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Questions tagged [tag-synonyms]

The tag has no usage guidance.

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Should [numeral-representations] and [number-formats] be merged?

Both tags numeral-representations and number-formats are missing a usage guidance, and I cannot see a difference between the questions tagged either way. Both seem to encompass not only binary, octet, ...
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Should we merge “graphs” with “graph-theory”?

The tags graphs and graph-theory seem to cover much of the same ground. Should we merge them?
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Burninate/synonymize tag: definition

There were six questions tagged "definition". In most cases, it was either being used as a synonym of "terminology" or its only semantic content was "I'm asking about the definition of something or ...
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Can program-verification be made a synonym of software-verification?

This was already suggested in this 2012 question, with the top answer being to make software-verification the main tag. Maybe someone with 2500 rep can propose the synonym/merge? Or, answers arguing ...
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Should we merge the tags “hash” and “hashing”?

There are two tags which seem very similar: hash hashing Another similar tag is hash-tables, though it is more specific. Should we merge hash and hashing?
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About [recursion-theory]

From here: what about recursion-theory? Do we need it?
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Wrapping up some tag discussions

There are a couple of old tag discussions that need resolving. About the tag graph-algorithms Burninate tags: search-algorithms and search-problem Tags efficiency and performance What about tags ...
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Tags around partitions

Currently, we have tags partition, partitions and partition-problem. The tags seem to be used a little arbitrarily, and the former two should probably be synonyms. There are no descriptions helping ...
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About the tag [computational-complexity]

Somebody created the tag computational-complexity. Do we need it?
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Do we need tags [dfa] and [nfa]?

Recently, people have started using dfa for tagging some finite-automata questions. Do we really need this tag, or should it be a synonym for finite-automata? The question can be asked in principle ...
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Tags efficiency and performance

Is there a significant difference between the tags performance and efficiency (which we should document then), or are they synonyms?
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What about tags random and randomness?

What are the respective roles of random and randomness? Do we need both, or any of them? Related tags: randomized-algorithms, sampling, random-number-generator, pseudo-random-generators, random-walks,...
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About the tag graph-algorithms

Apparently there's a tag graph-algorithms. My personal tagging choice has been algorithms + graphs. I think this covers graph algorithms pretty well. Do we need/want a dedicated tag graph-algorithms?...
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Tags: network-flow, max-flow

I noticed we have tags for both network-flow and max-flow. Does that make sense? Is there any distinction? There seem to be only 2 questions tagged with max-flow. Should we make max-flow a synonym ...
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tags: variable-binding and scoping

While recently editing a question, Raphael introduced the tag scoping, using it to replace variable-binding that had been chosen by the OP. That is apparently the only use of scoping. I must say, I ...
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What is the difference between the tags natural-lang-processing and computational-linguistics?

What is the difference between the tags natural-lang-processing and computational-linguistics? Both tags are used, but it seems to me they should be synonymous. The natural-lang-processing tag wiki ...
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What to do about [tag:kernel] with multiple meanings

In trying to do some tag cleanup for OS related tags I came upon the kernel tag. This tag has at least three different meanings in the context of cs.se. The operating-systems sense, in which the ...
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Are [parsing] and [parsers] synonyms?

The tags parsing and parsers are very close in meaning. Is there any difference, or should they be merged? I see maybe a very slight nuance — parsing is a bit broader in coverage of language syntax, ...
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Merging the tags complexity and complexity-theory

There are lots of questions tagged complexity-theory and only two tagged complexity. Presumably we should merge the latter into the former.
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Tag merge: should we merge “computer-vision” with “vision”?

There are two tags that seem to be referring to the same subject: computer-vision vision Should we merge these? If I remember correctly from the previous discussion, we decided to drop the "computer"...
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software-verification vs program verification

We have the tags program-verification and software-verification. Both seem to mean the same thing and should therefore be merged. Please vote on the two answers below which one you think should be ...
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YATSD: distributed-systems vs distributed-computing

Yet Another Tag Synonym Discussion: distributed-systems or distributed-computing? The Wikipedia article is called distributed computing, but distributed systems are the object of study. I feel like a ...
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Creating tag synonyms for some arxiv tags

I suggest that we create the following tag synonyms: cc.complexity-theory -> complexity-theory ds.algorithms -> algorithms ds.data-structures -> data-structures fl.formal-languages -> formal-...
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tags: security vs. computer-security

The tags security, computer-security seems to represent the same thing. I think we should make one a synonym for the other. The first one is shorter whereas the second one is more explicit. What do ...
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Proposals for tag synonyms [closed]

I can suggest tag synonyms now (and others are soon to follow). Every suggestion will need to be upvoted by at least five users with answer score at least 5 for this tag. This will (as I understand ...
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Discussions about tags [closed]

I suspect we will have to discuss tags and their usage on a regular basis. Let us do so here; I propose one answer per instance and discussion in the comments. Note that you can link to tags using a ...