[seqfan] Re: Works citing OEIS
tccopeland at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 00:57:14 CET 2011
If you don't already know, you can use google to search for phrases at a
specific site by googling, e.g., site:http://mathoverflow.net "integer
On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 1:06 PM, Thomas Copeland <tccopeland at gmail.com>wrote:
> 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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