### 73 Is it okay to mention we're citing an article only because a reviewer told us to?

Rebecca J. Stones 09/17/2018. 6 answers, 18.680 views citations peer-review
In a recent review, one reviewer said we must rework the paper in light of two other papers. One paper was a highly valuable suggestion, and we've enthusiastically taken it on board. However, the second paper seems to be an...

### 21 Is the “okay” hand gesture now unacceptable to use in class? [closed]

Forever Mozart 09/15/2018. 5 answers, 2.284 views teaching
While teaching a class last week, I made the widely-recognized hand gesture (an open circle with the thumb and index finger, with the other 3 fingers loosely or sharphy extended... I'm not sure exactly how mine looks, as it's like...

### 5 Why does the policy network in AlphaZero work?

In AlphaZero, the policy network (or head of the network) maps game states to a distribution of the likelihood of taking each action. This distribution covers all possible actions from that state. How is such a network possible? The possible...

### 2 Enable cursorline only in preview window?

idbrii 09/13/2018. 1 answers, 46 views cursorline previewwindow
How can I enable 'cursorline' in the preview window? I use :ptag to show the preview and like that it shows several lines, but for short functions or member lists it's hard to see the line containing my tag. Using...

### Configuring .ssh/config to forward host aliases to a remote host?

MrDuk 09/13/2018. 2 answers, 39 views ssh alias
We use jump hosts to access our hardware. These hosts are short-lived (less than a day), and are different every time they're generated. I would like to be able to configure my local .ssh/config file to have the aliases to...

### 96 Confusion about array initialization in C

M.S Chaudhari 09/13/2018. 9 answers, 4.192 views c arrays initialization language-lawyer
In C language, if initialize an array like this: int a[5] = {1,2}; then all the elements of the array that are not initialized explicitly will be initialized implicitly with zeroes. But, if I initialize an array like this: int...

### 17 How to learn to ride a bike better?

user18894 09/12/2018. 11 answers, 5.555 views technique city skills
I can ride a bike somehow, but I'd like to learn to do it better (maneuvering, etc.) before starting to use it as a way to move about the city. Any suggestions how I should go about doing that, what...

### 2 An algorithm to turn descending order into ascending order, but why correct?

Jiongjiong Li 09/11/2018. 2 answers, 90 views sorting
Why is this sort algorithm correct? Many thanks! Task: Suppose all elements in an array with length $n = 2^m$ are in descending order: $a_1 > a_2 > ... > a_n$, we need to turn them into ascending order. Algorithm:...

### 24 Is it plagiarism to submit the same work in a course after withdrawing from the course on a previous occasion?

Patricia Clent 09/11/2018. 8 answers, 7.110 views ethics etiquette plagiarism
I took a course a couple years ago and was doing well until I could not attend any longer and abruptly had to stop. I am currently retaking the course and wanted to hand in the work I submitted years...

### awk: look for duplicated fields in multiple columns, print new column under condition

Agathe 09/11/2018. 3 answers, 48 views awk

### 6 How can I completely suppress hyphenation that starts in a column (or page) and ends in a second one?

In the example above, the hyphenation of the word 'deterministic' starts in one column and ends in the next one. How can I suppress this behavior altogether? NOTE: I know that \mbox{<text>} forces the text to stay in one...

### 2 Maximum Equal Sum K Subsequences

Given an array we need to find maximum equal sum $K$ subsequences, i.e. we want the sum to be maximized such that there are exactly $K$ non-overlapping subsequences each having the same sum. Example: A = [1, 2, 3, 4,...

### 13 What is Stuart's full name?

xybiriwe 09/10/2018. 3 answers, 5.022 views character the-big-bang-theory
What is the full name of comic center's owner Stuart from The Big Bang Theory? Why don't they say his full name like they do for others like Sheldon and Raj and Howard? I feel he is mostly ignored by...

