About

About me

My name is Alessandro Cosentino (@cosenal, more rarely @acosenti) and I am a PhD student in Computer Science at the University of Waterloo. More about me in my personal page.

Why “Algorithms for the Kitchen”?

In Art of Computer Programming, Volume 1: Fundamental Algorithms, 3rd Edition, Donald E. Knuth writes

Nevertheless, a computer programmer can learn much by studying a good recipe book. (The author has in fact barely resisted the temptation to name the present volume “The Programmer’s Cookbook.” Perhaps someday he will attempt a book called “Algorithms for the Kitchen.”

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