at least one good and upvoted answer, but it is not accepted. It is probably due to many reasons, but usually OP created an account only ...
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Let's get critical: Mar 2015 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Signal Processing Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google,...
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Can we remove the fft tag from this question?

A user has suggested to add the tags fft and signal-analysis to this question: Calculating the power of a signal However, I think the question has nothing to do with FFT. I could remove the tag but ...
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Let's get critical: Sep 2014 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Signal Processing Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google,...
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How to deal with quotes that aren't marked aus such?

The first paragraph of this question seems to be a verbal quote from a Wikipedia article but is not marked up as quote. I assume this is not accepted because it is plagiarism? Before editing the ...
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How should we deal with questions that were answered by comments only

Recently I've come across questions which received some good comments but no answers. From the OPs' comments it was clear that the other comments had solved their problem. So practically each of these ...
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Is this the place to ask about measurements produced by spectrophotometer?

I have a question regarding some reflectance measurements produced from a spectrophotometer. This is to measure the coloration of bird plumage. Is Signal Processing an appropriate stack exchange site ...
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Is there any way to prevent users from deleting answers?

A while ago I wanted to refer to my old answer, but I've realised the question was most probably removed by an OP. That is not a first time I can see user posting a question and removing it from SE ...
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Are questions on measurement uncertainty on uncertainty off-topic?

I will soon be doing some work on uncertainty in image processing type techniques (specifically surface texture) and have some questions on various measurement uncertainty related topics. Is this a ...
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Let's get critical: Mar 2014 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Signal Processing Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google,...
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What is the criteria of a site being launched

I just came across the Area 51, and found that we have got 3 Okay and 2 Excellent evaluations. Looks like our site probably needs some improvement on answer ratio and rate (I guess these two dropped ...
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Language Problems

I only recently joined this community, however it strikes me how many questions appear to be mostly about words. Often, the person who's asking seems to do so in an unclear formulation. I sometimes ...
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Why is there no “quantization” tag yet?

First of all sorry if this doesn't belong here, or if i'm a newbie and i'm out of line, etc. But i was wondering why no one has created the quantization tag yet? Is it perhaps, because no one really ...
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Bad results of the last two site self-evaluations: what to do about it?

So... um... if nobody is going to react or write anything, let me. What should we do about this? When I came to this site, most of the questions were well written, interesting, and enticed me to ...
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Let's get critical: Dec 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Signal Processing Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google,...
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Winterbash 2013?

The SE network is about to put its silly hat(s) on again, and allow *.SE sites to enter (or not) the Winterbash 2013. Winter Bash is an annual event that can run on any Stack Exchange site that ...
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Requests for a data set on topic?

I perused the Meta and the site's help center and didn't see this topic addressed, so I hope it is not a duplicate. This site occasionally sees questions of the form "Where can I find a data set for ...
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Can I ask for an explanation of an answer on somebody else's question?

I was checking through the questions on DSP Stack Exchange and found a question that I was also curious about. So i was following the question to see any solutions. An answer has been given by a ...
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Let's get critical: Sep 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Signal Processing Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google,...
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Let's organize an answer posse!

Allow me to introduce myself. Recently y'all participated in community evaluation, which shows that the quality of your site is consistently high. I personally can't judge your answers (or really ...
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Truth is considered offensive and untolerated

Peter K. has removed this message I do not think that datageist answer is the answer. By just saying that you can convolvolve simpler in the fourier domain, you do not explain why do you need ...
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Are questions about VHF antennas off-topic here?

I am not sure if this is a good place to ask technical questions—e.g.: power required to transmit data over [x]km—about VHF antennas; or if electrical engineering would be a better stackexchange site ...
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How 'expert' do my questions need to be for this site?

I'm just starting out on DSP and most of my knowledge is self-taught and researched online. As I'm learning I may have some pretty basic questions for this site. For example, I had/have a question ...
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Let's get critical: Jun 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Signal Processing Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google,...
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What to do about old SO questions which are a good fit for DSP?

Reading this question which is relatively new (also migrated from SO), I found a link contained in the question to a very related, old and answered question from SO. The question is, in my opinion, a ...
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A Leadership Vacuum: Please Step Up

For the last two months, I have been seeking an additional moderator for this site. Your community has grown and you need a new person to help assist the current moderation team in nurturing and ...
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Not enough reputation for comment, should new users write answers instead?

I have a comment on this question which might be helpful, but definitely not a complete answer. I would write that comment, but do not have enough reputation yet to do that. Should I write my comment ...
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Let's get the site's answer rate back to over 90%!

For over a year (close to two years actually) this site has been growing, and quite a few members are taking an active part in both asking and answering the questions. As all of you (I'm sure) are ...
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Stepping down as moderator

I have decided to step down as pro-tem moderator of Signal Processing Stack Exchange and have informed the SE team of my decision (I will stay on until the new pro-tems are picked). When the ...
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Asking a question on the degree to which a medium is digital or analog

I have run across an interesting article in my internet travels Analog is Not the Opposite of Digital which addresses using the term "analog" for a film camera. I tend to disagree with the article, ...
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Hardware question

I am looking into a super resolution project ( Increasing image resolution ) and was thinking of building a hardware to snap multiple pictures. A question about building a hardware definitely seems ...
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Minor edits on good, answered questions (to claim partial ownership?) - should it be discouraged?

I've noticed it on two of my posts (1, 2), but I speculate this happens to other posts also. Relatively new users (with no edit rights), make tiny 2-3 word edits. According to the faq: Try to make ...