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Official FAQ for Theoretical Computer Science

This is the official site FAQ for Theoretical Computer Science. This question will contain a list of questions, with each question linking to a single answer. If there is prior discussion on an answer,...
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Material to supplement the FAQ

Since many of the visitors here are new to the Stackexchange environment, it might be useful to collect questions and answers here to add to the official site FAQ. In addition, it would be useful to ...
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Our custom closing reasons

We have to decide what should be our custom close reasons. We can have 3 custom close reasons. Each can be up to 400 characters. The default format of a close reason as follows: ...
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Discussions on errors in papers

The consensus seems to be that if people find errors in papers, they should contact the author directly, not post a question here. Unfortunately, it seems that we haven't enforced this policy in this ...
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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic ...
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The modifiable part of our general FAQ

Should we put the phrase "research level" in our general FAQ? While in our official FAQ there is a statement about the scope of our site, that is, Ask and answer research-level questions in ...
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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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Stop using the word "crank" on

This is a "manners critique," and might be annoying to some users; however, I think it's important because I feel that from looking at the site, some users are being targeted for lacking the academic ...
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Can we write a research paper from stackexchange collaboration?

I was wondering if (let's say for example) someone come out with a certain problem found in a certain domain. The problem is divided into subproblems. Each of them is given as a stackexchange question....
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Is there Really a Need for Theoretical Computer Science SE Site?

I thought the all QA here should be covered by
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Is there any way to make a question about a P=NP "proof" on topic?

I am new to this site, and have deleted a question I asked regarding a "proof" of the undecidability of P=NP as it was not considered on-topic. Doing what I should have done prior to posting, I ...
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Is asking to verify my P=NP proof appropriate?

Is providing link to my (8 pages) proof of P=NP and asking to check my proof appropriate for a CS Theory question? The proof is on professional mathematician level (uses advanced logics) and does not ...
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Locked post on Meta

In this meta post, In this answer, mentioned that : "even though his question wasn't originally phrased this way". I don't know how is my question phrased right now (in community opinion), but anyway ...
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Why is my question on hold?

I asked a question here. I would really like to know the answer to it, but it is on ...
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A policy proposal against questions asking for a correctness check [closed]

Update: I withdrew this policy proposal. It received 5 downvotes and no upvotes. This is a policy proposal. The proposed policy in the question or its answers will be adopted in the case that after ...
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