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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 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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Burninate tags: search-algorithms and search-problem

Why not just have a tag for searching? Searching is a problem, no need to add the word to the tag; and there's already a tag for algorithms. Come on, let's get rid of these. EDIT: As pointed out by ...
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Which questions can be tagged with "algorithms" tag?

There are two views: Each question in computer science belongs to an area of computer science. Algorithms is one of the main areas, therefore questions in this area (including question which may not ...
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What is tag [tag:cpu-cache] for?

Caches appears at many different levels or places in computer system. You can have on-chip caches, sytem caches and network caches. But the only tag about caches is apparently the tag cpu-cache, which ...
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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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What is a reference question?

What is a reference-question? These are my concerns to tag one question as a reference: Question is about fundamental problem, e.g How does computer program works? Question contains information that ...
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Burninate tag: programming

The only benefit I could see for this tag is that it would help make off-topic questions easier to identify and close/migrate. Why not just a "close-me" or "bad-question" tag?
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Burninate tag: runtime-analysis

I think there are already tags for complexity-theory and time-complexity. The descriptions are similar. What benefit does runtime-analysis bring to the table?
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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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Burninate tag: sorting algorithms [closed]

Tags for sorting (the problem) and algorithms should cover it. What additional signal does having one combined tag convey?
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When is it appropriate to re-tag old questions?

I am aware of the costs of editing old questions/answers as described in the question Trivial edits to old answers. However, I'm not sure in what cases the specific edit of re-tagging an old question ...
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Tags can now be longer -- do we want to change any?

As of today, tags can be 35 characters long; the limit used to be 25. Are there any tags that were stunted to fit into the length limit and could profit from the new limit? Keep in mind that longer ...
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a tag for the "lower level" of computer

Regarding Storing information in certain data types I was trying to find a more appropriate tag for this question and couldn't. It is about implementation of variables, but not really about ...
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What is the point of the check-my-proof tag? [duplicate]

I don't understand the check-my-proof tag (added here). It seems to be about the form of the question, rather than the topic. It doesn't work as the sole tag on a question, and it is fairly subjective ...
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Would a tag lower-bounds be useful?

There have been some questions about lower bounds on complexities, which are often hard to obtain. As there are techniques that can be used in many scenarios, it might be useful to connect such ...
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Using ACM or arXiv based tags

Should we use tags based one of these subject classifications? IF yes, which one? The 1998 ACM Computing Classification System (here) arXiv (here)
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The computer-architecture tag

What is the computer-architecture tag about? I would use it for questions about designing a processor or other electronic circuit, and possibly for questions about the semantics of machine ...
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Tags for specific algorithms?

I was editing a question and I was about to tag it bubblesort, but it occurred to me that tag might be too specific. I almost tagged it sorting but its only connection to sorting is that the algorithm ...
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rethinking programming language tags

This question asks whether programming language tags such as [java], [c++], or [python] are on topic at CS stack exchange. The answer says that questions about the programming languages themselves may ...
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"Interview-Questions" Tag

We had at least one interview question on the site already. This is not a proposal to ban them or anything like that, but I think a tag like interview-question would be beneficial for everyone: The ...
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Renaming `graphical-models` tag to `graphical-model`

I found three sites with the same tag graphical-model(s). They are Data Science, Cross Validated and this site. The other two sites contain ...
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tags: education/didactics vs learning/teaching

I was confused a bit by education and didactics. Mainly, I guess, since I thought didactics is part of education. Would it be better to change those tags to learning-cs and teaching-cs respectively? ...
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The scheduling tag

The tag scheduling currently has 4 questions, all of which are about schedulers in multitasking operating systems. While this is technically a special case of scheduling algorithms, topics in ...
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When should the "lists" tag be used?

So far there is no usage guidance for the tag lists. According Wikipedia, list may refer to an abstract data type, or a concrete data structure linked-list. So when should we use the tag lists? I ...
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List of area tags

This post is to collect the area tags and discuss their use. The goal of these tags to help people filter/search questions by diving them into reasonable subject categories. The idea is similar to ...
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Just-a-hint tag

This relates to the following discussion: Homework tag discussion After talking to Gilles in chat about possible solutions to the homework tag problem. The tag just-a-hint was suggested. The purpose ...
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Should we burninate C tag?

Should we delete the C tag? Coding questions are off-topic here, so the C tag is a "broken window" that might be misleading posters into thinking it's OK to post a coding question or post their C ...
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Should we have tags for series of questions?

@Patrick87 proposed the concept of heap automata (here) which has lead to three follow-up questions (1, 2, 3) so far. It is not unlikely that more will follow. Should we create a tag heap-automata in ...
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Tag automata -- should it be automata-theory?

We have a tag automata with a fair amount of questions (probably more where the tag is missing). Looking at them, it might as well be automata-theory (in line with graph-theory, complexity-theory, ...
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Burninate tag: applied-theory

This is sort of a goofy-sounding tag. I'm not sure what the guy who thought this one up had in mind, but I think that "applications" or "applied-science" would be a better wording.
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Burninate tag: process scheduling

Somebody convince me that tags for scheduling and process (or operating-system, or similar) wouldn't be just as good. Go on, let's hear it.
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Tags about CSPs

Should constraint-satisfaction and constraint-programming be merged? What about constraint-handling-rules?
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Why is there no markov-decision-processes tag?

Markov decision processes are a fundamental model for sequential decision making frequently studied by computer scientists. To my surprise, there is no related tag in either the CS or CS Theory sites. ...
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"resource-request" tag?

should questions like BigO, Running Time, Invariants - Learning Resources be tagged with resource-request ? This might apply also to many of the big-list questions.
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"automata" and "finite-automata"

Do we need the prefix "finite" for the tag finite-automata? Is there a reason not to use the shorter automata? Do we need both of them? I suggest that we merge the finite-automata into automata.
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Can/should we have a tag for questions where OP suspects fallacy in question?

One of the things I like about the Computer Science site over StackOverflow in general is that if you mention you are not sure of what you are asking people here people will tend to help you ...

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