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I recently (i.e. yesterday) put a proposal for a 'Mathematics golf' stack exchange on area 51. This would follow the same concept as 'code golf' for which there is already a stack exchange for: http://codegolf.stackexchange.com/https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/. Please let me know your thoughts / support it if you think it is any good.

EDIT-in response to Jyrki Lahtonen's comment

Here is a quick summary of the concept of code golf:

  1. A problem/challenge is set in the question, to be solved using a computer program (e.g.: find all the prime numbers under 10,000).
  2. The answers given contain peoples attempts to solve this problem.
  3. The answers are scored based on the number of bytes they contain.
  4. The answer with the lowest number of bytes 'wins'.

The reason for the word 'golf' is because apparently golf has a similar scoring system.

The proposal given for a 'Mathematics golf' would be along the same lines, i.e. a problem (e.g. a calculation or derivation) is set to be solved using mathematics with answers containing peoples attempts. A similar scoring system could be used as in 'code golf' so that the shortest wins.

I recently (i.e. yesterday) put a proposal for a 'Mathematics golf' stack exchange on area 51. This would follow the same concept as 'code golf' for which there is already a stack exchange for: http://codegolf.stackexchange.com/. Please let me know your thoughts / support it if you think it is any good.

EDIT-in response to Jyrki Lahtonen's comment

Here is a quick summary of the concept of code golf:

  1. A problem/challenge is set in the question, to be solved using a computer program (e.g.: find all the prime numbers under 10,000).
  2. The answers given contain peoples attempts to solve this problem.
  3. The answers are scored based on the number of bytes they contain.
  4. The answer with the lowest number of bytes 'wins'.

The reason for the word 'golf' is because apparently golf has a similar scoring system.

The proposal given for a 'Mathematics golf' would be along the same lines, i.e. a problem (e.g. a calculation or derivation) is set to be solved using mathematics with answers containing peoples attempts. A similar scoring system could be used as in 'code golf' so that the shortest wins.

I recently (i.e. yesterday) put a proposal for a 'Mathematics golf' stack exchange on area 51. This would follow the same concept as 'code golf' for which there is already a stack exchange for: https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/. Please let me know your thoughts / support it if you think it is any good.

EDIT-in response to Jyrki Lahtonen's comment

Here is a quick summary of the concept of code golf:

  1. A problem/challenge is set in the question, to be solved using a computer program (e.g.: find all the prime numbers under 10,000).
  2. The answers given contain peoples attempts to solve this problem.
  3. The answers are scored based on the number of bytes they contain.
  4. The answer with the lowest number of bytes 'wins'.

The reason for the word 'golf' is because apparently golf has a similar scoring system.

The proposal given for a 'Mathematics golf' would be along the same lines, i.e. a problem (e.g. a calculation or derivation) is set to be solved using mathematics with answers containing peoples attempts. A similar scoring system could be used as in 'code golf' so that the shortest wins.

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I recently (i.e. yesterday) put a proposal for a 'Mathematics golf' stack exchange on area 51. This would follow the same concept as 'code golf' for which there is already a stack exchange for: http://codegolf.stackexchange.com/. Please let me know your thoughts / support it if you think it is any good.

EDIT-in response to Jyrki Lahtonen's comment

Here is a quick summary of the concept of code golf:

  1. A problem/challenge is set in the question, to be solved using a computer program (e.g.: find all the prime numbers under 10,000).
  2. The answers given contain peoples attempts to solve this problem.
  3. The answers are scored based on the number of bytes they contain.
  4. The answer with the lowest number of bytes 'wins'.

The reason for the word 'golf' is because apparently golf has a similar scoring system.

The proposal given for a 'Mathematics golf' would be along the same lines, i.e. a problem (e.g. a calculation or derivation) is set to be solved using mathematics with answers containing peoples attempts. A similar scoring system could be used as in 'code golf' so that the shortest wins.

I recently (i.e. yesterday) put a proposal for a 'Mathematics golf' stack exchange on area 51. This would follow the same concept as 'code golf' for which there is already a stack exchange for: http://codegolf.stackexchange.com/. Please let me know your thoughts / support it if you think it is any good.

I recently (i.e. yesterday) put a proposal for a 'Mathematics golf' stack exchange on area 51. This would follow the same concept as 'code golf' for which there is already a stack exchange for: http://codegolf.stackexchange.com/. Please let me know your thoughts / support it if you think it is any good.

EDIT-in response to Jyrki Lahtonen's comment

Here is a quick summary of the concept of code golf:

  1. A problem/challenge is set in the question, to be solved using a computer program (e.g.: find all the prime numbers under 10,000).
  2. The answers given contain peoples attempts to solve this problem.
  3. The answers are scored based on the number of bytes they contain.
  4. The answer with the lowest number of bytes 'wins'.

The reason for the word 'golf' is because apparently golf has a similar scoring system.

The proposal given for a 'Mathematics golf' would be along the same lines, i.e. a problem (e.g. a calculation or derivation) is set to be solved using mathematics with answers containing peoples attempts. A similar scoring system could be used as in 'code golf' so that the shortest wins.

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