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The tag has one question on it. Do we want to keep it going or not?

For those of us who are not familiar with UMVUEs (uniformly minimum-variance unbiased estimators), the long story short is that they are (in my opinion) the culmination of a statistical inference course when it comes to parameter estimation, particularly in graduate-level statistics. Because of this, one could argue that it should be synonymized with .

I have no strong preference for either option.

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    $\begingroup$ A.: No. $ $ $ $ $\endgroup$ – Did Jan 9 at 18:40
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    $\begingroup$ My philosophy on tags is more "impromptu" than recent discussions of them seem to reflect. I see no harm in allowing users to introduce new tags (given sufficient reputation) when there is a perceived need, and let them prosper or fail for the better part of a month before taking Community action to eliminate or synonymize them. This is particularly so if the originator takes the time to write a nice Wiki and excerpt. $\endgroup$ – hardmath Jan 9 at 19:23
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    $\begingroup$ Not strictly relevant to our stance, but as might be expected CrossValidated has such a tag with a few dozen Questions. It could be used to model a Wiki here, if desired. $\endgroup$ – hardmath Jan 9 at 19:32
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    $\begingroup$ If there's only a dozen on CV about it I doubt we will get more here. $\endgroup$ – Alexander Gruber Jan 9 at 19:50
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    $\begingroup$ Some data on this site: "UMVUE" has appeared in 102 questions. $\endgroup$ – Eric Wofsey Jan 9 at 20:06
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    $\begingroup$ @hardmath: While I don't disagree, I also feel that this shouldn't be a reputation based privilege. Rather it should be based on experience with the tagging system, which is fragile already. $\endgroup$ – Asaf Karagila Jan 9 at 21:18
  • $\begingroup$ I have pinged the tag-creator with a comment linking to this post - it might be useful that they know about this discussion, too. $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Jan 10 at 8:36

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