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by openBook
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: News, Suggestions, and FAQ
Topic: Number of solvers for the latest 160 problems
Replies: 16
Views: 1801

Re: Number of solvers for the latest 160 problems

Thanks everyone for your replies. I think I might have asked for the wrong statistic. I am not sure whether this statistic/information could be obtained from the PE database, what I would ideally like to know is how many solvers started PE in earnest and at what stages they gave up solving PE probl...
by openBook
Thu Feb 18, 2021 6:16 am
Forum: News, Suggestions, and FAQ
Topic: Number of solvers for the latest 160 problems
Replies: 16
Views: 1801

Re: Number of solvers for the latest 160 problems

Thanks everyone for your replies. I think I might have asked for the wrong statistic. I am not sure whether this statistic/information could be obtained from the PE database, what I would ideally like to know is how many solvers started PE in earnest and at what stages they gave up solving PE proble...
by openBook
Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: News, Suggestions, and FAQ
Topic: Number of solvers for the latest 160 problems
Replies: 16
Views: 1801

Re: Number of solvers for the latest 160 problems

I am assuming the number of unique (X) users solving problems in the [1, 100] interval is much more than the number of unique users (Y) solving problems in the [600, 750] range. So, is (Y / X) < (1 / 10000). Is it a good thing or a bad thing that so few solvers are solving the recent problems. Is PE...
by openBook
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: News, Suggestions, and FAQ
Topic: Number of solvers for the latest 160 problems
Replies: 16
Views: 1801

Re: Number of solvers for the latest 160 problems

I am interested in the number of unique solvers for problems in the range [600, 750]. This is something for the PE admins to think about, are the new PE problems serving the entire PE community or only a small fraction of them.
by openBook
Sat Feb 13, 2021 2:50 am
Forum: News, Suggestions, and FAQ
Topic: Number of solvers for the latest 160 problems
Replies: 16
Views: 1801

Number of solvers for the latest 160 problems

I glanced at the number of solvers for the last 160 problems, it seems like most problems have less than 500 solvers. Why is this the case? Also, would it be possible to get the number of unique solvers for the last 160 problems? Is Project Euler now just catering to a few who can solve the problems...
by openBook
Thu Jan 28, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: News, Suggestions, and FAQ
Topic: Can Project Euler require users to not post their solutions online?
Replies: 8
Views: 1393

Re: Can Project Euler require users to not post their solutions online?

@euler: quoting euler: This might help you develop a sense of how upsetting it is to see problems ruined. I have worked with the Problem Development Team and contributed to 5 PE problems. I do have some sense of how much effort goes into coming up with the problems. I even had my own hangar for some...
by openBook
Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: News, Suggestions, and FAQ
Topic: Can Project Euler require users to not post their solutions online?
Replies: 8
Views: 1393

Re: Can Project Euler require users to not post their solutions online?

@hk: Based on your interpretation of what it means to be a member of the Project Euler community, I am definitely not a member of the Project Euler community. @euler: quoting euler: A reasonable request is made that no one ruins for others the opportunity to learn and the rewarding experience of dis...
by openBook
Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:54 am
Forum: News, Suggestions, and FAQ
Topic: Can Project Euler require users to not post their solutions online?
Replies: 8
Views: 1393

Can Project Euler require users to not post their solutions online?

Since the problems are made publicly available under Creative Commons License, once the problem is out, and I solve the problem whichever way, how can Project Euler require me to not share my solution online? (PE can request us to not post solutions online, but requiring me to not post my solutions ...
by openBook
Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Recreational
Topic: Am I Banned?
Replies: 7
Views: 1789

Re: Am I Banned?

If you only care about checking whether your answer to the problem is correct or not, there are resources on the internet where you could check your answer. I do not login to PE website these days, I just check the answer using other resources on the internet.
by openBook
Tue Dec 15, 2020 5:06 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Open book approach to Project Euler
Replies: 0
Views: 3965

Open book approach to Project Euler

I am taking an "open book" approach to solving Project Euler problems i.e. in case I get stuck on problem, instead of waiting for days/weeks/months/years to get the "aha" moment, I will simply take a peek at the solution. Because my primary aim in solving PE problems is to learn ...