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Math Stack Exchange site as a reference in a professional paper/presentation

In this question, the OP has asked if it was possible/reasonable to use an answer of Stack Overflow as a reference for an academic paper or journal article, etc. From my perspective, for the ...
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Are there any academic articles that deal directly with the psychology / sociology of Stack Overflow / Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Are there any academic articles that deal directly with the psychology / sociology of Stack Overflow / Stack Exchange? I was trying to google this to see if there's any academic talk, but I didn't ...
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Academic papers using Stack Exchange data

As a result of being interested in Stack Overflow data myself, the need arose to track other Stack Overflow-based research. The following is an attempt to list the academic papers mentioning Stack ...
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Is it okay to ask a question looking for research publications?

Is it okay to ask a question on StackOverflow that looks for information on research publications (in the field of software of course)? These may not necessarily a programming question, but they do ...
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Stack Overflow tutorials/papers

Should Stack Overflow be expanded to include user-submitted papers and articles, which can then rake in higher scores based upon the quality of their work? Authors of tutorials/papers could be granted ...
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Stack Overflow as a reference in a professional paper/presentation

Suppose I'm doing an academic paper, journal article, or other professional presentation. Would you say that it would be possible to use Stack Overflow as a reference? Of course I'm pretty sure ...