### 5 Landlord quadrupling rent in Ohio

Andrew Diamond 09/09/2018. 1 answers, 129 views residential-lease rent ohio
This ended up being a case of clerical error on their part. They didnt raise the rent at all for the remaining 3 weeks. As part of my lease agreement, we must give a 60 day notice before we intend...

### 4 Isomorfism between inductive and coinductive types (through double negation)

paulotorrens 09/08/2018. 0 answers, 37 views type-theory
The paper "CPS Translating Inductive and Coinductive Types" mentions that there is an isomorphism between inductive (mu) and coinductive (nu) types, which they use for their translation. It states that: $$\neg\mu Z.A(\neg Z)\ \cong\ \nu Z.\neg A(Z)$$ ...but it gives...

### 4 What is the difference between multi-layer perceptron and generalized feed forward neural network?

I'm reading this paper:An artificial neural network model for rainfall forecasting in Bangkok, Thailand. The author created 6 models, 2 of which have the following architecture: model B: Simple multilayer perceptron with Sigmoid activation function and 4 layers in which...

### 2 External SSD not working with USB C to A cable

I have a cheap Sabrent SATA III to USB 3.0 SSD enclosure (EC-UASP, 2.5-Inch SATA to USB 3.0 Tool-free External Hard Drive Enclosure) that I often use with an equally cheap SSD for some extra storage. The device works well...

### 3 Managers pulling up team members individually

user32613 09/07/2018. 1 answers, 95 views scrum agile scrum-master agile-coach
Does anyone have any suggestions for the following scenario: We have a Scrum Team and the organisation has decided to work in this fashion. Some of the team members report to different managers. We recently had a live issue and...

### Definite Integration involving exponential and trigonometric function

ark 09/06/2018. 1 answers, 77 views calculus-and-analysis
I am trying to do the following integration using Mathematica, but failed miserably. Integrate[Exp[I q Cos[θ]]/(a - b Sin[θ]), {θ, 0, 2 π}] I need some help or a hint.

### 3 What is this connector

Kei Nagase 09/06/2018. 5 answers, 1.104 views outlet
I’ve been trying to figure out what this connector is and everyone has no clue. There isn’t enough identifying information to find anything on google. All I see is a label “lwai”. It’s located in a panel with power outlets,...

### 25 How to tell someone they should honour their bid on my item?

Danneyland 09/06/2018. 9 answers, 10.622 views money

### 48 Unpaid CS internship: am I being screwed over? [closed]

I'm currently doing an unpaid "software engineering" internship in the UK and I'm extremely disappointed. I went in with the expectation that I would be working in a team, have regular code reviews, and work on something that mattered even...

### How to add to iTunes Connect users, when phone number is Apple Id

HeisenBerg 08/30/2018. 1 answers, 153 views ios iphone itunesconnect
One of our testers have their phone number as their Apple Id instead of an Email Id. This person doesn't have an Email Id signed in his phone. But when I go to Add App Store Connect User, there's only...

### 6 Why would a society of witches choose to have more boys than girls? [closed]

Incognito 08/29/2018. 23 answers, 5.097 views reality-check magic
In my story's world, witchcraft is a respected institution, with the most powerful practitioners being at the top echelons of society. Due to this, society traces its lineage through matrilineal lines. Witchcraft is exclusive to the female line. Ritual magic...

### 5 Does SQL Server 2017 CU10 include CVE-2018-8273 hotfix?

John G Hohengarten 08/29/2018. 1 answers, 217 views sql-server sql-server-2017 patching
Microsoft released SQL Server 2017 CU10 KB4342123 (14.0.3037.1) yesterday. I tried looking through the Hotfixes included list, but didn't see any reference to the recently released security update for the remote code execution vulnerability hotfix KB4293805 CVE-2018-8273 (14.0.3035.2). How can...

### 12 Bash script to limit the number of logins

vijay12289 08/29/2018. 4 answers, 2.504 views command-line bash scripts
My company has the requirement that I have one server application running, which all users accessing it via putty terminal. I want to write a shell script that only 20 putty terminal should be open. If 21st terminal open then...