[seqfan] Re: Works citing OEIS
tccopeland at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 05:06:05 CET 2011
So, what is the purpose of the Works Citing OEIS section?
On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 12:52 PM, Charles Greathouse <
charles.greathouse at case.edu> wrote:
> I like the way that MathOverflow questions and answers have been cited
> in the OEIS so far: as works of their respective writers. This seems
> more appropriate to me than citing it as a work, which it really isn't
> -- just a collection of individual questions and their answers.
> On the other hand, I wouldn't call them "ephemeral" -- I expect the
> site is here for the long run, at least as much as (e.g.) MathWorld.
> Charles Greathouse
> Case Western Reserve University
> On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 9:10 PM, N. J. A. Sloane <njas at research.att.com>
> >> Should MathOverflow (http://mathoverflow.net/) and Math.SE (
> > http://math.stackexchange.com/) be included in Works Citing the OEIS?
> > Me: I'm not sure!
> > My policy up to now has been to restrict the citations
> > to books, articles, magazine stories, newspaper stories,
> > things that are fairly permanent.
> > But I've been excluding mentions on people's blogs, as being
> > too ephemeral. I've also excluded mentions in Eric Weisstein's
> > World of Math, and in the Wkipedia, becuase there are so many of them.
> > About MathOverflow, that is also quite ephemeral. So my initial
> > reaction is to exclude such mentions.
> > Neil
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