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Questions tagged [mathoverflow]

For questions about Math Overflow, a former Stack Exchange 1.0 site, and how it relates to Stack Overflow.

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Why is BountyAmount for votetypeid = 8 empty in the votes table of MathOverflow

While helping out on a SEDE query here I was looking at the votes table in the MathOveflow database, specially the records for votetypeid = 8. I noticed that the bountyamount isn't present in these ...
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Do accepted answers turn green only on MathOverflow? [duplicate]

This question, the accepted answer has a green background, I don't think I've ever seen that before on any Stack Exchange website, does it happen only on MathOverflow?
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Mathoverflow - why so different

Curious why mathoverflow (se site) doesn't have hot questions list on the right. It also uses the old stackoverflow design. Why has this site's design and functionality been abandoned (or at least ...
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Is a duplicate in two societies, a duplicate? [duplicate]

Peace be upon you, Suppose that you have a question which is completely suitable for two societies (e.g. a research-level math question which can be posted to both of math.SE and mathoverflow). Is it ...
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Trade-off for a research-level math question: larger society of Math.SE or more powerful society of MathOverflow?

Sometimes I have some research-level mathematics questions; as I have read in "What's the difference between MathOverflow & Mathematics.SE?" and similar questions, I know that I can post on ...
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What is the difference between mathoverflow.net and math.stackexchange.com? [duplicate]

The title says it all: I'm confused as to the difference between mathoverflow.net and math.stackexchange.com. Can anyone elaborate? My its descriptions math.sx is a "Q&A for people studying math ...
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Why doesn't the MathOverflow account appear?

MathOverflow is now upgraded to Stack Exchange 2.0. So why doesn't my MathOverflow account appear on my accounts page?
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What's the difference between MathOverflow & Mathematics.SE?

If I have a maths question, on which site should I ask: MathOverflow or Mathematics.SE?
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Interest tracking per user

I am a frequent user of MathOverflow, which I understand currently uses a previous version of Stack Exchange software. As such I understand that the present feature request may have trouble making ...
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Is it alright to post solutions to exercises from programming books? [closed]

I am interested in working through the exercise from SICP, Accelerated C++ and Numerical Linear Algebra. I was wondering if it would be alright to post my solutions as SO or mathoverflow questions ...
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Are there any popular SO engine powered sites not belonging to SE network except MathOverflow?

MathOverflow is probably more popular than Math.SE counterpart. Are there any other examples of third-party sites powered by SO engine that have become more popular than SE counterparts?
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Why is my Math Overflow account not automatically associated with my other accounts?

I logged in Math Overflow and quickly went through the motions of associating it with my other accounts. Unfortunately, that is not so. My Math Overflow profile page doesn't have an "Accounts" tab ...
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Moving questions between SE sites

Specifically, between MathOverflow and math.stackexchange.com. Similar to https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/2928/move-questions-between-se-sites, which asks about moving between MathOverflow ...
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Any updates on Stack Exchange 1.0 migration?

Now that several Area 51 sites are entering the beta phase, I'm wondering what the status is on migrating Stack Exchange 1.0 sites to 2.0, and what sites have already opted into the transition. I'm ...
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Please include Math Overflow reputation in the Area 51 commit count

I am aware of the reasoning behind the commit percentage calculation on Area 51: [we require] lots of users with high rep, because we know that those users contribute a lot and know how the system ...
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Linking in MathOverflow account with the others? [closed]

I have my SO, Meta and Area 51 accounts 'linked', but not my MathOverflow, even though I used the same OpenID account for all of them? Why isn't MathOverflow also 'part of the family' ?
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MathOverflow.net: How can we get members of this site and the SO/SF/SU sites to stop recommending it inappropriately?

I have noticed in recent weeks a plethora of answers/comments recommending that people ask their questions on MathOverflow.net when it is clearly NOT appropriate to do so. MathOverflow is for ...