How to get the archive password

So, as I’ve stated in the introductory post, my goal is to provide these discussions as a resource for CS Educators (or researchers, I suppose.  But it’s really done from an educational point of view).  What I’m not interested in doing is providing solutions to people’s homeworks.  There’s enough of that out on the internet already.

On the other hand, as someone who is- shall we say- not unfamiliar with procrastination, I know that it’s pretty likely that people will be designing assignments on a short timeframe, and thus asking me for a password to look at each post when you need to see it right now isn’t very helpful.  I’m also aware that password-protecting each post will make it less likely people will bother to look here.  I’m not doing this for fame and fortune, but it would be nice to not scare off everyone from reading here.

My solution is to just password-protect entries that are not on the first page.  I’ll also only put passwords on problems that are not already solved in the G&J book.  That way, everyone gets to see the 20 or so entries on the front page, to see what this is about, to use for assignments or whatever.  But then as time goes on, the older posts will be replaced by newer ones, and as they go back into the archives, you’ll need a password to see them.  Hopefully that has some of the best of both worlds.

My plan is to give out passwords freely to anyone who has a legitimate use (my picture is CS faculty at other schools, but if other types of people are interested, that’s fine).  If you’d like the password, please send me email, remove the extra “@” sign, and include in the email some way of showing you’re a teacher and not a student (a link to your faculty page at your school, for example).  I’ll do my best to get back to you as soon as I can.

25 responses to “How to get the archive password

  1. I am a CS faculty at University of Nebraska. The password to this site will be of great help.


    Jitender Deogun.

  2. I am a researcher at UT Arlington, Texas. Please give me password for the website.

  3. I’m a teaching assistant at W&M. Can i have the password for this site for reference?


  4. I’m a student at Universidad del Norte, Colombia. The information from this site will help me a lot, can i have the password please. thank you.

  5. If you’re using it for research, send me an email telling about it, and maybe we can work something out

  6. Hi, I’m a master student of Computer Science. The password to this site will be of great help. I want to use as reference to working with possible problems.

  7. Hi.
    I am a professor of Operations Research at the university of Padova in Italy.
    I am currently working on the problem of Partitioning a tree into Stars. Thus I am interested to look at all possible references having to do with partitioning a tree.
    Thus a password will be very welcome.

  8. Ajish Kumar K.S.

    I am a faculty member in the Computer Science Department, College of Engineering Trivandrum. I believe that this resource will be of great useful in my teaching life. Kindly share the password to improve my knowledge.
    Thank You
    Ajish Kumar K.S.

  9. I am faculty in the computer science department at the College of Charleston. I would appreciate access to this site as some of the examples would be useful in my teaching. Thank you very much for producing/maintaining this resource.

  10. hello , I am a researcher in CS at University of Tehran , Tehran. Please give me the password to this website because it will be a great help to me and my knowledge , thank you very much
    Best Regards

  11. Hi, Im a student at UT, Arlington. I need the password for study purposes.

    • I don’t really want to give it to people who are using it just to do homeworks and stuff. If you’re a grad student and need it for research or something similar, let me know and we can try to figure something out

  12. Hi, I am student of University of Florida. I am working on a paper of solving Karp’s classic NP problems and your password would be great help.

    • I don’t really want to give out the password to students because I don’t want it to be a resource for homework solutions.

      One possibility would be for you to get a professor to contact me and tell me that it’s for research..

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