CPFAQ: Listening for New Questions

I’m working on a project this year to build a competitive programming FAQ. This is one in a series of articles describing the research, writing, and tool creation process. To read the whole series, see my CPFAQ category page. Quora doesn’t provide a page where a user can see every new question for the topics […]

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CPFAQ: Most Viewed Writers, Part 2

I’m working on a project this year to build a competitive programming FAQ. This is one in a series of articles describing the research, writing, and tool creation process. To read the whole series, see my CPFAQ category page. Last week, I described using a Quora topic’s Most Viewed Writers page to collect questions with […]

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CPFAQ: Most Viewed Writers

I’m working on a project this year to build a competitive programming FAQ. This is one in a series of articles describing the research, writing, and tool creation process. To read the whole series, see my CPFAQ category page. To find questions for the FAQ, I started with a set of relevant Quora topics, and […]

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CPFAQ: Codeforces in Wikipedia

I’m working on a project this year to build a competitive programming FAQ. This is one in a series of articles describing the research, writing, and tool creation process. To read the whole series, see my CPFAQ category page. In defining FAQ-related concepts like question categories, I always check Wikipedia to see what it has […]

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CPFAQ: Question Categories

I’m working on a project this year to build a competitive programming FAQ. This is one in a series of articles describing the research, writing, and tool creation process. To read the whole series, see my CPFAQ category page. As I mentioned last week, I have been writing and categorizing canonical questions for the FAQ. […]

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CPFAQ: Canonical Questions

I’m working on a project this year to build a competitive programming FAQ. This is one in a series of articles describing the research, writing, and tool creation process. To read the whole series, see my CPFAQ category page. In recent weeks, I’ve been using text mining techniques to analyze a set of Quora questions […]

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CPFAQ: Patterns in Question Titles, Part 3

I’m working on a project this year to build a competitive programming FAQ. This is one in a series of articles describing the research, writing, and tool creation process. To read the whole series, see my CPFAQ category page. I’m mining my Quora question corpus to find patterns and collect data to help write a […]

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CPFAQ: Patterns in Question Titles, Part 2

I’m working on a project this year to build a competitive programming FAQ. This is one in a series of articles describing the research, writing, and tool creation process. To read the whole series, see my CPFAQ category page. Last week, I did some simple text mining to classify Quora Competitive Programming questions based on […]

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CPFAQ: Patterns in Question Titles

I’m working on a project this year to build a competitive programming FAQ. This is one in a series of articles describing the research, writing, and tool creation process. To read the whole series, see my CPFAQ category page. Now that I have a database of competitive programming questions, I thought it would be interesting […]

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CPFAQ: SELECT Queries

I’m working on a project this year to build a competitive programming FAQ. This is one in a series of articles describing the research, writing, and tool creation process. To read the whole series, see my CPFAQ category page. Data in a relational database is often not arranged in a way that makes sense to […]

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