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Allowance of Computational Physics questions

I think this question should be on-topic. To the extent that it is a software-recommendations question, it's precisely the kind of recommendation question we want to encourage: it is well-researched, ...
Emilio Pisanty's user avatar
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Allowance of Computational Physics questions

This question should be on topic. In most mature subdisciplines of computational physics (moleular dynamics, polymer physics, computational fluid dynamics, numerical relativity...) there are only a ...
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Is this what we intended for a resource recommendation?

I) Speaking in general, the resource-recommendations tag also covers journals and non-paper electronic materials, such as, e.g., video lectures, on-line resources, software, experimental data files, ...
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Allowance of Computational Physics questions

Your question is a recommendation question. That's a category that has seen a lot of history going back to the early days of Stack Overflow, and they are generally frowned on throughout the network. ...
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Should close notices be more specific?

We have a very limited number of customized canned off-topic closure reasons: at present we have three, homework-like, non-mainstream, and engineering, which make up the current close-vote prompt. ...
Emilio Pisanty's user avatar
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Where to ask for a software recommendation about light refraction in a 3D media?

Software Recommendations Stack Exchange site, recommended by Chair in the comments, has had similar questions as what you've requested: https://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/q/17669 https://...
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Is this what we intended for a resource recommendation?

The resource-recommendations tag was originally "my" project, so I'm probably best placed to speak about the original intent of the tag. We have to consider the history of the resource-...
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